COMPARISON TABLE2018-10-25T10:46:58+00:00

COMPARISON TABLE

GstarCAD vs ACAD

GstarCAD 2019 ACAD 2019
Features Professional Standard Professional LT

File

32-bit / 64-bit Support
.dwg/.dxf for AutoCAD version 2.5 to latest
.pat,.shx,.lin and etc
Password Protection and Digital Signatures
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
IFC format

Interface

Hidden Message Settings
WorkSpace Professional mand
CUI Menus and Toolbars
CUI Import & Export
Drag and Drop Customization
Visual Menu Customization
Ribbon/Classic
Properties Palettes
Design Center/Tool Palette/Xref Palette
Professional mand Line
Clean Screen
Dynamic Input and Auto Professional plete
Content Explorer
Clickable Professional mand Line Options
File Tab

Selection, Snap & Track

SELECTIONCYCLING
Right-Click + Drag Method
Selection Preview
Selection Effect Customization
Quick Select
Select Similar
Multifunctional Grips Partially Partially
OSnap
Grid and Snap
Polar & OTrack
Group
Distance from Endpoint and Divide Segments
ADDSELECTED Professional mand
Multiple Professional mand

Dimensions

Standard Dimensions
Associative Dimension
Dimension Break
Quick Dimension
Qleader
Smart Dimensioning
Multileaders

Text

Mtext
Text
Multi-language Character Set
In-place Text Editor
Mtext Superscript and Subscripts
Support .shx and .ttf font
Spelling
Fields
Text Align / Text Match
Change Text
Mtext Editor
Text Incremental Copy
Text on line
Statistics Summation
Check spelling in Mtext
Revcloud
Wipeout
Autobullets and Numbering

Layers

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
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\…)

Express Tools

Area Table
Break Object
Block Break
Graphic Professional pare
Batpurge
Layout by Path
Line2pl
Sptpl
GstarCAD Tools
Plot tools
Drawing Professional pare
Delete Duplicate Objects (OVERKILL)
Drawing Lock

Other

Draw and Modify Professional mands
Outline Objects
Align Tool / Arrange Tool
Real Time Pan & Zoom
SteeringWheels
Magnifier
Redraw and Regeneration
Layout and Paper Space
Non-rectangular Viewports
Layout Viewport settings
Multilines and Multiline Styles
Block create and insert
Redefine Block
Refedit
Dynamic Block Creat/ Insert/View
Block Attribute Definition
Barcode & QRcode
Dynamic Block Editor (BEDIT) Partially
Table Tools
Table
AutoXLSTable
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
Symmetric Draw
Smart centerlines/center marks
Invert Fillet
Offset Multiple
Helix
Cloud Storage
Design share
Shortcut Customizationa(CUSTACC)
Match Properties Across Drawings
Hyperlink
Digitizer Integration
Scale List
Pline Boolean
Xref path repair
Undo/Redo Preview

3D

3D Surfaces
ACIS Modeling & Editing
Camera
3D Orbit options
Render
Visual Styles
Solprof / Solview / Soldraw

Printing

CTB & STB Plot Style Files
Built-in Print Driver
Import & Editing of Page Setups
Publish
Hide and Shade Plot
Batch Print
Arrange Frame
Plot Styles Table Editor
Viewport Max
3D Print Studio

Programming

LISP vl-, vlr-, vla- and vlax
LISP Encryption
Solutions Development System (SDS/ADS)
DCL / DCL engine / Professional API
Visual Basic for Applications
VBA VBI projects support DVB
.Net Framework
GRX (GstarCAD Runtime eXtension) ARX
CUI
Diesel Expressions
MNU and MNS File Support t
API (Toolbar & Menu Customization)
Entity Data Editor
Action Recording and Action Macros

Licensing

Stann-alone USB dongle
Network License
Cross-platform Licensing
Online Licensing Transfer Utility
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