nanoCAD Platform - a professional-grade DWG CAD software

nanoCAD Platform is a CAD solution fully compatible with professional-grade
& industry’s standard DWG support.

New in nanoCAD 24

  • Multilingual Interface: English,
    Spanish, French, German, Korean
  • Layer Manager
  • CAD Standards Toolbar
  • Layer Translator
  • Updating Functional Toolbars
  • Centroid Snap
  • Area
  • Displaying Grid as Dots
  • Updating the ETRANSMIT command
  • Improving IFC Import
  • Point Cloud Project Manager
  • Managing Point Cloud
  • Point Clouds Hiding and Displaying Commands
  • Checking Connections
    in the Database
  • Shapes in Point Clouds
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Key features

Dynamic input

Dynamic input helps you set the dimensions of drawing elements without having to access the command line. This is a projection with pointer input, dimension input and dynamic hints. Dynamic input, available when creating and editing objects, greatly simplifies the work with drawings


Import IFC files and view them in nanoCAD. nanoCAD also offers BCF functionality; open an IFC file that’s created in a different BIM system and simply exchange notes on it.

User Interface

nanoCAD’s operating principles are designed to look and feel just like other well-known CAD systems. This means that any experienced designer can master nanoCAD instantly. Drawing spaces, command lines, positions of menu items, and icons are recognizable, so there is nearly no need for retraining. You can switch back and forth between the modern ribbon and classic CAD user interfaces instantly. nanoCAD’s visual interface editor customizes almost every aspect of nanoCAD. Settings can be copied from one workstation to another.

Tool palettes

Tool palettes give you fast, easy access to your most-used commands and blocks. Organizations can define their own sets of standard blocks, hatches, and scripts and then load them on all workstations to access them with a single click.

Drawing comparison

nanoCAD allows you to find differences between two similar-looking drawings in model space. It detects objects that have been modified, added, or removed from drawings being compared.

Powerful excel-style table editor

nanoCAD’s table editor blows away the competition with its powerful set of database-like capabilities, along with tables that embed macros and formulas in cells.

2D/3D Point clouds

nanoCAD imports point clouds into drawings from laser scanners like TerraSolid (bin), ASPRS (las), and Leica (ptx and pts), as well as generic point cloud files (pcd). The Import dialog box is powerful enough to import only the regions of clouds you need. You can create and modify clouds with sections and clips, and tune visualization parameters, such as color by elevation.

Extensive commands for creating and editing 2D/3D objects

nanoCAD contains all tools necessary for design:

  • Create and edit 2D and 3D objects, text, and design elements
  • Adjust display settings and printing for technical documentation
  • Create and use any kind of table and specifications, based on block attributes
  • Set up working environments according to international standards
  • View, create, and edit 3D surface objects
  • Effectively share technical information and drawings with designers working in other CAD systems
  • Place raster images (scanned drawings, text, tables, photographs) in designs

Locator function

With the Locator tool, you interactively rotate the view of a model while holding down the Alt key, and then select any point on the locator circle, or choose one of the four marked points to rotate a view by 90. The arrow points to the new view rotation position.

Scripting engine

nanoCAD’s scripting engine allows everyday users to automate routine tasks. You can write macros using Visual Basic Script, Java Script, and other scripting languages supported by Microsoft Windows as well as use the built-in LISP interpreter.

Transparency command

The new Transparency command toggles the transparency of background pixels in raster images. Access this new command through the ribbon’s Visualization group, the Raster menu, or the Raster toolbar.

Associative design elements

For associative dimensions and multileaders created in other CAD systems, associativity with objects is maintained in nanoCAD. Associative links with dimensions can be broken by shifting the grips of extension lines.


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