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October 25, 2022 · What's New

CEO Announcement - Siemens acquires Radica Software

Dear Electra community, I am excited to announce that Radica Software Sdn. Bhd. has been acquired by Siemens. This is an important step for Radica that will help us reach more users faster and enhance our ability to deliver value and inn...

Thomas Yip

October 25, 2022

June 09, 2022 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD

Leaping Growth In Electra Cloud - The Only Full-Fledged Cloud-Native Electrical CAD (ECAD) In The World

June has been especially exciting for us since we introduced Electra Cloud to engineers all over the world in 2020. We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Electra Cloud has reached an amazing new milestone: its second birthday! It's...

April 14, 2022 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD · What's New

Discover New Features in Electra Cloud

Using an electrical CAD software doesn’t have to be difficult and time consuming. In Electra Cloud, our motto is to make engineers’ lives easier. Electra Cloud has all the automation tools and features you require to create an electrical sch...

July 06, 2021 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD

7 New Improvements in Electra to Increase your Productivity

To constantly improve our beloved electrical CAD software, we at Radica Software are pushing the limits to be as productive as ever. Here’s a rundown on new features and tools that you’ll love in Electra. Read on to see what’s new! Distribu...

April 21, 2021 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD

Upgraded benefits for Electra Cloud, your favorite electrical CAD software

On a daily basis, we are working really hard to improve Electra Cloud, and we're elated to bring you a bunch of updates to your favourite electrical CAD software, this April 2021. Google integration for centralized project workspace ...

February 03, 2021 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD · What's New

Best way to display DWG and DXF on your websites, and save 99% on bandwidth

DWG and DXF files are known to be very large in size, and cannot be easily displayed on your website, forcing your customers to download a 3rd party software, resulting in a horrible user experience. Surely, there must be a better way. The p...

December 31, 2020 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD · What's New

Create, store and manage Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides in Electra Cloud

Google is undeniably a big part of our lives. It's not uncommon for electrical engineers and their companies to rely on Google Drive for workflow management and projects. With numerous files and documentations stored separately, it becomes h...

October 27, 2020 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD · What's New

Improving the UI for Electra options

Now that Electra finally has our own platform based on, we are constantly searching for ways to improve, especially on the UI so that our users have a much better experience. One of the updates we've done recently is improving Elec...

October 14, 2020 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD · What's New

How to generate wiring labels the easy way

Wiring labels are essential to keeping track of cables and wires during the production and installation of an electrical panel, therefore being able to easily generate labels is the very first step to a good and proper cable management. Typ...

October 12, 2020 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD · What's New

Bringing electrical CAD to Onshape

When we first launched Electra Cloud back in January 2020, no one foresaw the pandemic that is about to hit in February, and in the middle of the pandemic, we were contacted to partner with Onshape. Naturally, we are excited to work with O...

October 01, 2020 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD

Electra's innovative symbol generator

Although we have included a myriad of symbols in Electra, sooner, rather than later, users will definitely find the need to create their own symbols for their electrical cad drawings. It's easy to draw and create a symbol in Electra, but ...

October 01, 2020 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD

10 Tips for the new Electra Cloud user

Here are 10 tips that will hopefully speed things up and get you productive quickly by using Electra Cloud. 1. How to pan and zoom easily. In Electra Cloud, there are 3 icons being displayed on the lower right corner of your window automa...

September 25, 2020 · Capital Electra X · Electrical CAD

AutoCAD vs Electra User Experience

A System Integrator solution provider in New Zealand wants to stay lean by keeping their ongoing cost low. Electra perpetual license was the best solution for him. Initially, I started with __AutoCAD Electrical (AE)__ for a couple of rea...

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