MEDUSA4 Personal for Windows and Linux Now Online
CAD Schroer Announces Release of Version 4.0 of the Free MEDUSA4 Personal 2D/3D CAD Suite
Moers, Germany – 18 December 2009
CAD Schroer Group, the global engineering solutions provider, today announced its Christmas gift for hobby engineers: Version 4.0 of the free MEDUSA4 Personal software, available at www.cad-schroer.de/m4personal
Version 4.0 of MEDUSA4, the professional 2D/3D design suite for mechanical engineers, was released on 2 September 2009. Now home users on Windows or Linux can also benefit from the new functionality and enhancements free of charge, just in time for the Christmas break.
MEDUSA4 Personal is CAD Schroer’s powerful free 2D/3D CAD system for non-commercial use
MEDUSA4 Personal is used in 109 countries for private projects, such as model engineering.
The download now includes a whole new module for integration of colour images. Another gift worth trying out is the new CSG eSERVICES online portal at http://eservices.cad-schroer.com . “It enables users to convert and license their designs for commercial use,” explains Michael Schroer, the company’s Managing Director. “Whether students wish to publish their research, or hobby engineers decide to patent a new design, this portal allows them to convert their work and pass it to other systems, publish or sell the results.”
MEDUSA4 Personal, the private-use version of the engineering design software includes many of the familiar options available in CAD Schroer’s MEDUSA4 ADVANCED package, such a SMART Edit and basic 3D, as well as valuable add-on modules, including Parametrics and Sheet Metal Design. From version 4.0, MEDUSA4 Personal now includes the MEDRaster Colour module, which allows users to incorporate existing raster data, images or photographs in their designs. The new features in this holiday release also include many dimension creation and editing enhancements, expanded SMART Edit and Smart Drafting tools, and URL support in drawings.
A MEDUSA4 Personal rock band logo design, licensed for commercial use via eservices.cad-schroer.com
MEDRaster Colour allows users to integrate many types of images into their designs
While MEDUSA4 Personal use is legally limited to non-commercial deployment, CAD Schroer has created an online portal in response to popular demand. At http://eservices.cad-schroer.com designers wishing to commercialise their work can convert drawings to PDF or DXF for a small fee, which also grants a license for commercial use of those designs.