RealCAD

design better, faster, smarter®

design better, faster, smarter™

RealCAD® is exceptional CAD software – The perfect choice for designers and drafters looking for performance-driven CAD for Windows or Mac.

“No CAD software with this much depth is as fast to learn or as easy to master, I know because I have to support them all.” Dani Ramiro, CAD International

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Decades of development based on user feedback has resulted in the most refined, feature rich RealCAD to date. Thousands of professionals rely on RealCAD® technology every day, not just to make a living but to stay ahead of the competition.

Those that do the research choose RealCAD for highly productive, easy to master drafting.

When you choose to deploy RealCAD in your business you’re selecting the most popular drafting product in our entire CAD stable. Make the move to software that lets you design better, faster and funner®.

Application developers choose RealCAD as their development platform. Products like LANDWorksCAD, ArborCAD, Rack-n-Pack, RealCAM, FallSafeCAD, all use RealCAD. It provides their clients with the best user experience and makes their applications look good too.

Get Good Fast

Easy step-by-step online training will have you up and running in just a few hours – You won’t be an expert straight away but you’ll be well on your way.

” …just completed the training and really enjoyed it. I’m sure I’ll discover new ways to expand my experience every time I use it.”, Rory Manning

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RealCAD’s online training teaches you everything you need to know to start being productive, from absolute beginners’ fundamentals to the tips and tricks of a seasoned guru – You can do the training in your own time and at your own pace too.

Students of the course anywhere in the world get direct access to support from real people that make up the RealCAD support team.

Real .CAD advantage

100% .CAD file compatibility. Only genuine RealCAD® software can assure you of this. Safely open, edit and save all .CAD files or convert to .DWG as required.

” My old software could only use DWG files. Being able to work natively in .CAD and exchange in .DWG when I need to is great,” B. Randall (CAD Manager)

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Collaborate with associates using  other design software – RealCAD® supports .CAD, .DWG, .DXF, .SKP, Raster/Image files and of course output to PDF. Share your designs with anyone.

Give your clients and associates the free CAD viewer, available for both Mac and Windows then when you send them your file they’ll see exactly what you see with no loss of data. They can measure, markup and print too.

Feature Rich Simplicity

With half the number of commands and 40% less clicks* to achieve even greater results, enjoy the cleanest and most rewarding CAD interface yet.

” Nice. “, J. Bavistock (Clements, UK)

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Keeping things simple is one thing, but making it powerful and efficient is quite a challenge – RealCAD achieves both like no other CAD software.

A clean, modern interface, a guiding prompt, a reactive cursor without excessive indicators, minimal buttons and many actions that don’t require a command to be chosen all add up to RealCAD’s unique productivity leading approach.

CAD accurate digital art

RealCAD combines traditional vector-based CAD with digital artistry. Your drawings can be as illustrative or as technical as you desire.

“I love that my drawings can be brought to life.” Heinze B, ShopFitters

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In addition to all the standard tools of professional CAD, RealCAD gives you superior abillities when it comes to making your drawings stand out. Fill areas with texture, color, transparency, imagery, use line weights, styles, backdrops, whiteout and more to transform simple line drawings into designs with greater clarity and visual appeal.

V8 Sets a New Standard

RealCAD® is always being enhanced to embrace new technologies and improve productivity for its users. The latest v8 is no exception with a range of new enhancements that build upon its long standing pedigree. v8 is the most effective version yet with speed and feature improvements existing users will love and new buyers will relish in.

“We don’t always choose to upgrade but this year v8 has really compelling enhancements we’re already making use of. Well done guys”

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Decades of development based on user feedback has resulted in the most refined, feature rich RealCAD to date. Thousands of professionals rely on RealCAD® technology every day, not just to make a living but to stay ahead of the competition.

Those that do the research choose RealCAD for highly productive, easy to master drafting.

When you choose to deploy RealCAD in your business you’re selecting the most popular drafting product in our entire CAD stable. Make the move to software that lets you design better, faster and funner®.

