Drawing Compare is a powerful utility that quickly identifies the difference between two CAD drawings, raster images, or PDF files. Compatible with dozens of different applications as a stand-alone solution, the software also adds an extra ‘Drawing Compare’ menu item to TurboCAD Deluxe, under the Tools option.
Please note that this functionality is already built in to the Professional versions of TurboCAD.
This is a download only product – There is no boxed software or CD/DVD backup available.
Powerful utility for anyone who works with image files
Drawing Compare is a powerful utility that quickly identifies the difference between two CAD drawings, raster images, or PDF files from dozens of different applications. Simply select two drawings and Drawing Compare will perform a visual comparison of the two.
Newly Updated, More Powerful Than Ever
Drawing Compare v2, with its unique capability to instantly compare drawing differences visually, is now available as a stand-alone application. So regardless of the design software you employ, this powerful utility is the perfect companion product. Drawing Compare now can compare differences in 3D files, as well as 2D, and has been expanded to compare PDF files, as well as raster and vector images. The new and powerful capabilities of Drawing Compare v2 will quickly become one of your most favorite and essential design tools. Now Ships with 32-bit and 64-bit compatible versions.
Many Ways to Compare
Locating design variations is easy with Drawing Compare. You can select “Zoom to Differences” to quickly spot updates, or use the new Toggle feature to locate changes. Once you’ve identified them, there are options to switch from one image to the other, to show only the differences, or to have the differences blink, quickly highlighting where changes have been made. You can even create an animated .gif of the differences in the two files in order to share these with others.
Drawing Compare is an invaluable aid when working collaboratively on a project to quickly see the updates that have been made. You can also use it to compare an ‘As Built’ drawing to a customised version. Plus it’s great when picking up on older projects to note the status of updates.
Quickly Locate Changes in CAD Drawings, Raster Images, and PDF files
Locating design variations is easy with Drawing Compare. You can select “Zoom to Differences” to quickly spot updates, or use the new Toggle feature to locate changes. Once you’ve identified them, there are options to switch from one image to the other, to show only the differences, or to have the differences blink, quickly highlighting where changes have been made. You can even create an animated .gif of the variations to share.
Supported File Formats
Drawing Compare now can compare differences in both 2D and 3D files. See new features for details. The application has also been expanded to compare PDF files from dozens of different applications, as well as raster and vector images including the following formats.
- DWG (AutoCAD Drawing file)
- DXF (Drawing exchange format)
- SKP (Google SketchUp)
- TCW (TurboCAD)
- 2CD (DoubleCAD)
- PDF (Portable document format)
- JPG (Joint photographic experts group)
- PNG (portable network graphics)
- BMP (bitmap)
What's New in this Version
New in Version 2
NEW 3D File Support
Drawing Compare now can compare differences in 3D files, as well as 2D. In addition, 10 different drawing views are now supported including four 3D Isometric views and six 2D views. Previously, Drawing Compare v1 only supported a comparison of files in a Plan (Top) view. In 3D views, Drawing Compare supports comparison in a Wire Frame view only.
NEW Save Comparison Results as Animated GIFs
Differences found between two documents can be saved as animated .GIF files. When opened, the animated GIF will display in the same blinking fashion as Drawing Compare displays the differences between the two files. It’s a great way to email results of your drawing comparison to your design team.
NEW Toggle through drawing differences
With the new Next arrow tool you can toggle your way through sections of either of the drawings being compared to see what differences exist in that section of the drawing. The Next tool uses forward and back Arrow keys to allow you to examine the differences in a structured fashion.
Minimum System Requirements:
- Pentium IV Processor
- Microsoft® Windows XP, Microsoft® Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
- 300 MB of free hard disk space depending on accessory applications installed, 64 MB of swap space
- Super VGA (1024 x768) display
- High Color (16 bit) graphics card
- Adobe Reader v6 or higher. Recommended v7 or higher.
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