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The Future of Making Things

Autodesk is a massive company and they pour extremely large sums of money into research and development to try and stay on the fore front of technology in the design world. At ECAD we are an Autodesk partner, and we work directly with Autodesk to be part of new technologies in adoption and creation. Autodesk is […]

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DWG Differences

You may be saying, Jason, you’ve used the word differences, but you need two items to list differences between and you’ve only listed one. What gives? Then that means one of two things. Either my title ploy has drawn you in with confusion, or you know what I’m referring to and are looking for answers. […]

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AutoCAD Add-in: PDF to DWG convertor

Do you ever get PDFs of CAD drawings and need to recreate them in AutoCAD?  The recreation process can be a pain.  With this AutoCAD add-in you can import Vector based PDFs right into your drawing. The add-in has a fully functional trail that has a watermark. You can also purchase the add-in (no watermark) […]

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Vault Every Day Use: A Glimpse

We talk a lot about all of the great features of Autodesk Vault, from the saved search folders in the free Basic version, to Engineering Change Orders and server replication of Vault Professional. But sometimes the little things can get overlooked. What does it look like for an everyday user who is simply checking out […]