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nanoCAD Plus is a professional grade CAD tool. It has a familiar interface, powerful drafting and design tools, native DWG compatibility, and an open API. It is available through a low-cost annual subscription, including updates and priority online support.

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Sandra Manager General
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"Cover more points with personalized plans."

What do you like best?

It allows great visibility in the work table thanks to the sectioning of the areas, you can draw the plane while you work and show the structures in both 2D and 3D, from a simple point of view it has an interface with very intuitive options if you have had experience managing CAD tools.

What do you dislike?

The methods of work are almost the same but the rendering of the plans greatly complicates the performance of a computer, you must have a good graphic tool and can process the plans.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It is the best that I have seen, I can assure you that you can design any plane you need without the need to integrate other extra elements or do extra work.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The material of the work is done with different dimensions and components and this CAD allowed the duplication of content with dimensional scales without any problems.

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Information Technology and Services
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"Nonocad is taking over"

What do you like best?

Nonocad is very easy to use, its free to use by anyone who wants to design and model things. The user interface is easy as well to use. It's compatible with other softwares. And they have a good technical support when you need it.

What do you dislike?

Some of the onocad products are not free. You have to registers i even for the one that is free by generating a key, which is kind of stressful.

Sometimes it can just stop working. Even when you uninstall and reinstall at different times.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Noticed is a very good grade cad and design tools with beautiful and easy interface. It has an open API which makes it free for all.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I use it for 2d design work and rendering. It let me creat, edit and make-up any kind of 2d drawing. I realise that you can use it for any purpose in respect of 2d drawing.

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Program Development
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"Increase your level of designs with the structures of a large industry."

What do you like best?

A remarkable improvement in terms of designs of structures and techniques, I love that this software is in a constant technological advance and every time there is a better change with more tools, it is easy to use thanks to its integration of lines and the API help you build automated tasks.

What do you dislike?

It is a little difficult not to use the option of dynamic blocks and dynamic entries since the basic structure is easily messed up and I would like it to have a layer editor.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It may take you a while to get used to using this digital construtor due to its diversity of table editing options but it is very easy to learn to use.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It corrects one of the biggest problems in order of structures thanks to its lots of objects and tools where, once finished, the plane can be used both in two-dimensional and three-dimensional.

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"Forget about Autocad"

What do you like best?

Ease of use, fast, intuitive, practical, POWERFUL, great interface, usually people are looking for a decent option to replace autocad; but NanoCAD is much better.

The free version is the best of all free CAD software, and the pro version is even better than the autocad itself, there is no important function in autocad that this software does not have.

What do you dislike?

Some minor problems, bugs or glitches aren't fixed until a new big update, there are some commands that I used to use in autocad that are not found or have different abbreviations

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Stop looking for free CAD softwares, this is the best free option and the PRO version is much better than autocad.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I can do all my plans and designs at a very low cost compared with all its advantages, and if you are low in money, the free version is good enough to withstand.

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"Quick and Easy Digital Drafting Software"

What do you like best?

What I like most about nanoCAD is how easily accessible the software is for anyone to access and use. Its a free program that can be used to quickly draft digitally. In this technology driven world it is imparative to have quick access to tools to share designs and ideas. Because this product is free, it can be used in conjunction with a pricier option like AutoCAD if you need to draw up a quick diagram. Later you can import it into whatever software is your favorite choice. It can be a work saving option if you do not have access to the paid software like AutoCAD

What do you dislike?

What I dislike most about this software nanoCAD is that it is not as full of features as AutoCAD. The industry is ran by AutoCAD and to compare this as a competing software is a little bit of an overstatement. It is just not as powerful of a tool but can be when used as a tool for a more powerful tool like AutoCAD.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Take advantage of its easy and availability. Use it as a back up software when in need.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

The biggest business problem I am solving with nanoCAD is the problem of time and efficiency. This is really a life saving tool. It is a helpful communicator between different software's and is free! Its also a great option of anyone who wants to simply learn how to draft on a computer without the commitment of purchasing a product only companies can afford.

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"Great for Design"

What do you like best?

We tried to implement this software for our Interior Design services for our clients in need of a visual before purchasing. It's user friendly once you are properly trained.

What do you dislike?

The training you need to maneuver and use takes a while. I took an online CAD class and received a certificate from school but for my other designers who have no prior training in CAD suffered. It's very complex and time managing is hard when you want to learn quickly. You need proper training.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

For bigger projects over $100k we started to implement using this software. I had to be more hands on with my staff to ensure they knew some short cuts to eliminate some time/save time. Our BoConcept software was limited to only using our own products images and had limitations on scaling, 3d view and wall colors etc. NanoCAD allows us to have unlimited amount of creative aspects to build.

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"Best CAD tool so far "

What do you like best?

I like the nice interface of nanoCAD. All tools for drafting and designing are very sharp and easy to use. Mechanical Designs are very easy to make using nanoCAD. Making complex building structures is one the amazing use cases of nanoCAD

What do you dislike?

There is absolutely nothing that I don't like nanoCAD but NanoCAD pro trial should be provided for more time because it has lots of features and needs more time to explore it.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

There is always a room of improvement in every software. more features can be added

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

2D modeling, and designing. We have MacBooks and we can't use it on MacBook because dmg files are not available on the website.

