About DraftSight

DraftSight is a feature rich 2D and 3D design environment primarily apt for but not limited to engineers (mechanical, civil, electrical), architects, educators and hobbyists. Create, markup or edit the most basic 2D drawings to complex building layouts, electrical layouts, and 3D modeling using DraftSight.

Features of DraftSight

  • User Environments – Cartesian coordinate system, Command line input, Traditional toolbars and menus, Layers & layer manager, Polygonal ViewPorts and lockings, Background masks for notes, Property manager, View proxy objects, Dynamic and mouse wheel pan & zoom, Command aliases, Menu files, LineStyle and Hatch pattern files, Templates.
  • Interoperability – Support for DWG, DXF, Images, Gifs and PDF formats
  • 2D and 3D Drafting Tools – Shapes, Gradients, Layers, Tables, Grids, Viewports, Filters and other essential CAD Entities
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace Integration
  • Conversion of designs from 2D to 3D and vice versa


Discover DraftSight

Discover the value of DraftSight including its powerful APIs to connect with other products like SOLIDWORKS PDM and Electrical for a more integrated experience.

DraftSight Enterprise

DraftSight Enterprise is a comprehensive 2D drafting and 3D design solution for drafting, modeling, prototyping, manufacturing, laser cutting and 3D printing. It is mainly suited for large organizations with many users or multiple sites that need advanced drafting solutions.

  • 2D Drafting and Drawings
  • All Professional Features including API and productivity
  • Network License
  • Support
  • Deployment Wizard

DraftSight Enterprise Plus​

DraftSight Enterprise Plus includes all the features of the Enterprise edition along with

  • A comprehensive set of 3D DWG design
  • Constraint capabilities

The detailed comparison of the available features is shown in the table below.


  • 2D Design Tools
  • 2D Documentation Tools
  • DraftSight APIs
  • Toolbox
  • DGN Import/Convert & Underlay
  • PDF Import/Convert & Underlay
  • G-Code Generator
  • Power Trim
  • Batch Printing
  • Drawing Compare
  • Image Tracer
  • Using Formulas in Table Cells
  • Trimming of Hatches and Gradients
  • 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace Integration
  • HomeByMe Integration
  • SOLIDWORKS Electrical connector
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM connector
  • DELMIA connector
  • GEOVIA connector
  • Macro Recording
  • Network License
  • Deployment Wizard
  • Technical Support
  • Community Resources
  • 2D Constraints
  • 3D Modeling Tools

DraftSight Enterprise

DraftSight Enterprise Plus