Alternatives to ArchiCAD for all platforms with any license

  • Sketchup icon


    SketchUp (formerly Google Sketchup) is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural...

    Freemium Mac Windows

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    Sweet Home 3D

    Sweet Home 3D is a free interior design Java application that helps you draw the plan of your house, arrange furniture on it and visit...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud

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    FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License). FreeCAD is aimed...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Autodesk AutoCAD

    AutoCAD is a software application for both 2D and 3D computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting — available since 1982 as a desktop...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

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    LibreCAD (originally QCad then CADuntu) is an open source 2D CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. It is based on Qt, which is...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    nanoCAD is a pro-grade 2D CAD system with native DWG support and full customizability. It is totally free, for business, professional...

    Freemium Windows

  • Bricscad icon


    A powerful CAD platform, with features familiar to you from native .dwg applications. BricsCAD unifies advanced 2D design with the...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    Autodesk Revit

    Autodesk Revit software is specifically built for Building Information Modelling (BIM), empowering design and construction...

    Commercial Windows

  • Planoplan icon


    Planoplan allows you to create floor plans, arrange the furniture, change the texture and choose the appropriate color in real time....

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud Unity

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    TurboCAD is a CAD software suite, with several different feature levels. It is a competitor to the likes of Autodesk's AutoCAD...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 123D icon


    Autodesk 123D is a suite of hobbyist CAD and modelling tools created by Autodesk. As well as the more basic drawing and modelling...

    Free Personal Mac Windows iPad

  • Vectorworks icon


    Vectorworks is a computer-aided design (CAD) software program developed by Nemetschek North America that is used for drafting...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    The goal of this project is to develop a fully fledged and extensible 3D CAD software based on the concept of parametric modeling of...

    Open Source Windows

  • B-processor icon


    B-processor is BIM software that has been and currently is still developed by the Arhus School of Architecture in cooperation with the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • QCAD icon


    QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in 2D. With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • form•Z icon


    Powerful 3D design application featuring a variety of modeling personalities and tools with an easy to use interface to express and...

    Freemium Mac Windows

  • MultiCAD icon


    MultiCAD is easy to use and is perfect for beginners without CAD-experience. MultiCAD is the culmination of more than 25 years of...

    Commercial Windows

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    formZ jr

    Simple, easy to use, affordable 3d modeler highly effective for conceptual design.

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • SolveSpace icon


    SOLVESPACE is a parametric 3D CAD program with extrude, revolve, union and difference functions. Save/Export as DXF, PDF, SVG, STL...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Precision Plan Pro

    Welcome home! Advanced digital takeoff and PDF solution by Precision Plan Pro. All-in-one digital estimation takeoff and plan...

    Commercial Windows

  • Edificius icon


    Edificius is the free BIM software that enables you to make 3D architectural design better and renderings much easier. Free UPP...

    Freemium Windows

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    ARCAD 3D

    ARCAD is a powerful, easy to use program for every aspect of your architectural project. Draw and edit plans, create photorealistic...

    Commercial Windows

  • ARRIS icon


    The most complete solution available for designing, drafting and modeling buildings. Created by building professionals for building...

    Commercial Windows

  • Caddie icon


    Caddie provides designers with all the tools they need to sketch, design, detail and visualise their ideas in 2 and 3 dimensions, to...

    Commercial Windows

  • DataCAD icon


    Professional-level CADD program for architectural design, presentation, and construction document creation.

    Commercial Windows

  • iCADMac icon


    User friendly 2D/3D CAD software for MAC OS X, which reads and writes DWG format drawing files.

    Commercial Mac

  • Punch! ViaCAD Pro icon

    Punch! ViaCAD Pro

    Product and Packaging design | Furniture and cabinet design DIY manufacturing create precision models and export to CNC machines. ...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • formZ icon


    General purpose 3D solids and surface modeler form•Z, the 3D form synthesizer, is above all a 3D modeling program, even though it...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Blophome icon


    If you wish to design your bedroom, kitchen, study, living room, office, … without having to register and for free, BlopHome is the...

    Freemium Windows Web / Cloud Android Tablet

  • AutoQ3D CAD icon

    AutoQ3D CAD

    AutoQ3D CAD is a full 2D and 3D CAD application that allows you to create, edit and share your drawings and designs. It is intended...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet ... iPad

  • Graphite icon


    Graphite is an easy to use precision 2D/3D CAD software for product design and development. Formerly known as Vellum, Graphite offers...

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    MEDUSA4: The comprehensive 2D/3D design automation suite for mechanical, plant, construction and automotive engineering The Fourth...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

  • ScratchyCAD icon


    Powerfull 3D design tool for 3D printing, virtual reality and game engine. Exports to STL, OBJ, and HTML5 3D websites.

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web / Cloud Chrome OS

  • Shapr3D icon


    Shapr3D is a revolutionary 3D modeling software created exclusively for your iPad Pro and your Apple Pencil. Shapr3D is the only...

    Freemium iPad

ArchiCAD Comments

No alternatives?

Comment by stefkeB
about ArchiCAD Oct 2012

If you look at ArchiCAD as a CAD drawing system, then there sure are alternatives, but as a Building Information Modeling system, only Revit is in the same category and up to the same level of refinement.

BIM alternatives to ArchiCAD are Autodesk Revit, Nemetschek Allplan, Nemetschek VectorWorks, Autodesk AutoCAD Architecture, Bentley Architecture, Gehry Technogies Digital Project.