Apple Silicon, Big Sur and HighDesign

In its November 10th 2020 event, Apple unveiled the first machines using their own ARM-based M1 chip. While the exterior design was overall left unchanged – and that is a good thing, why change something that is good just for the sake of change? – the machines internal components are impressive. A week after the […]

HighDesign R5.3

The third update to the HighDesign R5 line is now available for download, either from the Downloads page or from the Update directly in HighDesign. Quality of projects and workflow are extremely important to us. As all CAD and architecture design professionals know very well, those two key factors influence each other for the eventual […]

HighDesign R5 Update 2 Now Available

The new HighDesign R5.2 and HighDesign LT (2019.2) update offers improved performance and new software enhancements and tools to simplify your workflow. In this update we focused on productivity, reliability and performance. Here’s everything you need to know about this update. Ready for macOS Catalina and the latest Windows 10 HighDesign R5.2 is fully compatible […]

HighDesign R5 Now Available for Mac and Windows

We’re excited to announce the availability of HighDesign R5, the fifth major release of our design software. HighDesign R5 marks a turning point: after a deep internal redesign, the new features integrate processes and tools typical of Building Information Modeling processes into a traditional CAD environment. The project structure now includes specialized sheet types with […]

Summer 2017: HighDesign 2017 Update 2

The first half of 2017 is behind us, and this is a good time to sum up what we’ve been working on. March: Release 2017.1 In March, we released HighDesign 2017.1, the first update to the 2017 product line. The updated focused on dimensions, texts and annotations by expanding the range of associable dimensions, improving text blocks and […]

4 Great Time-Saving Features in HighDesign 2016

With the 2016 update, HighDesign includes many new features and improvements. We focused on items that would improve the work of the designer in everyday tasks, from basic drawing to annotations and dimensions, so as to speed up the workflow and ease the rapid production of the final drawings. Among all the new features, though, there are […]

HighDesign on the App Store

HighDesign Pro is now available on the Mac App Store! As long time Mac users and developers, we are very excited to be part of this store and be able to offer HighDesign to the App Store users. Also, we felt that the community of Mac CAD users deserved a product as cool as HighDesign! Download HighDesign […]

HighDesign 2015.2.2 – Speed and stability improvements

Continuing with the quick updates, HighDesign 2015.2.2 focuses on stability and usability. Fillet and Chamfer now provide a more consistent interface when used on non-selected objects and better handling of polylines. You can now use these commands indifferently on selected object, with the “select > activate command > apply”, or on unselected objects, with the […]

HighDesign 2015.2.1 Available, Ready for OS X El Capitan

  The new OS X 10.11 El Capitan from Apple is now available for download on the Mac App Store. This new OS improves on the previous Yosemite in terms of user experience and, most of all, speed. Thanks to the new (for Macs) Metal technology, the increase in graphics performance is well noticeable in overall usage […]