CADMATIC Electrical Trial


CADMATIC Electrical Trial offers you a once-off 30-day trial period to explore our three different electrical offerings at the same time: CADMATIC Electrical Lite, CADMATIC Electrical Basic, and CADMATIC Electrical Premium. Optimize and maximize your design output while saving time and delivering the best project quality possible. 


Great for – Simple and user-friendly electrical design tool

– Full CAD platform with optimized features for electrical drafting

– Extensive library of electrical symbols

– Supports creation of essential electrical document types, including schematics and arrangement drawings

– Clear upgrade path for future requirements

– CADMATIC Electrical Lite is the perfect solution for occasional needs when the full-scale Basic or Premium tools may not be the optimal choice

– Base CAD engine (CADMATIC Draw) included in the package 

– Enhanced functionality to satisfy the growing appetite, building upon the experience with Electrical Lite version or to meet higher software requirements

– Detailed documentation purposes in single user environment

– Even with wider functionality it is easy to learn thanks to our elearning materials

– Supports the creation of all main document types like electrical schematics, panel assembly drawings and electrical arrangement drawings

– Clear upgrade path for future requirements

– Base CAD engine (CADMATIC Draw) included in the package 
– Comprehensive and advanced electrical design capabilities: CADMATIC Electrical Premium provides an extensive range of features and tools to support complex electrical design requirements

– Enhanced data management and multi-user support: It ensures data consistency, improves collaboration, and streamlines project workflows with its robust data management capabilities and multi-user support

– Intelligent automation and efficiency: The software optimizes design processes, minimizes errors, and increases productivity through intelligent automation features

– BIM compatibility: CADMATIC Electrical Premium offers seamless integration with BIM workflows, facilitating collaboration with other disciplines and enhancing coordination

– Enhanced project efficiency: The software’s integration compatibility with other CADMATIC tools enables efficient project coordination, resulting in improved project efficiency and streamlined workflows

– Advanced reporting and documentation capabilities: The software automates report generation, enabling comprehensive and accurate documentation for projects

– Additional integrated design tools: Users have the option to choose from a range of additional integrated design tools from the CADMATIC portfolio, further expanding their capabilities.

– Supports the creation of all electrical CAD document types like electrical schematics, panel assembly drawings, electrical arrangement drawings and reports (CAD, Excel, Pdf)

– Base CAD engine (CADMATIC Draw) included in the package  
Standards supported by Electrical– IEC
– GB/T
– GB/T
– GB/T


Full standalone CAD platformxxx
Import DWG, IFC, BCF, DXF, DRW, DGN and PDF files  xxx
Export DWG, BCF, DXF, DRW and PDF files xxx
Comprehensive symbol library for electrical, low current, automation, and instrumentation designxxx
Support of raster images (JPEG, TIFF, GIF, BMP, PNG) and OLE objects xxx
Reference image (XREF) management xxx
Versatile label management with dynamic sheet handling and customizable templatesxxx
Versatile printing functions, including a built-in Smart PDF converter xxx
Graphical wiring and cabling functionsxxx
Automatic layer managementxxx
Drawing-specific information management xx
Tree interface for easy navigationxx
Generation of switchboard schematics from layout drawings xx
Various symbol insertion and editing functionsxx
Automatic system-specific elevation management xx
Advanced wiring and cabling functionsxx
Dynamic features for drawing and editing of cable support systems (2D/3D) xx
Real-time and configurable clash detection for cable support systemsxx
3D modelling of electrical and low current equipment xx
Intelligent elevation recognition system for external 3D models (HVAC, structural etc.) xx
Automatic bill of materials (symbols, cables, cable support systems etc.)  xx
Real-time cross-references and dynamic references for cables, wires, and devicesxx
Centralized management of project-specific design data in DB with multi-user supportx
Flexible project settings to accommodate various project requirementsx
DB Tool – tabular interface providing access to project-wide informationx
Functionality for symbol packages x
Versatile searching, replacing, filtering, and sorting functions in the databasex
Bulk editing capabilities in the DB Tool or Excelx
Parts management functionality with Product models x
Automated Excel, PDF, CAD report generation (parts, cables, wires etc.)x
Import and reimport functions from Excel, including devices, cables, I/Os, and metadatax
Integration with Excel, and other Cadmatic design applicationsx
Intelligent reuse of design data and diagramsx
Generate drawings based on templates and Excel datax
Efficient document and object duplication functionality in the databasex
Real-time link between switchboard schematics and layout drawings x
Bi-directional management of devices in both schematics and cabinet layout drawingsx
Insert any required object data to drawingx
Manufacturer-specific product databases x
BIM compatibility, property set management, IFC export (IFC 2×3 and IFC 4) x


