Bricsys is a global provider of the BricsCAD® brand of engineering design software and has been developing BricsCAD since 2002.

For the last two decades, their singular focus has been building cost-effective, mission-critical CAD tools. Now as a part of the global technology giant Hexagon AB, they are reinforcing their commitment to take your design workflows to the next level.

With BricsCAD Communicator BricsCAD can work effectively with external CAD packages with import for Autodesk, Catia, Creo, Solidworks, and more.

 
 
BricsCAD® LiteBricsCAD® ProBricsCAD® BIMBricsCAD® MechanicalAutoCAD
LicensingMulti-platform Licenses
Perpetual
Perpetual + Maintenance
Subscription
Network Multi-user
Volume (Perpetual)
Academic
Drawings
Native DWG file format (through AutoCAD 2022)
Password Protection
eTransmit
Sheet Set Manager
Geographic Location
Drawing Compare
Cloud Collaboration
Interface
Dark and Light Color Themes
Industry standard commands, aliases, and variables
Command Line (Autocomplete, Midstring, Clickable options)
Start tab
File (Drawing) tabs
Model and Layout tabs
Menu bar
Toolbars
Ribbon
Tool Palettes
Contextual Right-click Menus
Contextual Quad Menu
Status Bar
Workspaces
Searchable Settings (Variables) Dialog Box
Lockable Interface
Clean Screen Mode
Drawing Explorer
Customizable User Interface (CUI)
Structure Browser
Selection, Snap & Track
Selection Filtering (QSELECT)
Add Selected
Select Similar
Selection Cycling
Entity Snaps (Osnaps)
Polar Tracking
Zintersection 3D snap
Nearest Distance
Adaptive Gridsnap
Real-time boundary detection
2D Dynamic UCS
3D Dynamic UCS
Drawing Tools
Line, Polyline, 3D Polyline, Spline, Ray, Xline
Multiline and Multiline Styles
Circle, Arc, Ellipse, Eliptical Arc
Polygon, Rectangle, Region, Donut, Point
Helix
2D Parameters, Constraints
Annotation Tools
Text, Multi-line Text, Text Styles, Text Editor
Dimensions, Dimension Styles
Multi-leaders, Mult-leader Styles
Single and Multi-line text, Text Styles, Text Editor
Hatches, Gradients, Hatch/Gradient Editor
Wipeouts
Revision Clouds
Attributes, Attribute Editor
Tables, Table Styles
Fields
Date Extraction
Data Linking
Annotation Scaling
Spell Check
Editing ToolsMove, Copy, Rotate, Scale, Stretch, Mirror, Align
Trim, Extend, Lengthen, Break, Join
Fillet, Chamfer
CopyGuided
Grip Edit
Properties Panel
Manipulator (3D Gizmo)
Draworder
Reference Tools
Blocks, Block Editor
Dynamic Blocks
Camera-facing Blocks
Blockify
Associative Arrays
Dwg (Xref) Attach, Clip, Bind, Edit
PDF Attach, Clip
Image Attach, Clip, Adjust, Transparency
Point Cloud Preprocess, Attach, Crop, Colormap
Visualization Tools
Layers, Layer States
Transparency
Visual Styles
LookFrom (ViewCube™)
Match Perspective
Lights
Sun Properties
Materials
Render
Animation Editor
Walkthrough navigation
ANIPATH command
Modeling tools
ACIS Modeling
Solid and Surface Modeling
Solid Primitives
Mesh Primitives
Polysolid
Union, Subtract, Intersect, Interfere
Extrude, Revolve, Loft, Sweep, Thicken
Twist
Fillet, Chamfer
Slice
Multi-slice
T Connect, L Connect, Connect with Nearest
Extract Edges
Direct modeling
Deformable (Freeform) Modeling
Audit, Simplify, Stitch
3D Parameters, Constraints
3D Autoparametrize
3D Parametric Design Tables
Section planes
Drawing Views
Civil Tools
TIN Surface Modeling
TIN Volume Surface
Grading
Alignments
Civil 3D Object Enabler
Architectural Desktop Object Enabler
CADWorx Object Enabler
Import, Export, Output
Print/Plot
Publish/Batch Plot
CTB & STB Table Files
PC3 Printer Configuration Files
Named Page Setups
PDF Import, Export
DAE Import, Export
IFC Import, Export
3DM Import, Export
LandXML Import, Export
RFA Import
SKP Import
DGN Import
DWF Export
SVG Export
FBX Export
STL Export
Additional formats available with BricsCAD Communicator
Programming
ActiveX
Entity data editor
Script Recorder
Full LISP Support (vl, vlr, vla and vlax)
Solutions Development System (SDS/ADS)
DCL engine
COM API
Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
VBA DVB projects support
.NET
BRX (ARX)
TX (Teigha eXtensions)
CUI menu files support, with Diesel expressions
Architectural Tools
BIM features
Structural Modeling Toolset
Project Database
Library Database
Site, Building and Stories
Windows and Doors
Fully Parametric Window Creation
Rooms (Spaces)
3D Rooms
Quickdraw
Propagate
Mechanical Tools
Mechanical Browser
Parts Library
Assembly Modeling
Exploded Views
Kinematic Analysis
Bill of Materials
Sheet Metal
SMEXTRUDE Command
SMRIBCREATE Command
3D Solids Conversion to Unfoldable Sheet Metal Parts
Corner Relief for Adjacent Edge Flanges
Lofted Bends
Coloring
Diagnostic for Invalid Sheet Metal Features
Batch Processing