Dassault Systèmes’ DraftSight – Free 2D CAD software
Launched in June 2010 by Dassault Systèmes (DS) DraftSight is a free, professional-grade 2D CAD product delivered using an open business model. It supports widely used DWG file format.
Today, it is well-known and widely used CAD software among design professionals, students and educators. It runs on Windows®, Mac® and Linux. DraftSight provides users with a better way to read write and share .DWG .DXF files. Based on an advanced architecture, DraftSight is easy to use, generally takes only a few minutes to download and runs on multiple operating systems.
DS also provides online community, tips, tutorials, webinars and videos for the registered users for free.
DraftSight can be used to:
- Create 2D drawings
- Update and maintain.dwg and .dxf files
- Create PDF files
- Exchange files with companies who either provide or require data saved in either.dwg or .dxf file formats.
There is no information required to download and install DraftSight. When a user saves or prints a document for the first time, they will be asked to activate the product within 30 days using a valid email address and reactivate after six months and thereafter at 12-month intervals. Users will need an Internet connection to download and activate.
DraftSight’s support and service options for companies, educators and individuals, check details.
Download Latest Version – DraftSight V1R5.1
DraftSight Professional version is also available for users with added feature, if interested please check
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