Top reasons why SmartDraw is the ideal CAD software
- Available Anywhere
SmartDraw includes a download and an online app. SmartDraw Online has all of the same CAD drawing features as our desktop version and files can be easily saved and edited between the two.
- Inexpensive & Easy to Use
SmartDraw is a great alternative to AutoCAD®. SmartDraw includes a full 2D CAD feature set, an easy learning curve and is far more cost effective compared to the alternatives.
- CAD Software Templates
SmartDraw includes hundreds of CAD templates and examples for floor planning, HVAC, electrical, engineering, and more. Choose a template that is most similar to your project and customize it to suit your drafting needs.
- Extensive & Customizable CAD Symbol Library
You'll get symbols for every type of engineering project. Create or import custom symbols and save them for future use.
- Draw & Print to Any Scale
SmartDraw allows you to create and print CAD drawings to any common architectural scale, including metric. Easily change the scale at any time.
- Free Support
Got a question? Call or email us for free, even if you are using a trial. SmartDraw experts are standing by ready to help!
Import DXF and Visio and Export to Office
With SmartDraw, you can import Visio® diagrams and stencils and continue to edit them with intuitive SmartDraw tools.
On your desktop, SmartDraw can also open a DXF file and use it as a background layer for further design. Import the floor plan of your office and add furniture, wiring, and so on to create an enhanced plan.
Once your drawing is complete, you can export it into a variety of common graphics formats such as a PDF, or export it to any Office® application like Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint® in one click.
SmartDraw also lets you add diagrams quickly to any G Suite® app like Google Docs and Sheets, or Atlassian's Confluence, Jira, or Trello®.