Commercial Autodesk AutoCAD Alternatives

Popular paid Alternatives to Autodesk AutoCAD for Windows, Mac, Linux, iPad, Web and more. Explore 25+ apps like Autodesk AutoCAD, all suggested and ranked by the AlternativeTo user community.

Autodesk AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application. If your looking for more info about Autodesk AutoCAD like screenshots, reviews and comments you should visit our info page about it. Below you find the best alternatives.

The list of alternatives was last updated: 8/28/2018 11:39:00 AM

Alternatives to Autodesk AutoCAD for all platforms with Commercial License

  • 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. It supports hundreds of third party applications based on .dwg, from all over the world and all this at a very fair price.

    • BricaCAD runs most native AutoCAD programming interfaces, lisp, diesel, pgp, brx (modified arx). Guest • Apr 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • SolidWorks

    Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. develops and markets 3D CAD design software, analysis software, and product data management software. SolidWorks is the leading supplier of 3D CAD product design engineering software.

    • SolidWorks aimed to design parts for the manufacturing and mostly used for mechanical engineering. AutoCAD is used for general things from mechanical to civil, has many different ways of use. Guest • Jul 2016 • 5 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • Onshape

    Onshape is a professional CAD system – Parts, Assemblies, Drawings – with version control and collaboration built in. Each Onshape plan (Free, Professional & Enterprise) gives you all of the CAD and data management functionality with no time limit. - Onshape is the first full-cloud 3D CAD system. It runs in a web browser and on any mobile device. - Onshape uses cloud-native Documents, not files.

    Commercial $ $ $ Web Android iPhone Android Tablet iPad

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  • ActCAD

    ActCAD is a 2D Drafting and 3D Modeling CAD software meant for Engineers, Architects and other technical consultants. ActCAD is a native DWG & DXF CAD software to create and edit drawings. ActCAD uses IntelliCAD engine, Open Design Alliance DWG/DXF Libraries, ACIS 3D Modeling Kernel and many other Technologies. In-addition, ActCAD has many add-on command, features and other Productivity Tools.

    • With full features, lifetime global validity and availability at very affordable price makes it the good alternative to Autodesk AutoCAD. Its self License Transfer feature also allows me to shift my license from one PC to another on the go. Highly Recommended. sarthakpatraMar 2018 • 3 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Full 2D & 3D functions without any limitations. Licenses won't expire and we get free Technical Support. Guest • Jul 2018 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • The best part of ActCAD is being able to do practically anything without an interface. You're able to run all the commands just by typing them. It's customizable, lightweight, easy to get started. santhoshkumarraviralaJul 2018 • 2 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • CorelCAD

    Discover the powerful and affordable CAD software that transforms 2D designs into 3D reality.

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  • Autodesk Inventor

    Autodesk® Inventor® products offer a comprehensive, flexible set of software for 3D mechanical design, product simulation, tooling creation, and design communication. Inventor takes you beyond 3D to Digital Prototyping by enabling you to design, visualize, and simulate your products. Design—Integrate all design data into a single digital model. Visualize—Create a virtual representation of your final product to market it before it’s built.

    Commercial $ $ $ Windows

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  • 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 basing on a once designed prototype. Numerous service functions facilitate solving auxiliary designing and production maintenance problems.

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  • ZWCAD

    ZWCAD software, as a highly reliable and powerful CAD tool, meets the needs of 2D/3D design & drafting industry, including architecture, engineering, construction (AEC), mechanics, electronics...and anyone who creates CAD drawings.

    • Cheaper than Autocad, and have the same options. I recomend it at 100% Guest • Oct 2016 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • It works stable and fast, not bad. Great experience in open, edit .dwg drawings. Guest • Nov 2017 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • 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 materials generation, part numbers, and costs for included components. DesignSpark Mechanical can export to DXF, SketchUp, ECAD, OBJ, STEP, and STL formats.

