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Software Overview:

QA-CAD enables you to quickly add balloons (bubbles), or QA stamps to identify dimensions and tolerances on your drawing while reducing the chance of errors from manually inputting information.

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Auto ballooning feature for PDF, raster images, and DWG/DXF files. (Click here for more details)
auto ballooning feature by QA-CAD screenshot

Automatically capturing dimension, tolerance, GD&T, text and zone from PDF/CAD drawing
first article inspection software As9102 software by QA-CAD screenshot

AS9102 Rev. B Form 3, which is exported from QA-CAD.
 As9102 Rev B form3 by QA-CAD screenshot

You can choose EXCEL template to export your embedded data.
QA-CAD can export bills of characteristics to customised EXCEL

You can also customise EXCEL templates and their columns configurations.
QA-CAD can export bills of characteristics to customised EXCEL2

QA-CAD is an essential tool in the engineering design process. If you are still plotting drawings and adding numbered stamps and revisions by hand, then QA-CAD is for you! Save your valuable time and resources with our QA stamping software that overlays drawings with auto-numbered stamps and markup notes and corrections (text, sketches, boxes, lines and arrows).

With just a press of a button the drawing, along with the revision stamps and markup notes/corrections, can be saved to a PDF and sent in an email. The source drawing remains untouched by the stamping and markup operations.

OS: Windows8/10/11/Windows Server 2008 to 2022
(A network license is required for use in CITRIX, VMware, Azure Virtual Desktop, and Windows Terminal Server.)

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(QA-CAD includes all the features and functions of CAD Viewer, CAD Markup and also includes the valuable add-on extension CAD Viewer Batch Command.)

Export embedded data to EXCEL/CSV:

 • Export embedded data to EXCEL forms for First Article Inspection, AS9102/EN 9102 and PPAP
 • Export embedded data to a spreadsheet (EXCEL/ CSV) for revision management or inspection
 • Export ballooned drawing to PDF
 • Export bills of characters to customisable EXCEL reports.

Balloons (bubbles) drawing feature:

 • You can choose to draw balloons (bubbles) or QA Stamps on AutoCAD / PDF drawing
 • Overlay drawings with unlimited no. of balloons or QA stamps and Markup annotations.
 • Field-based data or attributes may be embedded into balloons or QA stamps.

Support multiple formats:

 • Vector (DWG, DXF, HPGL/2, DWF), pixel (TIFF, JPG, BMP) and PDF formats can be opened and stamped.
 • All AutoCAD DWG/DXF versions/ formats support including AutoCAD 2024.
 • Inventor DWG format support including Inventor 2023.
 • Save the drawing with bubbles and markup overlays to PDF, DWG, DXF, TIFF ...

Auto-numbered Balloons:

 • Stamps are automatically numbered and easily configured.
 • Alter numbering system of balloons (QA Stamps) anytime during stamping process.

Balloon size, color and numbers:

 • Color changer - Choose from 20 different ballooning ink (stamping inks).
 • Alter each stamp to any size.
 • Rotate stamps in any direction.
 • Add leaders to stamps.

Capture data from CAD drawing:

 • Automatically pick up dimension values from drawings.
 • Automatically pick up GD&T symbols from drawings. (plan to support in near future)

Save balloon edits:

 • Save balloons (QA stamps) and markup annotations separate to the drawing.

Integration with your email software:

 • Send ballooned PDF by email with just the process of a button.

User-defined Stamp:

 • User-defined Time / Date / 'Checked by' stamp.

Field entry control:

 • Option to configure field entry controls as a dropdown list of user defined values.

Pricings & Plans



for 14 days

The evaluation version of QA-CAD is enabled for 14 days. The trial version is converted to the full version once the software is registered.


Standard License


per user

Buy a standard license (one time fee for a perpetual license). Prices start from $845 USD. You can see details of the price structure from here.


Network License


per number of concurrent user

Buy a network license (one time fee for a perpetual license). Prices start from $1,335 USD. You can see details of the price structure from here.