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DraftSight Alternatives & Competitors

(75)4.1 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to DraftSight? Tons of people want General-Purpose CAD Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. Fusion 360, LibreCAD, QCAD, and FreeCAD are the most popular alternatives and competitors to DraftSight.

Top Alternatives to DraftSight

  • Fusion 360
  • LibreCAD
  • QCAD
  • FreeCAD
  • AutoCAD

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to DraftSight

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  1. Fusion 360

    (312)4.5 out of 5

    Fusion 360 unifies design, engineering, and manufacturing into a single platform.

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  2. Fusion 360 unifies design, engineering, and manufacturing into a single platform.

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    Abdul Wahab K.
    AK
    I love that Autodesk offers free version of Fusion 360 for personal use.

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, Fusion 360 is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #2
    #2
  3. LibreCAD

    (24)3.8 out of 5

    LibreCAD is a free Open Source CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux.

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  4. LibreCAD is a free Open Source CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux.

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    RO
    I really like librecad totally free, where I can make my designs of drawings, the best tool is the exact control of the dimensions of the drawn lines.
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    #3
    #3
  5. QCAD

    (10)4.3 out of 5

    The free open source 2D CAD for Windows, Mac and Linux.

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  6. The free open source 2D CAD for Windows, Mac and Linux.

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    JR
    No es para nada necesario hacer gastos en costosas licencias de programas de diseño privado, ya que QCAD funciona muy bien a la hora de realizar todo tipo de diseños en dos dimensiones. Es posible...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, QCAD is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    #4
    #4
  7. FreeCAD

    (45)4.3 out of 5

    FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size.

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  8. FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size.

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    Yaohui (Kevin) F.
    YF
    I started using FreeCAD for my reseach project. It's very easy to learn. Particularly, I like the parametric model, i.e. it can automatically re-generate the model by changing some variable values....Read more

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, FreeCAD is:

    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #5
    #5
  9. AutoCAD

    (1,044)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    2D and 3D CAD design software tools.

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  10. 2D and 3D CAD design software tools.

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    JC
    Lo mejor de AutoCad es su gran versatilidad, fácil manejo y sobre todo: QUE TODO EL MUNDO LO USA!!!!! Es el mejor programa de diseño en 2D que pueda existir. Cada nueva versión consigue mejorar...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, AutoCAD is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #6
    #6
  11. SketchUp

    (465)4.4 out of 5

    SketchUp is friendly and forgiving 3D modeling software

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  12. SketchUp is friendly and forgiving 3D modeling software

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    Roko .
    R
    I have been using sketchup since 2006 for architecture and interior design projects with powerful results thanks to the easy to UI, and amazing 3D tools.

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, SketchUp is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Easier to set up
    Better at support
    #7
    #7
  13. AutoCAD LT

    (181)4.2 out of 5

    Speed design documentation with the 2D drafting tools of AutoCAD LT software.

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  14. Speed design documentation with the 2D drafting tools of AutoCAD LT software.

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    Stefan B.
    SB
    It is compatible with the DWG format with native Autodesk libraries. For many architects and drafters, this is all they really use, so no real need for the full version.

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, AutoCAD LT is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Easier to set up
    #8
    #8
  15. Inventor

    (381)4.4 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Inventor® 3D CAD software offers an easy-to-use set of tools for 3D mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation.

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  16. Inventor® 3D CAD software offers an easy-to-use set of tools for 3D mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation.

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    Samantha M.
    SM
    FREE download with education provided email address! Simple to learn, tons of tutorial videos. The best is the ability to sketch digitally in 2D WITHOUT needing to design a 3D model first! This...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, Inventor is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #9
    #9
  17. MicroStation

    (234)4.0 out of 5

    MicroStation is a modeling environment explicitly for the architecture, engineering, construction, and operation of all infrastructure types including utility systems, roads and rail, bridges, buildings, communications networks, water and wastewater networks, process plants, mining, and more. MicroStation can be used either as a software application or as a technology platform.

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  18. MicroStation is a modeling environment explicitly for the architecture, engineering, construction, and operation of all infrastructure types including utility systems, roads and rail, bridges, buildings, communications networks, water and wastewater networks, process plants, mining, and more. MicroStation can be used either as a software application or as a technology platform.

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    UC
    1. Easy to use and learn the software 2. Best support from the Bentley Support team 3. Less costly as compared with AutoDesk counterparts 4. Inter workability between different software such as...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, MicroStation is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #10
    #10
  19. Solid Edge

    (120)4.1 out of 5

    Complete hybrid 2D/3D CAD system that uses synchronous technology for accelerated design, faster change, and improved imported reuse.

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  20. Complete hybrid 2D/3D CAD system that uses synchronous technology for accelerated design, faster change, and improved imported reuse.

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    Matthew B.
    MB
    Ease of use. Powerful 3D modeling. Best 2D drafting on the market.

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, Solid Edge is:

    Slower to reach roi
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #11
    #11
  21. BricsCAD

    (53)4.5 out of 5

    With hundreds of Third Party solutions, BricsCAD® is the powerful alternative CAD platform unifying 2D CAD and 3D direct modeling for dwg on Windows and Linux.

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  22. With hundreds of Third Party solutions, BricsCAD® is the powerful alternative CAD platform unifying 2D CAD and 3D direct modeling for dwg on Windows and Linux.

