Alternatives to BRL-CAD for all platforms with any license

  • Sketchup icon

    Sketchup

    SketchUp (formerly Google Sketchup) is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, civil and mechanical engineering, film, and video game design—and available in a...

    Freemium Mac Windows Web / Cloud

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    FreeCAD

    FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License). FreeCAD is aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits in a wider range of uses around...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Autodesk AutoCAD icon

    Autodesk AutoCAD

    AutoCAD is a software application for both 2D and 3D computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting — available since 1982 as a desktop application and since 2010 as a mobile web- and cloud-based app, currently marketed as Autocad 360. ...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

    • BRl is a complet suite and free Autodesk have a free trial period for 30 days only
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    OpenSCAD

    OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD objects. It is free software and available for Linux/UNIX, MS Windows and MacOS. Unlike most free software for creating 3D models (such as the famous application Blender) it does...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    DraftSight

    DraftSight is a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to read, write and share DWG files. DraftSight is easy to use and is available for professional CAD users, students and educators to download and...

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux

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    Bricscad

    A powerful CAD platform, with features familiar to you from native .dwg applications. BricsCAD unifies advanced 2D design with the intelligence of 3D direct modeling. For Windows, Linux, and Mac.

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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    CoffeeSCAD

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

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

  • Designspark Mechanical icon

    Designspark Mechanical

    DesignSpark Mechanical is a 3D modeling software reported to be easy to use so that all engineers will be able to create and share models. Designs can be linked directly to RS/Allied off-the-shelf components for automatic bill of...

    Commercial Windows

  • KOMPAS-3D icon

    KOMPAS-3D

    KOMPAS-3D is for creating three-dimensional associative models for individual parts and assembly's containing both original and standardized elements. The parametric technology allows quickly obtaining models for typical products...

    Commercial Windows

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    TurboCAD

    TurboCAD is a CAD software suite, with several different feature levels. It is a competitor to the likes of Autodesk's AutoCAD program, and is used by engineers, architects and hobbyists.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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    Antimony

    CAD tool from a parallel universe in which CAD software evolved from Lisp machines rather than drafting tables.

    Open Source Mac Linux

  • PTC Creo icon

    PTC Creo

    Creo Elements/Pro – formerly Pro/ENGINEER – is the standard in 3D product design, featuring state-of-the-art productivity tools that promote best practices in design while ensuring compliance with your industry and company standards....

    Commercial Windows

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  • OpenJSCAD.org icon

    OpenJSCAD.org

    OpenSCAD + JavaScript = OpenJSCAD, edit locally or remote online, preview in browser direct via WebGL.

    Open Source Web / Cloud Self-Hosted

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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 software to continue using it after 30 days. Of course registration is totally free. This software...

    Free Personal Windows

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    MicroStation

    Want to focus your time and energy on developing designs to build a better world? MicroStation easily models, drafts, maps, renders and documents your projects.

    Commercial Windows

  • AutoCAD 360 icon

    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 freedom to work anywhere and with anyone.

    Freemium Web / Cloud Android iPhone Windows RT Android Tablet iPad

  • SpaceClaim Engineer icon

    SpaceClaim Engineer

    SpaceClaim Engineer is the world’s fastest and most innovative 3D direct modeler. SpaceClaim Engineer brings 3D solid modeling to the desktops of engineers and analysts who work in 3D, with a simplicity and low TCO (Total Cost of...

    Commercial Windows

  • Autodesk 123D Design icon

    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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  • IPocket Draw icon

    IPocket Draw

    iPocket Draw is a vector drawing program comprehensive (CAD 2D), which offers to you total control over your drawing. Of course all the simple drawing tools are available: line, rectangle, oval, arc, polygon, text. But also tools of...

    Freemium iPhone iPad

  • CadQuery

    CadQuery is an intuitive, easy-to-use python based language for building parametric 3D CAD models. CadQuery is for 3D CAD what jQuery is for javascript. Imagine selecting Faces of a 3d object the same way you select DOM objects with...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

  • HyperFun icon

    HyperFun

    HyperFun is a simple specialized high-level programming language. It is intended for modeling geometric objects and their internal volumetric properties (color, material density and others). A model can include objects of mixed...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • Graphite icon

    Graphite

    Graphite is an easy to use precision 2D/3D CAD software for product design and development. Formerly known as Vellum, Graphite offers extremely powerful, precision wire-frame drafting with the elegant ease-of-use that makes it...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Medusa4 icon

    Medusa4

    MEDUSA4: The comprehensive 2D/3D design automation suite for mechanical, plant, construction and automotive engineering The Fourth Generation of the globally renowned MEDUSA mechanical design software suite offers advanced design...

    Free Personal Windows Linux

  • AllyCAD icon

    AllyCAD

    Industrial strength, user-friendly 2D/3D CAD package. Specialised Toolkits to enhance your productivity. Control Centre allows easy access to symbols, hatching, text, dimension and line styles. Enhanced bitmap capability can load...

    Commercial Windows

  • Cobalt icon

    Cobalt

    Cobalt is a parametric 3D modeling software for product design and development that's easy to use. It offers wireframe, solid and surface modeling with precision drawings, renderings and animation. Cobalt’s flexible 3D modeling...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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 to create, save and print your work with our unlimited free version. During the initial 15 days...

    Freemium Windows

  • Xenon™ icon

    Xenon™

    Formerly Vellum Solids, Xenon™ is an associative 3D modeling software for product design and development that's easy to use. It offers history-based wireframe, solid and surface modeling with precision drawings, renderings and...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Argon™ icon

    Argon™

    Argon™ is a CAD and 3D precision modeling software for Mac and Windows. It offers wireframe, solid and surface history-free modeling with precision drawings, photo-realistic renderings and animation. Argon offers entry-level 3D...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • 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 for everybody as professionals, sketchers, architects, engineers, designers, students and more. ...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

  • MegaCAD 2D/3D icon

    MegaCAD 2D/3D

    MegaCAD 3D is the ideal synthesis of an innovative solid and surface modeling system and a full-feature 2D drafting program. If you are developing your model in 3D or if you are drawing a 2D design, each step will automatically be...

    Commercial Windows

  • SagCAD icon

    SagCAD

    Easy to use 2D Computer Aided Drafting and Modelling application. Features: import/export of .dxf files, Ellipse, Polyline, SPLINE, BSPLINE, possibility to glue external programs via shell commands, CAM Module (Generation of ISO...

    Open Source Linux

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    Archimedes

    Archimedes is a free and open source CAD (Computer Aided Design) software. It is a robust system built over Eclipse’s Rich Client Java Platform fully based on plug ins. This means it is easily extensible but also has a pretty thin...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued No ongoing development, but the application is still usable.
  • MakerSCAD icon

    MakerSCAD

    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

  • VariCAD icon

    VariCAD

    VariCAD is compact, fast, easy to use, and provides everything necessary for mechanical design. VariCAD is sold "fully loaded", including all features and functions, for one affordable price. The system contains: 3D...

    Commercial Windows Linux

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    ARES Commander

    All the productive tools and smart features for 2D drafting and design that you expect at a reasonable price. With DWG 2010 as its primary drawing file format and DXF support. ARES Commander Edition integrates the ACIS 3D Solid...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

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