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AutoCAD

AutoCAD is a household name in the CAD software world. First released in 1982, the software has become the most common 2D CAD drafting software for designers and engineers for many decades. Scan2CAD’s AutoCAD articles help AutoCAD users with learning the software, product comparisons, keyboard shortcuts, commands lists and more.

AutoCAD is a household name in the CAD software world. First released in 1982, the software has become the most common 2D CAD drafting software for designers and engineers for many decades. Scan2CAD’s AutoCAD articles help AutoCAD users with learning the software, product comparisons, keyboard shortcuts, commands lists and more.

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AutoCAD vs. Inventor: CAD Software Compared

AutoCAD vs Inventor - Software icons

Due to the number of CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software packages available today, it can be quite confusing when selecting the appropriate package for your application. There are numerous CAD programs with either similar or varying features, developed by various companies, for…

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AutoCAD vs Vectorworks

CAD Software Compared: AutoCAD vs Vectorworks

AutoCAD vs Vectorworks

As a comprehensive raster-to-vector solution, Scan2CAD acts as the bridge between an initial sketch and a professional CAD drawing. After converting their drawings in Scan2CAD, our users go on to use a wide array of CAD software—and, naturally, we often get…

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How to Insert an Image into a CAD Drawing

AutoCAD with raster image inserted

Here at Scan2CAD, converting from raster to vector is what we do. After all, vector file formats are essential to CAD software. Without their editability, scalability and potential to attach reams of important data, CAD simply would not be the same….

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13 Sites with Free CAD Blocks

Whether you’re a CAD hobbyist or a professional, you’ll know that creating 2D and 3D designs can often be a time-consuming process. Those who are keen on increasing their productivity and creating quality designs often make use of CAD blocks. Blocks…

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CAD Software Compared: AutoCAD vs SolidWorks

We here at Scan2CAD know that no program is an island—even when it’s the ultimate vectorization software. The range of CAD software is incredibly broad, with specialized programs for practically every design purpose. Each program exists within an ecosystem, and an architect…

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Top 5 Affordable AutoCAD Alternatives

Female Architect Using Laptop - AutoCAD Alternatives

If you couldn’t already tell, we’re pretty big fans of AutoCAD here at the Scan2CAD blog. As Autodesk’s flagship product, AutoCAD has a lot to offer the entire CAD industry. It comes as no surprise, therefore, that it’s the go-to product for…

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Autodesk Software Compared

AutoCAD Software Application Icons

Since 1982, Autodesk has been a major presence in the CAD industry. Its initial flagship software, AutoCAD, is still alive and well today. However, Autodesk has since released a wide range of programs, each with its own specialized features to cater…

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