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side-by-side comparison of AutoCAD vs. TurboCAD
based on preference data from user reviews. AutoCAD rates 4.4/5 stars with 1,051 reviews. By contrast, TurboCAD rates 4.3/5 stars with 30 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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4.4 out of 5
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4.3 out of 5
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Market Segments
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Small-Business (44.8% of reviews)
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Small-Business (63.3% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
$4410/3 years
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
$149.99

AutoCAD vs TurboCAD

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found TurboCAD easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with TurboCAD overall.

  • AutoCAD and TurboCAD both meet the requirements of our reviewers at a comparable rate.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that TurboCAD is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of AutoCAD over TurboCAD.
Categories
Shared Categories
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
AutoCAD and TurboCAD are categorized as General-Purpose CAD
Unique Categories
TurboCAD
TurboCAD has no unique categories
Pricing
AutoCAD
AutoCAD Pricing
3 Year Subscription
$4410/3 years
2 Year Subscription
$2940/2 years
Annual Subscription
$1470/1 year
Monthly Subscription
$185/ month
Free Trial
TurboCAD
TurboCAD Pricing
TurboCAD Deluxe
$149.99
TurboCAD Expert
$499.99
TurboCAD Pro Platinum
$1,499.99
TurboCAD Mac Deluxe
$149.99
TurboCAD Mac Pro
$499.99
Free Trial
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.8
Responses: 917
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
8.8
Responses: 28
Ease of Use
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.1
Responses: 917
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
8.2
Responses: 28
Ease of Setup
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
7.5
Responses: 128
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
8.8
Responses: 7
Ease of Admin
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
7.5
Responses: 118
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
8.1
Responses: 7
Quality of Support
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.2
Responses: 816
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
8.4
Responses: 26
Ease of Doing Business With
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.1
Responses: 119
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
8.3
Responses: 7
Product Direction (% positive)
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
7.8
Responses: 912
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
7.5
Responses: 28
Features
Tools
Drawing Tools
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Editing Tools
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Text Editing Tools
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
3D/solid modeling Tools
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Rendering Tools
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Design
Drawing
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
9.4
Responses: 291
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Modeling
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.3
Responses: 271
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Visualize
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.4
Responses: 274
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Rendering
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
7.8
Responses: 239
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
File Options
Import Files
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Export Files
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
File Interoperability
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Backwards compatibility
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
File size
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Edit
File Import
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.8
Responses: 287
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Push/Pull
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.3
Responses: 254
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Views
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.5
Responses: 282
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Grips
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.6
Responses: 263
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Customization
Custom Commands
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Custom Interface
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Custom Scripts
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Custom Menus
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Collaboration
Annotate
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.7
Responses: 277
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Documentation
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.7
Responses: 270
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Data Extract
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
8.5
Responses: 256
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Environment
Hardware support
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Task-based interfaces
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Manage Multiple Profiles
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Command Clarity
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
Not enough data available
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of both AutoCAD and TurboCAD were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
44.8%
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
63.3%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
33.6%
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
23.3%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
AutoCAD
AutoCAD
21.5%
TurboCAD
TurboCAD
13.3%
Reviewers' Industry
AutoCAD
AutoCAD Industry
Architecture & Planning
19.9%
Civil Engineering
12.6%
Design
10.3%
Construction
8.5%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
6.7%
Other
41.9%
TurboCAD
TurboCAD Industry
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
13.3%
Construction
10.0%
Higher Education
6.7%
Civil Engineering
6.7%
Retail
3.3%
Other
60.0%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
AutoCAD
Margarita V.
User in Education Management

I have been using AutoCAD for more than 15 years and find it an excellent tool for creating construction documentation that could be used by all disciplines in the Architectural, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry. The program is very versatile and...

TurboCAD
Peter B.
User in Furniture

The user interface is easily to use and very flexible. The prices are great for a small company. Compatibility with AutoCad files is excellent.

Most Helpful Critical Review
AutoCAD
Anderson D.
User in Military

The ribbon (changed, so I was told, because Microsoft introduced it).

TurboCAD
Adam F.
User in Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing

Updated 10/12/2016 - Travis worked with me on the phone and via screen share to address the concerns in my original post. His technical knowledge of the program is excellent. He showed that I wasn't using best practices to perform the things I wanted to do...

Discussions
AutoCAD
AutoCAD Discussions
Can we add simulation?
3 comments
Kapil P.
KP
Yes we can do any kind of simulation here. This tool provides great flexibility.Read more
What is a specialized toolset? How do I choose which toolset I need?
1 comment
G2
This is one of my favorite parts of 2019 AutoCad. Its a pallet on your screen that gives you a quick shortcut to click on. For example. I model a ton of...Read more
About 3D tool development
1 comment
Nisar Ahmad K.
NK
I began 3D work many years ago with AutoCAD, and it is difficult in that platform. If you truly want to do 3D work with an Autodesk product, you should be...Read more
TurboCAD
TurboCAD Discussions
Does the deluxe version read write dgn files.
2 comments
Russell M.
RM
i use the Platinum version for professional work, and I love it. I don't know about the Deluxe. However, the customer service guys on turbocad.com are...Read more
Is TurboCAD compatible with the current versions of AutoCAD?
1 comment
Offical Response from TurboCAD
Absolutely! We pride ourselves in having the most up-to-late and complete DWG, DXF and even DWF file import and export file filters in the industry.Read more
How difficult will it be to learn TurboCAD if I am an AutoCAD user?
1 comment
Offical Response from TurboCAD
Very easy. TurboCAD menus and command are displayed in a similar fashion to AutoCAD. TurboCAD also offers a Command line entry option, a ‘heads-up’...Read more
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