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.

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 2018 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
HardwareMinimumRecommended
RAM2 GB8 GB
Disk Space500 MB free hard disk space
depending on accessory applications installed
1 GB free hard disk space
depending on accessory applications installed
ProcessorIntel® Core™ 2 Duo,
or AMD® Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core processor
Intel® Core™ i5 processor,
AMD® Athlon/Phenon™ X4 processor, or better
DisplayDisplay with 1280 x 768 pixels resolutionFull HD monitor
Video Card3D Graphics accelerator card with
OpenGL version 1.4
3D Graphics accelerator card with
OpenGL version 3.2, or better
MouseMouseWheel Mouse
InternetAn 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)
HardwareMinimumRecommended
RAM2 GB8 GB
Disk Space500 MB of available hard-disk space for installation
ProcessorMac® with Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor, or better
DisplayDisplay with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better
Video Card3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.43D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 3.2, or better
MouseMouse
InternetAn 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
HardwareMinimumRecommended
RAM2 GB8 GB
Disk Space1GB of available hard-disk space for installation
ProcessorIntel® Core™ 2 Duo, AMD® Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core processor, or better
DisplayDisplay with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better
Video Card3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.43D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 3.2, or better
MouseMouseWheel Mouse
InternetAn Internet connection for installation from download and for activation (optional). Product activation requires a network interface card.

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