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Platinum
Pro
Classic
Platinum
Pro
Classic
Platinum
Pro
Classic
2015
LT
Files
Native .dwg 2013 file format
dwg for AutoCAD version 2.5 to 2015 - -
Password protection - - - - - -
Xrefs in-place editing
PDF underlays - - -
Export to PDF using style tables
Export to DWF 2D & 3D - - - - - -
Export to SVG - -
User File Manager
eTransmit
WORKSETS command
Sheet set manager
Chapoo® (upload, share, view, annotate documents in the cloud) - -
Communicator (extended import/export) (9) - - - - (1) (1) (1) - -
Interface
Documents tabs
CUI menus and toolbars
Ribbon - - -
Workspaces - - -
Visual menu customization
Extended Quad cursor 2D/3D - -
LookFrom widget (view orientation) - - -
Tool palettes
Industry standard commands
Command Line with auto completion
Extended Drawing Explorer
Searchable Settings Manager
Selection, Snap & Track
Selection preview
Quick Select tool
ADDSELECTED command
SELECTSIMILAR command
Cycling through entities or subentities during selection
Hot grips for multiple grip points modification
eSnap
SnapTrack™ & Polar tracking
3D
3D surfaces -
ACIS viewing
Full ACIS modeling & editing - - - (3)
Direct 3D modeling - - - -
SWEEP command - - - -
Hardware library (more than 30.000 standard parts) - - - - -
Geometric 3D constraints creation - - - - - - - -
Geometric 3D constraints solving - - - - -
Design intent - - - - - -
Section planes - - - -
Generated views - - - -
Powerful rendering engine - - - -
600 high-definition render materials - - - - - - -
Visual styles (8) (8) (8) -
Walkthrough navigation - - - -
HELIX command
Mechanical
Mechanical browser (3) - (3) - (3) - - -
Assembly modeling (hierarchical component organization) - - - - - - - -
Assembly viewing - - - - -
Assembly constraints - - - - - - - -
Kinematic analysis - - - - - - - -
Bill of materials - - - - - - - -
Sheet Metal
Sheet metal design - - - - - - - -
3D solids conversion to unfoldable sheet metal parts - - - - - - - - -
Corner relief for adjacent edge flanges - - - - - - - - -
Diagnostic for invalid sheet metal features - - - - - - - - -
Building Information Modeling (BIM)
BIM features - - - - - - - - -
Polysolids (walls, slabs, ...) - - - - - - -
IFC export - - - - - - - - -
Dimensions
Dynamic dimensions
Associative dimensions
Association of an existing dimension to an entity
Dimension text in-place editing
Dimensional 2D constraints (7)
Dimensional 2D constraints using expressions (7)
Text
Multi-language character set
In-place WYSIWYG MTEXT editor
MTEXT via internal or external editor
QLEADER command (leader and leader annotations)
MLEADER
Annotative Styles
Spelling
Fields
Hatch
Gradient hatches
Custom patterns
HATCHEDIT command
Hatch grip edit - - -
Trim/extend of/to hatch pattern entities
Raster images
Raster image support (clipping, transparency, ...)
Support for ECW and JPEG2000 - - - - - -
Support for MrSID - - - - - -
Other
Real time pan & zoom
Support for 3Dconnexion mouse - - - - - -
Multithreaded display regeneration - - - - - -
Non-rectangular viewports
ALIGNSPACE command (alignment between model- and paperspace)
CONVERTPOLY command -
MVSETUP command -
Preview filter
Layer preview - - - - - - - -
Layer States Manager
Layer filters
Multilines and multiline styles (7)
Array dialog
Block insertion from drawing
Block attribute definition manager
Block attribute redefinition
Dynamic blocks support (4)
Dynamic blocks grip editing - - -
Dynamic input
Dynamic UCS (temporarily switch to surface of 3D solid) -
Real time boundary detection - - - - -
Edit properties of multiple entities -
Tables & table styles
Formulas in table cells - - -
SOLPROF command - - - -
FLATSHOT command - - - -
Geometric 2D constraints (7)
User Profile Manager
Printing
CTB & STB table files
PC3 printer configuration files - - - (3) (3) (3)
Import & editing of page setups
PUBLISH command
Shade plot for paperspace and modelspace viewports
Layout printing with combinations of viewports and visual styles
PDF printing - - -
Printer calibration
Programming
ActiveX, including in-place editing - - - - - - -
Entity data editor - -
Script recorder - -
Full LISP support with vl-, vlr-, vla- and vlax- support -
LISP encryption - - - - - - -
Solutions Development System (SDS/ADS) -
DCL engine -
COM API - - - - - - -
Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) (2) (2) - - - - - - - -
VBA DVB projects support - - - - - - - -
.NET - - - - - - - -
BRX (BricsCAD Runtime eXtension) - - - - (6) (6) - ARX -
TX (Teigha eXtensions) - - - - - - - -
CUI menu files support, with Diesel expressions
Legacy menu MNU and MNS file support
API for toolbar and menu customization
Licensing
Multi-platform licenses - - - - -
Single
All-In
Network
Volume - -
Academic

(1) To be implemented.
(2) BricsCAD 32-bit (Windows) only.
(3) Partial.
(4) Defining dynamic blocks is not possible yet.
(5) View only. Edit under development.
(6) Without MFC classes.
(7) View/edit only. Not create.
(8) Limited (no rendering).
(9) Optional module.