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BobCAM for SOLIDWORKS™ Version Matrix

GENERALV2V3V4V5V6
32-bit Application 
Lathe Module
64-bit Application 
Mill 4 Axis Pro Module 
Mill 5 Axis Standard Module 
Mill 5 Axis Pro Module 
BobART Module   
Mill Turn Module   
Network Licensing    
Mill 3 Axis Premium Module    
MillV2V3V4V5V6
Mill Machining Wizards
Advanced Pocketing with Adaptive Roughing 
3 Axis Adaptive Roughing 
Multi-Pass Pencil Milling 
Facing Cycle Enhancements 
Toolpath Patterning 
Rotary Toolpath 
3+2 Positioning / Indexing 
5 Axis Trimming 
Surface Based Toolpaths 
Multiaxis Roughing 
SWARF Machining 
New Tool Types Supported: Tapered Endmill, T-Cutter, Dove Mill, Lollipop 
Machine Definitions and Full Machine Simultion 
Multiple Depths for 3D Engrave Roughing  
Multiple Threads per Feature & Thread Start Angle  
Create Multiple Toolpath Patterns  
Chain Start Point at the Feature Level and Operation Level  
Boundaries at the Feature Level and Operation Level  
More Tool Types for Profile Operations  
Corner Round Tool and Operations  
Rest Machining with Advanced Pocket  
Lead Enhancements for 2 Axis Machining  
New Advanced Planar Toolpath  
New Advanced Z Level Finish Toolpath  
New Project Curves Toolpath  
Enhancements to Equidistant Toolpath  
New Options for Advanced Rough Toolpath - Parallel Cut Pattern, Intermediate Slices Control, Trim to Stock, Smooth Links Gap Size  
4 Axis Wrapping Enhancements  
Enhanced SWARF Feature  
Multiaxis Roughing Enhancements  
Gouge Checking Enhancements  
New Tool Axis Control  
Enhancements to Clearances and Leads   
Drill Multiple Depths in a Single Feature   
Advanced Retract Options   
Standard, Multiaxis, and Cross Drilling   
Hole Geometry Selection Manager   
Smart Filtering of Geometry Selections   
Use Hole Feature Recognition to Automatically Set Drilling Parameters   
Custom Tool Shapes for Milling Tools   
Tabbing for 2 Axis Profiling   
Linking Added to 2 Axis Advanced Pocket   
Perpendicular Stepover for Advanced Planar   
Round Corners for Advanced Planar   
Improved Adaptive Toolpath   
Enhanced Z Level Finish Operation   
Separate Side and Bottom Allowance for 3 Axis Toolpaths   
Revolve Stock Type   
New Flowline Toolpath   
New Mirror Option for Multiaxis Toolpaths   
Optimized Multiaxis Posting Settings   
Support for 4 Axis Machines with Rotary Along Z   
Wrapped Toolpath Improvements   
Trim to Stock for 4 Axis Rotary   
Gouge Checking - Retract Along Tool Plane   
Retract to Incremental Clearance Area   
Maximum Angle Step for Rotation Axis    
Minimize Tool Retracts    
Toolpath Pattern - Points    
Machine Sequence for Standard Drilling Operations    
Tapered Thread Milling Capabilities    
Thread Mill Side Roughing    
Machine Compensation Support for Thread Milling    
New Thread Mill Tool Types    
Spiral Pocketing for Circles    
Helical Arc Output for Spiral Entities    
Advanced Pocket Calculation Improvements    
Improved Open Shape Detection    
Gouge Checking for Mill 3 Axis Pro Toolpaths    
Rest Finishing from STL Stock Model    
Improvements to the Angle Range Calculations    
Improved Calculation Speed and Toolpath Quality for Advanced Rough    
Parallel Cutting - Profile After for Advanced Rough    
Stock Thickness Detection for Rest Machining Added to Advanced Rough    
Tool Outside, Inside, Center and Offset Boundards for Advanced Rough    
Parallel and Adaptive Patterns for Flatlands    
Round Corners for Advanced Planar    
Step Down for Advanced Planar    
Full Contour Pass Options for Advanced Z Level Finish    
New Mill 3 Axis Premium Module    
Machine Sequence for Cross, or Multiaxis Drilling Operations    
Extend Edge Curve    
Exact Stepover Option    
Common Direction Tilting Options    
User Controlled Point Distribution    
Maintain Tilt    
CAMV2V3V4V5V6
Multiple Setups
Multi-Threaded 3 Axis Pro Toolpath Calculations 
Stock Wizard 
Wrapping Groups 
Tool Crib 
Material/Cutting Conditions 
Tool Holder Library 
Full Machine Simulation 
Support for Multiple Machining Jobs in One File  
Copy & Paste Features & Operations  
Dynamic Machining Strategies in the CAM Wizards  
Geometry Based Machining  
Apply to All Operations / Apply to All Features  
Dynamic Posting Order  
Job Setup Sheets  
Improved Tool Pattern  
Collission & Proximity Alert in Simulation  
Workpiece Selection for Simulation   
Set Default Stock Transparency   
New Simulation Interface with Ribbon Bar   
Backplot    
Update All Geometry (CAM Tree)    
Groups (CAM Tree)    
Smart View (Rotation Cube) in Simulation    
Automatic Quality Improvements During Simulation    
Measure Between Components in Simulation    
Video Capture in Simulation    
Part Image Added to the Setup Sheets    
LatheV2V3V4V5V6
Lathe Jobs
Cut Profiles Detected from the Solid Model
New Methods for Determining Maximum Profile for Non-Cylindrical Models
Option to Remove Undercutting and Grooves from Geometry Selection for Roughing and Finishing
Machining Features for Roughing, Finishing, Grooving, Drilling, Cut off, and Stock Feed
Tapping Feature 
Lathe System Compensation Without Collission Detection 
Lathe Wizards  
Improved Lathe Feature Creation  
Lathe Stock Wizard  
Lathe Drilling Matches Mill   
Improved Lathe Profile Detection   
Completely Enhanced Lathe System    
Spun Profile for Lathe Features    
Stock Tracking    
Trim to Stock    
New Lathe Tool and Holder Definitions    
Feature Type and Regions    
Constraints    
Extension    
Automatic Removal of Undercuts    
Rapid Plane    
New Feature Types (End Face and Groove)    
Rough Turning Operation Enhancements (Various Pattern Types, Sorting, Overlap, Rough Allowance)    
Pattern Repeat Operation Enhancements ( Various Pattern Types, Sorting)    
Basic Finish Operation Enhancements (Various Pattern Types)    
Groove Roughing Operation Enhancements (Various Pattern Types, Sorting, Alignment, Rough Allowance, Multiple Depth Grooving, Processing)    
Groove Finish Operation Enhancements (Force Down Cutting)    
Corner Type    
Rapid on Entry Options    
New Lead Options    
Mill TurnV2V3V4V5V6
Mill Turn Jobs   
Mill Turn Machine Definition and Submachines   
Adapter Library   
Mill Turn Tool Crib   
Machine Simulation Pro   
MDI   
Fully Revamped Lathe system utilized in Mill Turn   
BobARTV2V3V4V5V6
Load Vector Files   
Image Vectorization   
Emboss Models   
Emboss Feature   
Wrapped Emboss Models   
Remove Non-Emboss Area   
Save as Component/STL   
Emboss from Component Feature   
Suppress One or More Individual Features   
Custom Cross Sections   
Material/Texture Selection