DraftSight 2D CAD Software is an alternative AutoCAD FREE Download

Article by Rod Mackay updated June 22, 2010


Are you looking for a 2D CAD product? Need an AutoCAD Free Download? Have to maintain your library of 2D AutoCAD® drawings? Or simply want to save the money you are planning to spend on upgrading your AutoCAD licenses? Then you should try DraftSight, a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to read, write and share DWG files.

DraftSight is easy to use and is available for professional CAD users, students and educators to download and activate for FREE.

Based on advanced architecture, DraftSight has a small footprint, should take less that a few minutes to download, and runs on multiple operating systems, including Windows® (32 and 64 bit), Mac, Fedora®, and Ubuntu®.

DraftSight AutoCAD FREE Download

DraftSight Free DWG Editor

Who is DraftSight designed for?

For individuals who need a straight-forward 2D drafting solution. DraftSight lets you create, edit, view and markup DWG/DXF drawings. Its familiar user interface makes it easy to transition from AutoCAD.

DraftSight offers:

  • Web access to download DraftSight for free
  • Immediate, open access to engaging online training videos, easy-to-follow tutorials, curriculum, materials and much more.
  • Free access to upgrades.
  • Free Community Support provides immediate, open access to engaging online training videos, easy-to-follow tutorials, curriculum materials and more.

Check out the introduction video below.

Get DraftSight, the alternative AutoCAD FREE Download

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Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.