Alternatives to SketchUp for all platforms with Free License

  • FreeCAD

    FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License). FreeCAD is aimed directly at mechanical engineering and...

    • Not the same audience. Just try to build a pyramid with FreeCAD and you will understand how far it is from sketchup. Guest • Jan 2020 • 6 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • FreeCAD is not nearly as simple to use. Guest • Jan 2016 • 9 agrees and 14 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • You can't go in and draw parts as like Sketchup - not at all the same. Guest • 9 days ago Disagree   Agree
    • Love this software for 3d printing. Guest • Oct 2018 • 9 agrees and 9 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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  • Sweet Home 3D

    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.

    • one is a modeling software that alows to make anything from scratch the other(sweet home 3d) is specifically to make house and furniture arrangements and while it has some freedom, it is still limited to that idea Guest • Feb 2017 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Sketchup is far more generic and can be used for creating 3D printing models. Sweet Home 3D is a targeted application designed for laying out house designs. Guest • Jun 2016 • 30 agrees and 5 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Its not general purpose, its to specific to be an alternative to virtually any other CAD program Guest • Dec 2019 • 2 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • If you are looking for something related to home design, SweetHome3D is an excellent solution. But it is not a general purpose cad suite. Guest • Jan 2017 • 20 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not a general purpose CAD program Guest • Aug 2018 • 4 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Very easy to learn. Has a huge library of "furniture" and other assets developed and shared by users. Has 3D photo's and video virtual tours. May not be that great for detailed framing plans and elevations. Guest • Feb 2018 • 1 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Sketchup is a more generic 3D modeller. Sweet Home 3D is a tool for house and furniture designs. Guest • Mar 2017 • 8 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • SH3D is great for home projects but lacks a lot when compared to Sketchup. Simply don't share enough features to be comparable. Guest • Mar 2018 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Freemium Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Solaris

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  • 123D

    Autodesk 123D is a suite of hobbyist CAD and modelling tools created by Autodesk. As well as the more basic drawing and modelling capabilities it also has assembly and...

    • Discontinued
      Autodesk has discontinued their line of 123d apps.

    Free Personal Mac Windows iPad

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  • pCon.planner

    The professional furnishing 2D-/3D-tool for everybody: The pCon.planner is a cost-free application allowing you to comfortably and professionally create complex...

    • Beautifully designed interface, very intuitive, wide gallery of 3D objetcs to use, and free... What's not to like. Guest • May 2018 • 3 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Windows

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  • LibreCAD

    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...

    • Good 2D drawing, has isometrics as well, reads DXF but isn't an alternative to a 3D CAD software assembling blocks. FreeCAD is better but a difficult to make the parts. Guest • Mar 2017 • 5 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • LibreCAD is a 2D CAD software. Sketchup is a 3D software. Guest • Jun 2017 • 29 agrees and 3 disagrees Disagree   Agree
    • Not 3D. Otherwise, fine program. Guest • Apr 2017 • 5 agrees and 2 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux PortableApps.com

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  • BRL-CAD

    Open source 3D geometry modeling system with a robust feature set developed over 20 years.

    • The manner in which you draw a shape, enter dimensions, and push/pull a flat plane shape are the most similar to the SketchUp workflow of any 3D/CAD program I have used. Guest • May 2019 • 0 agrees and 4 disagrees Disagree   Agree

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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