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Catia Alternatives for Mac

Catia is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 Catia and 13 are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to Catia are LibreCAD, Autodesk AutoCAD, MakerSCAD and Siemens NX.

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

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingFreeCAD can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    ⚫︎ Procedural ModelingFreeCAD can create or modify 3D models and textures based on a sequence of rules.
    ⚫︎ PortableFreeCAD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    Most users think FreeCAD is a great alternative to Catia.

    Free, simple, many interfaces in and out (STP, IDS, STL ...), still in development, many forums and macros available. BUT some bugs remain, hopefully we can find a workaround.

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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.

    ⚫︎ PortableLibreCAD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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  3. Autodesk AutoCAD icon

    Autodesk AutoCAD

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    AutoCAD is a leading CAD (computer-aided design) software used professionally throughout architectural, electrical, mechanical and other engineering and design industries. It was once available under a perpetual license but is now accessed solely through a subscription.

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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.

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingMakerSCAD can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
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    Discontinued

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

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    Siemens NX

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Siemens NX software is an integrated product design, engineering and manufacturing solution that helps you deliver better products faster and more efficiently.

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingSiemens NX can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
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    They are aimed at the same target and share many features

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    Autodesk 123D Design

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPad

    Free download software to design 3d models for 3d printing and fabrication for Windows, Mac OS X, iphone, ipad

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    Discontinued

    Autodesk has discontinued their line of 123D apps and has consolidated features and workflow into Tinkercad, Fusion 360, and ReMake.Blog post:http://blog.123dapp.com/2016/12/important-news-about-the-next-chapter

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    TouchCAD

    • Mac
    • Windows

    TouchCAD is a combined 3D modeling and unfolding program focusing on the ability to generate complex 3D shapes, and converting them into models possible to build physically.

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  8. Punch! ViaCAD 2D/3D icon

    Punch! ViaCAD 2D/3D

    • Mac
    • Windows

    Software provides a seamless marriage of 2D and 3D to help you take your sketched ideas to 3D realism.

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    Punch! ViaCAD Pro

    • Mac
    • Windows

    3D cad software with the perfect blend of conceptual and production design tools.

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    SelfCAD

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    SelfCAD is a simple but powerful 3D modeling software being used by beginners, professionals as well as both small and large businesses to create their 3D designs. With the program, users can be able to model, sculpt, render, and even slice designs.

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