BikeCAD Pro is a standalone application for bicycle framebuilders, shops and fit specialists. The software runs on any operating system including Windows, Mac and Linux.
BikeCAD Pro is much like the free version, except it does not run inside a web browser and does not require an Internet connection. It also includes several additional features not available in the free version. Additional features include:
- Export a model of the frame to FreeCAD
- Allows full access to the Fit Advisor along with the ability to customize the Fit Advisor formulas and interface.
- Generate multi-model PDFs to compare multiple frame designs at once.
- Export specs for thousands of designs in single CSV file.
- Import photos and underlay them behind the model for reference purposes.
- Routine tasks can be done more efficiently in BikeCAD Pro using Templates.
- Customize the BikeCAD Pro interface. Additional examples include changing icon size, look and feel, splash screen, title block logo.
- Paint palettes can be customized.
- Create libraries of standard parts.
- Gain full access to all dimensions in the Dimensions dialog box. Additional dimensions can also be added anywhere to your model using user dimensions.
- Markup your model with on-screen notes.
- BikeCAD Pro also displays several auxiliary views for displaying seat stays and chain stays, as well as lean angle, fork crown clearance and toe overlap.
- Take a snapshot of a current design and compare it with subsequent modifications.
- Investigate and fix problematic curved tubes.
- Check if your design complies with UCI regulations.
- Export miter templates capable of accounting for complex geometry presented by elliptical tubes, and variable diameter head tubes.
- BikeCAD Pro also generates various forms of output such as CSV files, animated GIFs, and fully dimensioned drawings in PDF, SVG, and bitmap form.
- Easily drag and drop designs into the BikeCAD interface.
- Save and retrieve designs locally or online.
- Determine the length of chain or belt drive required for any given design.
- Generate and animated GIF which morphs one model into another.
- Add tables to a drawing.
- Document Center of Mass for the bike and rider.
The $750 cost of BikeCAD Pro is a one time fee. As new versions of the software are released, all owners of BikeCAD Pro receive the latest update for free.
BikeCAD Pro is governed by the following license agreement.
To get a better feel for BikeCAD Pro before purchasing, try one of these free demo versions for PC or Mac: