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ArchiCAD Alternatives for Linux

ArchiCAD is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is FreeCAD, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to ArchiCAD and 12 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ArchiCAD are Sweet Home 3D, LibreCAD, BricsCAD and QCAD.

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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    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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  4. BricsCAD the first all-in-one CAD design solution in .dwg that answers all your needs; 2D drafting, 3D modeling, mechanical design, and BIM. BricsCAD is a cost-effective, innovative, and familiar CAD solution.

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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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    Assetforge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Asset Forge allows anyone to create 3D models and 2D sprites using building blocks. Finished assets are compatible with most available game engines.

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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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    MakerSCAD

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    MakerSCAD is a web-based parametric 3D design software with a block-based programming language to create objects for 3D printing, animations, games and websites.

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    Site certificate expired. Software itself hasn't been updated in a very long time, is incomplete, and doesn't function

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    BricsCAD Shape

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    BricsCAD Shape lets you create without limits. Sculpt your ideas in solids from the start. It’s the power of free-form modeling with full CAD accuracy.

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    B-processor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

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

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