Perform All Autocad Tasks and More

A Proven Replacement for AutoCAD 2D/3D DWG Software

…with all the Familiar Icons and Menus

progeCAD is professional ‘AutoCAD’ like software without the monthly subscription. It suports an interface complete with an “AutoCAD® Like” icon menu and “AutoCAD® Like” comands. It has the same file formats, same menus, and comands and at a fraction of the price (a one-time investment instead of a monthly subscription like AutoCAD)…

EasyArch Architectural Plug-in

Enjoy EasyArch, the free add-on for architectural design. Draw Walls, Doors and Windows instead of just lines, arcs and circles.

Express Tools

Use a similar bonus toolset as AutoCAD. Offered FREE without subscription because, well, we’re just like that!

Application Programming Interface (API) Support

Automate your tasks using industry standard API’s, including AutoLISP, SDS (like ADS), IRX (like ARX) and Visual Basic for Applications.

Google Earth Interface

Import and Export your model to Google Earth. See your design right at the spot where it will be built.

PDF Plotting

Plot to PDF using progeCAD’s plot interface. Use Color Tables (.ctb) or Style Tables (.stb) and Printer Configuration Parameter (.pcp) files from AutoCAD.

What is progeCAD?

To start, it is over $3000 less than AutoCAD…

  • progeCAD, powered by IntelliCAD 8.x, is an AutoCAD® Industry compatible 2D/3D CAD application that natively works with AutoCAD® DWG files, from AutoCAD® DWG 2.5 through the latest AutoCAD® DWG format!
  • progeCAD’s original format, DWG, ensures a complete compatibility with AutoCAD® WITHOUT ANY FILE CONVERSION and without losing any critical information.
  • progeCAD supports an interface complete with an “AutoCAD® Like” icon menu and “AutoCAD® Like” commands.
  • progeCAD includes options like PDF & Google Earth KML export, 3D modeling, XREF & DWG block library managers, AutoCAD-style command line with extensions like DIESEL, VBA & AutoLISP, C++ programming and SHX fonts.
  • progeCAD Professional is useful for CAD field & concept sketch, electrical schematics, building construction, AEC architectural, civil, structural, mechanical and industrial engineering, carpentry & “as built” drawings, MCAD mechanical layout, home kitchen & bath floor plan, property survey & landscape drawing to ANSI DIN and ISO standards.
  • progeCAD includes options like PDF import and PDF print, 3D modeling, XREF & DWG block library managers, AutoCAD-style command line with extensions like VBA & AutoLISP, C++ programming and SHX fonts.
  • progeCAD offers more CAD functions than AutoCAD® LT or TurboCAD Pro at a fraction of the price of AutoCAD®, ArchiCAD or Microstation.
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progeCAD vs. AutoCAD

  • progeCAD works with AutoCAD DWG files, without any type of conversion. edit every version of DWG: AutoCAD 2.5 through AutoCAD 2017!
  • progeCAD’s user interface is complete with “AutoCAD Like” icon menus and commands.
  • progeCAD supports AutoCAD file types: DWG, DXF, .MNU, .SCR, AutoLISP, SHX and TTF fonts, CTB and PCP for Plotting, Hatch Patterns, Linetypes, etc.
  • progeCAD Professional supports 3D ACIS Solid Modeling, 3D Surface commands such as revsurf, rulesurf, etc., progeCAD also has 3D Realistic Rendering built in allowing you to make true to life representations of your AutoCAD compatible DWG models. See further comparisons by selecting the button below…
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ProgeCAD includes options such as PDF import and export, 3D modeling, XREF & DWG block library managers, AutoCAD-style command line with API extensions like VBA, AutoLISP, and C++ programming.

progeCAD offers more CAD functions than AutoCAD® LT or TurboCAD Pro at a fraction of the price compared to AutoCAD®, ArchiCAD or Microstation.

  • Entity “grips” (or “handles”) for quick and easy editing in real time
  • Windows OLE support for embedding Microsoft Excel charts, images & objects
  • progeCAD bonus “Express Tools” offer short-cuts for common design tasks
  • iCADLib AutoCAD DWG block library manager including over 23,000 CAD symbol blocks
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Introducing iCARE Subscription Services

iCARE is a 1 year subscription-based maintenance and support program. It offers a variety of benefits to help customers get the most out of their progeCAD software. iCARE cuts down upgrade costs and gives customers more value.

For an annual fee, iCARE customers get convenient access to the following benefits:

  • Software – You will receive all progeCAD Updates and All New Versions.
  • Support – Free Technical assistance via the web with the new help desk service through ticket, email, live chat and remote support.

Buy iCARE now bundled with your progeCAD licenses and save 20% off the iCARE price.

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Unprecedented File Compatibility

Over 20000 Blocks and Symbols progeCAD supports every important AutoCAD® file type:

  • AutoCAD® DWG drawings (from 2.5 through 2015)
  • AutoCAD® menus (.MNU)
  • AutoCAD® scripts (.SCR)
  • AutoCAD® AutoLISP routines (.LSP)
  • AutoCAD® Drawing Exchange Format (DXF)
  • AutoCAD® ADS Compatible programs (SDS, Solutions Development System)
  • Windows TrueType and AutoCAD® SHP/SHX fonts
  • AutoCAD® Tables for plotting (.CTB)
  • AutoCAD® Hatch Patterms
  • AutoCAD®Blocks
  • AutoCAD® Linetypes
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Licensing Options

progeCAD 2016 Professional is available with different licensing solutions

SL – Single+ license
Single+ license allows install and use on two computers, such as a laptop and a desktop, to be used by the same person but never at the same time.

USB – USB Portable
Install progeCAD on as many computers as you’d like, plug in the USB dongle to use the software. Great for the CAD/CAM CNC macines on the shop floor, consultants traveling to various work areas, or even to share between the office and home computers.

NLM – Network Licenses
Can be installed on unlimited PCs on the network and used at the same time by several users according to the number of purchased licenses (1 NLM=1 concurrent user). The number of network floating licenses determines how many users can work with the product at any one time. The necessary number of licenses should be acquired according to the number of users you determine need to be using progeCAD at the same time. License Take-Away: NLM licenses can be temporarily moved on a laptop or a remote PC to be used offline providing the ability to take the computer offsite for work out of the office.

Corporate One Site – Site License
Unlimited users under the company name within one unique company location or unit

Corporate Country – Country License
Unlimited users under the company name within the same country

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progeCAD Professional System Requirements

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Intel or AMD Pentium equivalent, or more powerful processor
  • 256 Mb RAM minimum (2 Gb or more recommended)
  • 2 Gb free hard disk space
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I am very happy with progeCAD! After using AutoCAD for a long time I decided to try progeCAD in 2008. I have been happy with progeCAD ever since. ProgeCAD does everything I need for my clients.

– Howard Pennington, ArrowCAD Design Services LLC

All is well with my progeCAD. Some of the nicest software that I've had. Thanks for asking!

– Roy Sparks

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