Corel, a software company has released his last CorelCAD version (2018), 2D and 3D Computer aided design software.
CorelCAD, developped by ARES has provided compatibility with iOS, Corelcad comes with a set of enhacement and new features includes:
- Enhancement of 3D solid modeling editing
- New Helix tool that allows users to create 2D spirals and 3D helixes
- New AutoCAD DWG format Support
Autocad 2018, an Autodesk software, comes with new features and enhancement as example readAutocad introduced for Mac
Which one is the best to use?
Autocad 2018 VS Corel CAD 2018
Let’s compare thoses two softwares in order to see when and where use each one.
The main domains covered are almost the same for both of the two softwares such as construction and engineering, with common features on architectural, structural, mechanical and general design and documentation,but there are some domains where Autocad is used whereas Corelcad is not, such as automotive and Education. Thus, CorelCAD is more suitable for civil and structural engineers, industrial designers,small business, and general CAD hobbyists.
Autocad provides electrical application simulation and development while corelcad doesn’t.
Autocad provides facilities such as cost estimation, animation and rendering and simulation based analysis while corelcad doesn’t.
Corelcad 2018 is a one time cost which is US$699.00
Autocad 2018 price is $1,470.00 /year
Here are further thechnical comparison from computeraideddesignguide.com
This comparison table help to decide when one should use CorelCAD vs AutoCAD.