Pocket Plans Alternatives

    Pocket Plans is described as 'DWFx file viewer that can read CAD files that have been created using the OpenXps Standard from Microsoft' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Pocket Plans for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is FreeCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Pocket Plans are SketchUp (Freemium), LibreCAD (Free, Open Source), Autodesk AutoCAD (Paid) and SOLIDWORKS (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jul 24, 2021

    1. FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).
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    2. 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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      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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    3. 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. 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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    5. 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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      Open CASCADE Technology is a software development platform freely available in open source. It includes components for 3D surface and solid modeling, visualization, data exchange and rapid application development.
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    6. 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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    7. 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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    8. nanoCAD is a pro-grade 2D CAD system with native DWG support and full customizability. It is totally free, for business, professional, or personal purposes. It is fast, lightweight, capable, and , unlike most free CAD programs, completely uncrippled. nanoCAD includes:
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