Alias Research[ edit ] Alias software  was developed by four Computer scientists: Initial versions ran only on SGI's super-microcomputer using bit Motorola processors and Irix OS, until late the s when the Windows platform could use bit chips. In Mac versions were launched. The company soon emerged as a premier software product company that produced high-end 3D graphics software. It became part of Autodesk in Products[ edit ] The product suite starts with Alias Design as the entry-level conceptual design system, progressing to Alias Surface, and then to Alias Automotive as the top-of-the-line product with all of the options. Tools for sketching, modeling and visualization are combined in one software package.
These tools support concept communication, design modeling, fast concept modeling, technical surfacing, reverse engineering, real-time design visualization, and engineering development collaboration. Create different types of CAD projects: