Easy to use, incredibly powerful 2D drafting and design software
World-class performance at an incredible value, ViaCAD 2D is the perfect choice for producing anything from simple sketches to production ready schematics, diagrams, or drawings.
Start designing in a snap with the best bang-for-your-buck 2D CAD program available. ViaCAD 2D is packed with unique tools to help you create precision drawings, layouts, schematics, and plans easily. Start with a sketch or draw from scratch; a comprehensive set of tools let you edit, modify, and add details to your drawing.
Drawing precisely is easy with ViaCAD. The LogiCursor™ guides your cursor to potential point selections in the drawing; anticipating your next action. Editing is just as easy with the Gripper; adding drag and drop capabilities to simple and more complex edits. Customizable grids add another level of ease to drawing and editing. The grids provide precision drag and drop in rectangular, polar (circular), and isometric layouts.
Includes over 275 drawing and editing tools
Create precision drawings with tools that you would expect and some that will surprise you. Each drawing tool has multiple options for creating objects in your designs. Powerful tools such as rectangular and polar (circular) arrays help you create more precise and complicated patterns. A complete toolkit of trimming options is available to help you make modifications. The included ‘Region Trim' will do in one click, what most programs take dozens of steps to achieve.
• Points, Lines, Arcs, Circles, Ellipses, Splines
• Drawing tools provide multiple methods for creating.
• Copy/Move, Scale, Rotate, Mirror, stretch
• Rectangular array with X and Y controls
• Polar array with customizable angles and spacing
• Trimming tools include Trim, Extend, and Break.
• Customizable Fillet and Chamfer
• And much more!
Precision Drafting and Annotations
ViaCAD 2D is a robust design documentation tool with over 20 customizable dimension styles including industry dimension formats. Import a 3D model and the Auto 3D to 2D feature will create multiple 2D views to document 3D models created in other software.
• Automatically converts an imported 3D model to 2D views
• 26 dimension styles
• Import bitmaps for logos and reference images
• Spell Check is provided for another level of accuracy
• Single click Fills and Hatch
Create scaled building drawings and room layouts with ViaCAD. Custom walls are drawn using thickness for different components allowing you to present the real-world wall sizes and what materials make up the walls.
• Walls are automatically trimmed at intersections
• Custom wall components allow you differentiate interior and exterior walls visually
• Insert intelligent doors and windows with ‘drag and drop' placement.
• Instant architectural detailing with automatic dimensioning or customize your own labels for doors and windows with callouts.
What New in v10
• Updated ACIS Modeling Kernel
• Updated interoperability Components (IGES, STEP, SAT)
• Updated DWG Kernel for 2017 Files
• ViaCAD updated to 64 bit application
• Repair and Close Profiles
• Updated Bill of Materials
• Recall Backups from File menu (access file backups easier)
• Gripper Updates
• Lasso Select
• New Draw View for Easy Scaled Printing
• Zoom and Pan within Draw View
• Customize Right Button
We Have Your Back
ViaCAD products are designed to grow with our users. You can dip your toe or jump right in, our suite of computer aided design programs will always be right there along with you. With our tutorials, free technical support, and active forum, you'll always know a helping hand is close by.