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Alibre Updates 3D Design Software

By DE Editors

Alibre Inc. has announced the release of Alibre Design 2011, which includes a complete code rewrite, a native 64-bit version, sheet metal conversion tools, and customization features. 

Priced starting at only $99 for the Personal Edition (PE), $699 for Professional, and $1,399 for Expert, Alibre Design 2011 brings 3D CAD design to a range of users. Alibre Design 2011’s new improvements and features include a full port of the code to C#, making it a native 64-bit version. It also features solid part into sheet metal; 2D Detailing Framework without toolbars and dialogs; virtual intersection dimensioning; automatic part re-orientation; new hole presets; multi-plane creation; and keyboard shortcuts.

“We are tremendously excited to be able to provide our customers with this release. More so than in any previous version, Alibre Design 2011 brings a wonderful complement of stability, performance, and new features that will fundamentally enable new workflows and design practices,” says J. Paul Grayson, Alibre Chairman and CEO. “As usual, almost all of the enhancements were directly driven by our customers.  And the feedback we’ve gotten from the beta program is that people are extremely excited.”

For more information, visit Alibre.

Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.

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