DataCAD Alternatives

    DataCAD is described as 'professional-level AEC CADD program for architectural design, photo-realistic rendering, animation, and construction document creation'. There are more than 10 alternatives to DataCAD for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is Autodesk AutoCAD. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try MakerSCAD or Draft it. Other great apps like DataCAD are ArchiCAD (Paid), Vectorworks (Paid), Renga Architecture (Paid) and BuildersCAD (Paid).

    This page was last updated Nov 24, 2020

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      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.
    1. 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.
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    2. 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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      Vectorworks is a computer-aided design (CAD) software program developed by Nemetschek North America that is used for drafting, technical drawing and 3D modeling. Vectorworks offers 2D, 3D, production management, and presentation capabilities for all phases of the design process.
    3. New 3d architectural BIM-system.
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      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 to create, save and print your work with our unlimited free version.
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      Professional CAD System, developed for Architects, Builders and Residental Designers.
    4. 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.
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    5. The BIM software for architectural design: simple, innovative, convenient. Discover Edificius now, your SMART solution!.
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    6. Software that allows you to create an almost complete design of a building and all installations in one environment. Lots of automation, precision tools, merging documents, collision analysis, in program rendering, 3D, IFC, and much more.
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