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"The best free 2D cad software"

What do you like best?

If you are accustomed to Autocad but need a free alternative for your work, nanoCAD is in my opinion the best software you can have. Its interface and way of work is very similar to Autocad 2008 (The last which had the old interface). Very powerful 2D CAD tool!

What do you dislike?

It is free but you have to register for a key, however I know this is a minor issue. It also do not have so much tools as Autocad and written commands are not the same.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Just use it! It's easy, but I recommend to take the quick start guide to be more productive.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Simple 2D drawings for electronic components.

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Wood Truss Designer
Building Materials
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"Simple 2d drawing program"

What do you like best?

It is very easy to learn to operate. I use it to make truss and wall panel layouts in paper space and on different paper sizes. It is very easy to learn and use.

What do you dislike?

It would be nice if it had state of the art toolbars like lots of the industry programs have.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I do not know what software we would use if we did not have nano cad. The company is very easy to work with, and was also willing to work with us to help us meet and achieve our goals.

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Mechanical Engineering Intern
Utilities
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"Design Reliability of nanoCAD"

What do you like best?

It is very easy to use and it is better than AutoCAD, solid edge etc. I was very excited when I discovered this program. I was surprised by the reliability of this software. It is easy to use for beginners

What do you dislike?

The biggest issue is with the license not being transferrable from your old to new computer. Another con is the slowness when rendering certain layouts, probably due to single thread CPU usage.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Have to look in to the licensing option as per user not computer locked

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Used for designing small building components, valves and 2D design of structures

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"Great and user friendly new UI. They have good and frequent update."

What do you like best?

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 interesting and helpful.

What do you dislike?

The background is dark and quite tiring if used for a long time. the software changes the layout so sometimes it takes time to adapt to the new updates.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

There could be a PDE implemented for a larger team to use and version saving options through which we can retrieve our previous work.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Projects in developing new car parts.

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"Professional design"

What do you like best?

It has good designing features that help in designing any concept. The platform has a menu with all features which makes it easy to use.

What do you dislike?

It is very large thus requires strong PCs.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

It is cost friendly and easy to use.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I used it to create 3D models for projects in our construction business.

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"About nanoCAD"

What do you like best?

Nanocad is a free to use CAD tool that provides many features like intuitive interface, lightweight and supports dwg file format.

What do you dislike?

Its basically is 2D design tools and lacks 3D features.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

Yes.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I have used this for software development in our company

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"Excellente CAD Alternative"

What do you like best?

fast, intuitive, friendly interface, large number of commands, customizable.

What do you dislike?

Nothing, it's almost the same thing that the most famous CAD editor.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We can make our plans and designs in a completely professional way at cost 0

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"Not bad "

What do you like best?

I have used this software for about 3 years . In general it’s pretty good I get what I need

What do you dislike?

The one thing I wish it could do better is better design :)

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

NanoCAd

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"NanoVAD for professional designing"

What do you like best?

This feels more flexible than autocad in some features. This is very customizable according to the requirement.And this has a great technical support team.

What do you dislike?

This takes lot of CPU and it slows down the functionality of the application.

Recommendations to others considering the product:

This is really good if you want to have a more of a human experience in designing using a tool

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

I was using this to practice some designing plans

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"An interesting CAD implementation"

What do you like best?

nanoCAD appears to be a nearly-perfect implementation of AutoCAD

What do you dislike?

The fact that the software is sold and supported by a Russian firm that may have access to my data

Recommendations to others considering the product:

If your company requires an AutoCAD clone, and is not working in the government field, nanoCAD might be a reasonable alternative, as it doesn't require subscriptions

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

To date, my company has not used nanoCAD in our business environment, but are keeping it updated for comparison with AUtoCAD

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"nanoCAD"

What do you like best?

It is very easy to use. It is also fast, intuitive and great interface usually people looking for. It is better than autoCAD,solid edge etc.

What do you dislike?

The thing that I didn't like was that the software is sold and supported by Russian firm that may have access to my data.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Future designs and drafts have been made effectively and concisely.

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"Great CAD tool & Easy to use"

What do you like best?

It is very easy to use this software, It contains lot's of feature which make it's to convenient.

What do you dislike?

It doesn't have some template option so user can quick start with some draft.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

It was helpful t create build blocks for our project.

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"Review"

What do you like best?

How data is automatically transferred to our database

What do you dislike?

Some of the data does not automatically transfer to our database

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

We are getting more data to be automatically transferred each day.

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"nanoCAD"

What do you like best?

I like the quality of the files that are received.

What do you dislike?

The files can sometimes be challenging to organize internally.

What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Future designs and drafts have been made effectively and concisely.

nanoCAD Features

  • Drawing Tools
  • Editing Tools
  • Text Editing Tools
  • 3D/solid modeling Tools
  • Rendering Tools
  • Drawing

nanoCAD User Ratings

8.8
Ease of Use
Average: 8.5*
7.7
Quality of Support
Average: 8.5*
6.7
Ease of Setup
Average: 8.5*
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