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    BB
    It is easy to use and has a lot more commands

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, BricsCAD is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #12
    #12
  23. TurboCAD

    (30)4.3 out of 5

    TurboCAD is a feature-rich solution perfect for CAD users involved in documenting the design workflow.

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  24. TurboCAD is a feature-rich solution perfect for CAD users involved in documenting the design workflow.

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    SE
    Ease of use. If you are new to 3D cad then you have a steep learning curve, but once you get to grip with the basics TurboCAD is very intuitive. The drawing tools are all icon driven and most are...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, TurboCAD is:

    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    Better at meeting requirements
    #13
    #13
  25. nanoCAD

    (22)4.2 out of 5

    nanoCAD is a professional grade CAD tool. It has a familiar interface, powerful drafting and design tools, native DWG compatibility, and an open API.

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  26. nanoCAD is a professional grade CAD tool. It has a familiar interface, powerful drafting and design tools, native DWG compatibility, and an open API.

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    UH
    They have a good and frequent update. The toggle switch is my favourite. you can access various formats of drawing files. the new multileader is powerful and quick. The 3d polyline feature is also...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, nanoCAD is:

    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    More expensive
    #14
    #14
  27. ACTCAD Professional

    (40)4.5 out of 5

    ActCAD has been consistently providing CAD Solutions for years and is the leading Indian CAD Software trusted by over 1 Million happy users worldwide. A power-packed genuine CAD Software available to you at a reasonable price.

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  28. ActCAD has been consistently providing CAD Solutions for years and is the leading Indian CAD Software trusted by over 1 Million happy users worldwide. A power-packed genuine CAD Software available to you at a reasonable price.

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    CM
    Fast once learned. 2D similar to DraftSight and AutoCAD

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, ACTCAD Professional is:

    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #15
    #15
  29. Onshape

    (390)4.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Onshape is a modern CAD system that eliminates design gridlock and helps engineers do their best work. Onshape unites advanced modeling tools and design data management in a secure cloud workspace that has rapidly become the primary CAD system for thousands of companies worldwide.

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  30. Onshape is a modern CAD system that eliminates design gridlock and helps engineers do their best work. Onshape unites advanced modeling tools and design data management in a secure cloud workspace that has rapidly become the primary CAD system for thousands of companies worldwide.

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    Ethan D.
    ED
    The effortless, seamless collaboration between users.

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, Onshape is:

    Slower to reach roi
    Better at support
    Easier to set up
    #16
    #16
  31. Autodesk DWG TrueView

    (33)4.4 out of 5

    AutoCAD DWG Format Viewer

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  32. AutoCAD DWG Format Viewer

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    RS
    Freeware, easy to install, no registration required, fast working

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, Autodesk DWG TrueView is:

    Better at support
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #17
    #17
  33. CMS IntelliCAD

    (26)4.6 out of 5

    General CAD design

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  34. General CAD design

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    CC
    CMS IntelliCAD is a great drawing and design tool. I've used the software to pull both simple and complex designs. It has the feature to save or export different file formats. There user interface...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, CMS IntelliCAD is:

    Better at support
    Easier to admin
    Easier to set up
    #18
    #18
  35. Autodesk 360

    (35)3.8 out of 5

    Autodesk A360 enables design and engineering centric project teams to work efficiently together in one central workspace.

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  36. Autodesk A360 enables design and engineering centric project teams to work efficiently together in one central workspace.

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    UE
    This is such a versatile product. It can be used in to many different professional applications.

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, Autodesk 360 is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    #19
    #19
  37. Vectorworks Fundamentals

    (11)4.1 out of 5

    Vectorworks, Inc. is a global design and BIM software developer serving over 650,000 professionals in the architecture, landscape and entertainment industries. Since 1985, we’ve been committed to helping designers capture inspiration, nurture innovation, communicate effectively and bring their visions to life. With our cross-platform software, designers can build data-rich, visual models without sacrificing the design process, while collaborating efficiently throughout the project life-cycle. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Vectorworks is a part of the Nemetschek Group. Learn how we empower designers to create experiences that transform the world

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  38. Vectorworks, Inc. is a global design and BIM software developer serving over 650,000 professionals in the architecture, landscape and entertainment industries. Since 1985, we’ve been committed to helping designers capture inspiration, nurture innovation, communicate effectively and bring their visions to life. With our cross-platform software, designers can build data-rich, visual models without sacrificing the design process, while collaborating efficiently throughout the project life-cycle. Headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, Vectorworks is a part of the Nemetschek Group. Learn how we empower designers to create experiences that transform the world

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    Jennifer B.
    JB
    The versatility and easiness of use. Is a very complete software too.

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, Vectorworks Fundamentals is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #20
    #20
  39. CADWorx

    (24)4.5 out of 5

    CADWorx Plant Design Suite is an integrated, complete AutoCAD and BricsCAD-based software series for plant design that provides intelligent drawing and database connectivity, advanced levels of automation, and easy-to-use drafting tools.

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  40. CADWorx Plant Design Suite is an integrated, complete AutoCAD and BricsCAD-based software series for plant design that provides intelligent drawing and database connectivity, advanced levels of automation, and easy-to-use drafting tools.

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    Vipul P.
    VP
    it's use for Piping such P&ID,GAD,3D modling ,Piping Isometric also use for 3D to 2D converter ifclient want all views Drawging.

    Reviewers say compared to DraftSight, CADWorx is:

    Better at support
    More expensive
    More usable