NX Alternatives

    NX is described as 'Siemens NX software is an integrated product design, engineering and manufacturing solution that helps you deliver better products faster and more efficiently' and is an app in the Development category. There are seven alternatives to NX for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is FreeCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like NX are SOLIDWORKS (Paid), Autodesk Inventor (Paid), Catia (Paid) and PTC Creo (Paid).

    This page was last updated Feb 17, 2021

    1. FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).
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    2. 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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    3. Autodesk® Inventor® products offer a comprehensive, flexible set of software for 3D mechanical design, product simulation, tooling creation, and design communication.
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      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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    4. With Creo Parametric, and its extensions, you can create, analyze, view, and share designs downstream using 2D CAD, 3D CAD, and parametric and direct modeling capabilities.
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    5. 3D CAD software that combines comprehensive translators with history-free editing, enabling users to open and edit any file as if they created it and allowing for quick re-use of design data regardless of source.
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    6. TopSolid is a fully integrated CAD/CAM (Computer Aided Design & Computer Aided Manufacturing) software which is developed by the France company Missler Software.
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