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01.12.2017. » ArmCAD 6 compatible with BricsCAD v18 has been released. See Download» section of this site for download.

New branch is marked as "B18" and is available in 64-bit release only.


03.07.2017. » ArmCAD 6 compatible with AutoCAD 2018 has been released. See Download» section of this site for download.

New branch is marked as "A18" and is available in 64-bit release only.


09.11.2016. » Released new ArmCAD 6 - Build 6312. See Download» section of this site for download.

Since this Build, program ArmCAD 6 is compatible with AutoCAD 2017 and BricsCAD v17.
ArmCAD6 for AutoCAD 2017 and for BricsCAD v17 are released as 64-bit version, only.
This Build contains several minor bugfixes. There was no change in file format compared to previous Build


15.12.2015. » ArmCAD 6 compatible with BricsCAD v16 has been released.


30.06.2015. » Released new ArmCAD 6 - Build 6310.

Since this Build, program ArmCAD 6 is compatible with AutoCAD 2016.
The most important new features in this Build are – better control of line thickness for bars, series and bars in cross sections, increased maximum for forms multiplicator, in bars recapitulation report added total sum of all re-bar types, in command for cross section added option for making double sided cross section of one series of bars
This is a more detailed list of changes
• enabled work under AutoCAD 2016
• better control of line thickness for bars, series and bars in cross sections. Implemented 2 new features for determination of line thickness - "minimal diameter" and "uniform diameter"
• in seria in plane view, in version for BricsCAD 15, enabled change of bar geometry by gripping,  just as that option exists in version for AutoCAD
• increased maximum for forms multiplicator to 100000
• in bars recapitulation report added total sum of all rebar types
• added new type for bar anchoring at the plate edge in commands for plate covering with bars and import from Tower.
• improved specificator with table for variable position by rounding bar lengths and equaling bars sub-positions
• in command for cross section added option for making double sided cross section of one seria of bars
Except those new features, new build contains several fixes and optimizations.


05.11.2014. » ArmCAD 6 Build 6209 has been released.

Since this Build, program ArmCAD 6 is compatible with AutoCAD 2015 and BricsCAD V15.
The most important new features in this Build are improvement in specifier editing with adjusting its 3D transformation, improvement in transfer and import of configuration files from other or previous versions of ArmCAD. Except those, this Build contains significant number of corrections and minor optimizations.


02.07.2014. » ArmCAD 6 Build 6103 has been released.

This new build contains several new features, the most important are: command for automatic creation of specificators for all positions of a form, editing of specificator enabling its rotation with adjusting labels position, option for altering of bar alignment direction in constant series in plan view, alerting if bar geomerty is not valid due to faulty bending, report of meshes recapitulation could display info about quantity and percentage of the waste.


07.04.2014. » A new version of ArmCAD has been released - ArmCAD 6 !

New version brings numerous improvements enabling faster, easier and more accurate work along with more economical usage of reinforcement. ArmCAD 6 has enriched functionality and is both-way compatible with ArmCAD 2005. ArmCAD 6 could work under AutoCAD and BricsCAD.
Free, functional DEMO is available for download. See Download» section of this site for download.


26.12.2012. » ArmCAD Build 1775 has been released. See Download» section of this site for download.

This new build contains fixes for several frequently reported problems, it is compatible with Windows 8 operating system and has the same file format as previous Build.
Along with the new build, we released the new line of program ArmCAD compatible with the latest generation of program AutoCAD which starts with AutoCAD 2013. The name of this new line of program ArmCAD 2005 is A13. Usage of A13 line for existing users of A10 line of program ArmCAD 2005 is free of charge.
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This Build is implemented for the following:
- 32-bit and 64-bit version of program ArmCAD 2005 for AutoCAD 2010-2012 (named as "A10")
- 32-bit and 64-bit version of program ArmCAD 2005 for AutoCAD 2013 (named as "A13")
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A13 line of program ArmCAD 2005 is free of charge for existing users of A10 line
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What is new in the new Build:
• Fixes of several frequently reported problems:
1) lack of updating entity's graphics after its data has been changed from within the dialogs (mostly in dialog of Bar items database)
2) occasional cases of disturbance of UNDO system or drawing database corruption caused after changes made in dialog of bar items database
3) occasional cases of errors during open caused in case that last save of drawing was preformed during the work in Layout mode of AutoCAD
4) several minor fixes in order to increase the overall stability and robustness of the program.
• Improved the installation process
• Modified approach to AutoCAD's profiles. In some cases is disabled automatic profile switching to ArmCAD's profile. This modification will decrease the majority of reported problems with menus and tool bars.
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Compatibility:
• Build 1775 has the same file format as Build 1763 and drawings saved with Build 1775 can be open from Build 1763 (for AutoCAD 2007-2012) and also from Build 1740 (for AutoCAD 2004-2006)
• Build 1775 is compatible with operating system Windows 8 and earlier operating systems (Windows 7, Vista, XP), in both, 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
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We announce the end of further development and creation of new Builds of the program ArmCAD 2005 for AutoCAD 2007-2009.


