Computer aided design and drafting (often called CADD or CAD) aids in the creation, modification, analysis or optimization of a design — think like a machine part, or the design of a building. Typically, CADD output is in the form of electronic files for print, machining or other manufacturing operations. Modern CAD software does much more than just drafting — it provides a wide range of computer-based tools that assist engineers, architects and other design professionals in their design activities. Sound like something you might be interested in? Keep reading to find out more.