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LEGO Digital Designer Alternatives for Mac

There are many alternatives to LEGO Digital Designer for Mac and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Mac alternative is LDraw, which is free. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to LEGO Digital Designer and six of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to LEGO Digital Designer are Stud.io, LeoCAD, Konstruktor and Bricksmith.

LEGO Digital Designer alternatives are mainly CAD Software but may also be 3D Modelers. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LEGO Digital Designer.
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  • FreeProprietary
  • Mac
  • Windows

LEGO Digital Designer, or LDD, is a free computer program produced by the LEGO Group. The program allows users to build...

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    LDraw

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LDraw is an open standard for LEGO CAD programs that allow the user to create virtual LEGO models and scenes.

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    LDraw vs LEGO Digital Designer opinions
    Almost everyone thinks LDraw is a great alternative to LEGO Digital Designer.

    it does not work well its not 3d

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    Stud.io

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online

    Stud.io is a powerful but intuitive CAD-like software for building model brick creations, giving the feeling of building with LEGO in real life. It's fully integrated with Bricklink.

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    Almost everyone thinks Stud.io is a great alternative to LEGO Digital Designer.

    its just like how lego is.

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    Very buggy, crashing often

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    it makes it easy and fast

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    Stud.io is Bricklinks response to Lego Digital Designer, and considering that Lego Digital Designer is being less and less supported, it may be a better option. Since Stud.io is made by Bricklink, you can put together and order your set in one app.

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    LeoCAD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    LeoCAD is a CAD program for creating virtual LEGO models. It has an easy to use interface and currently includes over 6000 different pieces created by the LDraw community.

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    Most users think LeoCAD is a great alternative to LEGO Digital Designer.
    LucaFinizio

    You can do the same things, it's easy to use and open source.

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    It's even better than LEGO Digital Designer, as there's no limitation in brick/color combination and even includes Lego Friends figures.

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    tanakinci

    Its easy to use and very lightweight. It also has a wide platform support.

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  4. Konstruktor icon

    Konstruktor

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Konstruktor provides a 3D environment on your screen in which you build Lego models out of predefined bricks and other subunits.

    Discontinued

    The official website is no longer available. Last version, 0.9.0-beta1, released in January 2011, and the sourcecode are still available on Github.

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    Most users think Konstruktor is a great alternative to LEGO Digital Designer.
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    Bricksmith

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    Bricksmith allows you to create virtual instructions for your Lego creations on your Mac. The magic is based on the LDraw library, a collection of 3D models of Lego building blocks created by enthusiasts from around the world.

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    Bricklink Studio

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows

    Studio is a desktop application that allows users to build LEGO models using virtual parts. Users will have the freedom to build anything they want with any LEGO part.

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