SAP2000 is described as 'The SAP name has been synonymous with state-of-the-art analytical methods since its introduction over 30 years ago'. There are more than 50 alternatives to SAP2000 for Windows, Linux, the Web, ANSYS Mechanical and Mac. The best alternative is Estru3D, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SAP2000 are SDC Verifier (Paid), midas Civil (Paid), RISA-3D (Paid) and midas Gen (Paid).
- SDC Verifier is an engineering software to perform verification according to standards. A lot of routines is automated with help of recognition, post-processing tools, and report generator. Works within Ansys Mechanical, Femap and Simcenter NX. View 5 alternatives to SDC Verifier
- Paid • Proprietary
- ANSYS Mechanical
- SkyCiv Structural 3D is a powerful structural analysis and design software on the cloud. Nothing to install or download and users can subscribe on a month-to-month basis so there's no life long commitment. It's also free to get started. View 28 alternatives to SkyCiv Structural 3D
- Freemium • Proprietary