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Rebar add-on for BricsCAD ® and AutoCAD ®

The collaboration between Addosoft and Bricsys aims to bridge the gap between advanced CAD systems and locally developed solutions, within the South African market. We believe Bricsys provides the ideal combination of a light-weight, yet smart CAD platform, which is extendable in terms of add-on applications.

With Bricsys, Addosoft sets out to bring back the local South African ingenuity of specialised design and drafting modules on a very advanced and cost-effective CAD system, without re-inventing the wheel.

AddoBAR - Rebar Detailing

AddoBAR is the next generation platform for rebar detailing software. Our software fuels efficiency within your CAD design process and facilitates both quality and accurate production of reinforcement detailing. AddoBAR works seamlessly with the world's leading CAD software, BricsCAD and Autodesk AutoCAD®. With AddoBAR, detailing is made simple. Inserting, scheduling and changing of bar properties have never been easier.

AddoBAR also supports 3D bar display mode, so no need to struggle with alternate means of rendering, constraint solving and clash detection, whilst utilising the powerful object based tools CAD has to offer. AddoBAR is not only a powerful object based, full 3D, detailing solution, it is also affordable, empowering you to create impressive rebar layouts that will land you that important client without breaking the bank.

Contact Us
Bricsys South Africa
Try AddoBAR


  • - Free version for 10 or less bar entities
  • - Schedule window via palette
  • - Shape codes to SANS 282:2011 and BS 8666:2005 (Eurocode)
  • - Shape 99 compatible
  • - Clean layout with different tabs
  • - Schedule bars per members or Schedule total project
  • - Schedule tables written to Model Space
  • - Weight/Length calculation – per schedule and per member
  • - Alpha numeric sort
  • - Re-Member feature
  • - Re-Number feature
  • - Schedule table via own Table styles
  • - Zoom to Bar function
  • - Highlight bars
  • - Copy schedule table to clipboard
  • - Live bars, changes in schedule reflected on drawing and vice versa
  • - Auto update feature

Download AddoBAR

  • - FREE version,max of 10 bar entities (never expires, full updates)
  • - 30 Day free FULL trial Version (unlimmited bar entities)
  • - Single User License fee R3500 / 250 Euro per year
  • - Network User License fee R5250 / 375 Euro per year
  • --Credit Card payment option available
  • - Multi year license options available

Installer for:

  • - BricsCAD V15-V18 (64bit only)
  • - AutoCAD 2014-2019 (64bit only)
  • - AutoCAD Architecture or Civil 3D 2014-2019 (64bit only)
  • - Installer supports multi languages, dialog in english only
Download AddoBAR
AddoBAR Manual

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Develop your own with AddoBAR and Visual Studio

Every user has his own style of detailing. That is why AddoSOFT recognise the power in user customization. By developing your own macro detailing routines, you can enhance your production line while eliminating errors and gaining tremendous speed!

Share your screen with us through Chrome remote desktop from where-ever you are, and we will support you hands-on in bringing your creativity to life!

Download the C# Base Rebar example, This example contains various tools to add outlines and AddoBar entities. This Example is created for BricsCAD® and AutoCAD® with a simple compile derivative.


  • - Download the AddoBAR object enabler
  • - C#.NET templates to download for developing custom macros (VB.NET will follow).
  • - Code with Visual Studio 2015 Community
  • - Write your own LISP routines
  • - Join a community of AddoBAR developers and share your creations on-line.
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Download and test BricsCAD

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About Bricsys

Bricsys® is a global provider of dwg engineering design software brought to market under the BricsCAD® brand. With relentless commitment to the success of the BricsCAD community, Bricsys is focused on providing an industrial strength CAD software platform and industry leading support at a compelling price to customers in the AEC, GIS, civil engineering, process and power, and mechanical CAD markets. Founded in 2002, Bricsys is a founding member of the Open Design Alliance.

About BricsCAD

BricsCAD® is the powerful CAD software and development platform unifying the familiar feature set of native dwg with advanced 2D tools and intelligent 3D direct modeling on Windows and Linux. The software allows design, engineering and manufacturing professionals to enter the world of 3D direct modeling without the need to leave their familiar dwg environment, and this at a compelling price. BricsCAD provides application developers with the software platform and broad suite of standard APIs required to deliver advanced solutions to cost conscious customers in the AEC, GIS, civil engineering, process & power, and mechanical CAD markets. Available in more than 15 languages and with hundreds of Third Party solutions, BricsCAD is so much more than an alternative.

Buy or Rent BricsCAD V18

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BUY All-In (subscription) R16 600 R11 600 R9 200
BUY (without subscription) R14 200 R9 200 R6 800
RENT / year R7 470 R5 220 R4 140
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Video Tutorials

Export dwg to KML

Install and Activate

Scheduling using BS8666

Scheduling pallet

Bar Styles

Adding Bars

Detail in 3D using AddoBar

Getting started with VS and ADDOBAR

Adding Stepped Range in AddoBar

3D Parapet in AddoBar

CUI Missing AddoBar

Attributes in AddoBar

Edit rebar

Close video

Contact Us

Contact us Europe or South Africa or fill out the form to get your license today

South Africa

Wolter Bijker

VOIP: +27 (0)87 803 5609
Cell: +27 (0)83 408 1891

Jean-Pierre Rousseau

Cell: +27 (0)72 433 7350

Europe (Belgium)

Ludo Loomans

Cell: +32 15636877


Rakesh Rao

Tel: +91-9243438300
DesignSense Software Technologies


Baltic States

Vaigas Guogis

Tel: +370 65226522
In axis, Ltd.