CorelCAD 2019 (Windows/Mac)
CAD software

CAD software

  • Professional 2D drafting and 3D design tools
  • Industry-standard file compatibility with .DWG, .STL, .PDF, and .CDR*
  • Efficient project collaboration and sharing
  • Optional automation and customization
(incl. VAT)

Affordable CAD software for expert results

Enhance your visual communication expertise with the precision of superior 2D drafting and 3D design tools available in CorelCAD™ 2019. It’s the smart, affordable solution for drawing detailed elements in technical design. With native .DWG file support, and optimization for Windows and macOS, this computer aided design software can increase productivity and performance.

CAD software for 2D drawing, 3D design and 3D printing

Conceptualize quickly

Conceptualize quickly

Empower yourself with CorelCAD, an incredibly robust set of design tools developed expressly for design professionals. Conceptualize, plan, draft, layout, and edit with the assistance of the leading computer aided design software on the market. With an expansive feature set, your 2D drawings will come together expertly.

Transform with ease

Transform with ease

Arm yourself with advanced CAD tools and features to design 3D computer graphics, effortlessly. Easily transform 2D designs into three-dimensional graphics in just a few clicks. Feel confident that you’ll achieve results fast with CorelCAD; delivering to specifications and to project parameters for an amazing outcome every time.

Output with accuracy

Output with accuracy

Elevate your work with a strong tool for text, graphics, and tactile outputs. CorelCAD’s full feature set manages nearly any technical design task, making collaborations with colleagues, classmates, or stakeholders a breeze. 3D printing is simple with .STL support for 3D printers or output connection.

Execute efficiently

Execute efficiently

Tackle projects head-on with CorelCAD, for precise results on time, every time. With the latest AutoCAD, full native, .DWG file format support, designers can collaborate seamlessly. CAD software aligns with any working environment, leveraging incredible customization and automation support options for a rich experience.

What’s New in CorelCAD 2019?

What’s New in CorelCAD 2019?
  1. PolySolid

    Now you can draw 3D solid objects in the shape of polygonal walls.

  2. PushPull

    Intuitively modify 3D solid objects or bounded areas by extrusion.

  3. ChamferEdges

    Bevel the edges of 3D solid objects and tap into options like Face and Loop.

  4. Layer palette

    Enjoy access to layer controls without leaving the drawing UI.

  5. Selection highlighting

    Choose colored highlighting instead of legacy dashed-style highlighting.

*Ribbon UI, drawing tabs, import and export to CorelDRAW (CDR) and Corel DESIGNER (DES) file formats, and Microsoft VSTA are only available in CorelCAD 2019 for Windows.

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The economic alternative to industry-standard CAD features

With a robust set of design tools built into CorelCAD 2019, it’s easy to achieve expert results with this industry-leading CAD software.

Productivity

Productivity

Produce professional projects in no time with industry-leading design resources and features.

Productivity
  • Industry-standard CAD features

    CorelCAD is compatible with all major CAD programs and users can onboard quickly with familiar commands and toolbar items.

  • NEW! Layer palette

    Access layer controls easily without leaving
    the drawing UI. Watch video

  • NEW! MergeLayer feature

    Leverage the new Layer palette to merge one or more layers to a destination layer.

  • Enhanced performance

    Enjoy an accelerated CAD experience on the latest operating systems, Windows 10 and macOS Mojave, with intuitive updates and features for each interface, like ribbon UI*.

  • Design resources

    Quickly access and manage design components like blocks, styles, drawings, and images for a variety
    of CAD projects. Watch video

2D Drafting

2D Drafting

From new Custom Blocks to Smart Dimensional tools, CorelCAD has you covered.

2D Drafting
  • NEW! Custom Blocks

    Reduce drafting time with Custom Blocks; define rules and constraints that quickly change size, and appearance when inserting Blocks into a drawing.

  • MultiLeader and Smart Dimension tools

    Configure callouts and leader lines that auto adjust. Smart Dimension tools suggest the most accurate dimension type, automatically. Watch video

  • Drawing constraints

    Geometric shapes conform to dimensional constraints and relativity of objects, ensuring exact proportions, angles and size requirements in 2D designs. Watch video

  • Patterns along paths

    Duplicate objects along a path in a variety of shapes like lines, arcs, and ellipses. Watch video

  • Object Snaps and Grips

    Redistribute objects with Object Snaps, Grips, and Polar Guides. Contextual shortcut menus allow interactive editing of the geometry. Watch video

3D Modeling

3D Modeling

Professional output made easy with advanced technical tools.

3D Modeling
  • NEW! STL file import

    Import stereolithography files (*.stl) to insert contained 3D objects. Further modification is now possible on ready-made 3D design imports.

  • ENHANCED! 3D design and editing tools

    Create 3D solid primitives and use Boolean operations to unite, intersect, and subtract bodies. Modify 3D solid objects or bounded areas by extrusion with
    new PushPull tools.Watch video

  • NEW! PolySolid 3D solid editing and modeling tools

    Use PolySolid to draw 3D solid objects in the shape of polygonal walls. Apply ChamferEdges to bevel 3D solid objects, with Face and Loop options.

  • Transition from 2D to 3D

    Create your 2D design in CorelCAD or import from CorelDRAW to transform to 3D. Extrude, revolve, or sweep 2D entities along a path to progress from 2D drafting into 3D modeling.Watch video

  • ENHANCED! 3D mouse support

    Navigate in 3D with support for 3Dconnexion
    input devices*.

Annotation & Collaboration

Annotation & Collaboration

Easily add recorded messages, reminders, or instructions into your drawings.

Annotation & Collaboration
  • ENHANCED! Native .DWG file support

    Open, edit, and save files with the latest AutoCAD .DWG file format, 2018 .DWG—ensuring swift collaboration between colleagues and business partners.

  • Table support

    Export tables as CSV for use in Microsoft Excel or database applications. Add formulas into cells and
    modify existing tables on screen. Watch video

  • CorelDRAW and Corel DESIGNER file support

    Easily import and export CorelDRAW (.CDR) and Corel DESIGNER (.DES) files into CorelCAD* on Windows, for a seamless workflow between CAD and graphics.

  • Easy file sharing

    Format support for .PDF, .SVG, .EPS and .DWF, makes it easy to collaborate and share with colleagues
    and clients alike.

  • Annotation and markup

    Add recorded messages, reminders, or instructions into drawings with VoiceNotes tool. Mark or mask portions of drawings to exempt from annotations. Watch video

Compatibility

Compatibility

Platform support, printing, and peripherals make CorelCAD a standout.

Platform support
Platform support

Enjoy a native CAD software experience on your platform of choice - Windows and Mac, including industry-standard features and support for the latest Windows 10 and macOS Mojave.

3D printing
3D printing

Export 3D solid objects to .STL , the most commonly- used file format for 3D prints. Print 3D prototypes using .STL support for direct connection to 3D printers or output to third party 3D printing services.

3D mouse
3D mouse

Navigate in 3D with support for 3Dconnexion input devices*. Rotate 2D and 3D drawings by moving the cap of the 3D mouse. Assign preferred navigation settings or custom commands to buttons of the 3D mouse.

AutoCAD features & files
AutoCAD features & files

Open, edit, and save files with the latest AutoCAD 2018 .DWG file format —ensuring swift collaboration between colleagues, suppliers, and business partners. Easily insert dynamic blocks from AutoCAD with .DWG files support.

Mobile app
Mobile app

Design and annotate on-the-go with CorelCAD Mobile for iOS and Android devices. CorelCAD Mobile is available as a free companion app with .DWG 2D and 3D viewing, basic annotation, and .DWG file sharing options.

File support
File support

CorelCAD supports import from and export to CorelDRAW (.CDR) and Corel DESIGNER (.DES), on Windows*. CorelCAD also supports leading formats, including .PDF, .SVG, .EPS, .DWF, .STL, .SAT, .SHP,
and .DWS.


For a full list of features, tools and support

SEE THE COMPARE CHART

*Ribbon UI, Drawing tabs, import and export of CorelDRAW (.CDR) and Corel DESIGNER (.DES) file formats, support for 3Dconnexion input devices and Microsoft VSTA are only available in CorelCAD for Windows.
†Please note: PDF/ DGN Underlay, Pack & Go functionality and plug-in store access are not available in CorelCAD 2019 when purchased and installed from the Apple Mac App Store.