Application developers choose RealCAD as their development platform. Products like LANDWorksCAD, ArborCAD, Rack-n-Pack, RealCAM, FallSafeCAD, all use RealCAD. It provides their clients with the best user experience and makes their applications look good too.

A few features we think you’ll love…

Sketch and Stretch™

Easily adjust anything in your drawing. Associated elements will update automatically saving hours of rework.

Good Measure

Instant, accurate measurement tools assist in costing and calculating job requirements with confidence. Areas, lengths, angles and quantities straight off the drawing, even around complex hard to estimate shapes.

Copy That

With multiple ways to copy. From click and drag, cut and paste, following along a path, circular and linear arrays to mirroring, rotation and scale. Never draw the same thing twice again.

Cloning

Set your current drawing properties or change the properties of selected items to those of another entity in the drawing without interrupting your design flow.

TrueLine™

See line weights whilst you work just as they will print or toggle all to fine lines to see more detail.

Smart Select™

Within the most complex drawings RealCAD lets you locate items by Layer, Type, Name, Style, Weight and Colour or by matching one you’ve already chosen. Selecting what you want to edit has never been easier.

Magic Eraser™

Powerful editing of lines is made possible by the proprietary Magic Eraser™ function. Just press Alt + drag your cursor to trim and delete.

Geometry Tracker

Step back through all the geometry changes of your design, even if your in the middle of drawing a line without stepping back through your views. By tracking only the geometry you’re spared losing your place and wasting time. If you want to step back though your views you can do this too. It’s your choice.

The Prompt

An easy to follow prompt steps you through each stage of the command. Just follow the Prompt and you can’t go wrong. This is particularly good for new or intermittent users.

Frequently Asked Questions

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What license options are available?

Choose from a lifetime license that will continue to run for as long as your PC and operating system will support it, or a timed license that you can rent. There is no compulsory ongoing subscription and you don't have to be connected to the internet to use the software.

Do you offer payment plans or rental?

Yes. Choose to buy outright, pay by payment plan over time or simply rent the software as required. (Minimum rental periods apply).

Can I use RealCAD on a Mac?

Absolutely. Both MAC OSX and Windows are fully supported. It operates and looks the same in both environments. RealCAD is the preferred CAD product for drafting as voted by applecad.com where it won the award for ‘Best 2D CAD for Apple” in 2017 and 2018 and is set to do the same in 2019.

Is there a free viewer?

Yes. RealCAD’s free viewer lets you view, measure, markup and print CAD files.

Give the free viewer to your clients and associates so they will be sure to see just what you see. No loss of data.

Available for Mac and Windows

Is RealCAD good for machinery design?

If the designs are primarily 2D then RealCAD is the best choice. For more complex 3D work choose IronCAD.

Can I use it for landscape design?

Yes, however LANDWorksCAD is a special version of RealCAD that will do a much better job even faster. It has special tools and libraries to make landscape a breeze.

Is RealCAD for architectural design?

If you are producing or editing 2D drawings then RealCAD is perfect. If you require a program built specifically for architecture and interior design then choose ArchLine.XP

Is there a CAM option?

RealCAD v5 (for Windows) has a CAM module (extra cost) to do 2.5 and 3 axis machining.

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$249
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System Requirements

Windows

  • Windows 10, 8 or 7 (64bit)
  • Intel i5 processor (i7 preferred)
  • 8GB RAM (16GB preferred)
  • 1GB Hard Drive (SSD preferred)
  • Mouse with scroll wheel
  • Dedicated graphics card with 2GB+ supporting OpenGL 2.0 or later
  • 1980 x 1080 screen resolution or higher recommended
  • 4k screens are supported

Mac

  • Mac OSX Mojave, High Sierra, Sierra or El Capitan (64bit)
  • Intel i5 processor (i7 preferred)
  • 8GB RAM (16GB preferred)
  • 1GB Hard Drive (SSD preferred)
  • Mouse with scroll wheel
  • Dedicated graphics card with 2GB+ supporting OpenGL 2.0 or later
  • 1980 x 1080 screen resolution or higher recommended
  • 4k screens are supported
 

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