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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 BricsCAD: CAD Software Compared

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The introduction of computer-aided design has undoubtedly increased the quality of CAD designs. As a result of the continuous development of various CAD applications, users from varying industries have a handful of applications to choose from. Choosing the most suitable program…

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ArchiCAD vs. AutoCAD: CAD Software Compared

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Before the advent of CAD software applications, designs, whether mechanical or architectural, were done on a sheet of paper placed on a drawing board using pencils, set squares, and other drawing instruments. The design process was very time-consuming and tedious. If…

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Compared: The 10 Best 3D CAD Software

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Design is a very crucial step in any manufacturing and creation process. Despite its importance, there was once a time when Design was subjected to limitations and inaccuracies present in the use of the traditional drafting desk and physical tools. Following…

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AutoCAD vs. Inventor: CAD Software Compared

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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

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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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