TurboCAD: Products & Apps

Discover popular TurboCAD apps and other fully supported CAD design products direct from the publisher. Here on this page is my hand-picked selection of products and apps – there’s also CAD symbols, and training guides and educational materials. Calling all Mac users: consider the full suite of TurboCAD apps for the Macintosh, arguably the most comprehensive suite of CAD products available for macOS. Consider this: try before you buy. Test drive free trial downloads of these and many other apps not listed here. Look for something worthwhile in the app upgrade center.

Pssst. The software listed on this page has been hand-selected – this is not yet another compilation by an autoblog or scraper site.
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Professional CAD

TurboCAD Deluxe

An affordable professional CAD product is TurboCAD Deluxe 2D/3D. This app gives you numerous design options with hundreds of drafting and design tools, import/export file support, video and interactive tutorials, photorealistic rendering and millions of symbols. TurboCAD Deluxe can be used to create presentation-ready home plans, technical drawings, mechanical designs, artistic illustrations, crafts, school projects…
  TurboCAD Deluxe Win – free trial
  TurboCAD Deluxe Mac – free trial

TurboCAD Professional

A high-end CAD software app that’s delivered excellent value to both 2D and 3D users for over 20 years is TurboCAD Professional 2D/3D. TurboCAD Pro’s robust set of 2D drafting and 3D modeling tools enable users to create innovative designs for a wide range of industries and disciplines. Also available are plugins and addons for CNC and CAM applications, and for mechanical engineers, architects or builders, civil engineers, wordworkers. TurboCAD Pro is compatible with many other graphics programs and formats, supporting import from over 30 file formats and export to over 25 formats…
  TurboCAD Professional Win – free trial
  TurboCAD Professional Mac – free trial

TurboCAD Professional Platinum

TurboCAD Pro Platinum is premium, professional 2D/3D CAD. It includes all the speed and technology of TurboCAD Pro for drafting, detailing, modeling, and photorealistic rendering. Surpasing TurboCAD Pro are the advanced architectural and mechanical toolsets, and file sharing for greater control and flexibility…
  TurboCAD Professional Platinum – free trial
  TurboCAD Professional Platinum Subscription – learn more

TurboCAD Expert

For those of you who are familiar with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, TurboCAD Expert is specifically designed for users who require a compatible-level CAD application. TurboCAD Expert can be used stand-alone, as a replacement seat, or as a companion seat to AutoCAD-based products for a seamless and integrated workflow. In addition, TurboCAD Expert’s interoperability supports the latest industry file formats. It provides all the power required to get projects completed on time, at a fraction of the cost of AutoCAD LT, yet is fully .DWG compatible and with just as many, if not more features than LT…
  TurboCAD Expert – free trial

User Testimonials

  Read what others have to say about how easy it is to learn and use TurboCAD:

The makers of TurboCAD have done a great job making the type of program (CAD) that I was intimidated by to be very easy to use. It has the power of other programs priced in the high hundreds if not thousands…
Cal Farley’s
TurboCAD Mac is the most elegantly designed CAD program I’ve ever used. Its beauty is its simplicity…
Satisfied Customer
TurboCAD development has been quite dedicated in following AutoCAD’s functionality and offering a bigger bang for the buck…
AEC Magazine
TurboCAD for Architects is a seriously useful tool that provides a cost-effective and easy to use bridge from 2D drawings to 3D modeling…
CAD User Magazine
Because I believe in this philosophy, I am pleased that TurboCAD Pro has gone green…
Machine Design
TurboCAD is undoubtedly the most powerful CAD program available in its price range. PlanRoom Central has completed over 500 new residential homes, residential additions, and commercial projects with TurboCAD…
PlanRoom Central
TurboCAD also saves valuable workshop time because it allows users to save in file formats that can be read directly to CNC machine tools, allowing more design time to be spent on other products…
Avalon Design Services Limited
I began using TurboCAD in 2002 and all these years later I still get excited when I think about using TurboCAD on a daily basis…
Textural Creations and Nature’s Sleep
TurboCAD combines great power, a low price, and ease of use to make what you do even better…
Cadalyst Magazine

Inexpensive CAD

TurboCAD Designer

If you do not require all the features that many high-end CAD applications offer, consider the inexpensive TurboCAD titles. Both TurboCAD Designer and TurboCAD Mac Designer provide the right tools for all your advanced 2D drafting and detailing needs, enabling you to work on simple hobby sketches to production ready, precision drawings. With intuitive snaps, alignments, prompts, hints and online help, even beginners quickly get up to speed…
  TurboCAD Designer Win – free trial
  TurboCAD Designer Mac – free trial

Education & Training

If you have limited experience using CAD software, learn more about available helpful educational materials to get you started. As an alternative to books, training guides are quite effective when learning to use TurboCAD and DesignCAD…
  TurboCAD education and training – read more


Another affordable CAD app is DesignCAD 2D, with a full complement of 2D drafting and design tools. DesignCAD produces accurately scaled architectural and mechanical drawings allowing you to create, edit, scale, move, rotate and copy individual objects. Easily import/export editable DXF/DWG files without the risk of data loss or corruption…
  DesignCAD – free trial


If 3D CAD design is your forté, then you may want to take a look at DesignCAD 3D MAX. It is an affordable tool for creating precise, professional-quality 3D drafting, modeling, and animation. And there are a number of plugin apps as well. Design everything from furniture, decks, floorplans, and architectural drawings to engineering layouts, electronic schematics, plats, maps, elevations, and even toys, hobby items, as well as 3D models…
  DesignCAD 3D MAX – free trial

Plugins & Symbols

Plugins & Addons

The CAM Plug-in, in combination with TurboCAD Pro, provides unique flexibility and productivity for CAM. Unlike typical solutions in which the design, CAM, and post-processing are in two or even three distinct phases – the CAM Plug-in performs all phases with integrated, non-linear associativity…
  CAM Plug-in for TurboCAD Pro – learn more
An assortment of useful plugins for TurboCAD Professional 2D/3D – Beam Analysis Tool, Hatch Pattern Creator, Civil Design Suite, Animation Lab, Furniture Maker, Google Maps, and LightWorks Renderer
  Plug-in apps collection – learn more
And some notable CAD companions to complement your CAD products – pdf2cad, SectionCalc, and CAM Axis Mill
  Add-on apps collection – learn more

CAD Symbols CD

The CAD Symbols contains the most extensive collection of standard parts and symbols available containing over 30 million symbol drawings and models in 2D view and freely revolvable 3D models for AutoCAD, TurboCAD and more. These CAD symbols are perfect for mechanical engineers, mechanical drafters, and non-professionals in the mechanical design arena who want to directly download complex symbols into their drawings instead of create them from scratch. Supports both imperial and metric measurements. Contains architectural, mechanical, electronic, and electrical symbols and parts…
  CAD Symbols – learn more


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