How to choose DWG/CAD SDK without AutoCAD

It is a real challenge for business to find such a library for working with CAD formats that is not only convenient in use, but is also offered at a reasonable price. Special attention should be paid to the product quality, level of support and licensing policy.

Get answers from CADSoftTools experts via our online chat or e-mail: and choose the best product that meets your requirements based on your programming language and the set of features necessary for you.

Table to help you choose the right DWG/CAD SDK:

 - recommended;   - supported

 .NETWin32 / Win64JavaAccess to EntitiesViewExport to DXF/DWGEditor
C#VB.NETJ#VC++VBDelphi / C++Buildervisualprogrammatic
CAD DLL      
DXF only

in Enterprise
CADViewX     - -
Free Iframe DWG plugin      
DXF Export Java


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Prices for CADSoftTools SDKs start from $590. All common methods of payment such as Visa, MasterCard, Wire Transfer, Check, PayPal, Giropay and others are accepted. Companies can receive products by Purchase Order.


Royalty-free developer licenses present the most common way of SDK licensing. Choosing them you not only stop worrying about keys for each end-user but also save money. There are also such options as server and clouds licenses. Moreover, CADSoftTools offers licenses at attractive prices for small-scale business.


CADSoftTools pays special attention to libraries testing. New product versions are released after extensive automatic and manual tests checking thousands of files and features of the product. For instance, it takes approximately 2 months to test CAD format reading kernel alone. Such a thorough check guarantees best performance of the final version delivered to the users.


Easy-to-use compilable demo examples and documentation help to find answers to the most frequently asked questions. Moreover, CADSoftTools experts have already helped thousands of our customers with API libraries assisting them via e-mail, forum, online chat, phone and Skype.

New Features Development

We always do our best to make our libraries fully integrated in the end-user’s business process. That is why we take orders for custom enhancements according to the requirements specification.