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News August 2006
Patterner is now sold directly, payment is via paypal or direct bank transfer.
Version 4.0.5 is a major update of Patterner, changes include:
Patterner for Windows is a powerful collection of tools to work with 3d surface meshes. It will allow you to design and produce production drawings of 3d surfaces.
Patterner is sold primarily for the design and manufacture of tents and membrane / fabric structures. However, the powerful manipulation and drawing creation tools provided make it useful for anyone building complex 3d forms from sheet materials.
Screen grab of Patterner
Among other functions, The full version of Patterner for Windows can:
These new features taken together mean that a CAD package is no longer required for the full use of Patterner for Windows.
A printout from Patterner, each panel is given a single page.
2d pattern drawing output from Patterner. Includes all information required for cutting and assembly.
Drawings can be printed on a standard desk printer, faxed through a fax modem or exported as dxf CAD files for further editing.
You can download a demonstration version of Patterner right now. This version is fully featured, including online help, demo files, printing and sample output (2d and 3d *.DXF, *.wrl, *.plt). All *.DXF export features have been disabled for this demonstration version.
This demonstration version of Patterner for Windows does export 3d VRML (virtual reality modelling language) files for use in a world wide web browser.
Download Patterner for Windows 4.0.5 Demo Version [586kB].
Download the PDF user guide [920kB].
The full version of Patterner for Windows is on sale for:
Alternatively, payment can be made via direct bank transfer – Please contact us for further details.
Patterner will import most AutoCAD DXF meshes, however it doesn't always succeed. Download DXF2MEM, a utility for converting any DXF rectangular mesh into a patterner MEM file.
The program is a simple droplet style tool, simply drag-and-drop your DXF file onto the DXF2MEM icon and a similarly named MEM file will be created in the same folder.
View of surfrev imported from AutoCAD
Screen capture of interactive 2d drawing export module.
2d pattern drawing output from Patterner
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