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3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight

A professional-grade, desktop DWG CAD in a cloud-connected product development environment.

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3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight is a professional-grade desktop DWG CAD solution you can use anywhere.

Login to the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform from the web on any PC to download and launch a full DraftSight installation that saves and manages your CAD data in the cloud, with integrated PLM functionality so that you can easily collaborate with other team members.

No fixed licenses, no database servers, no VPNs, just efficient design and engineering from anywhere.

  • Create, edit, view, and mark up any type of 2D and 3D DWG file.

  • Reduce time spent on drafting, design, and documentation with powerful capabilities.

  • Experience reliable DWG file compatibility for current or legacy projects.

  • Minimize learning curve with a familiar user interface and commands.

  • Customize and automate using macros and APIs, and easily transition existing workflows from other applications

  • Connect with other 3DEXPERIENCE tools for CNC machining, 3D printing, rendering, and other uses.

  • Includes 3DEXPERIENCE CLOUD PDM to store and manage CAD data in the cloud, securely accessible from anywhere.

  • Easily collaborate with team members on a single cloud data source.

  • Work from any internet-connected PC with web login licensing.

Which DraftSight option is right for you?

3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional

3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight

The advanced 2D CAD drafting solution with powerful, time-saving functionalities and an API to help bring your designs to life quickly and easily. Ideal for companies, individuals, and designers.

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3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight

The robust 2D drafting and 3D design experience with full 3D capabilities and constraints features to help meet all of your drafting, modeling, prototyping, manufacturing, laser cutting and 3D printing needs. Created for individuals, designers, companies, manufacturers and makers.

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3DEXPERIENCE Draftsight Features 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium
2D Design Tools 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Create basic elements such as lines, polylines, arcs, circles, ellipses, layers, blocks, and others.

2D Documentation Tools 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Create basic annotation elements such as notes, dimensions, tables, hatches, clouds, and others.

Community Resources 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Offer learning resources and a collaborative environment to interact with your peers, ask questions, and share opinions.

PDF Underlay 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Attach pages of a PDF document to a drawing.

Toolbox 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Quickly generate hardware, holes, balloons, Bills of Materials (BOMs), welding and surface finish symbols.

Batch Printing 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Send a set of drawings and sheets to printers in a batch job.

Drawing Compare 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Compare graphically similar entities between two drawing documents.

Power Trim 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Trim multiple, adjacent entities by dragging the pointer across each entity.

G-Code Generator 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Communicate with a CNC machine for fabrication.

DGN Import 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Directly import and convert the DGN file format drawing into a DraftSight project for direct editing.

DraftSight APIs 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Allow end users or third-party developers to customize and automate DraftSight.

Image Tracer 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Convert an imported raster image file (ex. floor plan, logo) into vectorized line entities.

Using Formulas in Table Cells 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Use formulas in cells with arithmetic operators and the Sum, Average, and Count functions.

Trimming of Hatches and Gradients 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Trim hatches and gradients with the Trim and PowerTrim commands.

Network License

Enable concurrent usage and compliance across the organization.

Deployment Wizard

Enable large groups of users to install or upgrade DraftSight.

Technical Support

Answer questions or troubleshoot issues related to DraftSight.

3D Modeling Tools* 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

(*Enterprise Plus only)

2D Constraints* 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

(*Enterprise Plus only)

On-Cloud PDM 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Store, share, access and manage the latest product design information from a centralized, secure location.

On-Cloud PLM 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Manage the lifecycle of any type of content (CAD files, simulations, documentation, etc.) Track issues, changes and routes, and reduce conflicting edits from multiple contributors with revision control.

On-Cloud Collaboration 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Collaborate in real time using configurable dashboards, social communities, Kanban-style task management, activity streams, persistent chat, and video calls. Easily search, visualize, explore, and mark up SOLIDWORKS and other files directly in your browser.

On-Cloud Governance 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Monitor and manage licenses and users from a single administrative dashboard, lowering administrative overhead. Easily stay up-to-date and benefit from the latest enhancements.

Training and Support 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Professional 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight Premium

Get up to speed fast using online training content, a vibrant community, and support from CATI.

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Top 5 Benefits of 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight

Using disconnected tools is inefficient and can impact productivity and timely completion. That’s why 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight combines data management, project planning, and collaboration with DWG CAD on a single platform.

Learn about a few of the benefits that 3DEXPERIENCE DraftSight offers in this interactive ebook.

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Connecting People, Data, and Information Across the Design and Manufacturing Value Chain

Why DraftSight?

  • DraftSight is a professional grade 2D and 3D CAD solution for architects, engineers, designers, and construction service providers.
  • Create, edit, view and markup any kind of 2D and 3D DWG file with speed and efficiency.
  • Effortlessly go from 2D drafting to 3D modeling, and back again.

Why Data Management?

  • Ensure your mission critical drawings and documents are never lost.
  • Reduce errors by providing team members on-site and off-site with digital access and the ability to markup from any device.
  • Always work on the most current drawing and its revisions from a single source of truth.

Why Project Management?

  • Plan and execute better using fast, dynamic, and effortless team-based planning.
  • Manage design and manufacturing milestones with project plans and workflows.
  • Track and manage project or design changes easily.

Why 3DEXPERIENCE Platform?

  • Seamlessly access drawings, documents, models, tasks and project information all in one place.
  • Connect all stakeholders and transition to manufacturing faster.
  • Improve organizational productivity and innovation through real-time collaboration.

Do You Have a DraftSight Success Plan?

DraftSight Support

The ability to support our customers is the cornerstone of our business. With 90+ engineers on staff available 12 hours per day, 5 days per week, our award-winning technical team can assist you with your DraftSight challenges in a timely manner.

Call: 888-285-2284
Email: support@cati.com
Support Hours: 7AM – 7PM Central Time
Support Days: Monday – Friday

DraftSight Training

DraftSight is a powerful 2D drafting and 3D design tool, but without the right know-how, the full potential of this tool cannot be attained.  CATI provides our customers with comprehensive DraftSight training in both beginning and advanced topics.

Instruction by our certified trainers is available throughout the year at our nationwide campuses.  We focus on small class sizes that afford you the individual attention you need to learn and thrive.

 

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CATI Is Your DraftSight Success Plan

CATI is DraftSight’s #1 partner, no one is more qualified to build and support your product development process.  We believe everyone should have access to our curated portfolio of transformative engineering and manufacturing technologies.

By listening to and working with you, we will find the right solution for you at the right time, with an implementation and growth plan to support your business ambitions.

Get Started with DraftSight from CATI.

We’re ready to help figure out the right product development solution plan for you. Contact us today to get started with a quote, a free trial, a demo, or just ask questions.

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