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DraftSight®: The Capabilities of AutoCAD® and More at the Right Price!

Embrace a proven CAD solution with the productivity and compatibility you need, and nothing you don’t

Experience Design Freedom

DraftSight is a 2D and 3D CAD solution to create, edit, view and markup any DWG file with greater ease, speed and efficiency.

Why choose DraftSight?

  • Get the ROI you deserve without sacrificing quality or productivity.
  • Easily transition from AutoCAD due to DraftSight’s familiar interface, commands, and full compatibility to seamlessly utilize your legacy drawings and data like Dynamic Blocks.
  • Choose the best option for your needs, from essential 2D drafting, advanced 2D CAD or all-in-one 2D and 3D design.
Lynn Allen

"Can DraftSight REALLY replace your beloved AutoCAD?

I am happy to say the answer is a great big 'Yes!' Not only does DraftSight produce 100% compatible DWG files (complete with blocks, dimension styles, layers etc.) for a mere fraction of the price, but you will feel right at home with DraftSight in no time." Lynn Allen Technology Evangelist with more than 20 years of experience with AutoCAD

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Compare DraftSight to AutoCAD and choose the solution that’s right for you

 

  DraftSight Standard
$99 USD/yr
DraftSight Professional
$199 USD/yr
DraftSight Premium
$499 USD/yr
AutoCAD LT
$420 USD/yr
AutoCAD
$1,690 USD/yr
Comprehensive 2D Drafting, Drawing, Documentation, and Annotation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
External Drawing and Image References Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Smart Dimensioning   Yes Yes Yes Yes
Enhanced DWG Compare   Yes Yes Yes Yes
PDF Underlay and Export   Yes Yes Yes Yes
DGN Import and Underlay   Yes Yes Yes Yes
API’s (C++, C#, VB.net, VBA, JavaScript)   Yes Yes   Yes
LISP   Yes Yes   Yes
Macro Recording   Yes Yes   Yes
Power Trim   Yes Yes    
Image Tracer: Convert Raster Images to DWG   Yes Yes    
Topo Tracer: Convert Topographic Images to DWG   Yes Yes    
G-Code Generator   Yes Yes    
Parametric Constraints     Yes   Yes
3D Solid, Surface and Mesh Modeling     Yes   Yes
3D navigation (Orbit, ViewCube, Wheel)     Yes   Yes

* Pricing may vary 

Customer Success Stories

Learn how DraftSight helps companies large and small in diverse industries speed up their production while increasing their ROI.

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DraftSight will help you reduce time spent on design, drafting and documentation, giving you the freedom to do more with better and more efficient 2D drafting and 3D design and modeling tools.

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Rated 8 out of 10 by satisfied customers

5

I don’t know why anyone would continue working with AutoCAD. DraftSight is a good tool with an extremely effective set of features at a much lower cost. We moved our design library over to DraftSight seamlessly and have moved forward with our work without missing a beat."

Kenny Kuhns
Engineering Operations Manager
California Wire Products Corporation

DraftSight for the Enterprise

Looking for perpetual licensing options or an enterprise solution with network licensing and deployment to enable concurrent usage and compliance? Request a quote for DraftSight Enterprise or Enterprise Plus to be contacted.