DraftSight Free Version

DraftSight™ is a free, easy-to-use, professional-grade 2D CAD product that generally takes a few minutes to download and runs on multiple operating systems, including Windows®, Linux®, and Mac® OS. Use the form to download DraftSight right now.

What file formats can DraftSight open and save?

In addition to the .dwg file format, DraftSight can also read and save .dxf files.  Like many other products, DraftSight utilizes libraries from the Open Design Alliance (ODA) for its DWG file format support. DraftSight can read .dwg and .dxf file versions as early as 2.5 and can save to any version from R12 to R2013.

DraftSight Support Options

Users can sign up for free Community Support or purchase our Enterprise License Subscription, which includes a bundle of services and makes it easier for companies with multiple users to install DraftSight and get the most out of the product and service.

Free Community Support provides immediate, open access to engaging online training videos, easy-to-follow tutorials, curriculum materials and much more. Access the Draftsight Community »

DraftSight System Requirements

Use this information to ensure you are always working with a DraftSight supported and optimized system for hardware, operating system.

 

DraftSight 2017 for Windows
SUPPORTS Free, Professional Pack & Enterprise Pack versions
Windows® 7, 32-bit
Windows® 7, 64-bit
Windows® 8, 64-bit
Windows®10, 64-bit
Hardware Minimum Recommended
RAM 2 GB 8 GB
Disk Space 500 MB free hard disk space
depending on accessory applications installed
1 GB free hard disk space
depending on accessory applications installed
Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo,
or AMD® Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core processor
Intel® Core™ i5 processor,
AMD® Athlon/Phenon™ X4 processor, or better
Display Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution Full HD monitor
Video Card 3D Graphics accelerator card with
OpenGL version 1.4
3D Graphics accelerator card with
OpenGL version 3.2, or better
Mouse Mouse Wheel Mouse
Internet An Internet connection for installation from download and for activation (optional).
Product activation requires a network interface card.

 

DraftSight 2017 for Mac
Operating System SUPPORTS Beta, Free version only
Mac v10.10 (Yosemite)
Mac v10.11 (El Capitan)
Mac v10.12 (Sierra)
Mac v10.9 (Mavericks)
Hardware Minimum Recommended
RAM 2 GB 8 GB
Disk Space 500 MB of available hard-disk space for installation
Processor Mac® with Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor, or better
Display Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better
Video Card 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 3.2, or better
Mouse Mouse
Internet An Internet connection for installation from download and for activation (optional). Product activation requires a network interface card.

 

DraftSight 2017 for Linux
Operating System SUPPORTS Beta, Free version only
Ubuntu® 14.04 LTS
Fedora® 18 Gnome
Fedora 20 Gnome and KDE
OpenSUSE® 12.2 Gnome and KDE
OpenSUSE 13.2 Gnome
Hardware Minimum Recommended
RAM 2 GB 8 GB
Disk Space 1GB of available hard-disk space for installation
Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, AMD® Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core processor, or better
Display Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better
Video Card 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 3.2, or better
Mouse Mouse Wheel Mouse
Internet An Internet connection for installation from download and for activation (optional). Product activation requires a network interface card.

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