FREE TOOLS PSL

Industry-standard symbols for Visio

FreeTools PSL (Professional Symbol Library) is a free D-Tools application designed to provide Microsoft® Visio users with multiple libraries of industry-specific plan view shapes that will help make it both easier to create drawings using universally accepted industry standards and clearly communicate with trade professionals.

  • Audio-Video-Control (AVC) – AVC stencils are a residential version based on the J-STD-710 symbols created by a joint committee from CEDIA, CEA, and InfoComm.
  • Security – Our Security stencils are based on the SIA Architectural Graphic Standard.
  • Custom – The Custom stencils contain useful symbols such as wire, text call out, and a Universal dimension shape.
  • NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) – These stencils are based on the NFPA 170 Standard for Fire Safety and Emergency Symbols.
  • ECD (Electrical Construction Drawings) based on the NECA-1002606 standards. (coming soon)

FreeTools ships with a pre-defined set of drawing templates based on metric and imperial unit drawing sizes. Once the FreeTools software is registered, all drawings will feature your company information, logo and project information for a professional look.

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Providing Visio users with Free Product Shape Libraries

Established universal industry standards are an important component of successful drawing designs and technical projects, creating uniformity within any given project for clear communication across all areas in any systems installation project. D-Tools’ FreeTools PSL (Professional Symbol Library) application provides Visio users with free libraries of these residential and commercial industry-specific plan view shapes that make it easier to create drawings to communicate using universally accepted industry standards.

FreeTools PSL is initially available with three Symbol Libraries – Audio-Video-Control, Security, and Custom. The AVC (Audio-Video-Control) stencils are a residential version based on the J-STD-710 symbols created by a joint committee from CEDIA, CEA and InfoComm. The Security stencils are based on the SIA Architectural Graphic Standard, and the Custom stencils contain useful symbols such as wire, text call out, and a Universal dimension shape. FreeTools ships with a pre-defined set of drawing templates based on metric and imperial unit drawing sizes. Once the FreeTools software is registered, all drawings will feature your company information, logo and project information for a professional look. Users can import a floorplan into the drawing template and add the FreeTools symbols to the drawing, referencing mount type, specify colors and labels, and more.