SharkCAD Pro and ViaCAD Pro Competitive Matrix
SharkCAD, ViaCAD Comparison SharkCAD Pro v12 SharkCAD v12 ViaCAD Pro v12 AutoCAD 2020 BricsCAD Platinum v20 BricsCAD Pro v20 VectorWorks Fundamentals
Perpetual License Price $2499.99 $999.99 $699.99 Not offered $1560 $1560 $2617
Annual Subscription Price $999.99 $349.99 $279.99 $1610 $910 $640 $1296 ($108/mo.)
Platforms on Which Available PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac
Usability and Performance
 Command Line
Customizable Tool Palettes
  Multi-Threaded Support
Video/Online Tutorials
2D Drafting & Anotations
250+ Drafting Tools
2D Dimensional and Geometric Contraints
Layer Filters
MarkUp and Redline
Architectural Tools
Doors, Windows, Slabs, Stairs
Walls, Multi-Walls
3D Modeling Tools
ACIS®Solid Modeling Kernel
Basic Solids and Surfaces Primitives
Deformable Modeling
Feature Based/History Tree
G2 Continuous Edge Blending
 Push/Pull Modeling
Shelling, Blending
Woodworking Joint Tools
Rendering, Presentation and Viualization
3D Animation
HDRI Support
Rendering Lights and Materials
Sketch Rendering
3D Printer Support - via STL Import and Export
Advanced MCAD Native Translators**
DGN Import
DXF/DWG R12-2020
Rhino™ 3D Import
Other Features
Free Trial for Evaluation
2D/3D Parts and Symbols Libraries
3D Print Check Tools
Plug-ins API