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DraftSight is a professional-grade 2D design and drafting solution that lets you create, edit, view and markup any kind of 2D drawing. A familiar user interface and a minimal learning curve facilitates an easy transition from your current CAD application.

Get more with DraftSight Professional: including API access, product upgrades, and an abundance of productivity, interoperability and customization tools. Flexible subscription or non-subscription purchasing options starting at $149.

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Download DraftSight 2018 SP3 now:


Explore the new features in DraftSight 2018 SP3,
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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.

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.

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DraftSight uninstallation instructions.

Click here to read the DraftSight 2018 SP3 System Requirements.

*Standalone license. Activation required.

Windows Users: DraftSight 2018 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.

3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace for DraftSight

November 2018: The most seamless way to get your parts made and collaborate with leading digital manufacturers worldwide across all manufacturing processes: 3D Printing, CNC Machining, Injection Molding, Sheet Metal and more. (*Windows Only)

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Critical Hotfix

February 2017: This is a very critical hotfix. All customers who downloaded DraftSight between 2012 to 2017 must install this hotfix to avoid usage interruptions starting on March 1st, 2017.

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