progeCAD Smart


Reads AutoCad DWG files and has expansive functionality

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: PROGESOFT

Release: progeCAD Smart

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This software reads and writes AutoCAD DWG files from 2.5 to 2009


  • It has the requisite AutoCAD Commands
  • AutoLISP is included!
  • Express Tools!
  • Plus, export to PDF or JPG / 11,000 free symbols and blocks / Basic Rendering Tools

progeCad Smart (for Windows) offers the best free CAD package on the market! If you're an architect or engineer, this is the one for you. Once you are ready for features such as pdf conversion and better photo rendering, the pro version will be waiting for you. 

This software is better due to its AutoCAD capibility

The AutoCAD clone is exceptional and full of features without burdensome system requirements. If you can live with personal use restrictions and no reflection of post-2009 DXF file format revision, then go ahead and download this product.

This file is only 100mb, yet delivers everything you need for a starter pack. It is full of features and extras, these include: being fully 3D capable, vectoring raster images with Wintopo, and access to the vast ALE libraries (over eleven thousand pre-drawn blocks). It's safe to say this that this is a cutting edge drafting system. Don't mind the restrictions involved with using this software on Windows 7, there are plenty of options to accommodate this operating system. 

Other important features to note include: IntelliCAD AutoLISP interpreter, oSnap like temporary point and snap, plus layers and blocks. Don't forget about the ability to edit xref, blocks, and hatches. There are options for both rendering and 3D shading. This is the successor to progeCAD Smart 2008 that we have all been waiting for!

There are some disclaimers, including this product is not open source, it is absolutely not allowed and illegal to use this product for any commercial purpose, and that there are features unavailable without the Pro version.

This great product is completely free and is yours to use and keep forever!

Joy Montoya
Michelle Richter
This software packs a punch in such a small package. You can render photos pack pdf files there is many wonderful features. It is small so not much space is required. The best part is they offer it for free.
This is the best free Computer Aided Design (CAD) product on the market. It is marketed towards architects and engineers. There is a professional version with PDFs and better photo rendering. Everyone interested in learning CAD should give this product a try!
Jacob Bowser
progeCAD Smart has a non-commercial free version and a paid version. A must have for engineers, as it is the leading computer aided design program. Supports many advanced features such as AutoLISP and VBA scripting. Useful for both editing and printing. Would recommend the free version for sure!
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