DraftSight®: More than free* CAD software for your DWG files by Dassault Systèmes

DraftSight lets professional CAD users, students and educators create, edit and view DWG files. DraftSight runs on Windows®, Mac® and Linux.

Download and Activate the Free Version of DraftSight

Follow the 2 simple steps below to download and activate DraftSight V1R5.2. Find the release notes here, with details on new features included in this release.

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

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

Step 3. Try DraftSight Professional for Windows - get a 30-day free trial now.
After you activate your free version of DraftSight, click here to try DraftSight Professional - the CAD alternative for companies that need to access existing DWG files and create new ones. With powerful, time-saving functionality that is not available in the free version of DraftSight, companies can save thousands of dollars with Professional compared to other traditional CAD products. Get your free trial now.

Start using DraftSight now:

Other versions:

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.

*Standalone license. Activation required.

**Windows Users: DraftSight V1R4.0 and later versions are unsupported on Windows Vista, and on Windows 8 32bit. Please make sure to select the correct version for your operating system, as 32bit will not install on 64bit machines, and vice versa.

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


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.