See why teams transitioned over 10M+ designs from GrabCAD to Bild

The best GrabCAD alternative for version control and a robust check out/in process on CAD designs. Leverage Bild's PDM and PLM  system for your team today!
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Check Out/In
In Built Data Storage
Data Sharing
Local File Sync
Custom Metadata
Unlimited Versioned Data
Automatically Create BOMs from Assemblies
Enterprise-grade CAD Viewer
Unthrottled Upload/Download Speeds
Can Support Large Assemblies
No Impact to CAD Design Tools
API Access
Instant BOM Creations from Assemblies
Reads in Native Design Properties
Generate STEP/STL


Basic features for up to 10 users with everything you need.
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Advanced features and reporting, better workflows and automation.
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Personalised service and enterprise security for large teams.
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Basic features
Individual data
Automated workflows
200+ integrations
Reporting and analytics
Export reports
Scheduled reports
API access
Advanced reports
Saved reports
Customer properties
Custom fields
User access
SSO/SAML authentication
Advanced permissions
Audit log
Data history
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Integrated into the Bild Platform

Generate BOMs in seconds and sync them to your PDM vault

Leverage Bild's connected PDM vault and PLM databases to instantly create complex product BOMs. Parent/child, quantities, and costs automatically are generated based on model definitions

PDM Vault

Automatically capture new revisions, updated quantities, thumbnails, and new components

PLM Database

Instantly pull in custom properties, configurations, supplier information, and more
Automatic BOM creations in Bild

Save time creating complex BOMs from assemblies

Bild's one-click BOM creation automatically creates BOMs for assemblies, pulling real-time information from data cards - and even creates CSV exports
Faster BOM creations
More visibility
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Check Out & Check In Workflows

Check out and check in designs seamlessly

Never overwrite a design again. Create robust document control with check in and check out workflows that match the speed of your innovation.

Access your designs through your web browser or through our desktop application, enabling cross-functional collaboration.

Lock Designs

Ensure other designers are not updating models by checking out a design and gaining access - other designers can still open up the model in read-only mode

Cancel Check Outs

Admin permissions enable users to cancel other team member's check outs
Version Control

Capture every design change

Track every update from beginning to end and ensure collaboration is always on the latest version of your designs.

Metadata changes, file updates, renames, and moves also create a new version block.

Gain confidence in your process with the ability to rollback to previous revisions. A more robust audit trail has never exists.
Automatically increment version number with check ins
Recover older versions without deleting any history
Add commit notes to each version block
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Join the thousands of engineers innovating with Bild
"Bild is easy to use, has the right features needed to speed up design processes and data administration, and is easy to implement."
Cesar M.
Lead Mechanical Design Engineer
"Having come from multiple generations of Solidworks PDM, Bild is a breath of fresh air. The Windows desktop app has a very simple clean interface. Newcomers to source control for CAD files are able to pick this up easily."
Thomas W.
Sr. Mechanical Engineer
"Bild has made it easy for my team to be able to share files without the hassle of having to pack and go each assembly. Iterating design has gotten much easier and faster which is exactly what we were looking for."
Austin B.
Manager, Mechanical Engineering
"Bild helps my company manage CAD spanning over 20 ongoing projects. Bild is great at preserving "single truth CAD" and preventing accidental overwriting of someone else's work."
Julius K.
Manager, Mechanical Engineering
"Bild allows all of our files to be safely stored in one place that can be accessed anywhere in the world. In doing so, all of our engineers are on the same page and can quicly see the state of a design."
Adam J.
Hardware Manager
"Bild helps create complex BOMs in record speed and is always up to date with the latest information - saving us hours of manual cleanup"
Avery W.
Mechanical Engineer

Security at the heart of it

Vendor access controls

Securely share your designs with vendors for them to view, download, upload designs.

SSO & on-prem

Ensure your account is safe with custom integrations to your enterprise's infrastructure.

Daily encrypted backups

Worried about an accidental deletion of design files? Keep an encrypted backup on the cloud.

Role based access controls

Enable different user permissions and visibility for members across your organization.

Multi-factor authentication

Require your team and vendors to go through a two-step method for authentication.

256-bit encryption

Design files, feedback, comments, approvals. Encrypted in-transit and at rest, so no data can be leaked.