DraftSight Standard makes it easy to create, format, and arrange layers to ensure your design is organized and conforms to layering standards. Easily set layer attributes like LineColor, LineStyle, and LineWeight, and utilize the Layers Toolbar to quickly select your active layer.
Why Choose DraftSight Standard
Drafters, designers, engineers, students, educators and hobbyists choose DraftSight Standard as an easy-to-use 2D CAD drafting solution. Create, edit, save, view, print and mark up any kind of DWG file, with a familiar user interface that facilitates a quick transition from comparable CAD applications at an affordable price.
2D Design & Documentation
View, print, or edit legacy drawings. Create designs with various elements. Add annotations and alter your design with new tools. Print to a plotter, printer or file.
More top features include:
Import existing blocks from your libraries or create new blocks that can be used as repeated elements in your designs. Name, save and reuse your blocks to ensure consistency across all of your projects.
Efficiently insert dimensions into your drawings with DraftSight’s dimension tools. Easily define the look and feel of your dimensions including font, arrows, text direction and more.
Increase your efficiency with features like PDF Underlay to reference your PDFs, Insert Centerlines for quick and accurate centerline insertion, and Quick Modify to move, rotate, copy and scale entities with one command.
Add an external reference to your current drawing.
Edit polylines with more options like taper, create arc, and add vertex at midpoint.
Auto-Hiding of Palettes
Automatically collapse palettes with mouse gestures to maximize screen area.
Easily view entities with colored highlighting instead of legacy dashed-style highlighting.
Set a layer for hatches and gradient fills in the corresponding dialog box.
Discarding Duplicate Entities
Remove duplicate entities or overlapping parts of entities from your drawing.
SVG scalable icons
Support for high-resolution (4K) displays.
Hairline Option for Printout
Set a "hairline" linewidth in the print dialog box used especially for laser cutter output.
Quickly preview the content of layers one by one or by a set of specified layers.
Block - Redefine Base Point
Set a new base point for a block using the right mouse button.
Transfer entities from Model workspace to Sheet workspace and vice versa.
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DraftSight Standard includes:
- 2D Documentation Tools
$99 / year