2D CAD Design


DraftSight is a free, professional-grade 2D CAD product.

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DraftSight provides professional CAD users, students and educators with a better way to create, edit and view DWG files.

Based on an advanced architecture, DraftSight generally takes a few minutes to download and runs on multiple operating systems, including Microsoft® Windows XP®, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, the Mac®, and Linux® (Mac® and Linux® are currently in Beta).


DraftSight - FREE 2D CAD




What is DraftSight®?

DraftSight is a FREE, professional-grade 2D CAD product available for download at DraftSight.com. DraftSight provides professional CAD users, students and educators with a better way to create, edit and view DWG files.

In addition to the FREE product, users can invest in the DraftSight Premium Pack - an affordable technical support and services package designed to help companies and educational institutions manage their CAD requirements by providing support with software deployment, customization, and integration.

Plus, all users can access an open, online community accessible through DraftSight.com. This community delivers support and learning resources, along with an environment to interact, ask questions and share opinions. The online community created through DraftSight.com and the immediate availability of the DraftSight product represents a natural next step in our efforts to drive user-based knowledge sharing and high-quality service that will provide real value to our customers and all CAD users around the globe.

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.

Draftsight - Simple & Easy

Based on an advanced architecture, DraftSight has a small footprint and should take only a few minutes to download. With just a couple of clicks, DraftSight can be installed and run within minutes after downloading.

The standalone, single-user version of DraftSight is FREE* to download at DraftSight.com. There is no information required to download and install DraftSight. However, the user will be asked to activate the product and will need to provide a valid email address to do so. Users will also have to reactivate after six months and thereafter at 12-month intervals. Users will need an Internet connection to download and activate. Anyone can download DraftSight. The product was developed with professional CAD users, students, and educators in mind.

Customer Stories

Customer Stories

DesignEdge Cambridge Ltd.

DesignEdge Cambridge Ltd.

DesignEdge offers a complete industrial design and development service supporting new products from sketch to tooling. We deliver styling excellence without compromising technical performance.

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