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BobCAD-CAM Version Matrix

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32-bit Application   
64-bit Application
3DConnexion 3D Mouse Support
Getting Started System
Ribbon Bar Simulation Interface
Network License  
Online Registration / De-Registration  
Ribbon Bar Graphics Interface   
User Profiles   
Hole Making
Center Drill / Spot Drill
Drill Single Depth
Peck Drill
Tap/Rigid Tap
Thread Library
Rolled Tap
Contor Bore
Multi Size Hole Drilling
Multi Depth Hole Drilling 
Hole Geometry Picking from Surfaces 
Machining Sequence  
2D MillingV28V29V30V31
Contour Ramp
Side Roughing
Offset Pocket
Zig Zag Pocket
Advanced Pocket (Open Pocketing)
Adaptive Roughing
Thread Milling
Plunge Rough
Rest Pocketing
Corner Round
Taper Thread Milling  
Helical Posting for Spiral Leads  
Chamfer Roughing  
Peck Lead In  
Minimize Retracts  
Toolpath Extensions (Open Profiles)  
Adaptive Facing  
Enhanced Geometry Picking  
Drag Knife   
Advanced Feed Rates   
Advanced Parallel   
Advanced Offset   
Advanced Morph Spiral   
Volume Based Feed Rates   
Chip Thinning Based Feed Rates   
Adaptive Break Through Amount   
3D MillingV28V29V30V31
3 AXIS Wire Frame
Z Level Rough
Z Level Finish
Slice Planar
Slice Spiral
Slice Radial
Plunge Rough
Template Strategy
Rest Roughing
Operation Stock
Side and Bottom Allowance 
Pick Top/Bottom  
Rapid Retract For Large Gaps  
Boundry Options (Center, Inside, Outside)  
User Defined Tob/Bottom Job Pick  
Gouge Checking  
Rest Finishing Stock STL  
Enhanced Geometry Picking  
In Process Stock Check Holder  
Vertical Arc Leads for Adaptive  
Peck Entry  
Enhanced Geometry Picking  
Under Cut  
Morph Spiral   
Adaptive Roughing Break Through   
Advanced Feed Rates   
Convert Rapid To Feed   
Link Feed Rate Definition   
Volume Based Feed Rate   
Chip Thinning Based Feed Rate   
Expand Rest Machining Area   
Start Location   
Linking Shift Value   
4 Axis ToolpathsV28V29V30V31
Wrapping Groups
3+2 Positioning / Indexing
5 Axis Trimming
Multiaxis Roughing
Swarf Machining
Multiaxis Posting Settings for All Milling Features
Trim To Stock 
Gouge Check  
Adaptive Step Over  
Selection Manager   
Use Machine Posting Setting   
Use Transform Plane   
Advanced Feed Rates   
Convert Rapid To Feed   
Lead in /out Feed Rate   
Surface Based ToolpathsV28V29V30V31
Parallel Cuts
Cuts Along Curve
Morph Between 2 Curves
Parallel to Multiple Curves
Project Curves
Morph Between 2 Surfaces
Parallel to Surface
Mirror Toolpath  
Multi Surface Selection Flow Line   
Lead Out Reverse Orthogonal Line   
Automatic Arc Lead   
Tool Axis Smoothing   
Dynamic Holder Collision Checking Against Stock   
Extend Cuts for Stock   
Swarf Normal to Guide Curve   
Transform Plane Output   
Origin Tracking   
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 
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  
Construction Lines   
Dynamic UCS   
Layer Attributes   
Auto Dimension   
Leader Arrow Note   
Point Intersection On Extension   
Arc Center 2 End Points   
Arc Between 2 Points Radius   
Rectangle 2 Points Center Top   
Rectangle 3 Points Length Width   
Rectangle 3 Points Half Length Width   
Rectangle Angle   
Spline Multi Geometry Pick Method   
Shapes With Origin Commands   
Unwrap With Chain Selection   
Extend With Face Selection   
Stock Wizard
Job Based CAM Tree
Revolved Stock
Multiple Machine Setups
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 in the CAM Wizards (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
Material/Cutting Conditions
Machine Simulation
Setup Sheets
New Ribbon Bar User Interface for Simulation 
Workpiece Definition 
Toolpath Pattern Point  
Update All Geometry (CAM Tree)  
Groups (CAM Tree)  
Surface Radius Based Feed Optimization  
Tool Contact Based Feed Rate Optimzation  
Backplot with Detailed Information  
Toolpath Statistics  
Convert Rapids To Feed   
Independent Lead In / Out Feed Rate   
Adaptive Feed Rate Volume Based   
Adaptive Feed Rate Chip Thinning Based   
Multi Window View   
Measure Grid   
Section View / Layering   
Click to Advance Toolpath   
Zoom Window   
Show Previous View   
Center/Spot Drill
Drill/Peck Drill
Face Rough/Finish
Turn Rough/Finish
Face Groove Rough/Finish
Turn Groove rough/Finish
Taper Thread
Cut Off With Chamfer/Fillet
Stock Handeling
Tap/Rigid Tap
Rolling Tap
Canned Cycle / Seperate Moves
Tip Calculation
Pick Top/ Bottom
Rapid on Exit
Rapid Apporach
Feature Type Programming ( OD ID Front Face Back Face )  
Region Programing ( 1, 2)  
Remove Undercut  
Toolpath Constraints  
Toolpath Extention  
Standard & Offset Pattern  
Standard & ZigZag Sorting  
Rough & Finish Allowance  
Overlap Control  
Round or Sharp Corner  
6 Lead In / Out types  
Single Pass Groove  
Zig Zag Groove  
Standard, Center out / Alternate & Skip Groove  
Multiple Depths  
Stock Tracking / Trim to Stock   
Mill TurnV28V29V30V31
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 EDMV28V29V30V31
Wire EDM Jobs
CAM Wizard
Stock Wizard
Wire EDM Features
2 Axis Inside, 2 Axis Outside and 2 Axis Open (No Taper)
2 Axis Inside, 2 Axis Outside and 2 Axis Open (Constant Taper)
Land and Taper (Land on Top or Bottom)
Cut One or More Profiles in a Single 2 Axis Feature
4 Axis Inside, 4 Axis Outside and 4 Axis Open
4 Axis Syncing
Dynamic Machining Strategies
Wire EDM Simulation
Dynamic Posting Order
Load Vector Files
Image Vectorization - 64 Colors
Emboss Models
Emboss Feature
Wrap Embossed Models
Remove Non-Emboss Area
Save as Component/STL
Emboss from Component Feature
Supress One or More Individual Features
Custom Cross Sections
Material / Texture Selection
V Carve Toolpath
Screen Selection
Batch Selection
Multi Part Nesting
Part Priority
Part Quantity
Sheet Size
Multiple Sheets Supported
Nest Only
Nest & Toolpath
Cut Direction Control
Machine Order Control
Part Rotation
Distance Between Parts
Stock Margin
Fill Order
Part in Part
True Shape Nesting
Export Sheet to DXF
Nesting Job
Nesting Wizard 
Layer Sorting Control 
Filler Quantity 
Angle List 
Grain Direction 
Advanced Part Parameters 
Custom Sheet Shape 
Variable Stock Margin 
Advaned Sheet Settings 
Max Part Distance 
Thermal Distance 
Cut Large Parts Later 
Filler Part Settings 
Best Nesting Direction 
Nest only full Quantity 
Flat End Fit 
Nesting Optimizers 
Remnant Sheet Settings