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