Monday, February 27, 2012

Orca3D new release version 1.2.3

DRS Defense Solutions, AMTC announces the release of a new version of Orca3D. This new version (1.2.3), which is a free update to users, contains a number of new features, feature improvements, and bug fixes. If you have been following the Work-in-Progress (WIP) process, you're already aware of many of them. Some highlights include: 
  • Native support for 64-bit and 32-bit Rhino 5, as well as Rhino 4
  • Optional Network Licensing
  • OrcaInsertNet and OrcaRemoveNet commands to add or remove control net rows or columns while maintaining topology
  • Improved Hull Assistant controls and user-definable section locations in Hull Assistants
  • Hull Assistant for Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIBs)
  • Export to ORC offset files
  • Optional "pre-float" check can be run before hydrostatics are calculated, in order to review the model for errors
  • Real-time sectional area curve display as the model is edited
  • New OrcaStraightenPoints command to straighten groups of control points into a line, or the projection of a line
  • Import/Export Stock Material Property files
  • Support for blocks in Weight/Cost
  • CSV output for resistance predictions
  • Customization of report formats  
 

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