What is BtoCAD?
BtoCAD acquires almost all the key functions of AutoCAD while costs less than one tenth of its price. It can be applied widely in almost all industries that need CAD software for design, such as manufacturing, mold, machine, electronics, architecture, telecom, furniture and decoration industries.
 
 
 
BtoCAD and AutoCAD drawing compare

 

BtoCAD is based on the core technology from IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC). YFCAD, the developer, owns the full license. BtoCAD shares similar functions with AutoCAD, uses DWG as its internal processing file, and is totally compatible with various versions of AutoCAD (version 2.5 ~ 2009). It also shares similar interface, controlling process with AutoCAD. Thus users do not have to change their using habits if they are already familiar with AutoCAD. In one word, BtoCAD is an excellent AutoCAD alternative with a competitive price.

Having been sold to users from over 30 countries and regions including the United States, Russia, Portugal, Italy, Canada, Japan, Finland, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, etc, it is one of the CAD software with the best value.
Key Advantages
 
 

1. Fully licensed. Based on the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium (ITC)‘s core technology, complete with full license.
2. World-renowned technologies. Jointly developed by developers from more than 30 countries, the result of co-operation among thousands of professionals around the world. The stability and technologies are in pace with the current world trends.
3. Incomparable functionalities. Complete with AutoCAD functionalities, at a fraction of AutoCAD price
4. Excellent compatibilities. Retains the commands and functions of AutoCAD. Thus existing users of AutoCAD will find the interface familiar.
5. Developed according to the industry needs. Fast and convenient toolbar improves work efficiency.
6. Retains approx 85% of key functions of AutoCAD at less than one tenth of its price.

 
“BtoCAD2009 vs AutoCAD2009: 85% of the key functions at less than 1/10 of the price
 
 
BtoCAD2009 vs AutoCAD2009
 

Functions

BtoCAD 2009

AutoCAD 2009

Support of different versions of DWG

2.5~2009format 

2.5~2009format

AutoCAD command

Support

Support

Command alias

Support

Support

AutoCAD linetype file

Support

Support

AutoCAD  pattern hatch file

Support

Support

AutoCAD slide file

Support

Support

Mtext text stacking

Support

Support

Open multiple DWG  files simultaneously

Support

Support

Explorer (layer, linetype, text style)

Support

Support

Unlimited undo/redo

Support

Support

Right-click shortcut

Support

Support

Visual menu, toolbar and shortcut function

Support

Support

TrueType & shx text style

Support

Support

Microsoft ActiveX embedded edit

Support

Support

Script recorder

Support

Support

Drawing,  block preview

Support

Support

Microsoft Visual Basic

Support

Support

Raster image

Support

Support

AutoLISP(include DCL)

Support

Support

AutoCAD Development System(ADS)

Support

Support

Object ARX

No

Support

AutoCAD 3D Surface

Support in Pro version

Support

ACIS 3D Solid

Can display in Standard version;
Support in Pro version

Support

External  reference edit

Support

Support

Print style

Support

Support

DWF file format

Support

Support

Print layout

Support

Support

Secondary command relate menu

Support

No

Polar tracking

Support

Support

Object snap tracking

Support

Support

File protect with code

Support

Support

File repair automatically

Support

Support

True color system

Support

Support

Quick dimension

Support

Support

Quick Object select

Support

Support

Properties edit list

Support

Support

Q & A

Q: What are the functions of BtoCAD 2009 compared with AutoCAD? 
   
A: With DWG as default file format, BtoCAD is fully compatible with AutoCAD2.5-2009, and shares similar user interface and commands. It also acquires all of AutoCAD‘s 2D functions and part of the 3D functions while is less than one tenth of AutoCAD’s price.

Q: Will I infringe AutoCAD’s copyright when using BtoCAD?

A: No. BtoCAD is a CAD software that its developer, YFCAD Software, reserves all rights for the copy license. Thus it does not infringe the copyright of AutoCAD.

Q: How about the strength and capacity of the BtoCAD developer and its after-sales service?

A: YFCAD Software, developer of BtoCAD has been established for 15 years, its products cover manufacturing industry, design industry and home furniture industry. The company has participated in defining some industry standard, has a completed after-sales service system and can response to customers?requests quickly, and all of these are free of charge.

Q: Does BtoCAD support secondary development? And what program language it support?

A: Yes. BtoCAD can support Lisp, ADS and VBA in secondary development while it can not support ARX currently but may support in the next version. Lisp program of AutoCAD can be applied directly; ADS code only needs to be reedited again while VBA code is fully supported theoretically but low practicability because of authorization problem.
 
Recommended requirements
 

- OS

Windows® 98 SE / ME / 2000 / XP / Vista / 7

- CPU

Pentium IV or above

- RAM

Minimum 512MB

- Hard Disk

Minimum 100MB

(The above specification is for reference only. Actual requirements will depend on the file size working on.)