What's New in the New Versions?

We have recently released new product versions for a variety of different products. Below we have listed just some of the significant changes you will find when using these new releases. We have only listed the core modules which have changed significantly. The Software Bundles containing these modules have not been listed to reduce redundancy. Be sure to read the notice at the bottom of this page.

 

 

Jan 22, 2014

New Mac OSX Compatibles released

With the new requirements of Mac OSX 10.7 and later we have released new updates which deal with the requirements of these newer OSes. Existing users will have to upgrade their licenses if they elect to run under these newer OSes. These releases will not run on any Mac OS older than 10.7

Oct 12, 2010

New Builds

Most of the products have received updates with new builds. These builds incorporate enhancements and improved system glue with the newer OS releases. They also incorporate any needed big fixes. Go to the Downloads link page and locate the applications you need to update.

http://www.mccad.com/GetComplete.html

June 2, 2008

McCAD PCB-ST version series 3.0xx

This release marks a significant departure in the appearance of this design tool. It has been given the same modern look of the other McCAD tools. More than 100 changes and enhancements were made to the design tool of which the more obvious ones are listed below.

  • Full system Color palette assignable to layers is now supported
  • Instant Graphic feedback in Construction Macro Dialogues.
  • New Rotation Tool Bar layout & Controls
  • Supports use of Scanned Bitmap Overlays
  • DXF Input and Output now built in
  • Added support for GenCAD 1.4 format PCB Fabrication Standard
  • Undo/Redo considerably enhanced
  • Added support structures for complex pad geometry support
  • Scrolling error/report log window available for direct viewing of analysis
  • ASCII Input/Output support for Footprint Libraries
  • Optional Third Party Footprint Libraries from PCB Libraries Inc.
  • Move through DRC Reports using the Arrow Keys.
  • Improved Thermal Pads Placement retention through all ECOs
  • Improved support for very large DPI screens
  • Native Mac Universal OS support
  • Native MS Vista OS Support

June 2, 2008

McCAD GView version series 3.0.xx

Numerous internal enhancements were made to the Gerber Viewer of which the more obvious ones are listed below.

  • Enhanced support for Gerber Plotting language variants.
  • New Look.
  • Improved Partial Arc Rendering
  • Improved support for very large DPI screens
  • Native Mac Universal OS support
  • Native MS Vista OS Support

June 2, 2008

McCAD Schematics Plus version series 5.2.0x

Numerous internal enhancements were made in addition to those changes listed below.

  • Added Global Search & Replace of User Attributes.
  • Enhanced BOM extraction options and scripts
  • Improved support for very large DPI screens
  • Native Mac Universal OS support
  • Native MS Vista OS Support

June 2, 2008

McCAD Trailblazer version series 7.0.xx

Numerous internal enhancements were made in addition to those changes listed below. Of special note is the addition of the DFM (Design For Manufacture) pass. While the router already incorporates these desirable optimizations users can invoke a separate pass and select a range of checks and cleanups they wish to apply.

  • New Unified interface appearance across all supported OSs
  • Improved routing capabilities
  • Less needed clean-up
  • Better 45 degree routing
  • Less Stepping
  • Faster algorithms
  • Improved DFM Sweep Algorithms
  • 6 New DFM Sweep Parameter Controls
  • Improved support for very large DPI screens
  • Native Mac Universal OS support
  • Native MS Vista OS Support

 

June 2, 2008

McCAD Tracker version series 7.0.xx

Numerous internal enhancements were made in addition to those changes listed below. This version borrows heavily from Trailblazer and thus offers the best performance Tracker has had to date

  • New Unified interface appearance across all supported OSs
  • Improved routing capabilities
  • Less needed clean-up
  • Better 45 degree routing
  • Less Stepping
  • Faster algorithms
  • Improved support for very large DPI screens
  • Native Mac Universal OS support
  • Native MS Vista OS Support

 

 

• IMPORTANT NOTICE •

ALL OF THE ABOVE UPGRADES REQUIRE A USER LICENSE UPGRADE
USERS ON EXTENDED SUPPORT AT TIME OF RELEASE
WILL BE UPGRADED WITHOUT CHARGES