CADMATIC Electrical Trial offers you a once-off 30-day trial period to explore our three different electrical offerings at the same time: CADMATIC Electrical Lite, CADMATIC Electrical Basic, and CADMATIC Electrical Premium. You will be able to switch between the three products in real time to test their capabilities and match them with your needs.  

CADMATIC Electrical is the first comprehensive database-based solution for the different design and documentation needs of electrical and automation engineering: all electrical, instrumentation, and automation engineering with one design application.

See basic information about the products below:

  • CADMATIC Electrical Lite – Ideal for electrical and automation documentation on smaller projects. Includes basic CAD engine with common CAD functionalities and symbol libraries.
  • CADMATIC Electrical Basic – More advanced electrical and automation tool suitable for small to medium-sized projects. Includes advanced functionalities to aid the electrical design process.
  • CADMATIC Electrical Premium – Top-of-the-range database-based and multi-user design software for electrical and automation engineering in large and complex design projects. Integration with other Cadmatic design applications.

By clicking the “get the free trial” button, you will be directed to a form to fill out. After submitting the form, you will receive an email with the installation details. After installing the software on your computer, you will have 30 days to enjoy and experiment with the Electrical plans above. Once you have completed your trial, you can visit our store to purchase the electrical plan of your choice.  

Terms of use

The CADMATIC Electrical trial offers you the chance to explore the full capabilities of the latest versions of CADMATIC Electrical for 30 days. The trial period starts immediately after you have filled out the CADMATIC Electrical trial form. Please note that you can use the trial only once. The CADMATIC Electrical trial cannot be installed on computers that already have licensed CADMATIC Draw or CADMTATIC Electrical software installed. If you want a new trial period, please contact our sales team at Choose CADMATIC Electrical and maximize your design output through integrated and high-level features and workflows.

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Technical requirements

To ensure the best possible experience with CADMATIC Electrical, your system should meet the following requirements:

  • Windows 10 and 11 64-bit
  • Intel Core i5 or i7 (minimum requirement is dual-core Intel Pentium 4 or AMD)
  •  8GB memory (minimum 4GB)
  • 5GB free disk space
  • OpenGL 4.3 compatible Full HD resolution display driver with dedicated memory


Frequently asked questions

If you’re uncertain about which version of CADMATIC Electrical is best for you – CADMATIC Electrical Lite, Basic, or Premium – we recommend watching our Electrical webinar. It covers the differences between the three options and can help you make an informed decision.

The license type available for purchase through the web store is a subscription license. With this license, you can buy a subscription for 1 or 3 years, allowing you to use and update the software during that period. However, if you’re interested in exploring different licensing options such as perpetual licenses, network licenses, or rental licenses, our team is here to assist you. Simply fill out the contact form, and our team will reach out to you to discuss the available options and find the best fit for your needs.

Once you have made the decision to purchase CADMATIC Electrical Lite, CADMATIC Electrical Basic, or CADMATIC Electrical Premium, you can buy it directly from our store. Just select the product and the length of subscription, add it to your cart, and proceed to checkout where you can finalize your order. After the purchase, you will get the installation package and activation key via email.

Yes, in addition to Electrical eLearning materials, we offer tailored online or onsite training for our customers. These training sessions are designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of CADMATIC Electrical and its functionalities. Our training programs can be customized to meet your specific requirements and can be conducted remotely or at your location. To learn more about our training options and to schedule a session, please contact our team at

You can contact our support via e-mail: Read more about our support on our website.

You can find self-study material in the Getting Started guide, our product documentation and CADMATIC Electrical Getting Started video.