BricsCAD® Lite for efficient 2D CAD

Prices start at $314/year.

Perpetual and network licenses are available. 

BriscCAD Lite and Cloud-2

Familiar and Compatible CAD

With BricsCAD, you do not have to change your printers, templates, blocks, or sheet set layouts – they are 100% compatible with AutoCAD® and other applications. 

BricsCAD is built from the ground up entirely on the DWG format, with complete command, script, macro, and menu compatibility.

All command names, aliases, and system variables are the same in BricsCAD and AutoCAD®. In addition, BricsCAD is built on the native DWG for compatibility with other CAD users across all industries.

Feel right at home with BricsCAD. 

  • Fully command capable

  • Menu (.CUI, .CUIX) compatible

  • Macro/script compatible

  • Support file (.PC3, .LIN, .PAT, .DWT, .SSM) compatible

  • Built on the industry-standard DWG format

BricsCAD Lite Flexible & Affordable Licensing Options



  • Single license
  • Renews annually
Perpetual License


  • Buy it and own it forever
  • Optional maintenance available
Network Perpetual License


  • Floating, shareable license
  • Buy it and own it forever
  • Annual maintenance included (1 yr)
Try BricsCAD

Download a 30-day, fully-functional trial of BricsCAD Ultimate. Gain access to Lite, Pro, BIM, and Mechanical in a single CAD application. 

LISP Routine Sample

Integrated LISP Support

BricsCAD Lite supports LISP programming and is compatible with AutoCAD®’s AutoLISP, making it simple to reuse existing routines. In addition, the advanced BLADE LISP environment allows you to quickly create customizations that can slash the time required for repetitive drafting tasks.

Use LISPs developed in AutoCAD and other CAD applications, and build your own in the BricsCAD LISP Advanced Development Environment (BLADE).

BricsCAD is rooted in OpenLISP, with modern memory management and outstanding performance. 

Discover what's new in BricsCAD Lite v23


Dynamic Block Converter

Easily Convert Dynamic Blocks to BricsCAD’s Parametric Blocks (BETA) for extra functionality


Parametric Blockify

Recognize plain 2D geometry variations of parametric blocks with 2D parameters, constraints, and flip lines with The Parametric Blockify command


Improved Tool Palettes

BricsCAD suggests commands a user will likely need next based on typical workflow patterns with the AI-powered assist ribbon panel 


Drawing Recovery

In the case of an unknown issue, this feature provides fast drawing recovery so you can stay on task. 


Purge Dialog

Easier to use the interface for an enhanced user experience when using the PUBLISH dialog.


Command Assist Ribbon Panel

The new AI-powered assist ribbon panel suggests commands a user will likely need next based on typical workflow patterns.

BricsCAD is faster than AutoCAD

Fast & Efficient CAD

Take real advantage of multi-core CPUs

BricsCAD supports multi-threaded, multi-processor operations to accelerate product performance for file loads, drawing generation, and rendering

Add BricsCAD Maintenance

Stay up-to-date on all BricsCAD product releases for just one annual fee.


*Included in the subscription license

Stay up to date


  • All product upgrades and updates

  • Priority support

  • Help from a BricsCAD expert

  • Support on the latest 3 versions

  • Preferential treatment of bug logs and feature requests

  • Access to plugins such as ProjectWise and Vault

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