Updated March 05, 2021


Adrian Garnelo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Software Version


Overall Satisfaction with DraftSight

We use DrafSight to undertake lighting layouts.
  • Easy to use
  • Compatible with other CAD softwares
  • Was free
  • Some random crashes (but backup files available)
  • Only paid version now
  • Easy and cheapest way to work with CAD files
  • Cheaper (was free)
  • Less background apps.
  • Less hard disk space required.
  • The same but simpler in a good way.
All 2D CAD work will be fine in DraftSight.

Using DraftSight

3 - We are lighting designers.
  • CAD plans for lighting layouts.
  • CAD presentations.
  • Not having to do everything by hand.
If the software still working as expected.

Evaluating DraftSight and Competitors

Yes - AutoCAD
  • Price
Was better when it was free

DraftSight Support

Problems get solved
Support understands my problem
Difficult to get immediate help
Not, do not kwon that feature

Using DraftSight

Easy if you know how to use CAD software. But is not very difficult to learn using DraftSight if this is your first CAD software.

As soon as you get in to it the work flow will save you a lot of time and its simple interface is very nice.
Like to use
Relatively simple
Technical support not required
Well integrated
Quick to learn
Feel confident using
  • Simple to use if you know CAD
  • Some functions if you don't know the shortcut