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Avanquest Solutions announces the immediate availability of TurboCAD Pro 15, IMSI’s powerful, professional 2D and 3D design CAD package for all design professionals - architects, surveyors, joiners, fitters, mechanical engineers and conceptual designers.

TurboCAD delivers an outstanding combination of tools, more often associated with costly, high support-dependant CAD solutions.

Challenge: Compatibility. Users want to be able to seamlessly import files from other CAD sources so they can carry on with their design project – not spend hours on the phone to technical support trying to resolve problems.
Solution: TurboCAD read/writes AutoCAD 2008 and Google SketchUp. It supports a total of 30 CAD and graphic file formats including the ability to save as PDF.

Challenge: Cost v Functionality.

Solution: TurboCAD Pro 15 has tools normally only found in CAD software costing thousands. TurboCAD uses the ACIS modeling kernel, an impressive component found in high end CAD applications such as AutoCAD and CADKey. The cost of TurboCAD Pro 15 is £699 (inc VAT), AutoCAD 2008 retails at £3,675 (ex VAT).

Challenge: Finding CAD software tailored to meet the specific needs of mechanical engineers, designers, architects, builders, and civil engineers, that does not require long intensive and expensive training.

Solution: TurboCAD Pro 15 Architectural and Mechanical Packs supply the tools for designers and modelers in any discipline and includes the ability to import those designs into other specialised software.

Paul Tracey, TurboCAD Business Development Manager at Avanquest says, “TurboCAD is the best value design tool in its field and there are no hidden support costs or ongoing license fees. A one-off purchase from Avanquest secures the latest CAD technology and free technical support.”

Notes to Editors:

To see the full feature list for TurboCAD Pro 15, product comparison chart, product range and costs, visit

Review copies are available on request. Please contact Alison Hall (

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TurboCAD Professional V15 is available directly from Avanquest’s online shop

The Architectural and Mechanical Packs are available separately at a retail price of £59 (inc VAT) each.

About Avanquest Software:

Avanquest Software is a global developer and leading publisher of best-selling personal and professional software designed for utilities, office productivity, communications and mobility worldwide. Avanquest Software products are marketed in over 100 countries, through e-commerce, OEM partnerships and IT resellers. Founded in 1984 as BVRP Software and listed since December 1996 on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714), Avanquest Software forms part of the Eurolist, NextEconomy segment and SBF 250 index. Additional information on Avanquest Software is available at

About IMSI:

Founded in 1982, IMSI has established a tradition of providing the professional and home user with innovative technology and easy-to-use, high-quality software products at affordable prices. Best known for its flagship product, TurboCAD® (, IMSI continues to be a leading developer and distributor of precision design and consumer software solutions. IMSI also owns and operates Houseplans(TM) (, focused on expanding its network of Web properties to serve the rapidly growing market for the sale of stock house plans on-line and related home building services. More information about IMSI can be found at


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