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=====Welcome to ""XTrackCAD""=====
**Mar 11, 2018**

Release 5.1 is available for download at [[CurrentRelease download page]].

Major new features include
- Cornu joins for more flexible transitions
- Bezier track
- Rectangle and polyline objects
- Improved handling a track connections to a turntable
- Mass reconnect
- Micro stepping in trackplan

**Jan 21, 2018**

A German language mailing list was created. In order to join, visit [[]].

The new version has extended the .xtc file formats for new features and so can produce objects that V4 and below can't interpret. V4 files are fully upward compatible, however. We strongly suggest taking a copy of your files in case of trouble before using V5.

""XTrackCAD"" is a CAD program for designing model railroad layouts.

Using it, you can
- Design layouts in any scale and gauge,
- Use the predefined libraries for many popular brands of turnouts to help you get started easily,
- Add your own favorite components,
- Manipulate track much like you would with actual flex-track to modify, extend and join tracks and turnouts,
- Test your design by running trains, including picking them up and moving them with the mouse.
- At any point you can print the design in a scale of your choice. When printed in 1:1 scale the printout can be used as a template for laying the track to build your dream layout.
- Learning ""XTrackCAD"" is made easy with the extensive on-line help and demonstrations.

""XTrackCAD"" is available for free on Mac, Windows and Linux.

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====Read More====
===Using ""XTrackCAD""===
- Introduction at [[BeginnerTutorial Getting Started]]
- More about using the program including demo videos in the [[UserGuide User Documentation]]
- Other places to find information [[WebLinks Related Links]]

==Development Work==
- If anything goes wrong [[ Report Bug]]
- If you want to contribute [[DeveloperInfo Developer Pages]]
- Central point for development work [[ Sourceforge Project Page]]

Download XTrkCAD Model RR Track Planner
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