CAD software is computer aided design software. Things have come a long way since the 80s when AutoCAD was for the professionals and engineers, Design Your Own Home (Architecture, Interiors, Landscape) was for consumers, and MacDraft and PCDraft was for both. Most consumer level software has little true AutoCAD compatibility, nor does it need it, nor do the consumer level software buyers care. MacDraft Personal Edition and MacDraft Professional are a pair of Mac programs that illustrates this split, in that MacDraft Personal Edition is for the consumer and has no AutoCAD compatibility, while MacDraft Professional is fully AutoCAD compatible.
“Design Your Own Home” was actually trademarked by the first company to program and sell consumer level CAD software, Avant-Garde Creations. The owners were predicting that the growing do-it-yourself and self-help trends in American society would find an immediate partner in the home computer boom. And that’s exactly what happened. “Design your own home” was the true mindset of millions of consumers who soon learned just how handy their home computers were to empower vast amounts of computer aided designing of anything and everything.
CAD drawing software can mean anything from a simple computer-based paint or drawing or graphics program to expensive CAD drawing software or simply CAD software that engineers and professional draftsmen, as well as some architects and builders, and all CAM and CAE professionals utilized in their work.
Since MacDraft Personal Edition is for the consumer and has no AutoCAD compatibility, while MacDraft Professional is fully AutoCAD compatible and has layers and can make very large plans, it can be said that these two programs have all bases covered in the Macintosh CAD drawing software arena.
Since theliquidateher.com is the newest distributor of MacDraft Personal Edition and MacDraft Professional, we needed a way to celebrate this fact with a flourish. So as a way of launching our distribution of these programs with a bang, if you buy MacDraft PE or MacDraft Professional from our site, we will give you FREE our 2D Home, Office, and Landscape Library—a $49.95 value! And you don’t even have to sit around tapping your fingers waiting for a CD to go through snail mail. It’s a download.
In case you progress from being a consumer needing consumer level CAD software to a professional needing even more capable professional level CAD software, there are update policies in place so you can jump from MacDraft PE to MacDraft Professional with ease.
In the Windows arena, there is the very popular Ez-Architect to fill consumer level CAD software needs, and MacDraft PE fills these needs for the Macintosh. So as far as CAD programs go, we've got our bases covered. Whether you wish to refer to these 2D software programs as drafting CAD, drafting software, or CAD software, they will fill your CAD drawing needs nicely.
Note that MacDraft can not only empower the graphics designer and the artist, but the engineer and draftsman as well. The area we've always emphasized is home design, and we tend to think of this type of CAD drawing software as home design software, so we think of the MacDraft program as mac home design software, but it can do so much more!
Just with respect to home design alone, with the aid of either MacDraft Personal Edition or MacDraft Professional and our FREE 2D Home, Office, and Landscape Library you'll find that you can do Architectural Design, Interiors Design, and Landscape Design.