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QA-CAD LT Software - QA Stamping Software (Lite Version)

QA-CAD LT is an easy-to-use and low-cost balloon drawing software (bubble drawing software). The key benefit of QA-CAD LT is to reduce the time to create a ballooned drawing for Engineering Inspection and Quality Assurance purposes. All our software comes with a perpetual license (one-time fee)!

We also offer an advanced version of QA-CAD LT, QA-CAD, that includes all the QA-CAD LT functions, plus smart auto ballooning feature,  characteristics extract features and EXCEL output features.

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 QA-CAD softwareQA-CAD LT software
Balloon PDF, TIFF, and CAD drawings
Extract characteristics from PDF, TIFF, and CAD drawings
Auto ballooning for PDF
Save ballooned drawing as PDF or image files
Create AS9102 FAI, PPAP and custom inspection reports
Publish reports to Excel files
Free training & technical support

The below is a list of more detailed features in QA-CAD software:QA-CAD LT is designed to quickly balloon characteristics on AutoCAD drawings, PDF or raster image files. Then you can save the ballooned drawing in your selected file format.

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Advanced balloon drawing software (including features such as capturing PDF text and exporting embedded data to Excel etc.)

Software Overview

QA-CAD LT allows you to revise drawings and add auto-numbered engineering bubbles (balloons) with the minimum of fuss. The software has been designed as a Lite version of QA-CAD for users who don’t require features such as dimension capture, attributes attachment, or data export to CSV and Excel. The source drawing always remains untouched by the stamping operations.

  • Easy to add bubbles continuously
  • Select to draw balloons (bubbles) or QA stamp
  • Adjust balloons size, color and numbers
    save ballooned drawings into multiple formats
    and MORE…

With just the press of a button, the drawing and revision stamps can be saved to a PDF and sent in an email. If you are still plotting drawings and adding numbered stamps and revisions by hand, then QA-CAD LT will be the perfect tool, as the software is very easy to use and also includes all the features of CAD Viewer 2020. QA-CAD LT is designed to help you get the job done quickly and is an essential tool for engineering design or for anyone requiring quality assurance and drawing revisions.

Easy 4 Steps: How to create engineering bubble drawings (balloon drawings)

Step 1: Open a CAD Drawing file

Step 2: Click “Add QA symbol” from QA menu and click OK button

Step 3: Move a mouse pointer to where you want to draw a bubble

Step 4: Double left-click. Then the bubble is placed on the drawing

Repeat this operation until you finish to draw all bubbles. Press “Save Markup Edits” button to save the work bubbled drawing or “Publish to PDF” button to create the delivery bubbled drawing.

What is bubble drawing? (or balloon drawing?)

From quality inspection perspective, a bubble drawing is created and used to locate all designed dimension values such as linear dimensions, diameter dimension, etc. on an engineering drawing. Each dimension value is indicated by a unique numbered bubble (balloon).

Your Feature Complete Solution!


  • You can choose to draw bubbles (balloons) or QA Stamps on AutoCAD / PDF drawing
  • Overlay drawings with unlimited no. of bubbles (or QA stamps) and Markup annotations


  • Vector (DWG, DXF, HPGL/2, DWF), pixel (TIFF, JPG, BMP) and PDF formats can be opened and stamped
  • AutoCAD 2020 support
  • Save the drawing with QA stamps and markup overlays to PDF, DWG, DXF, TIFF …


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


  • Color changer – Choose from 20 different stamping inks
  • Alter each stamp to any size
    Rotate stamps in any direction
  • Add leaders to stamps


  • Save QA stamps and markup annotations separate to the drawing


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


  • User-defined Time / Date / ‘Checked by’ stamp

Pricing & Plans

Free Trial


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


INR 39,900/- PER USER

Buy a standard license. Prices start from INR 39,900/-. Ask for quotation for bulk purchase.