Comparison Chart

Product Comparison nanoCAD 5.0 nanoCAD Plus/Pro 10 AutoCAD 2019 AutoCAD LT 2019

User interface and basic technologies

     
User interface classic ribbon+classic ribbon+classic ribbon+classic
Multiple document mode yes yes yes yes
File tabs yes yes yes yes
Layer, block and linetype managers yes yes yes yes
Object snap, object tracking and polar snap yes yes yes yes
AutoCAD command syntax yes yes yes yes
Command line: autohide mode, changing parameters (font, color and height) yes yes yes yes
Clickable command line options yes yes yes yes
Autocomplete of entered commands yes yes yes yes
SHX and TTF fonts yes yes yes yes
Auto recover of drawings yes yes yes yes
Unlimited Undo/Redo yes yes yes yes
Aliases, menu and toolbars settings yes yes yes yes
Select similar objects yes yes yes yes
Select overlapped and superimposed objects yes yes yes yes
User coordinate systems yes yes yes yes
External references yes yes yes yes
Linetype editor yes yes - -
Creation of viewport from model space yes yes - -
Dynamic blocks - - yes yes
Dynamic input - yes yes yes

2D-drawing

     
Display properties of object under cursor yes yes yes yes
Notepad for text data exchange yes yes - -
Calculator yes yes yes yes
Multifunctional grips yes yes yes yes
Associative dimensions yes yes yes yes
Associative hatches - - yes yes
Additional commands for layers - yes yes -
AutoCAD-style tables yes yes yes yes
Excel-style table editor yes yes - -
Data extraction to tables yes yes yes -
Table data sources MS-SQL, MS-Access, Excel, txt, xml MS-SQL, MS-Access, Excel, txt, xml Excel Excel

Additional tools

Parametric 2D-design - Pro version yes -
Library objects with behavioral properties - Dynamic blocks (no creation) Dynamic blocks -
Adding dialogs to control object behavior - Using external programming Using external programming -
Editing of external references partial yes yes yes
Display of 3D-drawings yes yes yes yes
Creation of mesh objects yes yes yes -
Switching of visual styles yes yes yes -
3D-views yes yes yes -
Orbit command yes yes yes -
Operations with solid 3D-objects - Pro version yes -
Model space and paper space yes yes yes yes
Viewports yes yes yes yes
Tool palettes - yes yes yes
Object transparency yes yes yes yes
Color dependent printing (CTB) yes yes yes yes
Batch plot - yes yes -
Print to PDF using external PDF-printers yes yes yes
Print to PLT yes yes yes yes
Sheet sets - yes yes yes
IFC import - yes - -
PDF underlay - yes yes yes
Operations with raster images yes yes yes yes
Raster mirror/rotate/deskew/crop - yes - -
Raster four-point calibration - yes - -
Raster clean-up (draw/erase) - yes - -
Raster object snap - yes - -

Customization

OLE Automation (Visual Basic Script/Javascript) yes yes yes -
Visual Basic for Applications - - yes -
LISP (with DCL) yes yes yes -
C++ NRX NRX ARX -
.NET yes yes yes -
Support for multiple profiles yes yes yes -
Network Licensing - yes yes -