DraftSight is a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to create, edit and view DWG files. DraftSight is easy to use and is available for professional CAD users, students, and educators.
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DraftSight is a professional 2D design and drafting solution that lets you create, edit, view and markup any 2D drawing.
Create basic elements such as lines, polylines, arcs, circles, ellipses, layers, blocks, and others.
Introduces 3D modeling using basic geometrical shapes (ex. Box, Pyramid) or other methods (ex. Extrude, Revolve) with Boolean operations (ex. Union, Subtract).
Quickly generate hardware, holes, balloons, Bills of Materials (BOMs), welding and surface finish symbols.
Directly import and convert the DGN file format drawing into a DraftSight project for direct editing.
DraftSight's Task Pane provides a central location for user-defined reusable elements such as blocks.
DrawCompare can be used to graphically compare entities between two drawing documents.
Convert your drawing data to G-Code to send the data to a CNC machine to create your part in DraftSight.
APIs allow end users to customize and automate DraftSight.
Hawk Ridge Systems endorses DraftSight as a viable replacement for AutoCAD. The interface is simple to pick up, even for people that haven’t previously used a 2D drafting program. It is also robust enough to create complex 2D geometry that advanced users may need to create. It uses the familiar AutoCAD keyboard shortcuts that experienced users are accustomed to, yet these are fully customizable.
Hawk Ridge Systems is 100% focused on your success with SOLIDWORKS. We support all types of design, engineering and manufacturing teams throughout the US and Canada and we are committed to helping you get the most out of your 3D design software products.
Industry-leading support services, offering exceptional live chat and phone support, comprehensive web-based resources, live remote-access functionality, advanced file-sharing, and even screencasting functionality.