MicroSurvey CAD 2008 Features AutoCAD 2008 Compatibility

Westbank, British Columbia—November 30, 2007—MicroSurvey® introduces the new MicroSurvey CAD 2008. MicroSurvey CAD 2008 is a completely integrated land survey software solution built on the powerful IntelliCAD™ 6.4 graphics engine. This best-in-class software offers Surveyors a complete survey and drafting program with COGO, Digital Terrain Modeling, Traversing, Volumes, Contouring and Data Collection interfacing. New for this version is read / write compatibility with AutoCAD 2008 DWG files. MicroSurvey CAD uses DWG as a native file format. No conversions are necessary.

We’ve taken our most popular desktop surveying software and made it faster and much more powerful. It is perfectly suited for the Surveyor who wants a full CAD system without the cost of a traditional AutoCAD® based products.” said Darcy Detlor, MicroSurvey’s President. “MicroSurvey CAD gets better and better with each new generation.

The all-new MicroSurvey CAD 2008 features a state of the art database system with an over 90% reduction in surveying file size. Other new features such as alphanumeric point names, reading and writing of Land Development Desktop & Civil 3D points, import / export of LandXML files, and GIS style feature file support are now standard.

Just like MicroSurvey’s previous products, MicroSurvey CAD 2008 is easy to learn and use. An intuitive interface allows AutoCAD® users immediate productivity. With over 11 hours of training movies and award winning technical support, getting started with MicroSurvey CAD 2008 is easier than ever. MicroSurvey CAD 2008 is designed for use with Windows 2000, Windows XP, or Windows Vista.

Pricing & Availability 

Available now, the MicroSurvey CAD 2008 Basic Edition includes core surveying computation tools and enough CAD functionality to draft a plan for just $995. MicroSurvey CAD 2008 Standard Edition comes with all features of the Basic Edition plus the full power of the IntelliCAD 6.4 CAD engine for just $1495. MicroSurvey CAD 2008 Premium Edition is loaded with advanced design capabilities such as Surface Modeling with Rendering, Digital Terrain Modeling, Volumes and much more for just $1995. Pricing in US/Canada dollars is at par.

MicroSurvey Software Inc. has been developing software and hardware solutions for surveying and mapping for over twenty years. MicroSurvey Software is a two-time winner of PROFIT Magazine 100 Fastest Growing Companies and a winner of Deloitte Technology Fast 500. Both have recognized MicroSurvey Software for its outstanding sales growth.
MicroSurvey Software Inc. is also spearheading the code free linework revolution in the data collection software market with its revolutionary FieldGenius 2007, the fastest data collection software available.

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