BricsCAD®: The modern CAD software alternative.

Based on DWG, BricsCAD® is compatible with everything you know.

BricsCAD® is available as a perpetual license that you can buy once and use forever.

Switch to BricsCAD®

BricsCAD® is a modern, familiar and cost-effective 3D CAD product, available at a fraction of the cost of AutoCAD.

  • Fair pricing – BricsCAD has all your CAD functionality at 1/5th the price of AutoCAD.
  • Full function 2D drafting and 3D modelling using .dwg.
  • Multiple versions to suit your needs – Lite, Pro, Ultimate and more.
  • Supports your existing LISP routines, VBA, .NET programs, menus and templates.
  • Switching is easy. Core CAD functionality is the same, and the interface is familiar to AutoCAD users.
  • Flexible licensing: Yearly renewal or yours forever.
  • 400+ third-party applications that run on BricsCAD

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A whole new world for those who venture beyond the AutoCAD horizon.

Introduction to BricsCAD®

Features you'll love

BricsCAD® is the CAD platform built for tomorrow.


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Automatically searches your drawings for identical entity sets and replaces them with block references.

Automate parametrics

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Work smarter with parametric intelligence applied to otherwise dumb solids. It’s the fastest way to create families of smart, table-driven parts.

Snap to grid

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Create accurately with a dynamic snap grid that changes to reflect your zoom level without keyboard entry.

… and much more, including a block editor, improved dimensions, PDF imports and datalinking.

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Which BricsCAD® product is right for you?

BricsCAD® Lite

Familiar, powerful 2D with basic 3D functionality, like the market-leading “lite” CAD program, but with the added power of full LISP customization support. BricsCAD Lite, like all BricsCAD editions, comes with BLADE – the BricsCAD LISP Advanced Development Environment.

BricsCAD® Pro

Everything in Lite plus advanced direct modeling for history-less 3D modeling ease, enhanced productivity tools like automatic block recognition (Blockify) and rendering with materials/lighting on board.

BricsCAD® Ultimate

BricsCAD Ultimate contains all the functionality of the BricsCAD product range.

BricsCAD® Mechanical

A powerful, history-free and fast part/assembly modeler with resilient sheet metal design tools. BricsCAD Mechanical offers a configurable bill of materials capabilities, intelligent exploded view/assembly animations and assembly kinematics. And like BricsCAD BIM, BricsCAD Mechanical works in a familiar way that will have you up to speed in hours, not weeks.


A better BIM workflow that keeps everything vector accurate, all in DWG and 100% IFC interoperable. BricsCAD BIM uses AI-based workflows to automatically categorize BIM objects and PROPAGATE geometry throughout the model. BricsCAD BIM offers consistent level of development (LOD) control that is unmatched in the industry.

Discover hundreds of third-party applications

BricsCAD® has 400+ third-party applications contributed by 1500+ developers, and growing.


Civil Site Design

Civil Site Design provides dynamic road, drainage and site design tools directly on BricsCAD. For rapid creation & output of highway, subdivision and reconstruction road designs, it combines template & string based design. Harness the Model Viewer to generate stunning 3D visuals as you design. Models dynamically update as you manage your designs. Supports both imperial and metric units, drafting styles- profiles and cross sections – can be configured for local standards.

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Stringer Survey Suite

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With Stringer Survey Suite you can turn your current BricsCAD into a fully fledged survey application. Stringer Survey Suite represents a comprehensive collection of products to service the surveying industry.

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Ready to get started with BricsCAD®?

Download the free 30-day trial of BricsCAD®, or contact us below if you have any questions or want to purchase BricsCAD®.

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Who are we?

Based in Australia, CADApps Australia provides low-cost, high-performance CAD solutions for the Australian design and drafting industry. We have been operating for over twenty years.

0436 336 300
PO Box 1068 Huntingdale, Victoria, 3166, Australia.


Support for all Bricsys applications is provided directly by Bricsys. If you have purchased your Bricsys products through CADApps Australia, or you currently have your Bricsys products on software maintenance with CADApps Australia, you can also lodge a technical support enquiry with us.