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DraftSight - Free 2D CAD Solution

DraftSight – Free 2D DWG Editor

DraftSight is a professional-grade 2D design and drafting solution that lets you create, edit, view and markup any kind of 2D drawing or DWG file. Run DraftSight on Microsoft Windows 64-bit, 32-bit, Mac OS X and Linux (Fedora© and Ubuntu©). It takes just a few minutes to download.

Leverage existing CAD data, save on 2D subscription and invest elsewhere in your business. With the best available transition tools for existing data and AutoCAD users, build 3D models more easily from DWG and DXF data.

Introducing DraftSight® Professional and DraftSight® Enterprise

Discover the Enterprise and Professional Pack Offering that provides unique enhancements to the free version of DraftSight for Windows, including Toolbox for DraftSight, Design Library, Drawing Compare, Batch Printing and more.

For DraftSight 2D CAD hints, tips and tutorials, head to our learning resources page.

DraftSight Product Matrix

DraftSight Enterprise DraftSight Professional Free DraftSight
Telephone & Email Support ico_checked_trans
Network License:Helps deploy 2D CAD across the entire organization, eliminating headaches related to license management and versioning data incompatibility. ico_checked_trans
Community Resources: Access to online community support and an abundance of learning resources, including our free “Getting Started Guide. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Search in Options: Simply type your search in the box, and you will be provided with the path to the topic in the Options dialog. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Quick Group: Quickly create EntityGroups by using the right mouse button. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Standard Compliant Drawings: Use the VerifyStandards command to check that the current drawing conforms to industry, corporate, and custom standards. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
iQuestions Integration: Log into the DraftSight online swYm community to search and ask questions in the iQuestions section. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Toolbox for DraftSight: A standards-based mechanical symbol library and mechanical annotation add-on. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Design Library: The Design Library tab in DraftSight’s Task Pane provides a central location for user-defined reusable elements such as blocks. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Drawing Compare: DrawCompare is used to graphically compare entities between two drawing documents. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Macro Recording: The quickest and easiest way to start programming with the DraftSight API is to record a macro. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Batch Printing: Send a set of drawings and Sheets to printers in a batch job and save batch print jobs to Batch Print List (*bpl) files for subsequent use. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Layer Preview: Quickly preview the content of layers one by one or by a set of specified layers ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
PDF Underlay: Attach pages of a PDF document to a drawing with the AttachPDF command. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
DraftSight APIs (application programming interface) and API updates. APIs allow end users to customize and automate DraftSight. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans
Product upgrades, new releases and service packs that become available during your entitlement period. ico_checked_trans ico_checked_trans