DraftSight was designed as a totally functional 2D CAD with limited 3D CAD authoring application. DraftSight is a convenient way to communicate designs to inspection, manufacturing, and also to customers. You may or may not be aware that DraftSight is no longer be free effective of Dec 31st 2019.

Why DraftSight 2020 is different from previous versions. These are the features that you might want to consider upgrading your Draftsight license. Let us go through a few of the new features in summary:

Features

Draftsight Standard

Draftsight Profesional

Draftsight Premium

Draftsight Enterprise

Draftsight Enterprise Plus

Image Tracer

Block Attribute Manager

HomeByMe Integration

Trimming a Hatch

Drag and Move

Drawing Frames and Title Blocks

Formulas in Tables

3D Feature

As summarized above, DraftSight is available in five different packages.

 

DraftSight Standard

Draftsight Standard is ideal for those who need a direct 2D CAD drafting solution with a user-friendly interface. The top new features include Insert Centerlines, Paste to Active Layer, Discard Duplicate Entities, Quick Modify, and PDF Import

Draftsight Standard may be purchased only on the DraftSight online store. You shall be purchasing a serial number and as an annual subscription. After the purchased done, it is activated by entering the serial number during installation with an internet connection.

 

DraftSight Professional

DraftSight Professional offer more advanced 2D CAD drafting solution. It offers API and a powerful boosting features. Professional companies might want to consider this package as it will help them to design very easily and fast to maintain their productivity. The top new features include Using Formulas in Table Cells, Block Attribute Manager, Viewport Layer Freezing, Image Tracer, 3DEXPERIENCE® Marketplace Make Integration, and HomeByMe Integration

Like Draftsight Standard, DraftSight Professional is completely sold on the DraftSight online store. It is purchased with a serial number and as an annual subscription. The license it is activated by entering the serial number during installation with an internet connection.

 

DraftSight Premium

This package offers a robust 2D drafting and 3D design experience. Ideally for individuals and professionals and also companies that need supports in meeting their needs on drafting, modeling, prototyping, manufacturing, laser cutting and 3D printing.

Draftsight Premium includes all DraftSight Professional features plus a comprehensive set of 3D DWG design and constraint capabilities.

Like Draftsight Standard, DraftSight Professional, it can be exclusively purchased on the DraftSight online store. It is also activated by a serial number online and entering it during installation. Internet connection is required to activate your serial number.

DraftSight Enterprise

If your company has many users or as a large organization that needs an advanced 2D CAD drafting solution, you may consider DraftSight Enterprise. DraftSight Enterprise offers very powerful, productivity boosting features as well as API to ease in doing designs speedily.

With DraftSight Enterprise, you can enjoy all DraftSight Premium features and you may enjoy full technical supports as well as network licensing to enable simultaneous usage across the organization.

DraftSight Enterprise sold exclusively via your local SOLIDWORKS Reseller with minimum of 2 licenses with every purchase. You may opt for either as an annual subscription or a perpetual license.

To activate DraftSight Enterprise which purchased through your reseller, you have to choose either an SNL (SOLIDWORKS Network License) or DSLS (Dassault Systèmes License Server) network license.

 

DraftSight Enterprise Plus

DraftSight Enterprise Plus is also for large organizations with a huge number of users that require a robust 2D drafting and 3D design experience in order to fulfil their needs on drafting, modeling, prototyping, manufacturing, laser cutting and 3D printing.

DraftSight Enterprise Plus consists of all DraftSight Enterprise features with an extra of an all-inclusive set of 3D DWG design and constraint abilities, full technical support and network licensing to permit concurrent usage through the organization.

You may purchase DraftSight Enterprise Plus via SOLIDWORKS Resellers as an annual subscription or perpetual license.

Similarly, to activate DraftSight Enterprise which purchased through your reseller, you have to choose either an SNL (SOLIDWORKS Network License) or DSLS (Dassault Systèmes License Server) network license.

Important: DraftSight Standard, Professional and Premium are only available as a 12-month subscription. The non-subscription is not offered for these products anymore. DraftSight Enterprise and Enterprise Plus are sold as both subscription and non-subscription.

That is all. Those packages and features that you might want to consider for upgrading your DraftSight software! To purchase, do contact us now.