23.06.2011. » ArmCAD Build 1763 has been released.

Porting to AutoCAD 2012 completed - since this Build, ArmCAD 2005 can run under AutoCAD 2012.
Except that, this Build contains some minor new features and changes. The most important changes are:
• feature of grouping columns in reports
• adjusting label's arrow layout (by setting the angle)
• easier installation under Windows 7 - program ArmCAD does not need to be installed and run in Windows Vista compatibility mode
• automatic installation of Sentinel Hasp drivers
• added support for using imperial units (in, ft) and displaying in mixed format (eg. 1'-5/12") in labels and reports.
Beside that, this Build contains several bug-fixes reported earlier.
This Build is prepared for versions of ArmCAD working under AutoCAD 2007-2012 and does not cover version of ArmCAD for AutoCAD 2004-2006. There will be no future builds or any development related with version of ArmCAD for AutoCAD 2004-2006.


06.10.2010. » ArmCAD 2005 compatible with AutoCAD 2010 and 2011 has been released.

New version is marked as "A10". Old users of ArmCAD should contact local distributor and inform about obtaining this version...
Information for old users of ArmCAD 2005:
• Users who bought ArmCAD 2005 before 01.01.2010. should contact a local distributor and inform about the price for obtaining this version.
• Users who bought ArmCAD 2005 after 01.01.2010. this upgrade is free of charge, and they also should contact a local distributor and ask for new installation number.


19.02.2009. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1740 released.

This build contains several minor changes and corrections. Released Demo version for AutoCAD 2007, 2008 and 2009.


26.06.2008. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1730 released.

Since this version, ArmCAD 2005 is also compatible with AutoCAD 2009. Beside that, there are a couple of minor changes and fixes.
• network installation with automatic configuring of communication parameters for NetHASP key.
• reinforcement continuation – added new option for splitting straight bars and series of straight bars
• several small changes and fixes related with cross-section pursue, drawing bars in specification and export of reinforcement in program Tower.


28.11.2007. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1727 released.

Fixed problem with incorrect drawing bars with overlapped segments in specification occured in previous build and couple improvements and fixes in specificator.


02.10.2007. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1725 released.

This version contains one correction in algorithm for generation of meshes cutting plan.


21.06.2007. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1722 released.

This version contains two fixes.
• Corrected problem with hook orientation in specification.
• Corrected problem with placing of specification report on drawing, when toolbars are not docked.


23.04.2007. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1720 released.

• Porting to AutoCAD 2008 completed - ArmCAD 2005 now works with AutoCAD 2008.
Beside that, this version contains several minor changes and fixes.
• In import from ArmCAD 2000 format, series in plan view with inclined bars has changed bar distance.
• In a bars specification placed on drawing, spiral bar was not entirely dimensioned.


20.03.2007. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1718 released.


This version contains several minor changes.
• Increased maximal number of bar items in one item form - from 500 to 999.
• Eliminated unnecessary resetting of specificator's labels position to default.
• Making openings in a meshes now is visibility dependant - creates openings only in visible meshes.


05.02.2007. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1717 released.


This version contains several minor changes.
• Correction of error in import of ArmCAD 2000 files into ArmCAD 2005 UE.
• Correction of error which may occur in RTF export, very rarely.
• Change in printing of symbol for cross section at source, concerning linetype.
• Correction in stirrup angle in series in longitudinal section imported from Tower 5.


19.12.2006. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1716 released.


This version contains two minor changes. One is related with conversion of ArmCAD 2000 files - in some cases single-segmented straight bars with one hook are converted with altered hook position. Other change is related with scale-factor of specificator taken from constant series in plane view.


17.10.2006. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1715 released.

This version contains several changes and improvements:
• In visibility dialog realised distinguishing for bar items with specificator placed.
• Changes in conversion of ArmCAD 2000 files - automatic layer unlocking and conversion of specific variable series in plan view.


