DraftSight is cheaper and as efficient as AutoCAD in 2D.
Updated November 22, 2022

DraftSight is cheaper and as efficient as AutoCAD in 2D.

Sylvain Drolet | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User

Software Version

Paid

Overall Satisfaction with DraftSight

I have been using DraftSight for over 3 years now and I recommend it to all my customers as a replacement for AutoCAD since we only work in 2D. There are some small bugs that occur (full memory) sometimes when I am more than 3 hours on the same drawing and I go from one sheet to another quickly. Dynamic blocks are not supported by DraftSight and this is not pleasant when we import DWGs containing them.
  • That the selection of images placed in the background is not possible. It is difficult to make a selection of the objects drawn on top. This problem has been fixed in version 2020. Thank you.
  • The possibility of making my drawings quickly and precisely with very little adjustment with the way of doing on AutoCad.
  • Its affordable cost makes it a good competitor to AutoCad
  • The low cost of Draftsight is attractive to me as a self-employed worker.
Relatively identical interface to AutoCAD but at a much lower cost.

Do you think DraftSight delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with DraftSight's feature set?

Yes

Did DraftSight live up to sales and marketing promises?

Yes

Did implementation of DraftSight go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy DraftSight again?

Yes

Perfect for 2D drawing in its Standard or Professional version. When I have 3D drawing to do, I will compare DraftSight with Sketchup which I currently use for 3D and which is suitable for my personal needs.