Alternatives to Autodesk AutoCAD for all platforms with Free or Open Source 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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    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

    • I use Freecad to design my 3D printing models.
      Guest 10/24/2015
    • FreeCAD is a software for 3d parametric model, AutoCAD is not that.
      Guest 9/27/2015
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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

    • LibreCAD is only a 2d Drafting software while AutoCAD also has 3d modelling capabilities
      Guest 5/24/2016
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    DraftSight is a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to read, write and share DWG files. DraftSight...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

    • DraftSight is developed as a competitor to AutoCAD 2D. Distributed as a free (well also has a paid version) software to compete with 2D AutoCAD.
      Guest 7/10/2016
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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

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    OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD objects. It is free software and available for Linux/UNIX, MS Windows and MacOS. ...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform open source solid modeling system that includes interactive geometry editing, high-performance...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Packly icon


    The complete packaging solution to create and download die-cut templates immediately, order 3D Virtual Mockup and print high quality...

    Free Web / Cloud

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    The professional furnishing 2D-/3D-tool for everybody: The pCon.planner is a cost-free application allowing you to comfortably and...

    Free Windows

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    progeCAD Smart

    progeCAD Smart 2009 is a limited version of progeCAD . It is free for private, non-commercial use only. You need to register the...

    Free Personal Windows

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    DoubleCAD XT

    DoubleCAD XT is an free AutoCAD LT work-alike. DoubleCAD XT is a great companion with AutoCAD - and if you are a Google SketchUp...

    Freemium Windows

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    Archimedes Discontinued

    Archimedes is a free and open source CAD (Computer Aided Design) software. It is a robust system built over Eclipse’s Rich Client Java...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    Onshape is the first full-cloud 3D CAD system. It runs in a web browser and on any mobile device.

    Freemium Web / Cloud

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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

  • CoffeeSCAD icon


    Browser based 3D solid CAD editor, Openscad style, with a Coffeescript based syntax, using only Coffeescript + Javascript

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

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

    Free Personal Windows Linux

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    Pocket Plans

    Finally - CAD has arrived to Windows Phone 7 Features - View your DWFx files - Sync with SkyDrive and Google Drive - Save files...

    Freemium Windows Phone

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    CADEMIA is a modern CAD system with a full functionality to create dimensional accurate technical drawings and documents. Existing...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    AutoCAD 360

    AutoCAD 360 (formerly AutoCAD WS) lets you view, edit, and share DWG drawings through a web browser or mobile device. Now you have the...

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet iPad


    CAD.FEM will assist you in designing and analyzing 3D models of structural elements or any other 3D models easily and accurately, and...

    Free Personal Windows

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

    Freemium iPad

  • LiteCAD icon


    Create, edit, view, and print 2D CAD drawings using the file formats: dxf, dwg, shp ;Download-Size only 3.10 MB; language: only...

    Free Windows

  • VARKON Discontinued

    Varkon is a very powerful parametric 2D/3D CAD, modeling and application development tool for engineering, design, architecture, etc....

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Draft it

    Draft It V4 is a powerful, easy to use 2D CAD Software package that is completely free to use. No restrictions means you're free...

    Freemium Windows

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    Open CASCADE

    Open CASCADE Technology is a software development platform freely available in open source. It includes components for 3D surface and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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

    Freemium Mac Windows

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    gCAD3D is a 3D CAD CAM application that features an integrated 3D OpenGL viewer, a program interpreter for geometry and NC-commands in...

    Free 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

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    CAD X11 Free

    CAD system ideally suited for drafting (strengths in mechanical drafting) and light wireframe and surfacing modeling on Windows 7...

    Freemium Windows

  • A9CAD icon


    Computer-aided design needs for many users and can used as alternative to AutoCAD. With A9CAD you can draw shapes such as line...

    Free Windows

  • WinCAD

    Multilanguages CAD 2D/3D by STS with a library of more than 200 symbols frequently used in the architectural drawing

    Free Windows

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    Autodesk 123D Design

    123D Design is a free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool which supports many new 3D printers.

    Free Mac Windows iPad

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    Cycas Discontinued

    CYCAS architectural CAD software for Linux and Windows. CYCAS is a piece of architectural software for drafting and design in 2 +...

    Freemium Windows Linux

  • ar-cad freeCAD

    freeCAD is a basic 3D CAD with advanced Motion Simulation capabilities. It is suitable for anyone interested in learning 3D CAD and...

    Free Windows Linux