Plex.Earth Tools for AutoCAD
Many design professionals are inclined to use the more powerful tools available on the market because these are most likely to yield the best results. One of the software solutions that sets the standards in the business is AutoCAD and apart from its hefty feature set, it can be extended through add-ons.
Once such plugin is Plex.Earth Tools for AutoCAD and it aims to bring a completely new perspective inside the projects it is used for. More precisely, this extension is meant to allow designers to integrate aerial imagery from various sources to enhance the models created in AutoCAD.
One of the outstanding features of this add-on is the support for Google Earth, Bing Maps and OpenStreetMap. More so, Plex.Earth Tools for AutoCAD can import data from pretty much any Web Map Service (WMS) server that the user wants to access.
Adding elevation data into the project is another sought-after functionality that will become available in AutoCAD as soon as this plugin is installed. Creating surfaces using the imported data as well as the ability to process images further increase the value of Plex.Earth Tools for AutoCAD.
Besides supporting thousands of coordinate systems from around the world, this add-on has another very important characteristic that sets it apart from other similar tools. It is able to export the models straight away to Google Earth, thus allowing other users or customers get an up close glance into the projects designed with the help of Plex.Earth Tools for AutoCAD.
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