31.07.2006. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1714 released.


• Porting to AutoCAD 2007 completed - ArmCAD 2005 now works with AutoCAD 2007! Since now, every version of program ArmCAD will have two editions - the standard edition compatible with AutoCAD 2004, 2005, 2006, and UNICODE EDITION compatible with AutoCAD 2007. Although those editions are two distinctive programs, they will have equal functionality.
This version (Build 1714) contains several minor changes and fixes.


04.07.2006. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1712 released.


New features:
• Automated covering of arbitrary plate with series of bars.
• Wizard for continuous beam.
• Wizard for stair-case.
• Wizard for retaining wall.
• Wizard for reinforced walls.
• Wizard for columns.
• Standard bars for cruciform reinforced plate.
• New entity - secondary reinforcement.
• New command - change of user's coordinete system (UCS).
Beside that, there are numberous improvements:
• Added multiplying coefficient in variable series - affecting specification and recapitulation.
• Labeling style of meshes enriched with new feature - single-diagonal layout.
• Added new columns in bar specification report - for single bar weight and for total weight for bar item.
• Comments in labels are adjusted to be compatible with report's code page (instead of applications code page).
• Implemented support for distinguishing anchoring length from overlapping length.
• Wizard for strip footing - added two new shapes of lateral reinforcement.
• etc..
Some changes and corrections have been implemented, the most imported are:
• The specificator for series respects scale factor of series..
• In multiple files reinforcement summary (recapitulation) avoided showing of reinforcement with zero length in total.
• Fixed tolerance problem in cutting plan - in some specific situations made cutting plan not quite optimal.
• In conversion of ArmCAD 2000 files - in some situations the mesh direction was not the same as in original.
• etc..


29.03.2006. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1608 released.


New features:
• Forms clustering - report creation for arbitrary group of forms.
• Generation of the meshes cutting plan for multiple forms.
• Increased number of bar bending types in operation of importing reinforcement from program Tower.
• Added features in the report: defining a start page number, rounded layout of bars in specification pictures, option for switching the order of specification and recapitulation.
• Two additional types for sorting - by type of reinforcement and by diameter of bars.
• Additional filter for visibility - by type of reinforcement and diameter.
• Migration to latest HASP drivers. From now, the users with network licences should use HASP Licence Manager 8.31 or newer. (downloadable from page "Downloads").
Except that, there are several improvements, corrections and bug-fixes:
• Improved 'stretch' and 'grip-moving' for series.
• Supported change of text style width factor (for ArmCAD's labels)
• Improved layout of 3D bars in specification.
• Fixed copy/paste of multisegmented labels.
• Fixed specificator extraction of scaled entities.
• Fixed incompatibility of some commands and UCS change.


30.12.2005. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1505 released.


What is new:
• Import of reinforcement (for beams and plates) adopted in program Tower - Version 5.5 (including the 3d view of reinforcement for beams)
Other minor changes: option for stirrup rotation in cross section extaraction and option for aditional adjustment of constant series in plane view.


16.12.2005. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1404 released.

What is new:
• Conversion of ArmCAD 2000 files.
Except that, several improvements, changes and corrections suggested or reported by users, have been implemented, such as: in cross section extraction, stirrup geometry is treated as outside measures - instead of physical measures, adjustment of printing size for cross-section dots, fixed content of generated comment in specificator attached for series - now respects measurement units, etc...


11.10.2005. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1311 released.


What is new:
• Wizards for pad footing and strip footing,
• Improved meshes in cross-section - enable to define the area of covering
• Smart cross-section labeling - fully customizable cross-section symbols.
• Helper command for covering of arc-shaped surfaces with arc-shaped bars (constant or variable series in plan view).
• Helper lines - created with offsetting lines, polylines, arc, circles and ArmCAD's entities (bars, series...)
• Alternative way for creation of variable bar items - by defining the function of change - manually.
• Embedding of drawing parameters ( colors, font names, text sizes, symbol layouts...) into drawing - enables porting the drawing parameters.
• Placing of the specificator respects ortho mode.
Fixed of problems - a problem with non-empty form deletion, a problem with ArmCAD text styles after 'PURGE' and couple more minor bugs reported from users.


03.09.2005. » ArmCAD 2005 build 1207 released.
ArmCAD 2005 DEMO (free, with limited functionality) released.


 

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