Vectorworks Fundamentals

Vectorworks® Fundamentals software gives you the freedom to design in your own way. With a streamlined set of tools, you can capture and develop your ideas all in one place. Intuitive, 2D/3D modeling capabilities, combined with best-in-industry, integrated rendering tools, will transform your design process and help you produce beautiful drawings and high-quality, professional documentation with ease. Explore what you can do with Vectorworks Fundamentals.

Overview

Superior 2D Documentation

Make drawing fast and fun, no matter how complicated the design. Vectorworks software's 2D functionality gives you the freedom to use the tools you want, and capture and develop your ideas all in one place. Our extensive suite of drawing and editing tools make quick work of any type of project, helping you to produce beautiful drawings and high-quality, professional documental with ease. Define your signature look and meet industry standards. Add gradients, tile and image fills, stipples, and hatching. Easily incorporate digital images and graphics, and produce accurate technical documentation and compelling presentations. 

Creative 3D Modeling

Great design begins with exploration. Vectorworks Fundamentals therefore provides an advanced suite of Parasolid-based solids and NURBS surface tools that let you create any shape and easily explore geometry. Push, pull, blend, twist, sculpt, deform, or punch holes. With our intuitive interface, you can design from any 3D view using modes in modeling tools that automatically infer working planes as you move your cursor, and enjoy the superior quality that allows you to manipulate your model with ease. More accurate object information and better snapping make drawing in 3D easy. Create and explore any form.

Efficient & Flexible Workflows

Make quick work of any type of project. With Vectorworks Fundamentals, you can move easily from design concept to technical documentation. Work on practically any type of project within a flexible and robust digital environment. Start with any image, sketch, or formal iteration and move easily between 2D and 3D views in a unified working environment. Whether you’re a sole practitioner collaborating with other professionals or working among different members of a team, Vectorworks provides a flexible way to manage productive workflows for even the most complicated project. 

Seamless Interoperability

Exchange NURBS models with Rhino or concept models with a variety of modeling software packages. Support of both import and export of OBJ, STL, and 3DS file formats lets you explore the full range of design options by incorporating information from multiple sources, making sweeping changes quickly and easily.

Using several other common file formats, you can communicate effectively with your consultants and collaborators who may be other CAD software. Vectorworks Fundamentals offers support for exchanging 3D models and drawings using, DWG/DXF/DWF, C4D, FBX, COLLADA, KML, and STL.

Integrated Rendering

Vectorworks Fundamentals includes Renderworks, the best-in-industry rendering feature set built on the award-winning Cinema 4D render engine. Renderworks provides the tools necessary to visualize your work throughout the design process while producing clear and accurate illustrations.