Drafting Software

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Create electrical, mechanical, and architectural designs faster with better drafting software.

Easier Drafting and Design

Traditional drafting software is complex and difficult to use. But SmartDraw is easy enough for a novice with robust, powerful features that will please any expert.

Here's how it works: start with a template and then easily customize it to fit your design vision. Thousands of ready-made symbols and presentation-quality themes are available. Use them to make your drafting plan presentation-ready in minutes instead of the hours or days.

Floor plan example

Top Reasons SmartDraw is Superior to Other Drafting Software:

  • Quick-Start Drafting Plan Templates
    Hundreds of drafting templates and examples make you instantly productive. Choose a template that is most similar to your drafting project and customize it to suit your needs.
  • Extensive Drafting Symbol Library
    SmartDraw includes a wide array of mechanical engineering and architectural symbols for every type of drafting project.
  • Intuitive Interface
    SmartDraw helps you align and arrange everything perfectly. And SmartDraw's "intelligent" connecting lines stay attached to your components even when you move them around. You can quickly draft up a facility plan without having to learn another difficult drafting program.
  • Free Support
    Have a question? Call or email us. SmartDraw experts are standing by ready to help, for free!
House template

Effortless Collaboration

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

SmartDraw collaboration

Smart Integration

SmartDraw gives you the power to work from any device. Use SmartDraw on your Windows® desktop or use the online edition in your browser or mobile device. 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.

Once your plan is complete, share it in a variety of common graphics formats, such as a PDF or PNG. Export it to any Office® application in one click. SmartDraw also works on your SharePoint® network or with popular services such as Dropbox®, Google Drive, and OneDrive®.

Export to Office

Easily Create:

  • Floor plans
  • Facility plans
  • Building plans
  • Commercial spaces
  • Landscape layouts
  • Electrical schematics
  • Mechanical drawings
  • and much more!

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