Most industries need CAD (Computer Aided Drafting) Software. The only problem is that the market’s leading CAD software is unaffordable for most business owners that do not make their living from drawing on CAD alone.

If you make your living producing CAD drawings, by all means, spend the money. But if you are for example, a graphic designer, electrician, or a security systems installer that merely needs to open DWG CAD format drawings sent to you by an architect requesting a quote, CAD software is a bit on the pricey side. This problem forces a lot of people to install illegal CAD software and lets face it, that one illegal CAD package can mean the end of your business.

The above mentioned problems and subsequent search for a solution, lead me to ProgeCAD.

ProgeCAD’s DWG format ensures complete compatibility with AutoCAD® WITHOUT ANY FILE CONVERSION and without loosing any information. ProgeCAD lets you export drawing files both in DWG and DXF format. ProgeCAD has got a familiar CAD interface and uses known commands. If you have had any AutoCAD® training there will be no learning curve on ProgeCAD.

The best part is that ProgeCAD costs a fraction of what commercial expensive DWG CAD software costs and rolling in at approximately $285 this is by far a great alternative.

ProgeCAD offers a free 30 day trial, so try it out and let us know what you think of ProgeCAD, it could be the CAD solution for your office.

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5 Comments so far

  1. woah is there a software that costs $285,00! thats plain crazy

  2. Webdesigner says:

    Thanks for sharing the great alternative software.

    Regards from France ;)

  3. iCADMac says:

    What a great deal and a great mention of great software. I bet myself I could say great three times in the first sentence, isn’t that great.

    Anyway, thanks for the mention regarding progeCAD. 30 day trial downloads of the Windows AutoCAD Clone are now accompanied by our new Mac CAD Software with a similar story. DWG, AutoLISP, familiar commands and GUI, little or no learning curve… get progeCAD at and Mac CAD at
    Thanks for spreading that “GREAT” news!

  4. Chowdary says:

    Hello All,

    Good news for Indian CAD buyers! We have launched a spcial price offer exclusively for India. Price of progeCAD 2010 professional is only Rs.4,999/-. (Approximately USD 100).

    Check our site for complete details.

    Thanks for reading,

  5. DatsCad says:

    An excellent piece of software and with a 30-day trial you can’t go wrong, try it out! A must have for Cad Design companies.

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