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Easier CAD Drawing Anywhere - Online or On Your Desktop

What is CAD drawing? CAD stands for computer-aided design and drafting and it refers to designing and documentating technical specs and plans in various engineering fields.

CAD drawing does not have to be challenging to be effective. And you don't have to be tied to a PC to do it either. SmartDraw's CAD drafting software is uniquely powerful and easy to use. Get started quickly with templates and examples that are easy to customize. Bring drawings to life in minutes with powerful CAD drafting tools. Extensive, custom symbol libraries give drawings a professional finish. SmartDraw CAD drafting software produces presentation-ready results for both the beginner and the expert.

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Top reasons SmartDraw is the ideal CAD drawing solution online:

  • Quick-Start CAD Templates
    Start drawing quickly. SmartDraw includes hundreds of templates and examples. Choose a template that is most similar to your project and customize it to suit your drafting needs.
  • Extensive Symbol Library
    SmartDraw includes a vast collection of mechanical engineering and architectural symbols for every type of CAD drafting project.
  • Smart Tools
    You can set the size of walls or objects by simply typing into the dimensions label. You can also set the specific angle between two walls.
  • Common Engineering and Architectural Scales
    SmartDraw lets you quickly select a common standard architectural scale, a metric scale, and more. You can print to scale just as easily. And your printed scale doesn't have to match your drawing's scale. You can easily change the scale at any time, even after you've started drawing. Keep track of your settings in a scale-inpendent annotation layer.
  • Free Support
    Got a question? Call or email us. SmartDraw experts are standing by ready to help, for free!
Floorplan and CAD symbol library

Effortless Collaboration

You and your team can work on the same CAD drawing by sharing it on your included online account or by using your favorite file sharing apps like Dropbox®, Google Drive, Box® or OneDrive®. You can also share files with non SmartDraw users by simply emailing them a link.

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Smart Integration: Import DXF, Visio and Insert into Microsoft Office, Google Apps, and More

One of the biggest benefits of SmartDraw over traditional CAD software is that you can use SmartDraw on your computer, browser or mobile device—Windows®, Mac®, Android®, iOS®, or any other platform with an internet connection. Whether you're in the office or on the go, you'll enjoy the full set of features, symbols, and high-quality output you get only with SmartDraw.

SmartDraw can 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.

You can also import and edit Visio® diagrams.

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® .

SmartDraw integrates with the tools you use

Easily create:

  • Floor Plans
  • Landscape Layouts
  • Electrical Schematics
  • Mechanical Drawings
  • Block Diagrams
  • Facility Plans
  • Circuit Diagrams
  • and Much More!

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Discover why SmartDraw is the best CAD drawing tool online or on your desktop.