DraftSight 2015 V1R6.0

Application to visualize, create and edit DWG files
DraftSight is a free, intuitive application that allows users to create, edit and view DWG files.

Furthermore, 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 to download and activate for free.

Main features:

  • User Environment & Features:
  • Cartesian coordinate system
  • Command line input
  • Traditional toolbars and menus
  • Wheel-mouse pan & zoom
  • Blocks & reference files
  • Layers & layer manager
  • Polygonal ViewPorts
  • ViewPort locking
  • Freeze, lock or turn off layers per ViewPort
  • Background masks for notes
  • Property manager
  • View proxy objects
  • Dynamic pan & zoom
  • Command aliases
  • Menu files
  • CTB and STB print style tables
  • SHX and TTF fonts
  • LineStyle files
  • Hatch pattern files
  • Templates
  • Interoperability:
  • Read and write support for DWG/DXF files
  • Save DWG/DXF files back to previous versions
  • Create binary or ASCII DXF files
  • Attach image files (.bmp, .gif, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .tif, & .tiff)
  • Attach external reference drawings
  • Print to file (.plt, .jpg, .pdf, .png, & .svg)
  • Save as .wmf, .jpeg, .pdf, .png, .sld, .svg, .tif, & .stl file formats
  • Multi-page PDF creation
  • Publish to eDrawings or Drawings Now
  • Productivity Enhancers:
  • Consolidated options dialog
  • Enhanced, easy to read, command prompts
  • Home palette
  • Smart calculator
  • Quick print
  • Context sensitive help
  • Setup and Administration:
  • Support for Windows, Mac & Linux operating systems
  • Multi-language character set support including Unicode fonts
  • Customizable interface: command aliases, double-click actions, menus, right-click menus, shortcut keys, toolbars, etc.
  • Quick and free to download
  • Fast “one-click” installation
  • Entities:
  • Arcs, circles, & lines
  • Notes & SimpleNotes
  • Tables
  • Blocks and BlockAttributes
  • Ellipses & elliptical arcs
  • RichLines, PolyLines, 3D PolyLines, & Splines
  • Points & rings
  • Hyperlinks
  • ViewPorts
  • Masks & region
  • ISO, ANSI & Traditional Hatch patterns
  • Solid & gradient Fill
  • Dimensions: Arc length, radius, diameter, baseline, linear, ordinate, etc.
  • Tolerances, Leaders & CenterMarks
  • Drafting Tools:
  • Snap & Grid
  • Chamfer & Fillet
  • Tracking guides & Polar guides
  • Get area, distance, or coordinates information
  • Double-click editing
  • Undo/Redo
  • EntityGrips, EntitySnaps, Entity
  • InfiniteLines, Rays & Reference Points
  • Select entities using filters, SmartSelect, or by window, crossing window, crossline, polygonal window, etc.
  • Drawing Setup Tools:
  • Customizable coordinate system
  • RichLine styles
  • Layer manager
  • Table styles
  • Points format
  • Text Styles
  • Unit system
  • Multiple layout
  • Dimension styles
  • Named page layouts
  • Edit Tools:
  • Move, scale & rotate
  • Stretch & change length
  • Mirror, copy, offset and pattern copy
  • Trim & extend
  • Split & weld
  • Edit blocks in-place or isolate for edit
  • Open reference drawings from within the base drawing
  • Clip references and images
  • Modify Hatch and fill pattern, origin, etc
  • Edit note properties: direction, justification, line spacing, text height, TextStyle, etc.

last updated on:
October 14th, 2014, 6:48 GMT
file size:
139.1 MB
developed by:
Dassault Systemes
license type:
operating system(s):
Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later
binary format:
Intel only
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