GstarCAD 2017

Design, share and visualize your CAD drawing is better with GstarCAD 2017. Best-ever core performance, best-ever features and best-ever innovations are what this CAD platform offers.

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GstarCAD 2017 Platform

GstarCAD Key Features

Most Compatible

GstarCAD is compatible with most CAD formats, commands, code-level API, and user interface.

Full Customizable

GstarCAD is UI fully customizable that tailors your specific visual needs.

2D/3D CAD Platform

GstarCAD offers familiar 2D/3D environments for designers and application developers.

Development

GstarCAD allows transplant your own solutions effortlessly without restrictions.

Productive

GstarCAD comes with productive tools for drafting, modeling, editing, dimensioning and annotation.

Innovative

GstarCAD continuously innovative functionalities to enhance user design experience.

Much Faster

GstarCAD achieves top level memory optimization allowing you work much faster.

Collaborative

GstarCAD provides cloud service and mobile solution to streamline workflow across your project team.

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What’s New in GstarCAD 2017?

Learn about the new and enhanced features added in GstarCAD 2017 and take advantage of them.

What’s New in GstarCAD 2017?

Learn about the new and enhanced features added in GstarCAD 2016 and take advantage of them.

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Dynamic Input

The traditional dynamic input has been improved by displaying all options of a command at glance which allow focus directly at the right spot of the drawing avoiding eyes concentration at command line.

DGN File Format

Full DGN files and related commands are supported. Now you can import and attach as underlay a Microstation native format.

Multifunctional Grip

Now polyline objects support multifunctional options. The available functions (Stretch, Add Vertex, and Convert to Arc) can be seen by hovering over a grip.

Object Snap Options

Now the ability to snap points at certain distance more accurate has been improved through two new options: ‘Distance from Endpoint’ and ‘Divide Segments’.

Invert Fillet

The FILLET command now offers a new option called Invert. Invert Fillet has a very wide range of usage particularly in construction and furniture industry.

Layout Space Switching

Layout space switching optimization reduces time considerably. Especially when switching layouts over twice is even much faster than before.

Objects Visualization

In this version you can take advantage of improved graphics that can display perfect curves in 2D wireframe visual style and they will be smooth at any zoom level.

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New Dynamic Input

New Dynamic Input

The new dynamic input displays all options of a command and could select them in different methods. Users no longer need the command line either floated or docked, gaining more workspace to get wider viewing of the drawing.

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DGN File Format

DGN File Format

Full DGN files and related commands such as DGNIMPORT, DGNATTACH, DGNADJUST, DGNMAPING, etc. are supported. Now you can import and attach as underlay a Microstation native format.

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Multifunctional Grip

Multifunctional Grip

Polyline objects support multifunctional options. The available functions (Stretch, Add Vertex, and Convert to Arc) can be seen by hovering over a grip.

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Object Snap Options

Object Snap Options

‘Distance from Endpoint’ and ‘Divide Segments’ options are added in Object Snap tab in Drafting Settings, the ability to snap points at certain distance more accurate has been improved, so you don’t need to waste time on useless object length calculation.

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Invert Fillet

Invert Fillet

Invert Fillet has a very wide range of usage particularly in construction and furniture industry. The FILLET command now offers a new option called Invert. You can create a reverse fillet by this option.

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Layout Space Switching

Layout Space Switching

GstarCAD 2017 focuses on layout space switching optimization, which reduces time considerably. Especially when switching layouts over twice is even much faster than before.

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Objects Visualization

Objects Visualization

GstarCAD 2017 enhances object’s visualization and the ability to snap points over these objects more accurate than previous version. Now when performing zoom in or zoom out, over circle(s) or arc(s), you can get a better object visualization.

GstarCAD Platform Innovative Features

GstarCAD Innovative Features

Block Break
Break Object
Graphic Compare
Outline
Symmetric Draw
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GstarCAD 2017 Comparison Table

