auto.des.sys. Inc. announced Monday the release of v5.5, a new version of its solid and surface modeling application for Mac OS X and Windows. Upgrades range from US$125 to $595, depending on what version of form.z you’re upgrading from, and a new license starts at $1,495, depending on what capabilities you include.
Significant changes in this release include the integration of the Lightworks 7.5 rendering engine, the new Bend Along Curve tool, a new DWG/DXF translator plug-in, network rendering support with the Imager, the Script Helper, which can automatically generate script shells, improvements in sketch rendering, added support of assemblies in the STEP translator and much more.
System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.2 or later, 128MB RAM, 50MB hard disk space.