Updated: ARES Commander 2025 SP1 – The N°1 Alternative for 2D/3D CAD in DWG

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  Graebert neXt — Access Keynote Replays & Videos Online

Giving an overview of all the new features for 2D & 3D Desktop CADCloud CAD, CAD for BIMMobile CAD, and Interoperability within the ARES Trinity of CAD Software, our Graebert neXt online event did include everything you need to know about the new release and all product updates for ARES 2025!

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  Explore the Highlights of ARES Commander 2025

With ARES Commander 2025 released, the ARES Trinity of CAD Software now packs new features that you should not miss out on: New 2D/3D CAD Features, Improved Interoperability, New CAD for BIM Features, and New Trinity Collaboration Features, are here to increase your productivity with DWG-based workflows and ease transition from other CAD software systems like AutoCAD®.

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Graebert is a leading developer of CAD Software
for all modern Operating Systems

Graebert’s product portfolio is anchored by the ARES® “Trinity” of CAD Software for DWG-editing including ARES Commander™ for Windows®, macOS® and Linux® computers, ARES Touch™ for Android® and iOS® smartphones and tablets and ARES Kudo™, a full browser-based solution for DWG-editing in the Cloud. Graebert’s innovative approach is to combine these 3 solutions into a single ecosystem and subscription.

One Ecosystem

Coherent Look & Feel across all platforms: Desktop, Mobile and Cloud

Native .DWG Support

Supporting latest DWG-Standard file formats and previous versions

Highly Cost-Effective

Full-featured and all-inclusive, our pricing makes it easy to deploy CAD to a large audience

The ARES Trinity of CAD Software bundles ARES Commander as well as ARES Touch and ARES Kudo into an all-inclusive suite to create and modify your technical drawings anywhere, on any device.



Actively Innovating and pioneering
the CAD Industry since 1983

Graebert GmbH is recognized as a true innovator in the CAD industry and has over 35 years of technology expertise in this domain. The founder, Wilfried Graebert, was the first and largest German distributor of AutoCAD®. In these early years Graebert innovated by developing some of the first vertical add-ons for AutoCAD and significantly contributed to the growth of the product.

In 1994, Graebert released FelixCAD, the first alternative to AutoCAD and expanded its business on the international scene. Graebert further continued to pioneer new CAD technologies such as the first 2D/3D CAD system for Windows CE mobile devices in 2000 or more recently CAD solutions for Android, iOS or the Cloud.

Altogether Millions of professionals use CAD solutions powered by the ARES technology which represents the second largest installed base in the World in our industry.

The n°1 CAD Platform for Vertical Application Developers

Graebert’s CAD technologies are also available as a platform which enables developers to create stand-alone CAD applications. Graebert’s OEM CAD engine powers a number of industry leading CAD products including DraftSight™ from Dassault Systèmes, Onshape™ and CorelCAD™ from Corel Corporation.

Everything is possible when you use ARES® Technology from Graebert to create your own embedded OEM solution or develop plugins for already existing ARES-based CAD applications. Create a competitive solution by using CAD technology that supports Windows®, macOS®, or Linux operating systems and/or mobile iOS and Android devices with the latest CAD standards including DWG. Graebert’s team of CAD experts is here to help, whether you want to extend the platform or empower your own CAD solution.