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SALOME Alternatives

SALOME is described as 'can be used as standalone application for generation of CAD models, their preparation for numerical calculations and post-processing of the calculation results' and is a CAD software in the photos & graphics category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SALOME 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 SALOME are SketchUp, SOLIDWORKS, BRL-CAD and Assetforge.

SALOME alternatives are mainly CAD Software but may also be 3D Modelers or Interior Design Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SALOME.
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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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  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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    SOLIDWORKS

    • Windows

    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.

    ⚫︎ Parametric ModelingSOLIDWORKS can change the shape of model geometry as soon as the dimension value is modified.
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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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    Assetforge

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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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    Gmsh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Gmsh is a 3D finite element grid generator with a build-in CAD engine and post-processor. Its design goal is to provide a fast, light and user-friendly meshing tool with parametric input and advanced visualization capabilities.

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    nanoCAD

    • Windows

    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:

    ⚫︎ Dark ModenanoCAD supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    Solid Edge

    • Windows
    • iPad

    Solid Edge is an industry-leading mechanical design system with exceptional tools for creating and managing 3D digital prototypes.

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    Solid Edge with ST4 offers a working environment with ground plane reflections and shadows.
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    IronCAD

    • Windows

    IronCAD is the productivity leader when it comes to moving creative ideas into full 3D reality by utilising a breakthrough Creative Design approach that delivers a level of design freedom unmatched in the industry today where users are able to edit their design at any stage.

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    HeeksCAD

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    HeeksCAD is a free, open source, CAD application - Imports solid models from STEP and IGES files. Draws construction geometry and lines and arcs. Creates new primitive solids, or make solids by extruding a sketch or by making a lofted solid between sketches.

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    Website no longer exists - Domain is for sale

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