PTC Creo Alternatives for Linux

    PTC Creo is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux 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 PTC Creo and many of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to PTC Creo are LibreCAD (Free, Open Source), OpenSCAD (Free, Open Source), BRL-CAD (Free, Open Source) and BricsCAD (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).
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      FreeCAD vs PTC Creo opinions
      This alternative is disputed. FreeCAD is still a legitimate alternative to PTC Creo, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      Different toolset, different working style.
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

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      • 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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    2. 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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      OpenSCAD vs PTC Creo opinions
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      Completely software based, where creo is mouse based.
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

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    3. 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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    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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      • FreeOpen Source
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      OpenModelica – A Free Modelica Environment!
    5. 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Antimony is a computer-aided design (CAD) tool from a parallel universe in which CAD software evolved from Lisp machines rather than drafting tables.
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    6. 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.

      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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    7. Siemens NX software is an integrated product design, engineering and manufacturing solution that helps you deliver better products faster and more efficiently.
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