Pro Std Lt
     Files
32-bit / 64-bit Support
.dwg and .dxf for AutoCAD version 2.5 to 2016
.pat,.shx,.lin and etc
Password Protection and Digital Signatures
File Recover and Audit
Purge
Etransmit
Sheet Set Manager
CAD Standard .dws
Xrefs in-place Editing
DWF Underlay and PDF Underlay
PDF Underlay
DGN File Formate Support
Import to WMF, SAT, 3DS
Export to DWG, DWF, DWFX, WMF, SAT, STL, EPS, DXX, BMP
Plot and Publish to PDF
Publish to DWF 2D & 3D
     Interface
CUI Menus and Toolbars
CUI Import & Export
Drag and Drop Customization
Visual Menu Customization
Ribbon/Classic
Properties Palettes
Design Center / Tool Palettes
Xref Palette
Command Line
Work Spaces Switching
Clean Screen
New Dynamic Input
File Tab
     Selection, Snap & Track
Selection Preview
Quick Select
Select Similar
Xtra Grips for Pline & Hatch Objects
Osnap
Grid and Snap
Polar & OTrack
Distance from Endpoint and Divide Segments options
Group
     Dimensions
Standard Dimensions
Associative Dimension
Quick Dimension
Qleader
Dimension Break
Multileaders
     Text
Mtext
Text
Multi-language Character Set
In-place Text Editor
Mtext Editor
Support .shx and .ttf font
Spelling
Field
Revcloud
Wipeout
Rtext / Arc text
Text Incremental Copy
Text on line
     Layers
Layer Properties Manager
Layer States Manager
Layer Translator
Layer Walk
Layer Previous
Layer Isolate
Layer Unisolate
Layer Lock/Unlock
Layer Unlock
Lock Other Layers
Layer Freeze/Freeze Other
Freeze Other Layer
Thaw All Layers
Layer Off/Off Other
Off Other Layer
Trun All Layers On
Layer Merge
Layer Delete
Layer Match
     Hatch
Gradient Hatches
Custom Patterns
Background and Color for Hatch Patterns
Trim/Extend of/to Hatch Pattern Entities
Superhatch
     Raster images
Raster Image Support (Clipping, Transparency, ...)
Support Kinds of Image Files (bmp\jpg\png\tga\tif\gif\pcx\...) ECW and JPEG 2000 not supported yet ECW and JPEG 2000 not supported yet ECW and JPEG 2000 not supported yet
     Express Tools
Text Align / Text Match
Change Text
Areasum
Align Tool / Arrange Tool
Batpurge
Layout by Path
Line2pl
Sptpl
GstarCAD Tools
Plot tools
Drawing Compare
Delete Duplicate Objects (OVERKILL)
Drawing Lock
Statistics Summation
     Others
Invert Fillet
Draw and Modify Commands
Offset Both Option
Helix
Real Time Pan & Zoom
Annotative Objects
Object Scales
Redraw and Regeneration
Layout and Paper Space
Layout Viewport settings
Magnifier
Barcode & QR Code
Cloud Storage
Non-rectangular Viewports
Shortcut Customization
Match Properties Across Drawings
Multilines and Multiline Styles
Block Create and Insert
Block Attribute Definition
Refedit
Hyperlink
Digitizer Integration
Scale List
Dynamic Block Create/Insert/View
MEASUREGEOM (Sum area and Total Length)
Dynamic Block Editor (BEDIT)
Table Tools
AutoXLSTable
Pline Boolean
     3D
3D Surfaces
ACIS Modeling & Editing
3D Orbit options
Render
Visual Styles
Solid Editing
Solprof / Solview / Soldraw
     Printing
CTB & STB Plot Style Files
Plot Styles Table Editor
Built-in Print Driver
Import & Editing of Page Setups
Publish
Hide and Shade Plot
Batch Print
Arrange frame
     Programming
ActiveX, Including In-place Editing
Entity Data Editor
LISP Support with vl-, vlr-, vla- and vlax- support
LISP Encryption
Solutions Development System (SDS/ADS)
DCL / DCL engine / COM API
Visual Basic for Applications
VBA VBI Projects Support
.Net Framework
GRX (GstarCAD Runtime eXtension)
CUI Menu Support
Diesel Expressions
MNU and MNS File Support
API for Toolbar and Menu Customization
     Licensing
Stand-alone USB dongle
Network USB dongle
Stand-alone License(Flexnet)
Network License(Flexnet)
Online Register

GstarCAD 2017 Training Demos

Learn GstarCAD with the following training videos

GSTARCAD 2017 DEMOS watch them all!
DGN & Solid Editing 1:22

GstarCAD 2017 allows to import and attach a Microstation native format. And also perform related 3D solid editing options.

Grip & Fillet 1:22

GstarCAD 2017 simplifies polyline edition through multifunctional grip options. And you can easily create an inverted fillet within fillet command.

Snap & Publish 1:51

GstarCAD 2017 give you the ability to snap points more accurate and helps users to quickly control options related to plotting and publishing.

Dynamic Input 1:42

GstarCAD 2017 enhanced dynamic input now displays all options of a command at glance, and could select them in different methods.

Performance 1:08

GstarCAD 2017 highlights performance for operation speed, as well as faster layouts switching, and better objects visualization.

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