DraftSight® FREE* CAD Software Download

Access existing DWG files and create new ones at a fraction of the cost of alternative CAD products. A familiar user interface and a minimal learning curve facilitates an easy transition from your current CAD application.

Follow these simple steps:

1. Download. Select the version that is right for your operating system.

2. Activate. Enter your email address and click the confirmation link after you receive your activation email.

3. Try DraftSight Professional with a free 30-Day Trial. Experience powerful, time-saving functionalities like industry standard content that can be added to a document with ease and batch printing to print multiple files without opening them. Companies that need to customize their CAD system using LISP will find significant value in DraftSight Professional. Start your free trial by downloading the free version of DraftSight for Windows, then click "Try DraftSight Professional" under the product Help menu.

Download DraftSight 2016 SP1 now:

To view the release notes, new features and system requirements for DraftSight 2016 SP1, click here.


DraftSight Offers Services for Every Kind of User.

For users who want to get the most out of DraftSight, services are available for commercial, education, and individual users. For details on each service or to purchase support today, please visit the DraftSight Services page.

See the End User License Agreement.

DraftSight uninstallation instructions.

Click here to read the DraftSight 2016 SP1 System Requirements.

*Standalone license. Activation required.

Windows Users: DraftSight 2016 is unsupported on Windows XP and Vista. Please make sure to select the correct version for your operating system, as 32bit will not install on 64bit machines, and vice versa. If you aren't sure whether you are running 32bit or 64bit, or you received an error while installing for Windows, click here to view our support post in the DraftSight community.

Mac Users: DraftSight is unsupported on Mac 32bit machines.

Linux Users: DraftSight is unsupported on Linux 32bit machines.