Welcome to Punch!CAD Labs. Punch!CAD Labs is home to innovative technology development for next generation versions of Encore’s ViaCAD and Shark 3D digitial design products.


Shark FX 9 WIP
Shark FX is now ready for feedback and testing. V9 introduces:
  • 64 Bit Archetecture for larger files
  • Native Cocoa Foundation*
  • Wood Joint Features (Dado, Miter, Dovetail)
  • Quad Mesh Primitives
  • AutoCAD 2014 DXF/DWG file format
  • SolidWorks Import **
  • SolidEdge Import **
  • X_T, X_B Import **
  • NX Import **
  • 3D PDF Export **

* Mac Only
** PC Only

These are work in progress builds. Click >
here< to download the product installer.

Tips & Tricks
We've added a Tips and Tricks daily emailer. This is an opt in email available when you trial the PunchCAD products. Example tips include:
  • Resources to Learn PunchCAD
  • Blending Sharp Edges
  • Sharing Data