PTC Creo Alternatives for Mac

    PTC Creo is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The best Mac 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 Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to PTC Creo are SketchUp (Freemium), LibreCAD (Free, Open Source), Autodesk AutoCAD (Paid) and OpenSCAD (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

    1. 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

      show more
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Vectorworks is a computer-aided design (CAD) software program developed by Nemetschek North America that is used for drafting, technical drawing and 3D modeling. Vectorworks offers 2D, 3D, production management, and presentation capabilities for all phases of the design process.


      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPad
      123D Design is a free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool which supports many new 3D printers.

      Discontinued

      Autodesk has discontinued their line of 123D apps and has consolidated features and workflow into Tinkercad, Fusion 360, and ReMake.

      Blog post:
      http://blog.123dapp.com/2016/12/important-news-about-the-next-chapter

      show more
    2. Siemens NX software is an integrated product design, engineering and manufacturing solution that helps you deliver better products faster and more efficiently.
      show more
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Simply Smart CAD. DesignFreeQ is an easy to use CAD modeller.


      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      BricsCAD Shape lets you create without limits. Sculpt your ideas in solids from the start. It’s the power of free-form modeling with full CAD accuracy.
      show more
    3. Cobalt is a parametric 3D modeling software for product design and development that's easy to use. It offers wireframe, solid and surface modeling with precision drawings, renderings and animation.
      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      ImplicitCAD is a programmatic CAD program, implemented in Haskell. Unlike traditional CAD programs, programmatic CAD programs use text descriptions of objects, as in programming. Concepts like variables, control structures and abstraction are used, just as in programming.
    4. 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.

      show more
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PyDSTool is a sophisticated & integrated simulation and analysis environment for dynamical systems models of physical systems (ODEs, DAEs, maps, and hybrid systems).
      No screenshots yet
    Showing 20 of 31 alternatives