AutoCAD DWG

DraftSight 10 Year Anniversary Promotion

DraftSight 10 Year Promotion

Ten years ago, DraftSight launched with the goal to help designers save money while meeting their AutoCAD DWG creation and editing needs. Today DraftSight continues to support this goal and offers incredible value to customers. To celebrate DraftSight’s 10th launch anniversary, for a limited time…

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Is there a Free Tool available to View, Measure & Print DWG / DXF Files?

eDrawings DWG Measure

At the end of last year DraftSight Standard switched from being a Free Tool to an Annual Subscription product. DraftSight is only US$99 a year (which you can purchase directly from DS) but this left a gap in the market for a free DWG Viewer…

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Create SOLIDWORKS Reference Sketches from 2D DXF/DWG Files

SOLIDWORKS Reference Sketches

Being able to work with different file types is crucial to working with other clients using other programs. There are a large number of companies who use DWG & DXF files for creating CNC files of documentation. These files can be great for SOLIDWORKS users…

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Why are you using AutoCAD or Microsoft Visio for Electrical Design?

Using Electrical Design

The price of anything in monetary terms is what we typically believe the cost is as well. For the longest time we believed the cost of oil and gas to be what we paid for it; the cost of a cigarette is what you paid…

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Convert DWG to SOLIDWORKS 3D Models

DWG to SOLIDWORKS

For those companies that are thinking about moving from an existing AutoCAD 2D CAD package to a 3D solution, did you know that you can convert DWG to SOLIDWORKS? Design sketches and assembly layouts may represent the first step of a consumer product or a machine design; and…

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SolidWorks Tutorial: Views Missing from Saved DWG/DXF

When saving a drawing as a DXF/DWG, in some cases views may be missing from the resultant saved file and the message “The assembly contains at least one component that contains invalid geometry” may also be displayed, when the file is being saved. Required display…

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How to apply Layer Mapping when exporting DWG/DXF from SOLIDWORKS

DWG/DXF files are still widely used by designers and engineers. Layers are very useful in 2D drawings to distinguish different types of entities. In SOLIDWORKS drawings, there is a layer tool in the Line Format toolbar where you can manually set up different layers, but the process is rather time…

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DraftSight 2D CAD Software is an alternative AutoCAD FREE Download

AutoCAD FREE Download DraftSight

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,…

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