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BobCAD-CAM Version Matrix

GENERALV26V27V28V29
32-bit Application 
64-bit Application
BobCAD LIVE
3DConnexion 3D Mouse Support 
Zoom to Cursor 
Getting Started System 
Ability to Hide World Coordinate System from Workspace   
MillV26V27V28V29
Stock Wizard
CAM Wizard
Material and Speed & Feed Database
Tool Holder Library
Picking from Solids for 2 Axis Machining Operations
Open Pocketing
Adaptive High Speed Pocketing
Multi Pass Pencil Milling
4 & 5 Axis Indexing / Positioning
4 Axis Rotary Toolpath
4 Axis Wrapping
5 Axis Trimming
3 - 5 Axis Simultaneous Surface Based Toolpath Strategies
5 Axis Roughing
5 Axis Swarf Machining
Multiple Depth 3D Engraving
V-Tool, Lollipop, T-Cutter, and Dove Mill Tools Available for Profiling
Corner Round Tool and Operation
Rest Machining for Pocketing
Equidistant Rest Finishing
Parallel Cut Pattern for Advanced Rough
Improved 2 Axis Lead In/Out Strategies
Advanced Planar Toolpath 
Advanced Z Level Finish Toolpath 
Project Curves Toolpath 
Equidistant with Drive Curves 
Intermediate Roughing with Advanced Rough 
Trim to Stock for 3 Axis Pro Operations 
Enhanced Boundary Control for 3 Axis Pro Operations 
Angle Ranges for Steep/Shallow Machining 
Resting Finishing for 3 Axis Pro Operations 
Multidepth Hole Recognition for Drilling, Tapping, and Threading  
Multiaxis Drilling Hole Recognition  
Cross Drilling Hole Recognition  
Advanced Drilling Retract Options  
Custom Revolved Tool Creation  
Tabbing for 2 Axis Profiling  
Perpendicular Stepover for Advanced Planar  
Round Corners for Advanced Planar  
Separate Side and Bottom Allowance for 3 Axis Pro Operations  
Picking Wrapped Geometry and Viewing 4 Axis Wrapped Toolpath  
Trim to Stock for 4 Axis Rotary Toolpath  
Revolved Stock Creation for Mill  
Tapered Thread Milling   
Thread Mill Side Roughing   
Machine Compensation Support for Thread Milling   
Robust Thread Mill Tool Definitions   
Spiral Pocketing for Circles   
Helical Arc Output For Spiral Entries   
Improved Open Shape Detection for Advanced Pocketing   
Gouge Checking   
Rest Finishing from STL Stock Model   
Advanced Rough - Parallel Cutting - Profile After   
Stock Thickness Detection for Rest Machining   
Tool Outside, Inside, Center and Offset of Boundaries for Advanced Rough   
Parallel and Adaptive Patterns for Flatlands   
Advanced Planar Round Corner & Step Down Option   
Advanced Z-Level Finish -Machine Vertical Walls Only   
Advanced Z-Level Finish - Full Contour Pass Options   
Optimized Multiaxis Posting Settings   
Extend Edge Curve   
Exact Stepover Option for Morph Between 2 Curves   
Flowline Toolpath   
Mirror Option   
Common Direction Tilting Options   
Gouge Checking - Retract Tool Along Tool Plane   
User Controlled Point Distribution   
Maintain Tilt   
Backplot   
CADV26V27V28V29
CAD Preview
Stretch Function
Spline Modification
Solid Action Tree 
Dynamic Drawing and Positioning for 2D and 3D 
Shape Library 
2D Booleans 
Extract Edges - Project to Z 
Nonuniform Scaling of Wireframe and Solids 
Extrude Boss/Cut 
Shelling 
Solid Split 
Section View 
Swung Service 
Ruled Surface  
Improved Surface Filleting  
Snap Increment for Dynamic Drawing  
Spun Profile   
Chain Filleting   
Quick Unit Access from Status Bar   
CAMV26V27V28V29
Multi-Threaded 3 Axis Pro Toolpath Calculations
Full Machine Simulation for Milling and Mill Turn
Tool Crib
Multiple Machining Jobs in One File
Copy and Paste of Features and Operations
Dynamic Machining Strategies (DMS)
Setup Sheets for Mill and Lathe
Apply All Functions in CAM for Faster Programming
Picking Depths from Solid Models for Holes
Dynamic Posting Order
New Ribbon Bar User Interface for Simulation  
Workpiece Definition  
Backplot   
Update All Geometry (CAM Tree)   
Groups (CAM Tree)   
LatheV26V27V28V29
Canned Cycle and Separate Move Support for Most Common Cycles
Roughing
Finishing
Pattern Repeat
Grooving
Part Off / Cut Off
Stock Feed
Threading
CAM Wizards
Stock Wizard
Enhanced Drilling and Tapping
Feature Type & Regions Options   
Toolpath Constraints   
Geometry Extension   
Automatic Removal of Undercuts   
Rapid on Entry Options   
Rapid Plane Option   
End Face Feature   
New Tool and Holder Definitions   
New Tool and Holder Definitions   
Backplot   
Mill TurnV26V27V28V29
Support for Many of the Most Popular Mill Turn / Live Tooling Machines  
Multiple Turret Machine Support  
Support for Subspindles  
Tool Crib for Easy Mounting of Tools and Adapters  
5 Axis Milling Spindle Support  
Job Setup Wizard  
MDI ( Manual Data Input ) for Motion, Part Transfers, Tailstocks and More  
Turret and Tool Adapter Library  
New Lathe System   
Wire EDMV26V27V28V29
CAM Wizards
Stock Wizard
Material & Cutting Conditions Databases
2 Axis Cutting
4 Axis Cutting
Easy to Use 4 Axis Syncing Options
Wire EDM Cut Simulation
Setup Sheets 
Edit Cutting Conditions Libraries 
Toolpath Patterning 
Enhanced 4 Axis Taper Cutting 
Backplot   
BobARTV26V27V28V29
Vectorization - Up to 64 Levels of Color
Wrapped Embossed Models
Remove Non-Embossed Area
Emboss from Component and Component Creation
Supress BobART Features
Custom Cross Section
NestingV26V27V28V29
True Shape Nesting
Rectangular Sheet
Part-in-Part Nesting
Part Priority
Auto and Manual Tab Creation
Complete Re-Engineer of Entire Nesting Routine  
CAM Wizards for Nesting  
Fast vs Optimal Nesting Optimizers  
Improved Part Importing from Separate Files  
Custom User-Defined Sheet Shapes  
Improved Part-in-Part Nesting  
Preferential Hole Filling for Part-in-Part  
Remnant Sheet Generation  
Filler Parts  
Sheet Priority and Quantities  
Variable Stock Margins for Rectangular Sheets  
Grain Direction Handling  
Improved Part Tabbing for Laser Plasma and Waterjet  
Thermal Consideration in Cutting Sequencing  
Local Area Nesting  
Improved Nesting Summary Information