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Siemens NX Alternatives

Siemens NX is described as 'software is an integrated product design, engineering and manufacturing solution that helps you deliver better products faster and more efficiently' and is a CAD software in the development category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Siemens NX for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based, Linux and Android. The best alternative is FreeCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Siemens NX are SketchUp, Autodesk AutoCAD, OpenSCAD and Autodesk Fusion 360.

Siemens NX 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 Siemens NX.
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  1. FreeCAD icon

    FreeCAD

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    98 alternatives to 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 product design but also fits in a wider range of uses around engineering, such as architecture or other...

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    1.  Parametric ModelingFreeCAD can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    2.  Procedural ModelingFreeCAD can create or modify 3D models and textures based on a sequence of rules.
    3.  PortableFreeCAD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    SketchUp

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    161 alternatives to SketchUp 

    SketchUp (formerly Google Sketchup) is a 3D modeling computer program for a wide range of drawing applications such as architectural, interior design, civil and mechanical engineering, film, and video game design—and available in a freeware version, SketchUp Make, and a paid...

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    Autodesk AutoCAD

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    117 alternatives to Autodesk AutoCAD 

    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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    1.  Support for scriptingAutodesk AutoCAD supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Autodesk AutoCAD simultaneously.
    3.  Parametric ModelingAutodesk AutoCAD can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    4.  Ad-freeAutodesk AutoCAD doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
    5.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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    OpenSCAD

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    40 alternatives to OpenSCAD 

    OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD objects. It is free software and available for Linux/UNIX, MS Windows and MacOS.

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    Rendering a model
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    Autodesk Fusion 360

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    23 alternatives to Autodesk Fusion 360 

    Integrated CAD, CAM, and CAE featuring collaborative editing and cloud-based computation. Free license available for students and hobbyists.

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    1.  Parametric ModelingAutodesk Fusion 360 can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Autodesk Fusion 360 simultaneously.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
    4.  3D SculptingAutodesk Fusion 360 offers tools to push, pull, smooth, grab or pinch to manipulate a 3D model.
    Freeform modeling & sculpting
    Solid modeling


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    BRL-CAD

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    70 alternatives to BRL-CAD 

    BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform open source solid modeling system that includes interactive geometry editing, high-performance ray-tracing for rendering and geometric analysis, image and signal-processing tools, a system performance analysis benchmark suite, libraries for...

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    PA-63 Extractor
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    SOLIDWORKS

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    92 alternatives to SOLIDWORKS 

    SOLIDWORKS is a leading 3D CAD software for design, analysis and product data management. SOLIDWORKS solutions can help boost productivity, harness intelligence, foster innovation, and facilitate collaboration.

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    1.  Parametric ModelingSOLIDWORKS can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
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    Onshape

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    30 alternatives to Onshape 

    Onshape is a professional CAD system – Parts, Assemblies, Drawings – with version control and collaboration built in. Each Onshape plan (Free, Education, Professional, and Enterprise) gives you all of the CAD and data management functionality with no time limit.

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    1.  Parametric ModelingOnshape can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    2.  Real time collaborationMultiple users can work together in Onshape simultaneously.
    3.  Cloud SyncSync your data (notes, documents, bookmarks, etc.) across your different devices and to the cloud.
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  9. Autodesk Inventor icon

    Autodesk Inventor

    55 alternatives to Autodesk Inventor 

    Autodesk® Inventor® products offer a comprehensive, flexible set of software for 3D mechanical design, product simulation, tooling creation, and design communication. Inventor takes you beyond 3D to Digital Prototyping by enabling you to design, visualize, and simulate...

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    1.  Parametric ModelingAutodesk Inventor can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
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    Catia

    51 alternatives to Catia 

    CATIA (Computer Aided Three-dimensional Interactive Application) (in English usually pronounced /k?'ti?/) is a multi-platform CAD/CAM/CAE commercial software suite developed by the French company Dassault Systèmes.

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    Real Toyota f1 designing
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