Free software for students and teachers



When you have challenging projects ahead and need a strong design software to complete them. 

Vectorworks Designer with Renderworks—the same software package our professionals use is available for free to students and instructors. The educational version contains our entire product line—Vectorworks Architect, Landmark, Spotlight, Fundamentals, and Renderworks, so whether you are creating basic design, or a project for architecture, landscape, interior design, or entertainment, the student edition of Vectorworks* will meet your needs.

There's no limit to what you can create with Vectorworks; it is:

Flexible: Design the Way You Want

Vectorworks isn't limited to a prescribed workflow; you're free to work the way you want.

Versatile: Create, Model, and Present

Move easily between tasks. From design concept, to construction documentation, and every phase in between, Vectorworks Designer marries precision 2D modeling to state-of-the-art technology.

Intuitive: The Way You Think

Vectorworks Designer’s simple, customizable interface and what-you-see-is-what-you-get display make it easier to learn and use than other CAD applications.

Smart: World-renowned Designers

Vectorworks was founded over 25 years ago and counts more than 450,000 professional designers worldwide. Using feedback from our users, we create a product that continually exceeds expectations, delivering superior design flexibility and world-class graphics.

*Note: The educational edition of Vectorworks is available only to currently enrolled students and is provided in a professional file format with watermarking to identify student work.