KeyCreator 2014 Now Available for Product Downloads and Trials

  KeyCreator 2014 Now Available for Product Downloads and Trials

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass. -- September 18, 2013

Kubotek USA is now shipping KeyCreator 2014 in the Americas. KeyCreator 2014
contains many new, customer-driven features and numerous enhancements and
updates. Additionally, a new photorealistic rendering option is available, as
well as a new free student version.

As the most complete Direct Modeler available, KeyCreator Direct CAD is the
CAD software choice for manufacturers, tool, die and mold makers, job shops
and product designers. With continued focus on interoperability, KeyCreator
can open and work with CAD files from nearly anyone or any CAD system. The new
features and improvements aim to increase productivity and efficiency of many
everyday modeling tasks, giving users even more options to build or edit CAD
models quickly and with reduced likelihood of errors. A What’s New document is
available to highlight several product updates. Watch this short Direct
Modeling video to see how easy creating a model can be in KeyCreator 2014.

KeyCreator 2014 will release both a wire-EDM option and animation with
collision detection in a future, scheduled point release. Wire-EDM will be an
available module for the integrated KeyCreator Machinist add-on product.
Animation with collision detection will available as part of KeyCreator Direct

An optional package for creating photorealistic images from 3D models is also
available with KeyCreator Artisan. This new application is an easy-to-use tool
that contains pre-packaged lighting and environments and a library of drag and
drop materials. Rendering options are defined and remain linked to the model
throughout any model revisions or updates. With these plentiful rendering and
image creation options, high quality photorealistic images can be quickly

The new KeyCreator Student Version is available free of charge to approved,
eligible students. Students simply need to request a KeyCreator Student
Version license here. The KeyCreator Student Version contains the same
professional-level precision design tools as the commercial version of
KeyCreator, including Adobe PDF output capabilities and 3D STL for rapid
prototyping. File exporting capabilities are limited. The KeyCreator Student
Version license is renewable annually. Students also have unlimited access to
hundreds of online courses and learning aids available through Kubotek

Scott Sweeney, Vice President of Marketing states, “KeyCreator 2014 is the
most complete, sophisticated, yet intuitive CAD system for companies that need
to work with multiple CAD formats. This includes manufacturers, mold, tool and
die makers, and sheet metal fabricators. With enhancements to both layouts and
our unique direct editing widget—the Dynahandle—designing, editing and
communicating designs has never been easier.” He continues, “I don’t think you
can name any other package that allows you to work seamlessly to design and
edit any CAD file, machine it, compare it, analyze it, validate the data,
render it and export it accurately at a competitive cost without the need for
weeks, months and years of training.”

KeyCreator users with active software maintenance agreements can access
KeyCreator 2014 though the Kubotek Support Site and Download Center. Student
version requests and free trials for KeyCreator Direct CAD and KeyCreator
Artisan can be found at

About Kubotek USA

Kubotek USA—Masters of Geometry – leads the direct modeling revolution by
providing CAD technology to easily create, edit or manage changes to model
data. Kubotek USA develops core technologies that can recognize, or even
infer, the geometry’s attributes to facilitate interoperability in what might
otherwise be unusable data. Kubotek USA develops software that can work with
geometry, no matter where it originated, for use throughout the manufacturing
supply chain in order to speed time to market, reduce costs and improve
quality. Kubotek USA products include: KeyCreator 3D Direct CAD, KeyCreator
Analysis, Kubotek Validation Tool and Kubotek ECO Manager for precise model
comparison/validation and visual change reports to easily manage design
changes, KeyMarkUp Multi-CAD Viewer and Mark Up Tool, KeyCreator Machinist,
and Kubotek Spectrum CAD viewer.

Kubotek USA is a wholly owned subsidiary of Kubotek Corporation (7709.T Tokyo
Stock Exchange). Kubotek Corporation was founded in 1979 and is headquartered
in Osaka, Japan.

For more information please visit

Kubotek, KeyCreator, KeyCreator Analysis, Kubotek Validation Tool, Kubotek ECO
Manager, KeyMarkUp, KeyCreator Machinist, KeyMachinist and Kubotek Spectrum
are registered trademarks or trademarks of Kubotek Corporation. All other
brand and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their
respective owners.


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