DraftSight® Latest Release: DraftSight 2018 SP2

Stay current with the latest version of DraftSight.

Increase your speed and efficiency with enhanced usability and new productivity tools.

Most of the features in DraftSight 2018 are dedicated to the DraftSight Professional and DraftSight Enterprise product offerings. Learn more about our product offerings here. To access these new features now, you can purchase DraftSight Professional online and choose between subscription or non-subscription options starting at $149 USD. Buy Now.

 

Explore the new features in DraftSight 2018

Quick Input Methods: Provides a command entry interface near the cursor to input coordinates, distances, and angles.

Dimensioning Improvements: Click anywhere on a dimension to reposition, and place dimensions with widgets for automatic alignment and spacing.

Usability Improvements Part 1: Copy/paste selected entities with new options to the active layer instead of the source layer.

G-Code Append: Re-work the user interface and add program append capability.

Usability Improvements Part 2: Colored highlighting replaces legacy dashed-style highlighting.

Release Notes:
Click here to view the SP2 release notes.
Click here to view the SP1 release notes.
Click here to view the SP0 release notes.

System Requirements: Use this information to ensure you are always working with a DraftSight supported and optimized system.
Click here to download the DraftSight 2018 SP2 System Requirements.

Windows Operating Systems SUPPORTS
(Available for Free, Professional Pack & Enterprise versions)
Windows® 7, 32 & 64-bit
Windows® 8, 64-bit
Windows®10, 64-bit
HARDWARE MINIMUM RECOMMENDED
RAM 2 GB 8 GB
Disk Space 500 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, 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
Internet An Internet connection for installation from download and for activation (optional).
Product activation requires a network interface card.
MacOS SUPPORTS
(Available as Beta, Free version only)
Mac v10.9 (Mavericks)
Mac v10.10 (Yosemite)
Mac v10.11 (El Capitan)
Mac v10.12 (Sierra)
Mac v10.13 (High Sierra)
HARDWARE MINIMUM RECOMMENDED
RAM 2 GB 8 GB
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.
Linux SUPPORTS
(Available as Beta, Free version only)
Ubuntu® 14.04 LTS
Fedora® 18 Gnome
Fedora 20 Gnome and KDE
OpenSUSE® 12.2 Gnome and KDE
OpenSUSE 13.2 Gnome
HARDWARE MINIMUM RECOMMENDED
RAM 2 GB 8 GB
Disk Space 1GB of available hard-disk space for installation
Processor Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, AMD® Athlon™ X2 Dual-Core 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 Wheel Mouse
Internet An Internet connection for installation from download and for activation (optional)
Product activation requires a network interface card.

Network License Manager Compatibility

For DraftSight 2018 Enterprise

SolidNetwork License Manager SUPPORTS (SNL)
SNL 2017
SNL 2018
Dassault Systémes License Server SUPPORTS (DSLS)
DSLS V6R2016x
DSLS V6R2017x**

**Supported O/S by DSLS R2017x for DraftSight 2018 Enterprise 

  • Windows 7 SP1 64-bit x86
  • Windows 8.1 64-bit x86
  • Windows 10 64-bit x86  (New O/S supported by R2017x)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 64-bit x86
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64-bit x86 (No longer supported by R2017x)
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.n 64-bit x86
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.n 64-bit x86 (New O/S supported by R2017x)
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SPn 64-bit x86
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 64-bit x86 (New O/S supported by R2017x)
  • Solaris 10 5/08 64-bit Spare (No longer supported by R2017x)
  • Solaris 11 64-bit Spare (No longer supported by R2017x)

Note: AIX no longer supported from 3DEXPERIENCE R2017x onwards.