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Special Competitive
CAD & 3D Modeling
Software Upgrade Offer

Tired of wrestling with your CAD or 3D modeling design software?

Move over to the only CAD and 3D modeling software that successfully combines extreme design power with the most intuitive interface in the world and SAVE.

Ashlar-Vellum is offering a great incentive for you to move from many professional non-Ashlar 3D modeling or CAD product, purchased in the last 10 years, to a new license of our Designer Elements software including our Cobalt™, Xenon™, Argon™ for 3D modeling, or our Graphite™ computer-aided drafting program.

Tired of playing chicken with your old operating system?

Ashlar-Vellum CAD and 3D modeling software runs on both Mac and Windows with a hybrid license, allowing you to switch back and forth between systems as desired. Run on Windows 7, Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard or Lion with speed and ease.

Cobalt is our flagship 3D modeling software with associativity and parametric contraints.

Move to Cobalt, from SolidWorks, Pro/E, SolidEdge, Inventor, AutoCAD/Mechanical or any other 3D modeling product and SAVE:

Cobalt CU: $2,695.00 (a $3,095.00 value)

Cobalt CU e-only: $2,595.00 (a $2,995.00 value)


Move to Cobalt from AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, VectorWorks, ArchiCAD, or most other professional drafting products and SAVE:

Cobalt CU: $2,795.00 (a $3,095.00 value)

Cobalt CU e-only: $2,695.00 (a $2,995.00 value)


Xenon is our mid-level 3D modeling software with history tree and associativity for Mac or Windows.

Move to Xenon from FormZ, Maya, 3D Studio Viz, or any other 3D modeling product and SAVE:

Xenon CU: $2,195.00 (a $2,595.00 value)

Xenon CU e-only: $2,095.00 (a $2,495.00 value)


Move to Xenon from AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, VectorWorks, ArchiCAD, or most other professional drafting products and SAVE:

Xenon CU: $2,295.00 (a $3,095.00 value)

Xenon CU e-only: $2,195.00 (a $2,495.00 value)


Argon is our history-free 3D modeling software on Mac and Windows.

Move to Argon from Rhino or from a professional drafting package including Drawing Board, Draft Board, Claris CAD, AutoCAD LT, ArchiCAD, VectorWorks/MiniCAD, Deneba CAD and SAVE.

Argon competitive upgrade from Rhino:
Argon CU: $895.00 (a $1,295.00 value)

Argon CU e-only: $795.00 (a $1,195.00 value)


Argon competitive upgrade from unspecified drafting product:
Argon CU: $1,000.00 (a $1,295.00 value)

Argon CU e-only: $900.00 (a $1,195.00 value)


Graphite is our 2D/3D precision computer-aided drafting software on Mac and Windows.

Move to Graphite from Drawing Board, Draft Board, Claris CAD, AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, ArchiCAD, VectorWorks/MiniCAD, Deneba CAD or any other CAD product and SAVE:

Graphite CU: $1,200.00 (a $1,495.00 value)

Graphite CU e-only: $1,100.00 (a $1,395.00 value)


  • Proof of ownership required with order in the form of a fax or photo containing something with the competitive product serial number.
  • Offer applies to a NEW Commercial or Research/Charitable/Retired license, or a Student/Teacher Unit license of 25 or more seats.
  • Offer good in North America only. Contact our International Sales Partners or the Ashlar-Vellum sales department for a similar offer in your region.