Piglet Drawing Editor Alternatives

    Piglet Drawing Editor is described as '2-D engineering drawing editor that supports hierarchical object description. It is inspired by Hewlett-Packard's proprietary HP PIGLET (Personal Interactive Graphic Layout EdiTor), which later became the commercial Graffy editor by DURST CAD'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Piglet Drawing Editor for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is LibreCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Piglet Drawing Editor are DraftSight (Paid), QCAD (Free Personal), KediCAD (Free) and Draft it (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
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      • 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.
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    1. 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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      • Free PersonalProprietary
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      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.
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    2. KediCAD - CAD(Computer Aided Design) -  CAM(Computer aided Manufacturing) - FEA(Finite Element Analysis)  software for Linux. It has 2 version.    1-) KediCAD2B (2 dimesional version)    2-) KediCAD3B (3 dimensional version) .

      Discontinued

      Download links generate 404 errors or file removed warnings from hosting sites. According to the history tab, the main site is http://www.kedicad.web.tr/, which is also unavailable. Finally, latest activity is the last blog entry from 2015.

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Draft It V4 is a powerful, easy to use 2D CAD Software package that is completely free to use. No restrictions means you're free to create, save and print your work with our unlimited free version.
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    3. Archimedes is a free and open source CAD (Computer Aided Design) software. It is a robust system built over Eclipse’s Rich Client Java Platform fully based on plug ins.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.66, released in June 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      First Bosnian Computer Aided Design software. 2D vector geometries polyline, circle, arc, hatch, block, georeferenced raster images. Commercial BabaCAD for Mac (23.99) available on MAC APP STORE.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      NttCAD: free, simple 2D/3D CAD software, multi-platform (works on Windows, Mac, linux...). Programmable in Java language. Small program size and fast download. Saves in autocad dxf, svg and NttCAD formats.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Ideal for garden design, mechanical engineering drawings, electrical / electronic, building and room plans, and general diagramming. Output in PDF format for the web. Copy and paste graphics. Create standard symbols to re-use. Scale, mirror and rotate.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Easy to use 2D Computer Aided Drafting and Modelling application. Features: import/export of .
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