|Catia||Design and Product Lifecycle Management software used by well known companies like Boeing, Airbus, Daimler, BMW, Volkswagen, jump-ING and many others.
At a high price, it features about everything you need when working as an engineer in the aerospace, automobile or civil engineering industry. Other, higher specialised packages work even better in specific tasks, though.
Catia is available for AIX, AIX 64-bit, Windows XP, Windows XP 64-bit (no Vista support so far), HP/UX, Solaris and IRIX. IRIX support was dropped after V5R17.
Requirements on Windows is version > 2000 SP4, 128 MB RAM and a OpenGL capable graphics. More details on this: http://www.3ds.com/de/support/workstations-peripherals/windows/certified-workstations-list/global-release-notes/
Catia is known to work in VirtualPC and VirtualBox.
|DraftSight||DraftSight is a CAD software with this features: Wheel-mouse pan & zoom Blocks & reference files Layers & layer manager Command aliases CTB and STB print style tables SHX and TTF fonts LineStyle files Hatch pattern files Read and write support for DWG/DXF files Attach image files (.bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif, & .tiff) Attach external reference drawings Print to file (.plt, .jpg, .pdf, .png, & .svg) Save as .wmf, .jpeg, .pdf, .png, .sld, .svg, .tif, & .stl file formats Multi-page PDF creation Multi-language character set support including Unicode fonts||V1R1.4||Official site
|Silverlight||Microsoft's plug-in for high quality video, sound, etc for browsers. Similar to Flash.||4.0.x|
|Silverlight||Microsoft's plug-in for high quality video, sound, etc for browsers. Similar to Flash.||5.0.x|
|SolidWorks||Great CAD System, with parametric modeling & fantastic add-ins support. Uses Parasolid CAD kernel.||2010|
|SolidWorks||Great CAD System, with parametric modeling & fantastic add-ins support. Uses Parasolid CAD kernel.||2011||www.solidworks.com
|SolidWorks||Great CAD System, with parametric modeling & fantastic add-ins support. Uses Parasolid CAD kernel.||2012|