The designer software allows you to quickly and easily create your own Fischertechnik models on the computer. This software is ideal for documentation, presentation or just to explore different construction possibilities. With the integrated “Intellisnap” system, pieces will fit together automatically. The program has a built in awareness of existing connectivity points, and suggests the best options for you. With just a few minutes of time and a few mouse clicks, you’ll be able to create complete models. The integrated kinematics engine provides the necessary motion to the model to animate correctly. The print component lists and save images of your model. Each model can be subdivided into any number of phases, allowing you to create complete step-by-step building instructions for your model. The component library included with the Fischertechnik designer software currently includes over 650 different parts. Priority is given to all current components, but you’ll also find numerous older components as well. The components are shown here in the form of a small image, along with the corresponding part number. All components are also arranged thematically (eg, statics, pneumatics, car tech, construction-game train, etc.), or you can locate the desired part using the search feature. New components can be added conveniently at any time via the integrated ‘Internet Update’ module in the program. System Requirements: Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7 or Windows 8, (both 32 and 64 bit) Intel processor with at least 500MHz, at least 512MB main memory, VGA graphics card with a resolution of at least 1024x768 and OpenGL support, free disk space of at least 250MB, CD / DVD drive.