COMPARISON TABLE

GstarCAD vs ACAD

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GstarCAD 2021

AutoCAD 2021
Files Pro Std LT FULL LT
32-bit / 64-bit Support
.dwg/.dxf  for AutoCAD version 2.5 to latest
.pat,.shx,.lin and etc
Password Protection
File Recover and Audit
Purge
Etransmit
Sheet Set Manager
CAD Standard .dws
DWF Underlay
PDF Underlay
DGN Import and Underlay
DWG Convert
Import to WMF, SAT, 3DS
Export to DWG, DWF, DWFX, WMF, SAT, STL, EPS, DXX, BMP,EMF
Plot and Publish  to PDF
Publish to DWF 2D & 3D
Collaboration Different Different
IFC format
Interface Pro Std LT FULL LT
Quick Properties
Block Palette
Dark Theme
Hidden Message Settings
WorkSpace command
CUI Menus and Toolbars
CUI Import & Export
Drag and Drop Customization
Visual Menu Customization
Ribbon/Classic
Properties Palettes
Design Center/Tool Palette/Xref Palette
Command Line
Clean Screen
Dynamic Input and Auto Complete
Clickable Command Line Options
File Tab
Selection, Snap & Track Pro Std LT FULL LT
SELECTIONCYCLING
Right-Click + Drag Method
Selection Preview
Selection Effect Customization
Quick Select
Select Similar
Multifunctional Grips
Osnap
Grid and Snap
Polar & OTrack
Distance from Endpoint and Divide Segments
Group
ADDSELECTED command
Multiple command
Dimensions Pro Std LT FULL LT
Quick Measure by Hovering Rapid Distance Rapid Distance
Standard Dimensions
Associative Dimension
Quick Dimension
Qleader
Dimension Break
Multileaders
Smart Dimensioning
Text Pro Std LT FULL LT
Text Align / Text Match Text Align Text Align
Change Text
Mtext
Mtext Superscript and Subscripts
Text
Multi-language Character Set
In-place Text Editor
Mtext Editor
Support .shx and .ttf font
Spelling
Check spelling in Mtext
Field
Revcloud
Wipeout
Text Incremental Copy
Autobullets and Numbering
Text on line
Statistics Summation
Layers Pro Std LT FULL LT
Auto Layer
Change to ByLayer(SETBYLAYER)
Layer Properties Manager
Layer States Manager
Layer Translator
Layer Walk
Layer Previous
Layer Isolate
Layer Unisolate
Layer Lock
Layer Unlock
Lock Other Layers
Layer Freeze
Freeze Other Layer
Thaw All Layers
Layer Off
Off Other Layer
Turn All Layers On
Layer Merge
Layer Delete
Layer Match
Hatch Pro Std LT FULL LT
Hatch objects from Tool Palettes
Gradient Hatches
Custom Patterns
Background and Color for Hatch Patterns
Trim/Extend of/to Hatch Pattern Entities
Superhatch
Raster images Pro Std LT FULL LT
Raster Image Support (Clipping, Transparency, …)
Support Kinds of Image Files (bmp\jpg\png\tga\tif\gif\pcx\…)  ECW & JPEG 2000 not supported yet ECW & JPEG 2000 not supported yet ECW & JPEG 2000 not supported yet
Express Tools Pro Std LT FULL LT
Area Table
Break Object
Block Break
Graphic Compare
Express Tools Pro Std LT FULL LT
Batpurge
Layout by Path  Array path  Array path
Line2pl
Sptpl
GstarCAD Tools
Plot tools
Drawing Compare DWG COMPARE DWG COMPARE
Delete Duplicate Objects (OVERKILL)
Drawing Lock
Others Pro Std LT FULL LT
Region
Make Shape
Import Layout as Sheet
Viewport Scale
Attribute Increment
Define Layout Viewport from ModelSpace(M2LVPORT)
Security
Free Scale
Hatch to Back
Reverse
Synchronize Attributes
Clip
Array Options
Align Tool / Arrange Tool
Areasum
Table
Symmetric Draw
Outline Objects
Smart centerlines/center marks
Invert Fillet
Draw and Modify Commands
Offset Multiple
Helix
Real Time Pan & Zoom
SteeringWheels
Redraw and  Regeneration
Layout and Paper Space
Layout Viewport settings
Magnifier
Barcode & QR Code
Cloud Storage
Non-rectangular Viewports
Shortcut Customization(CUSTACC)
Match Properties Across Drawings
Multilines and Multiline Styles
Block Create and Insert
Redefine Block
Block Attribute Definition
Refedit
Hyperlink
Digitizer Integration
Scale List
Dynamic Block Create/ Insert/View Insert/View Insert/View
Dynamic Block Editor (BEDIT) Partially
Table Tools
AutoXLSTable
Pline Boolean
Xref path repair
Undo/Redo Preview
3D Pro Std LT FULL LT
POLYSOLID
PLANESURF
SURFOFFSET
CONVTOMESH
CONVTOSOLID
CONVTOSURFACE
CONVTONURBS
Point Cloud
3D Edition Grips
Section Plane
Flatshot
3D Surfaces
ACIS Modeling & Editing
3D Orbit options
Camera
Render
Visual Styles Manager
Solid editing
Solprof / Solview / Soldraw
Printing Pro Std LT FULL LT
CTB & STB Plot Style Files
Plot Styles Table Editor
Built-in Print Driver
Import & Editing of Page Setups
Publish
Viewport Max
3D Print Studio
Hide and Shade Plot
Batch Print
Arrange frame
Programming Pro Std LT FULL LT
Entity Data Editor
Action Recording and Action Macros
LISP vl-, vlr-, vla- and vlax
LISP Encryption
(SDS/ADS)
DCL / DCL engine / COM API
Visual Basic for Applications
VBA VBI Projects Support DVB
.Net Framework
GRX (GstarCAD Runtime eXtension) ARX
CUI Menu Support/Diesel Expressions
Diesel Expressions
MNU and MNS File Support
API (Toolbar & Menu Customization)
Licensing Pro Std LT FULL LT
Subscription
Perpetual License
Stand-alone USB dongle
Network USB dongle
Stand-alone License
Network License
Recommended Retail Price
Soft Encryption / Standalone / Perpetual RM 2700 /LICENSE RM 2300 /LICENSE RM 1350 /LICENSE
Soft Encryption / Standalone / Subscription RM 1050 /YEAR RM 850 /YEAR RM5500+ /YEAR RM1100+ /YEAR
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