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RapCAD Alternatives

RapCAD is described as 'Rapid prototyping CAD IDE for RepRap and RepStrap 3D printing machines' and is a CAD software in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to RapCAD for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and BSD. The best alternative is FreeCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like RapCAD are OpenSCAD, BRL-CAD, CadQuery and OpenJSCAD.org.

RapCAD alternatives are mainly CAD Software but may also be 3D Modelers or 3D Printing Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of RapCAD.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux

RapCAD is a Rapid prototyping CAD IDE for RepRap and RepStrap 3D printing machines.

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  1. FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingFreeCAD can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
    ⚫︎ Procedural ModelingFreeCAD can create or modify 3D models and textures based on a sequence of rules.
    ⚫︎ PortableFreeCAD can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
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    OpenSCAD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Rendering a model


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    BRL-CAD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    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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    PA-63 Extractor
  4. CadQuery

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    CadQuery is an intuitive, easy-to-use python based language for building parametric 3D CAD models. CadQuery is for 3D CAD what jQuery is for javascript. Imagine selecting Faces of a 3d object the same way you select DOM objects with JQuery!

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingCadQuery can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
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    OpenJSCAD.org

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    OpenJSCAD.org is a more up-to-date OpenJsCAD frontend where you can edit .jscad files either locally or online via JS editor (built-in). A few functions are available to make the transition from OpenSCAD to OpenJSCAD easier (OpenSCAD.

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    Antimony

    • 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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    MakerSCAD

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Chrome OS

    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.

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingMakerSCAD can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
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    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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    PTC Creo

    • Windows

    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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    Machinery design capabilities within ProEngineer
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    HyperFun

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    HyperFun is a simple specialized high-level programming language. It is intended for modeling geometric objects and their internal volumetric properties (color, material density and others).

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  10. ImplicitCAD

    • 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.

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