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Free ArchiCAD Alternatives

The best free alternative to ArchiCAD is FreeCAD, which is also Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ArchiCAD and many of them is free so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting free alternatives to ArchiCAD are Sweet Home 3D, SketchUp, LibreCAD and Shapr3D.

ArchiCAD alternatives are mainly CAD Software but may also be 3D Modelers or Interior Design Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ArchiCAD.
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  1. FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).

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    Most users think FreeCAD is a great alternative to ArchiCAD.
  2. 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 the results in 3D.

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    Sweet Home 3D vs ArchiCAD opinions
    Most users think Sweet Home 3D is a great alternative to ArchiCAD.

    Sweet Home 3D is a good tool for newbies and people "always in a hurry"

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  3. 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 freeware version, SketchUp Make, and a paid...

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    Some users think SketchUp is a great alternative to ArchiCAD, some don't.
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    LibreCAD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • PortableApps.com

    LibreCAD (originally QCad then CADuntu) is an open source 2D CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. It is based on Qt, which is a leading cross-platform application and UI development framework.

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    LibreCAD vs ArchiCAD opinions
    This alternative is disputed. LibreCAD is still a legitimate alternative to ArchiCAD, but it might have issues that some users think are important.

    No 3D functionality in LibreCAD.

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

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    pCon.planner

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    The professional furnishing 2D-/3D-tool for everybody:.

    new Interface UI with Ribbon
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    QCAD

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in 2D. With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schemas and diagrams.

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    RoomSketcher

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    High quality 2D, 3D & interactive floor plans for interior designers, real estate pros, home stagers & home decor enthusiasts.

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    Sverchok

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Blender

    verchok is a powerful parametric tool for architects, allowing geometry to be programmed visually with nodes. Mesh and geometry programming consists of combining basic elements such as:

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    DreamPlan

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    DreamPlan Home and Landscape Design is an easy to use software to help visualize and plan your dream home with realistic 3D home models. See your dream floor plan with customized kitchens, bathrooms and bedrooms for a home or apartment.

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