See how CorelCAD stacks up against the competition

This table compares the diverse industry-standard features included in CorelCAD 2019 to the basic CAD features offered in light CAD software.

  CorelCAD 2019 Competitor light CAD software
File support

AutoCAD 2018 .DWG file format (latest version) support

NEW

Save .DWG file format natively

ENHANCED

Legacy CAD file (AutoCAD R12 .DWG) support

DXF (Drawing Exchange File) support

STL File Import

NEW

Drawing web format (DWF) support

Recovery of corrupted drawings

ENHANCED

Import CorelDRAW® (CDR) and Corel DESIGNER® (DES)

Number of supported file formats - Import

12*/10

~5

User interface

Quick Input

Layer Palette

NEW

Head-up toolbar

Ribbon user interface (UI)

Command auto-completion

Classic menu and toolbars

Tool matrix

Properties palette (NEW! 3D solid properties)

Design Resources docker

ENHANCED

Right-click context menus

ENHANCED

Industry-standard command sequences and aliases

Search in Options dialog box

Viewing and Selection tools

Real-time Pan and Zoom

3D Mouse navigation

Object Snap (ESnap)

Object Tracking (ETrack) / dynamic guides

Selection Highlighting

NEW

Select matching entities command

Drafting and Editing

Layer Preview tool

MergeLayer feature

NEW

Line weights (display and print)

Exploding blocks instances while maintaining attributes (ExplodeBlockX)

Helix tool

Center mark and Centerline tools

Formulas in table cells

Drawing constraints (Parametric drawing tools)

QuickModify command (move, rotate, copy in one tool)

PowerTrim

Hatch, solid-color and gradient-fill editing

True Colors support

Multi-language character set

TrueType Fonts support

In-Place multiline text editing

CustomBlocks

NEW

Dynamic blocks support (inserting and manipulating)

CAD drawing standards verification

Annotation

Annotative scaling

Smart Dimensioning tool

Dimension palette (dynamic onscreen properties bar)

Split and Join Dimensions

Multi-Leaders (callouts combining multiple leader lines into one callout)

PDF Underlay

DGN (Microstation CAD file format) Underlay

VoiceNotes

Revision clouds

3D viewing and design

3D model viewing

ENHANCED

Projected (Isometric) views

Dynamic Custom Coordinate Systems

3D surface commands

PolySolid drawing

NEW

3D solid modeling

PushPull 3D Object Modifier

NEW

FilletEdges Rounding Option

ENHANCED

3D solid editing using on-screen EntityGrips and Properties palette

ChamferEdges

NEW

Layout tools

Tables

Images / References / Underlay rectangular and polygonal clipping

Masking Entities (Wipe out)

Non-rectangular viewports

Printing, plotting, layout sheets

Multiple Layout Sheet Tabs (Multiple Paper Spaces)

Color table (CTB) Style table (STB) support

Print Configuration Manager

Batch Print

Publishing/Output

Export to CorelDRAW (.CDR) and Corel DESIGNER (.DES)

Export to PDF

Export to SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics)

STL Export for 3D printing

Number of supported file formats - Export

18*/16

5 to 10

Collaboration

GIS file format support (ESRI Shape *.shp files)

3D Solid geometry exchange file format (*.sat) support

Export tables (CSV)

Customization

Visual Menu and Toolbar Customization

User profiles management

CUI Menu, CUIX (AutoCAD Ribbon UI workspaces) files support

Programming/Automation

LISP (including support for LISP commands from other CAD applications)

COM API

Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications (VSTA) support

ENHANCED!*

Plug-in Store (corelcadmarket.com)

OS support

Windows 10

Windows 8.1, Windows 7

Native 64-bit application

macOS (incl. macOS Mojave (10.14))

2D drafting on iOS mobile devices

2D drafting on Android mobile devices

= Feature included

= limited availability/support

= Windows only

= Separate purchase on App Store

System Requirements

Windows version

  • Microsoft Windows 10*, 8.1 or Windows 7, in 32-bit or 64-bit, all with latest Updates and Service Packs
  • Intel Core 2 Duo, or AMD Athlon x2 Dual-Core processor
  • 2 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
  • 500 MB hard disk space
  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 (OpenGL version 3.2 or better recommended)
  • 1280 x 768 screen resolution (1920 x 1080 (Full HD) recommended)
  • Mouse or tablet
  • DVD drive optional (for box installation)
  • Internet connection for product activation and access to the plug-in store

*CorelCAD 2019 supports Windows 10, version 1803, 1809 and later versions being released during the lifecycle of CorelCAD 2019.

