Alternatives to SolidWorks for all platforms with any license

  • 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...

    Commercial Mac Windows Web / Cloud Android iPhone iPad

  • FreeCAD icon

    FreeCAD

    FreeCAD is a general purpose Open Source 3D CAD/MCAD/CAx/CAE/PLM modeler, aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

  • nanoCAD icon

    nanoCAD

    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

    Bricscad

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

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux

  • DoubleCAD XT icon

    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

  • pCon.planner icon

    pCon.planner

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

    Free Windows

  • Autodesk Inventor icon

    Autodesk Inventor

    Autodesk® Inventor® products offer a comprehensive, flexible set of software for 3D mechanical design, product simulation...

    Commercial Windows

  • IronCAD icon

    IronCAD

    IronCAD is the productivity leader when it comes to moving creative ideas into full 3D reality by utilising a breakthrough Creative...

    Commercial Windows

  • Solid Edge icon

    Solid Edge

    Solid Edge is an industry-leading mechanical design system with exceptional tools for creating and managing 3D digital prototypes....

    Commercial Windows iPad

  • HeeksCAD

    HeeksCAD is a free, open source, CAD application - Imports solid models from STEP and IGES files. Draws construction geometry and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

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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

  • 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...

    Commercial Windows

  • 3DVIA Shape icon

    3DVIA Shape Discontinued

    3DVIA Shape is a free online 3D modeling, remix and publishing application that allows anyone to easily share their ideas in 3D. Based...

    Free Windows

  • Onshape icon

    Onshape

    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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    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

  • NaroCAD icon

    NaroCAD

    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

  • Autodesk Fusion 360 icon

    Autodesk Fusion 360

    Autodesk Fusion 360 Is an Integrated Form, Function and Fabrication Experience Quickly and easily explore product ideas in Fusion...

    Commercial Mac 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...

    Commercial Windows

  • iClone icon

    iClone

    Real-time animation evolves with 3D Video FX, motion paths, HDR and rapid drag & drop creation inside iClone. iClone combines...

    Freemium Windows

  • 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...

    Commercial Windows

  • Alibre icon

    Alibre

    The worlds most affordable 3D CAD, CAM, FEA, Rendering, and Document Management software. Professional alternative to SolidWorks...

    Commercial Windows

  • CoffeeSCAD

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

    Open Source Linux Web / Cloud

  • TurboCAD icon

    TurboCAD

    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

  • 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...

    Commercial Windows

  • GstarCAD

    GstarCAD is a low-cost internationally used CAD software and value-added alternative of AutoCAD. Based on IntelliCAD technology, its...

    Commercial Windows iPad

  • SolveSpace icon

    SolveSpace

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

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • Cobalt icon

    Cobalt

    Formerly known as Vellum Solids, Cobalt™ is a parametric 3D modeling software for product design and development that's easy to...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Vectorworks icon

    Vectorworks

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

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • Catia icon

    Catia

    CATIA (Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application) (in English usually pronounced /k?'ti?/) is a multi-platform...

    Commercial Windows

  • Salome icon

    Salome

    SALOME can be used as standalone application for generation of CAD models, their preparation for numerical calculations and...

    Open Source Windows Linux

  • CAD.FEM

    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

  • Pocket Plans icon

    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

  • 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...

    Commercial Mac Windows

  • ZWCAD icon

    ZWCAD

    ZWCAD software, as a highly reliable and powerful CAD tool, meets the needs of 2D/3D design & drafting industry, including...

    Commercial Windows

  • Draft it icon

    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...

    Free Windows