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nanoCAD Alternatives for Mac

nanoCAD 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 nanoCAD and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to nanoCAD are LibreCAD, Autodesk AutoCAD, BricsCAD and DraftSight.

nanoCAD alternatives are mainly CAD Software but may also be 3D Modelers or Interior Design Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of nanoCAD.
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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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    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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    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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  4. BricsCAD the first all-in-one CAD design solution in .dwg that answers all your needs; 2D drafting, 3D modeling, mechanical design, and BIM. BricsCAD is a cost-effective, innovative, and familiar CAD solution.

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    DraftSight

    • Mac
    • Windows

    DraftSight is a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to read, write and share DWG files. DraftSight is easy to use and is available for professional CAD users, students and educators to download and activate for free.*

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    Most users think DraftSight is a great alternative to nanoCAD.


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    QCAD

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in 2D. With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schemas and diagrams.

    ⚫︎ Support for scriptingQCAD supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
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    ArchiCAD

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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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    Assetforge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Asset Forge allows anyone to create 3D models and 2D sprites using building blocks. Finished assets are compatible with most available game engines.

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    Asset forge just generate low-poly models from predesigned parts.

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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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    TurboCAD

    • Mac
    • Windows

    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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