Vectorworks 2018 Feature Comparison

Vectorworks 2018 Feature Comparison

2018 New Feature Matrix







Enhance Your Modeling Process






Multiple drawing views

Direct section and elevation editing


Improved subdivision modeling

Improved graphical scripting with Marionette 


Simplify Your Workflows






Stay informed with the new Message Center

Plug-in styles for more parametric BIM objects


Streamlined worksheets

Improved graphic output for architectural documents

Improved Revit import


MacBook® Pro Touch Bar™ support

Streamlined drawing distribution


Robust wall modeling options

Better DXF/DWG image import and export

More accessible IFC BIM data 


Work globally 

Enhanced Resource Manager 

Easier title block customization


Advance Your Site Design






Refined irrigation layout




Flexible hardscape joint patterns




Enhanced plant tags




Easier geoTIFF image import




Direct site model contour editing



New Foliage tool




New import/export tree survey options




Command the Spotlight






New zoom option for video and blended screens




Enhanced seating section




Automatic truss and load connections




New Truss Insertion tool




New Insert Connection tool




New product module – Braceworks*




Share Your Vision






Enhanced web view export


New rendered panoramas

Upgraded Renderworks with MAXON CineRender

Improved Vectorworks Cloud Services 

*Braceworks is a new add-on product module that can be added to Vectorworks Spotlight or Vectorworks Designer.


A full comparison of commands and tools can be found here:

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