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BricsCAD®

The modern CAD software alternative

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What is BricsCAD?

BricsCAD is the modern CAD alternative. It is based on DWG, and it is compatible with everything you know. BricsCAD is available as a perpetual license that you can buy once and use forever.

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For 2D drafting & 3D modeling

BricsCAD offers unique tools to help you get more work done faster in 2D and 3D. Powered by advanced machine learning technologies, these workflows are designed to speed tasks that often take hours or more in the industry-standard CAD product.

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Familiar CAD

AutoCAD® (LT) 2021 compatible

There’s no need to change your printers, templates, blocks or sheet set layouts to move to BricsCAD - everything is 100% compatible and in DWG. 

Lisp Routines

You can run LISP routines developed in AutoCAD® and other CAD applications, and develop your own in BricsCAD (BLADE).

Use AutoCAD® Dynamic Blocks

BricsCAD reads, displays and employs Dynamic Blocks created in AutoCAD® without restriction. 

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Efficient CAD

Drawing explorer

Drawing Explorer centralizes in BricsCAD what in other CAD platforms amounts to as many separate dialog boxes. Easy to navigate, easy to search. 

Quad

A “head-up” command palette that predicts your command usages and offers one-click access to them.

Manipulator

A versatile tool that lets you move, copy, rotate, scale and mirror selected entities, without starting a specific command. 

Adaptive grid snapping

Create accurately with a dynamic snap grid that changes to reflect your zoom level.

Nearest distance

View and modify the distance between two entities without starting a command.

Automate Parametrics

BricsCAD’s AI quickly adds parametric intelligence to otherwise dumb solids. It’s the fastest way to create families of smart, table-driven parts. 

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Stable CAD

Leverage multi-core CPUs

BricsCAD supports multi-threaded, multi-processor operations to speed product performance for file loads, drawing generation and rendering. 

High performance graphics engine

BricsCAD uses Redway3D graphics system to deliver great performance in both 2D and 3D operations, regardless of drawing size.

PDF and BIG TIFF underlay

We use a multi-resolution, persistent image cache to display PDF underlays, enabling super-fast zoom and pan operations.

BricsCAD A.I.
helps you work much faster

Blockify

A.I. tools in BricsCAD recognize your intent and help you optimize your 2D drawings and 3D models

 
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Download, install & activate BricsCAD

10 min

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Import of custom content

CUIs

Plotters

Tool palettes

Blocks

Templates

LISP Programs

10 min

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Start using BricsCAD

10 min

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Move to BricsCAD
in minutes

Make your Bricsys account, download BricsCAD and install it side-by-side with your current CAD program. You’ll see how easy it is to change your CAD software!

"BricsCAD® for AutoCAD® Users V20" by Ralph Grabowski [English]

Applications

Discover 400+ third-party applications
that run on BricsCAD

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GIS, Survey and Mapping
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Work together when you’re not, right inside of BricsCAD

Bricsys 24/7
for Design Teams

Collaborate with your peers from inside your BricsCAD session. Share files securely, track changes by user.