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Features Comparison

progeCAD Professional is an affordable alternative to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. Don't take our word for it, check by yourself! Compare progeCAD and AutoCAD key features through this table. If you still have doubts, download a Trial Version and have a go or contact our Support Team for more details.

  progeCAD AutoCAD
Full LT
Native DWG
DWG for AutoCAD version 2.5 to 2019
Classic Toolbars and Ribbon GUI support
Ribbon Contextual
CUI menu support
3D PDF Export
EasyArch 3D (Architectural plugin)
IFC (BIM) Import
AEC Objects Visualization
ESRI-SHAPE Importer (.shp) graphic & data
STEP import
Drawing recovery
Perspective image correction
In-Place Text Editor
Slope Tool (topographic)
Autosez Tool (Automatic creation of Surface profiles)
WorkSpaces Support
Default Layer for Hatches and Dimensions
Fade for Xref, Locked Layer and Refedit
Dynamic Input
Export to DWF
Integrated Cloud Service
Tables creation/editing
Tables Styles
Numbered  Markers (BubblesBaloons)
User Profiles support
PC3 Support
Annotative Objects
Publish (Batch Plot)
Multiple Paper Spaces (layouts)
AutoCAD 3D surface commands
ACIS viewing
Full ACIS modeling & editing
3D Print
Loft and Helix commands
XRef Manager
MTEXT support via external editor
Hatch editing
Open/Import Microstation files (.dgn, .dgnlib, .rdl, .cel)
Raster Image Display (image management)
Image polygonal clip
Image menu
CTB color table files
STB style table files
PLOT command
AutoCAD Command Line
AutoCAD menu and script files
Explorer for managing layers, blocks, line types
Object Properties toolbar
Properties palette
Apparent & Extended intersection snap
Polar Tracking
Express Tools
Refedit ( Edit locally individual objects within a Block)
Layer Manager ( Save and Restore Layers configurations)
Visual Menu Customization
ActiveX, including in-place editing
Solutions Development System (IRX - similar to ARX - SDS/ADS C++)
AutoLISP (including DCL)
Script Recorder
COM support
.NET support
Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
External VBA file loading (multiple .vbi)
PDF to DWG (convert PDF files to DWG files)
JPG print
PDF and PDF/A print
STL and Collada (DAE) Export
PDF, DWF, DGN Underlay
BetterWMF Integration
Raster to Vector module
iCADLib libraries blocks manager
Block libraries (Construction, Architectural, ANSI-ISO and DIN-ISO Mechanics, ANSI and IEC Electrical, Electronic, Steel Profiles, Furniture, Kitchen)
Traceparts and Cadenas integration
True Type Font
Arc Aligned Text
Quick Dimension
Drawing Fields
Find & Replace
Native ECW,Jpeg 2000, MrSID support
True color support

progeCAD 2019

progeCAD, is an AutoCAD® compatible 2D/3D CAD application that works with AutoCAD® DWG files from AutoCAD® 2.5 through AutoCAD® 2019! The best solution for AEC, MCAD and all generic CAD usages. Learn More...

Familiar Interface

The progeCAD interface will make you feel comfortable from the very beginning thanks to the "AutoCAD® - Like" Classic icon and Ribbon menus and "AutoCAD® - Like" commands. Learn More...

Advanced Features

Besides being an all-embracing 2D/3D CAD tool with all the fundamental drawing functionality, progeCAD offers professionals a large number of advanced features and exclusive tools. Learn More...

Flexible Licensing

progeCAD Professional is available with different perpetual licensing solutions, suitable for all business dimensions, from a single drafter to global corporations. Learn More...

progeCAD 2019

CAD Alternative

progeCAD Professional is a 2D/3D DWG-native CAD for general-purpose drafting. The program offers very high compatibility with AutoCAD®, yet progeCAD is way much more than just an alternative to the market leader. progeCAD integrates its exclusive tools and sells with PERPETUAL LICENSES at a fraction of the cost of industry leaders.

High Compatibility

progeCAD's original format DWG ensures complete compatibility with AutoCAD® WITHOUT ANY FILE CONVERSION and without losing any critical information. progeCAD offers the interface complete with the "AutoCAD® - Like" Classic icon and Ribbon menus and "AutoCAD® - Like" commands.

progeCAD Professional AutoCAD Alternative