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02-09-2011 05:43 PM CET | IT, New Media & Software

Press release from: CAD Schroer GmbH

MEDUSA4 Personal is CAD Freeware on Windows and Linux

MEDUSA4 Personal is CAD Freeware on Windows and Linux

ambridge, UK and Pittsford, NY – 9 February 2011:
Following the release of version 5 of its professional MEDUSA4 2D/3D mechanical CAD and design automation suite, CAD Schroer has just made version 5 of its free MEDUSA4 Personal™ software available for download.

MEDUSA4 Personal has gained a strong reputation among hobby and model engineers, as well as professional design engineers, over the past few years. At home, people use the free CAD package on non-commercial DIY projects, or for model engineering. Schools and universities increasingly use MEDUSA4 Personal as an introduction to CAD for the next generation. And thanks to the “pay per result” eSERVICES portal, even businesses can take advantage of the free software, merely paying a small fee to convert viable results for commercial use.

Free Download: MEDUSA4 Personal Version 5 - 2D/3D CAD:
http://www.cad-schroer.com/Software/MEDUSA4/CADFreeware/

MEDUSA4 Personal eSERVICES portal for commercial users:
http://eservices.cad-schroer.com

What’s New in MEDUSA4 Personal 5.0?
Version 5.0 re-introduces the MEDUSA4 SHEET METAL DESIGN™ module, which allows users to work flexibly in 2D and 3D to create sheet metal parts. There’s also a new skin with updated buttons, colours and dialogs to make the user interface even more intuitive. The DXF/DWG interface (which expertly converts AutoCAD® drawings up to version 2010) now also allows the mapping of dimension elements, and mapping of special characters has been further improved. A new raster tool allows users to invert the colours of any imported images incorporated in their design. Other usability enhancements include new printing options and layer selection tools, as well as additional options for handling info text on sheets. It is now even easier to create multi-sheet parts lists. There are also new dimensioning and line trimming options.

Free for Private Use, with Pay-Per-Result Portal for Commercial Applications
Private, non-commercial use of MEDUSA4 Personal is completely free of charge. Those wishing to use the software for commercial purposes can do so on a pay-per-result basis. The CSG eSERVICES portal unlocks MEDUSA4 Personal drawings for unlimited commercial use. This means that businesses do not have to pay for the software, only for using the results once these are commercially viable.

CAD Schroer is a global software development company and engineering solutions provider, helping to raise the productivity and competitiveness of customers working in manufacturing and plant design, including the automotive sector and its supply chain, the energy sector and public utilities. CAD Schroer has offices throughout Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands, and independent subsidiaries in France, Italy, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.

CAD Schroer’s product portfolio includes 2D/3D CAD, plant design, factory layout and data management solutions. Customers in 39 countries rely on MEDUSA4®, MPDS4™ and STHENO/PRO® to provide an efficient, flexible and integrated design environment for all phases of product or plant design – cutting costs while raising quality. CAD Schroer emphasises close customer partnerships and supports its clients’ objectives through extensive consultancy, training, development, software support and maintenance services.

Michael Schroer
CAD Schroer GmbH
Fritz-Peters-Straße 26-30
47447 Moers

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