This software product runs on Windows and Macintosh computers that satisfy the following requirements.
Macintosh Recommended Requirements
Macintosh® OS 10.10 through 10.14 or higher¹
x64 Intel® Mac®
3 GB of hard disk space
8 GB RAM or greater
Mouse Pointing Device (wheel button recommended)
256 MB VRAM
The application consists of a collection of files and folders extracted from the installer. The installer will decompress the following files and folders:
Application bundle used to launch the program.
Folder where files are placed when using the Backup options for the application. This folder is located under your user directory.
ASCII files that serve as templates for Bill of Materials.
This folder contains a data file used in support of DWG and DXF translations.
The Environ folder contains a collection of preference files that are used to customize the look and feel of the application. This contains user settings for colors, line fonts, cross hatching, and keyboard short cuts.
This folder contains a collection of templates that are used to support the Model To Sheet tool.
The strings folder contains information needed to localize the application for different languages.
The Symbols folder contains a collection of files displayed under the Symbol tab of Concept Explorer.
Launching Punch! ViaCAD
After installing the software onto your hard disk start the application by:
Double-•clicking the ViaCAD folder to open it.
Double-•clicking the ViaCAD application icon.
ViaCAD will launch and be ready to create your first model.