Mac version

  • macOS Sierra (10.12) or higher (incl. macOS Mojave (10.14))
  • Intel Core 2 Duo processor (or better)
  • 2 GB RAM (8 GB recommended)
  • 500 MB hard disk space
  • 3D Graphics accelerator card with OpenGL version 1.4 (OpenGL version 3.2 or better recommended)
  • 1280 x 768 display (1920 x 1080 (Full HD) recommended)
  • Mouse or tablet
  • DVD drive optional (for box installation)
  • Internet connection for product activation and access to the plug-in store

CorelCAD goes mobile!

Get instant access to design and annotate on-the-go with CorelCAD Mobile, a companion app that’s now available as a subscription for the iPad or iPhone through iTunes, and for Android tablets and smartphones through Google play. For subscribers, the app includes a full set of 2D drawing, editing and 3D viewing tools as well as advanced annotation capabilities. With the free app mode, you can already enjoy 2D and 3D .DWG viewing, basic annotation tools, and connectivity to cloud storage services like Box, Dropbox, and Google Drive.

Explore the many benefits of CorelCAD Mobile

Mobile drawings

Mobile drawings

Share the files you’ve created with CorelCAD on your desktop or laptop with CorelCAD Mobile. To gain access, simply use Box, Dropbox, or Google Drive to synchronize your drawings in the cloud or store drawings locally on your device.

Efficient meetings

Efficient meetings

Use your tablet or smartphone in lieu of paper to communicate on-the-go with clients and colleagues. Also, most modern devices enable you to connect to a video-projector via a USB to HDMI connector, or over wireless connections. Plus, with CorelCAD Mobile you can edit a drawing* and then immediately share the modified version.

On-site annotation

On-site annotation

Add, change, or edit important project details on-site, such as confirming measurements, revising key data, or including text notes. With the unique annotation features, PictureNote* and VoiceNote*, you can take a picture from the camera of your mobile device or record your voice and pin the recorded note to the right place in your drawing.

Instant modifications

Instant modifications

Find all the tools you need to make immediate changes or fixes with the 150+ drawing and editing features* in CorelCAD Mobile. The 2D tools will help you create or modify your drawing* within an interface that’s been optimized for touch and high precision.

Sketch ideas

Sketch ideas

Originate or capture ideas the moment inspiration strikes. CorelCAD Mobile is the natural extension of CorelCAD for your mobile devices. Plus, you’ll find all the familiar tools you’re used to seeing on your computer, with the exception of a few touch gestures, so there’s no learning curve.

Get CorelCAD Mobile for your smartphone and tablet

Get CorelCAD Mobile for your smartphone and tablet

You can use your CorelCAD Mobile in two ways:

  • Explore the FREE “Simple mode” app that’s available for Android and iOS, which provides 2D and 3D viewing, basic annotation, and .DWG file sharing.
  • Choose the subscription option in CorelCAD Mobile as in-app purchase on iTunes or Google play, which adds a full set of 2D drawing and editing tools, advanced annotation and PDF output capabilities.

Explore the many benefits of CorelCAD Mobile:

Benefits of CorelCAD Mobile on a smartphone:

  • Make edits anywhere*
  • Enjoy a smaller device size
  • Get quick access to check drawings
  • Use handy annotation features*

Benefits of CorelCAD Mobile on a tablet:

  • View materials on a wider screen
  • Convert to a viewer for presentations
  • Create or modify CAD files*
  • Eliminate the need for paper and pen*

*These features, 2D drawing, 2D editing, advanced annotation tools, such as VoiceNote, PictureNote, and command list, are only available in the “Full mode” app and require a subscription which can be purchased in the CorelCAD Mobile app on Google play or iTunes.