    Commercial Windows

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  • IronCAD

    IronCAD is the productivity leader when it comes to moving creative ideas into full 3D reality by utilising a breakthrough Creative Design approach that delivers a level of design freedom unmatched in the industry today where users are able to edit their design at any stage.

    Commercial Windows

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  • ArchiCAD

    ArchiCAD offers computer aided solutions for handling all common aspects of aesthetics and engineering during the whole design process of the built environment — buildings, interiors, urban areas, etc.

    Commercial Mac Windows

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  • Solid Edge

    Solid Edge is an industry-leading mechanical design system with exceptional tools for creating and managing 3D digital prototypes. With superior core modeling and process workflows, a unique focus on the needs of specific industries, and fully integrated design management, Solid Edge guides projects toward an error free, accurate design solution.

    Commercial Windows iPad

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  • Catia

    CATIA (Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application) (in English usually pronounced /k?'ti?/) is a multi-platform CAD/CAM/CAE commercial software suite developed by the French company Dassault Systèmes. Written in the C++ programming language, CATIA is the cornerstone of the Dassault Systèmes product lifecycle management software suite. CATIA competes in the high-end CAD/CAM/CAE market with Siemens NX.

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  • 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. Integrated, parametric, 3D CAD/CAM/CAE solutions allow you to design faster than ever, while maximizing innovation and quality to ultimately create exceptional products.

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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.

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  • ABViewer

    ABViewer is multipurpose software for managing drawings. It enables you to view, edit, convert (PDF to DWG included), measure and print DWG/DXF, PLT, STP, IGS and other files, as well as 3D models and raster images. You can work with a single part of a drawing or a group of files. Converting PDF to editable DWG entities, measuring 2D and 3D objects, multipage and batch printing make work more efficient and easier. All this at a lower price!

    Commercial Windows

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  • Assetforge

    Asset Forge allows anyone to create 3D models and 2D sprites using building blocks. Finished assets are compatible with most available game engines. You'll have access to a large library of pre-made blocks, they're each grouped in different categories. You can place an unlimited number of blocks in your creation after which it's possible to export and use in the game engine for your choice.

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  • Visual CADD

    -MatchChange/CM command to change selected entities to match a picked entity. -Persist/PE to toggle persistence of other tools. -Paste Special command that creates text or image entities directly from the clipboard. -SnapAngle/SV command that will constrain point placements to match an angle selected by the user for that point placement only (unlike Ortho mode). -Reference Frames have significantly improved features.

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  • ANSYS SpaceClaim

    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 Ownership) never seen before in CAD. With SpaceClaim Engineer, you benefit from a; - Short learning curve, - Low entry price and total cost-of-ownership, - Fast return on investment.

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  • MultiCAD

    MultiCAD is easy to use and is perfect for beginners without CAD-experience. MultiCAD is the culmination of more than 25 years of experience with CAD for the building and construction industries. Several leading players in the building industry have been using MultiCAD for a decade and base their entire production on MultiCAD. This is due largely to the fact that MultiCAD was designed with wood construction and building methods in mind, and it is noted for its ease of use.

    Commercial Windows

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  • GstarCAD

    GstarCAD is a low-cost internationally used CAD software and value-added alternative of AutoCAD. Based on IntelliCAD technology, its great compatibility with AutoCAD up to version 2013 and sophisticated APIs (GRX, VBA, VLisp, SDS, Lisp) easily makes any drafting, detailed design data and application of AutoCAD seamlessly being handled in its original way

    • It's cheaper ,but has similar interface and function.So why bother with AutoCAD Guest • May 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Commercial Windows iPad

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  • 4MCAD IntelliCAD

    4M, being among the first members that constitute the IntelliCAD Technology Consortium - ITC (www.intellicad.org ), provides the top quality version of IntelliCAD worldwide. 4MCAD speeds and performances are totally unbeatable, explaining the reason why our product has been welcomed by many thousands of Engineers and Designers in over 30 Countries.

    Commercial Windows

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