MicroStation PowerDraft


MicroStation PowerDraft is a professional-level application used for production 2D/3D drafting and detailing. PowerDraft provides an intuitive interface for creating, editing, and manipulating drawings and models in DGN or DWG format and is completely integrated with all Bentley solutions.

Because PowerDraft and MicroStation are based on the same code base, they share many of the same features and functions, including MicroStation's full suite of referencing, dimensioning, text, and drawing tools.

PowerDraft maximizes your production drafting functionality:

MicroStation PowerDraft V8i (Licensed for Academic Use Only)

As part of the Be Careers Network, students and faculty members can download, at no charge, MicroStation PowerDraft V8i - the same software used by professional architects and engineers in real-world projects. The program also includes a student guide and courseware to help you learn and use this software to create your own project designs.

NOTE: This software is limited to academic use only. Commercial use of this software is strictly prohibited.

Downloading MicroStation PowerDraft  V8i - Academic Version

To download the pre-requisite software and the product itself, visit the BE Careers Network PowerDraft download page (This link opens in its own window).

Bentley is happy to support your teaching and learning efforts with this free promotional offering. Our company remains committed to making it simple and affordable for schools to put our technology in your classrooms.