Developed specifically for the needs of architects, engineers, and design professionals, HighDesign is the full-featured, fast CAD and architectural design solution to create precise drawings, projects, layouts, and work with DWG drawings.
Version: 2022.1.3-2016HighDesign is the full-featured, fast CAD and architectural design solution to create precise drawings, projects, layouts, and work with DWG drawings.
License: Free To Try $399.00
Operating System: Windows
Developed specifically for the needs of architects, engineers, and design professionals, HighDesign combines advanced drafting, project documentation and design tools with an elegant, easy and efficiency-oriented user interface designed to assist the user in all the phases of the creative process.
Draw precise plans and views with accurate snaps, a wide range of vector tools and editing functions, and extensive libraries of symbols, line-types, hatches, patterns and textures.
Document your project with styled texts, annotations, leaders, tags, dimensions and other textual information.
Design your model with parametric design tools for basic and compound walls, columns and pillars, doors and windows with variable level of detail.
Multiple layers and sheets with own drawing scale, units and page size allow you to manage an entire project in one document.
Add named views, styles and building element types, custom shortcuts and templates for an efficient and time-saving workflow.
HighDesign Pro also includes special tools such as 2D photogrammetry to produce scaled and perspective-correct elevations from a single picture; image editing functions; a drawing presentation tool to generate high-impact views of your project.
Interoperability features include:
- Layouts, viewports, title blocks;
- Advanced printing functions with color filters;
- Import and export of DXF/DWG drawings from version R12 to 2018/2020.
- Publish to PDF;
- Ability to open, insert and export images as JPEG, TIFF, GIF, PDF and PNG with alpha channel.
The customizable workspace supports themes, floating palettes, sidebar, pop-up panels, gestures, and features a radial menu for quick access to the most common functions.
Version 2022.1.3-2016: • Support for Windows 11 • Redesigned Resource Manager • Improved styles and building element types • Enhanced project views • Improved Annotations and tags • New Color overlay option for viewports • New Insert menu • New Layer opacity • Redesigned group editor • Point styles and scale
Version 2021.1.0-1932: • File safety with automatic backups and archiving • Object shadows • Multiple color palettes with .ASE swatch support • Graphic Attributes panel • Arrange panel • Improved gradients and new gradient presets • Improved 3x faster splines • New tree symbols • Concrete, grout and sand patterns
Version 2021.0.2.1872: Improved performance, updated interface, enhanced drawing and annotation tools, more powerful sheets and layouts.
Version 2021.0.2-1872: Faster screen redraws, file opening and file saving. Improved drawing, editing, architectural design and documentation functions. New Custom Paper Sizes manager. Improved Viewport tool. In addition to custom units, dimensions can now use a custom precision setting. And more!
Version 2020.1.0.1715: Improvements to the drafting tool set: custom insertion points in symbols, redesigned Insert Image tool, improved curves and the overall drafting experience. Streamlined project documentation with a more flexible text tool, standard-compliant dimension labels and improved layouts and viewports.
Version 2019.2.1: Improved layouts and viewports; faster rendering and drawing operations; better support for system app modes and the light theme; new Apply Hatch at Click tool; enhanced DWG compatibility with 3D entities; stability and productivity improvements.