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Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD
Screenshot of Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD
Authors: Opencartis, S.L.
License: Proprietary ($129,00 - $299,00)
Platforms: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10
Version: 3.2.0 (2016-05-02)
Languages: English, es:pt-BR, and German
Source code: http://
Programming language: C#

Powerful BricsCAD plug-in. Imports, exports and manages spatial data in a simple, fast and inexpensive way. Includes its own OSM data provider


Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD is a powerful BricsCAD plug-in designed for BricsCAD users who need to import, export and manage spatial data in a simple, fast and inexpensive way, which includes many possibilities not seen so far in BricsCAD. It comes in a lightweight application that runs inside BricsCAD and allows the user to import and export geospatial data between BricsCAD drawings and geospatial files, data servers or data stores


- The access to spatial data servers and stores is available on the "Standard" and "Professional" editions only

- The Export function is available on the "Professional" edition only

- The full managing of spatial data functionality and the background Maps are available on the "Standard" and "Professional" editions only

Spatial Manager™ for BricsCAD preview screen

Main features

  • General
    • Import/export spatial data into/from BricsCAD drawings
    • Transformation of coordinates when importing or exporting
    • Background image Maps from Bing, OpenStreeMap, Mapbox, Ordnance Survey, etc.
    • Extended Entity Data (EED)
      • Viewer palette
        • Also shows some other data as the Blocks properties (Name and Attributes), Layer, geometric properties, etc.
      • Edit values directly in the palette
      • Hyperlinks
      • Managing data structure
        • Define, modify, and delete tables and fields
        • Attaching entities to a table
        • Detaching entities from their tables
        • Selecting the entities attached to a table

  • Import processes
    • Entities imported into a new or open drawing
    • Basic target layer or new target layers using a field value
    • Use blocks for points and centroids
      • Select the name of the Block according to the value of a field
      • Block insertion parameters from field values
    • Polygon fills and transparencies
    • Polygon centroids
    • Labeling entities while importing
    • Spatial filter to import only the entities in the current view
    • Elevation and thickness from field values
    • Import data from tables as Extended Entity Data (EED)
    • Speed up the processes skipping some wizard steps
    • Use the intuitive palette options or the quick import function
    • Save Tasks to replay the import processes so many times as desired

  • Export processes
    • Entities exported to geospatial files or servers
    • Select the entities to be exported
    • Option to treat the closed polylines as polygons
    • Option to export the Handle, the Layer and the Elevation of the entities
    • Option to export the Name and the Attributes of the Block References
    • Option to export Text objects and their basic properties (Rotation and Height)
    • Automatic complex geometric operations
    • Filtering of incompatible entities

  • Data sources
    • Manage your own shortcuts
    • Access to spatial data files (SHP, GPX, KML, OSM, PBF, MIF/MID, TAB, E00, SQLite, SDF, ASCII points, GML, XML, etc.)
    • Manage your User Data Sources
    • Access to spatial database servers (SQL Server, PostGIS, etc.)
    • Access to other connections (WFS, ODBC points or WKB - Excel, Access, dBase,...-, etc.) Notes: - The access to spatial data servers and stores, the Extended Entity Data (EED) and the Background Maps are available on the "Standard" and "Professional" editions only - The Export function and the Tasks technology are available on the "Professional" edition only

To get a first preview of the application, please watch this video:

To experiment the EXPORT capabilities on the 'Professional' edition, please watch these videos:

To take a look at the TASKS technology on the 'Professional' edition, please watch this video:

To learn how is working the DIRECT DATA EDITION and how to MANAGE the DATA STRUCTURE (on the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions), please watch the following videos:

To know more about the attractive and useful BACKGROUND MAPS (on the 'Standard' and 'Professional' editions), please watch the following videos:

To know how to LABEL the objects WHILE IMPORTING, please watch this video:

To know how to Use the BLOCKS WHEN IMPORTING, please watch this video::