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Dietrich's FAQ

If we haven't yet answered your questions throughout our suite, module and support pages, take a look below for some of the most commonly asked questions about the Dietrich's software. You can also contact us at any point and we will do our best to answer whatever remaining questions you may have.

Which category does Dietrich's software fit into?

Which category does Dietrich's software fit into?

Dietrich's software is designed for production. Dietrich’s was the first company to make design software especially for wood construction.  In 1982, Josef Dietrich developed the first programs using the Texas Instrument calculator to help German carpenters calculate roof shapes, angles and cuts. Since then, an extensive 3D CAD/CAM, modular, computer software, system has emerged.

Is Dietrich's an engineering software?

Is Dietrich's an engineering software?

No, but Dietrich's software is compatible with many engineering software programs, such as Robobat Hundebor

Is Dietrich's an architectural software?

Is Dietrich's an architectural software?

No, but it has many of the features of architectural software. The 3D model can be rendered in realistic colors and textures to closely represent the materials that will be used and a VRML 'fly through' can be created so the client can 'tour' the virtual building.

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