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New version of FormIt available today!

Posted in iOS, news by Tom

After a ton of work by our wonderful development team spread out all over the globe, we have our biggest updates yet!  So here is what we have in the iOS update:

  • Complete overhaul of the user interface to fit the new iOS 7 look and feel.
  • Swipe to the left of the right screen edge to access object properties and the materials library.
  • The Building Program provides key design information used to provide a range of potential annual energy cost based on climate zone, building type, and target building area. See the Building Performance Analysis Group's blog for more detail on this exciting new feature!
  • Draw more curvilinear forms with the spline tool.
  • Rotate the grid by tapping and holding on the grid.
  • Swipe on a thumbnail in the gallery to delete, duplicate or access sketch properties.
  • Share images of your work on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Print images of your work directly to AirPrint enabled printers.
  • Share FormIt sketches with others using AirDrop enabled iPads.

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All gussied up for iOS 7

Posted in iOS, news, video by Tom

Greetings FormIteers! The blog has been quiet of late (I really need to grow a new set of hands so I can blog and tweet WHILE getting a new version ready for release!) I am happy to announce we have submitted our new version to Apple and are eagerly awaiting ...

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Happy Halloween!

Posted in 3dprinting, images, news by Tom

Happy Halloween from the FormIt team! My friend and colleague Zach over at BuildZ hosts a parametric pumpkin contest every year. So why should all the Revit and Dynamo heads have all the fun? Here is my "entry." I also 3D printed the little bugger just for fun. If anyone is interested I will do a longer post about how I made the pumpkin and printed it. Photo Oct 31, 3 39 57 PM ...

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Introducing FormIt Web Beta!

Posted in news, video, web by Tom

This past June at the AIA conference in Denver we announced that we were working on a web-based version of FormIt. After a lot of work We are really psyched to launch our first beta of FormIt Web! Check out the video and more ...

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Two for the price of one

Posted in iOS, news by Tom

We have been pretty quiet on this blog and Twitter lately. Hopefully you can understand why. We just released not one but two versions of FormIt this week. We have just released the first version of FormIt for the Android platform AND we have a new version for ...

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Its finally here: FormIt for Android!

Posted in Android, news by Tom

It's finally here. the FormIt for Android! While not as fully featured as its older sibling on iOS, this version is intended as a sort of beta. We want you to give it a try (7" size devices and larger) and give us your feedback. How is it performing? What ...

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My ForMinion

Posted in images, news by Tom

At the risk of being "so last month," I thought I would have a little fun with FormIt. We spend a lot of time talking about how FormIt is different than other "generic" modelers and how it is purpose built for building design...all true, but I just cannot help myself! ...

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G is for...Googie?

Posted in images by Tom

I have had to go heads down recently while I work on some new stuff. So my colleague Chico Membreno has picked up the torch while we build out the ArchDaily A-Z modernism posts using FormIt. This one was fun. Who knew kitch American architecture had an official ...

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New mobile updates

Posted in news by Tom

Two items on this hot and sticky July day here in Boston. First, we have an update for FormIt available on the App Store. We had a few annoying bugs that we could not squash before the last update. We fixed those and added a couple features. Browsing for images ...

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New Twitter and Instagram feeds

Posted in Uncategorized by Tom

We finally decided to grow up an get our own Twitter account. We will be tweeting @Formit3D. And, because all of the kids are doing it, we also set up on Instagram where we will be posting images of stuff we are building around the office. You know, like when we get hungry. Hashtag #FormIt3D on both and share some of your best FormIt models!

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