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.
  • Lite — (formerly Classic).  Cost-effective entry to CAD, focus primarily on 2D, includes support for LISP.
  • Pro — Adds 3D direct modeling, civil engineering site tools and access to third party applications such as Qscape/QArb. 
  • BIM  — Adds BIM features such as full IFC Interoperability and advanced modelling. 


BricsCAD Lite is the equivalent of AutoCAD LT with prices starting at £520.00 (Perpetual license).  Pro is the most popular flavour and is the equivalent of full AutoCAD with prices starting at £860.00 (Perpetual license).  

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 V21 Price List


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).


Getting Started with BricsCAD. PDF Ebook.  Explore the similarities between BricsCAD and AutoCAD, discover BricsCAD's unique tools.


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