BricsCAD® by Bricsys is the World's number one alternative to AutoCAD®.


BricsCAD software offers all the familiar .dwg 2D CAD features, yet it adds time saving tools and 3D Direct Modeling.  

BricsCAD is offered at a reasonable price with perpetual licenses and no mandatory subscriptions.

The developers say "with BricsCAD you get more for less".  We use it, we agree, try it!


Versions available:

  • Shape  a free 3D modeler (Sketch Up alternative) but works within the .dwg file format.
  • Classic — Cost-effective entry to CAD, focus primarily on 2D, includes support for LISP.
  • Pro — Adds 3D direct modeling and access to third party applications such as Qscape/QArb. 
  • Platinum — Adds advanced features such as 3D constraints.
  • BIM  — Adds BIM features such as full IFC Interoperability and advanced modelling. 


Classic is the equivalent of AutoCAD LT with prices starting at £500.00.  Pro is the most popular flavour and is the equivalent of full AutoCAD with prices starting at £700.00.  

Please do give it a try and do not hesitate to contact us  (Tel UK: 01284 774786)  to discuss your requirements or to receive a quotation.



More information:

BricsCAD V20 Price List


BricsCAD V19 Brochure


BricsCAD for AutoCAD users.  PDF Ebook.  Recommended skim read for seasoned AutoCAD users. (Similarities, differences, advantages, transition issues to keep an eye on). 


Inside BricsCAD.  PDF Ebook.  Recommended for those new to CAD. (Tour the user interface, learn to create drawings in less than a day).   


Bricsys Blog.  Mix of videos, tutorials, stories and fun.  Great learning resource.