ViaCAD 2D and ViaCAD 2D/3D Competitive Matrix
FEATURE ViaCAD 2D v12 ViaCAD 2D/3D v12 AutoCAD  LT  2020 BricsCAD Classic v20 DraftSight Professional
Perpetual License Price $69.99 $199.99 Not offered $845 Not offered
Annual Subscription Price Not offered Not offered $1610 $410 $199
Platforms on Which Available PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac PC & Mac PC Only
Usability and Performance
Command Line
Customizable Tool Palettes
Dynamic Input Cursor
Dynamic Input Cursor
 Image Tracer (Raster to Vector Converter)
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
Roofs
Walls, Multi-Walls
3D Modeling Tools
ACIS®Solid Modeling Kernel
Basic Solids and Surfaces Primitives
 Push/Pull Modeling
Shelling, Blending
Rendering, Presentation and Viualization
3D Animation
OpenGL Rendering
RayTracing
Interoperability
2D PDF Import
 3D Printer Support - via STL Import and Export
DGN Import/Export
DXF/DWG R12-2020
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OBJ Import/Export
Other Features
Free Trial for Evaluation
2D/3D Parts and Symbols Libraries
3D Print Check Tools
LISP API
Plug-ins API