November 19, 2013 09:04 ET

New CorelCAD™ 2014 Brings Powerful Performance and Affordability to the CAD Industry

Latest Release Introduces Industry-Standard Features Including a New Ribbon User Interface, Robust Design Resources and 64-bit Speed for the Mac and Windows

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Corel® today announced CorelCAD™ 2014, the latest version of its powerful and affordable CAD solution. With the new industry-standard CAD features and AutoCAD .DWG file support, CorelCAD 2014 is an ideal alternative for professional CAD users looking for a high-performance Mac and Windows solution at an attractive price. The new Windows Ribbon user interface offers a familiar CAD environment, while the enhanced layer tools, new Design Resources, and CorelDRAW® graphics support for Windows enable users to communicate key ideas with precision.

"CorelCAD 2014 delivers a competitive and cost-effective CAD option for the architecture and engineering communities that rely on standard-compliant tools without the high price tag," said Klaus Vossen, Senior Product Manager for Technical Graphics at Corel. "It's one of the best alternatives for professional CAD users because of its affordability, ease of use, compatibility with .DWG files and CorelDRAW and 64-bit power."

The CorelCAD engine, built on the state-of-the-art ARES® CAD platform, introduces enhancements and intuitive tools that improve the design workflow. These include:

New Ribbon User Interface

Compatible with all major CAD programs, Windows users will feel right at home with the familiar Ribbon user interface and can quickly switch between workflow-oriented Ribbon workspaces, such as 2D drafting or 3D modeling, or the classic CAD workspace.

New Design Resources

With the new and comprehensive Design Resources, users can instantly find, access and manage design components such as blocks, styles, drawings and images for use within and across a variety of CAD projects.

Enhanced Layer Tools

The enhanced layer tools allow users to work in a consistent manner with Layer Preview and Layer transparency features to align project elements, including drawing components from AutoCAD 2014 .DWG files.

Pricing and Availability

CorelCAD 2014 is available starting today in English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian-Portuguese, Czech, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean. North American pricing is $699 (USD and CAD). Registered CorelCAD and CorelCAD 2013 users are eligible for an upgrade price of $199 (USD and CAD). Education and volume licenses are available, offering flexible hybrid solutions on Mac and Windows operating systems.

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About Corel

Corel is one of the world's top software companies providing some of the industry's best-known graphics, productivity and digital media products. Boasting the most comprehensive portfolio of innovative software, we've built a reputation for delivering solutions that are easy to learn and use, helping people achieve new levels of creativity and productivity. The industry has responded with hundreds of awards for innovation, design and value.

Used by millions of people around the world, our product lines include CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite, CorelDRAW® Technical Suite, Corel® Painter®, Corel® PaintShop® Pro, Corel® VideoStudio® and Corel® WordPerfect® Office. For more information on Corel, please visit

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