DraftSight Alternatives for Windows

    There are many alternatives to DraftSight for Windows if you are looking for a replacement. The best Windows alternative is LibreCAD, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to DraftSight and loads of them are available for Windows so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Windows alternatives to DraftSight are Autodesk AutoCAD (Paid), SOLIDWORKS (Paid), BRL-CAD (Free, Open Source) and Onshape (Free Personal).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

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      LibreCAD (originally QCad then CADuntu) is an open source 2D CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. It is based on Qt, which is a leading cross-platform application and UI development framework.
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      LibreCAD vs DraftSight opinions
      Most users think LibreCAD is a great alternative to DraftSight.
      Doesn't open DWG files like Draftsight.
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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      Very basic. Unable to create sheets and view ports. Doesn't work with DWG files. Is not a suitable alternative to DraftSight.
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      Commands are long winded - commands use not clear - struggles with DWG files
      Negative comment about 1 year ago

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      Simple and much faster. Needs to be able to import multiple files at once and be able to set default save types.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      AutoCAD is a leading CAD (computer-aided design) software used professionally throughout architectural, electrical, mechanical and other engineering and design industries. It was once available under a perpetual license but is now accessed solely through a subscription.
      Autodesk AutoCAD vs DraftSight opinions
      Most users think Autodesk AutoCAD is a great alternative to DraftSight.
      Not comparable in price to Draftsight
      Negative comment about 2 months ago

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    1. SOLIDWORKS is a leading 3D CAD software for design, analysis and product data management. SOLIDWORKS solutions can help boost productivity, harness intelligence, foster innovation, and facilitate collaboration.
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    2. BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform open source solid modeling system that includes interactive geometry editing, high-performance ray-tracing for rendering and geometric analysis, image and signal-processing tools, a system performance analysis benchmark suite, libraries for...
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    3. Onshape is a professional CAD system – Parts, Assemblies, Drawings – with version control and collaboration built in. Each Onshape plan (Free for STUDENTS, Professional & Enterprise) gives you all of the CAD and data management functionality with no time limit.
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      QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in 2D. With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schemas and diagrams.
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    4. BricsCAD the first all-in-one CAD design solution in .dwg that answers all your needs; 2D drafting, 3D modeling, mechanical design, and BIM. BricsCAD is a cost-effective, innovative, and familiar CAD solution.
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      BricsCAD vs DraftSight opinions
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      lewtwo I have been using BrisCAD on Linux for nearly 10 years. It is really excellent.
      Positive comment almost 2 years ago

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    5. The professional furnishing 2D-/3D-tool for everybody: The pCon.planner is a cost-free application allowing you to comfortably and professionally create complex furnishing concepts and to visualize them in a photo-realistic quality. File Formats: dwg, dxf, 3ds, skp, ...
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    6. nanoCAD is a pro-grade 2D CAD system with native DWG support and full customizability. It is totally free, for business, professional, or personal purposes. It is fast, lightweight, capable, and , unlike most free CAD programs, completely uncrippled. nanoCAD includes:
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    7. GstarCAD is well-known alternative CAD software of high compatibility with ACAD. With 27 years of continuous improvement and innovation, today GstarCAD is far ahead in performance, stability and becomes leading CAD software in the world.
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