Over 50,000 AllyCAD users

The AllyCAD user-base has hit the 50,000 mark and is still growing. We are excited about this and want to celebrate the success of the software by showcasing what you, the AllyCAD community of users, are doing with the software. You may be designing a stadium, a commercial building, infrastructure, your own house or even just a garden shed or using the software for one of your hobbies. We would still like to hear about your AllyCAD project and we'll showcase your work at no cost via newsletters and on the AllyCAD website.

There are five 4GB USB memory sticks up for grabs. All submitted images will be printed out and put into a lucky draw. Send images and one sentence on what your project is to info@knowbase.co.za

Find out about some of the large scale projects which have been completed with AllyCAD Pro. View the examples below or read other showcases here.



Defining an airline's brand
For all his livery designs, Pretorius uses AllyCAD, the industrial strength CAD software package developed and supplied by Knowledge Base, more...
 

Soccer City
Every single pile position was set out with co-ordinates using AllyCAD software. PDNA also use Knowledge Base's Civil Designer software package for their infrastructure work, more...


Get AllyCAD 2011 HOME for your home project

AllyCAD HOME (with user guide and basic tutorials) is available at the nominal cost of £36. You can purchase AllyCAD HOME online here. See the showcase opposite to give you an idea as to what can be achieved with the HOME vesion.

HOME Version Showcase
"I imported a DXF copy of an original drawing because I wasn't happy with the design and I wanted to try two different methods of closing off the steam. The original drawing called for a steel valve..." Read more...
 
Modified Whistle Valve Design



 Get TURN add-on for AllyCAD


Simulation for turning manoeuvres
TURN is an add-on which you can purchase for your MICRO, SME or Professional AllyCAD software. TURN provides dynamic and interactive simulation for low speed turning manoeuvres along a specified tracking path which includes cars, trucks, articulated vehicles, trailers, commercial aircraft and forklifts. Easy track path definition and creation with smallest turning circle calculation.
  • Multiple vehicle libraries including TRH17 criteria
  • User Configurable Vehicles
  • Easy track path definition and creation
  • Define way points along the track path
  • Smallest turning circle calculation
  • Cargo Point tracking function
  • Projecting load clearance analyzed
  • Forward and Reverse movements
  • Plot output graphs and data tables
  • Track path to CAD layer with test vehicle profile
  • Works in conjunction with existing CAD entities
  • And so much more...
To purchase TURN for AllyCAD please visit the TURN page on our AllyCAD website. To request further information, please email us at info@knowbase.co.za.


What Your Annual Subscription Gives You

Platinum level for just 16% of the cost of your software
We are renowned for having the best support in the industry. When you come on board we automatically give you a one year subscription. After this period you will have the opportunity to renew this contract with us at only 16% of the cost of the software.

Support Benefits
 TELEPHONIC SUPPORT Included  *
 EMAIL SUPPORT  Included  *
 REMOTE SUPPORT  Included  
 ONSITE SUPPORT  Included  **
 TECH TIP TUTORIALS  Included  
 WORKSHOPS  Included  
 USER GROUP MEETINGS  Included  
 VISITS TO YOUR OFFICE  Included  
 SUPPORT FORUM  Included  


* Unlike other software developers or resellers, we donít charge you extra or limit you to a specific amount of hours only! We will call mobiles as well as landlines for callbacks. Itís simply the importance we place on quality support.

** This does not include training in the use of the software, but we are happy to help with minor questions or issues. For training, please see our training page.

Software Benefits
 CURRENT VERSION UPGRADES  Included  
 FREE COPY OF NEW VERSIONS  Included  *
 DEVELOPMENT REQUESTS  Included  **


* Since the release of our 2010 versions, we will be releasing a new version of our software every year with more functionality and features to speed up your design time. Release date during the year may change.

** All development requests are passed onto our development team and assessed in terms of importance.

Extra Benefits
We provide you with a marketing opportunity by publishing your project success stories in the countryís top trade journals, online and through our newsletter as part of our promotion strategy.


Till our next quarterly newsletter,

The Knowledge Base Team

 

TECH TIPS & TUTORIALS

Block Attribute Editor

BLOCK ATTRIBUTE EDITOR
The Block Attribute Editor enables you to edit the values and properties of block attributes, in both block definitions, and in block inserts. Changes to the attributes in a block definition can also be applied to block inserts that reference the block definition.
READ THIS TECH TIP >>
 


Dimension Override

DIMENSION OVERRIDE
There are two ways to modify dimension text: by attaching a suffix and prefix to the calculated dimension value or by replacing the dimension text with an override
READ THIS TECH TIP >>
 


3D Drawing part 1

3D DRAWING PART 1
This tech tip explains how to draw a 3D box using Meshed Solids.
READ THIS TUTORIAL >>
 


Recent Quotes


"I could not be without AllyCAD, it's a top notch programme with first class support."
Rodders (AllyCAD Forum)



"Allycad has been a great product for me all these years. It is a great alternative to Autocad or any other CAD programs for that matter. Keep up the good work!"
S. Holt (AllyCAD Forum)



LATEST UPDATES


AllyCAD 2011 - LATEST BUILD
- Build 7 (2011/06/20)
AllyCAD 2011 HOME - LATEST BUILD
- Build 7 (2011/06/20)
V3.6/2011 - HASP DRIVER UPDATE
- (2010/10/20)


THE ALLYCAD ADVANTAGE


3D and lightweight polylines, blocks, Xrefs, multiline text
3D functionality, meshes, faces, solid shapes & rendering
Specialised Toolkits that greatly enhance your productivity
Control Centre access to symbols, hatching, text, dimension & line styles
Extended modify functions such as stretch, mirror, cut/rub
Multiple parallel lines with definable styles, line-arc-line
Database attributes linked to entities, replace text items
Convert geometry into drawing entities for complex shapes
Powerful selection filters select entities based on attributes
Specialised Toolkits that greatly enhance your productivity:
Survey - SG diagram, general and sectional plans, COGO
Architectural - makes drawing houses and buildings faster
Mechanical - includes fasteners, shafts, gears, parts list
Structural - hot / cold rolled steel sections & building grid
Enhanced bitmap capability loads multiple large images
Maximum compatibility with the latest DWG/DXF formats


Civil Designer

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