AutoCAD, D-Tools and Stardraw are pioneers in
the field of AV system drafting software, but
require time to learn and a serious financial
Even though it is easy to learn some of the
other software packages, it is even easier to
learn AVSnap. As a matter of fact it takes
longer to read this comparison than to install
AVSnap and design a simple AV system.
AVSnap software comes with generic AV
product libraries, ALTINEX and and sample
projects already installed.
AVSnap is also a presentation tool and
doesn't require a special viewer for customers
who do not own the design software. AVSnap is
the viewer and the design software.
Use the lock feature, the page display
toggle, and password protection to protect your
project files from being altered. Neither of the
other available software packages can offer
AVSnap does not have the worlds largest
manufacturer libraries, and the typical user
will only use a fraction of the libraries
AVSnap took a different approach.
Need a library that is
not available in AVSnap? Build your own!
literally only takes minuets to create a new
symbol and integrate into your project. With
AVSnap you can toggle between symbol creation
and project mode and update your libraries as
you go along. No symbol designer or symbols
Most of AVSnap features can be accessed via
keyboard hotkeys, a mouse or on-screen menus,
which ever user prefers.
other design software offer limited symbol
properties, AVSnap has eight (8), including the
option to enter product prices and the option to
be included in the material list and the style
of symbol display, diagram, technical drawing,
photo or user defined.
AVSnap also offers a new and innovative way
of connecting an AV system design directly to
the installed hardware. After designing a
system, the designer or integrator can use all
the information in the AVSnap design to create a
control platform for entire hardware in an AV
a GUI (Graphical User Interface) for a control
system is as easy as designing a symbol or
creating a system layout. Every piece of
information is saved in one single file and can
“travel” with your AV project from the initial
design to the first live presentation and
Drag and drop individual buttons, sliders,
progress bars, and communication components.
Once on the design page, assign bit maps, change
button look and feel and place desired labels.
If you use AutoCAD, D-Tools or Stardraw,
think again before investing thousand of dollars
to get additional licenses.
Download AVSnap for you and your clients and
make communication between project partners
easier than ever before.