DraftSight 2020 Beta

DraftSight® 2020 delivers powerful automations to save you time, improve detailing quality and reduce tedious tasks. Automatically dimension drawings and arrange dimension spacing to save hours of time per drawing, simply drag and drop drawings and blocks from 3D ContentCentral® right from the DraftSight task pane, and much more. Make sure to submit your feedback at DraftSight.Beta2020(at)3ds.com. Thank you for participating and helping us improve DraftSight.

Before downloading the Beta version, please read the FAQ first.

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Installation Instructions

Click here to download the DraftSight 2020 Beta Installation Instructions.
MAC USERS: enter the following serial number to activate: 9000 0110 0083 7575 2QYX RH7C

What's New in This Release

Click here to download What's New in the DraftSight 2020 Beta.

Documentation

To learn more about the new features, please refer to the in-product Help documentations.

DraftSight 2020 Beta New Features Include:

New Features

Auto Dimension 

Automatically dimension drawings to save hours of time per drawing. 

Auto Arrange Dimensions 

Arrange dimension spacing automatically by box-selecting target dimensions, saving hours of tedious manual adjustment time. 

Thumbwheel 

After using the Auto Arrange command, easily adjust the spacing of dimensions using the thumbwheel. Adjust specific dimensions to space in and out or in a uniform fashion. 

Topo Tracer 

Trace a topology map automatically. 

Dynamic Blocks 

DraftSight now supports imported dynamic blocks to represent movable segments in a block.

3D ContentCentral in the Task Pane

Browse 2D and 3D components and blocks from 3D ContentCentral directly in the DraftSight task pane, and simply drag and drop them into your DraftSight design.

3DEXPERIENCE® Platform Connection

The platform PLM connector inside of DraftSight will empower you to manage, check in, save and manage files on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

New Improvements

Change Arrow Head Styles

Quickly change dimension arrow head styles by clicking on the grip to show a list of options.

Automatically Trim Dimension Extension Lines

When dragging a dimension to the other side of geometry, extension lines gaps are now automatically trimmed.

Export Tab

A new tab available on the ribbon to easily access export functions.

Attach Tab

Attach tools have moved from the Import tab to their own tab.

 

API Enhancements

  • Toolbar ID
  • Insert and modify curved text
  • Access and modify custom entities
  • Enhanced options for exporting models or sheets to PDF

 

 

System Requirements

Use this information to ensure you are always working with a DraftSight supported and optimized system. Click here to download the DraftSight 2020 Beta System Requirements.


Windows Operating Systems
DRAFTSIGHT 2020 BETA
SUPPORTS
(Available for Standard, Professional, Premium, Enterprise & Enterprise Plus versions)
Windows® 7 Service Pack 1, 32-bit
Windows® 7 Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Windows® 8.1, 64-bit
Windows®10, 64bit

HARDWARE

MINIMUM

RECOMMENDED


RAM

2 GB

8 GB


Disk Space

5500 MB free hard disk space depending on accessory applications installed

1 GB free hard disk space depending on accessory applications installed


Processor

Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, or AMD®
Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core processor

Intel® Core™ i5 processor, AMD® Athlon/Phenon™ X4 processor, or better


Display

Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution

Full HD monitor


Video Card

3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL
Version 1.4

3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL
Version 3.2 or better


Mouse

Mouse

Wheel Mouse, or 3D mouse


Internet
An Internet connection for installation from download and for activation (optional). Product activation requires a network interface card.
MacOS
SUPPORTS
(Available as Beta, Standard version only)
Mac® v10.12 (Sierra)
Mac® v10.13 (High Sierra)
Mac® v10.14 (Mojave)

HARDWARE

MINIMUM

RECOMMENDED


RAM

2 GB

8 GB or more


Disk Space

500 MB of available hard-disk space for installation


Processor

Mac® with Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor, or better


Display

Display with 1280 x 768 pixels resolution, or better


Video Card

3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL
Version 1.4

3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL
Version 3.2 or better


Mouse

Mouse


Internet
An Internet connection for installation from download and for activation (optional). Product activation requires a network interface card.
SolidNetwork License Manager
SUPPORTS (SNL)
SNL 2019
×
SNL 2020
Dassault Systemes License Server
SUPPORTS (DSLS)
DSLS R2017x
×
DSLS R2018x**

** Supported O/S by DSLS R2018x for DraftSight 2020 Enterprise and Enterprise Plus:
• Windows® 7 SP1 64-bit x86 (not for failover)
• Windows® 8.1 64-bit x86 (not for failover)
• Windows® 10 64-bit x86 (not for failover)
• Windows® Server 2008 R2 SP1 64-bit x86
• Windows® Server 2012 R2 64-bit x86
• Windows® Server 2016 64-bit x86

A minimum of 2GB of RAM is required, 4GB of RAM are recommended for a standalone server, 8GB for failover.

 

Submit your feedback: your input is crucial in helping us make DraftSight 2020 the best release yet. Email us your feedback at DraftSight.Beta2020@3ds.com.