MakerSCAD Alternatives

    MakerSCAD is described as 'web-based parametric 3D design software with a block-based programming language to create objects for 3D printing, animations, games and websites' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are more than 100 alternatives to MakerSCAD for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPad. The best alternative is FreeCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like MakerSCAD are SketchUp (Freemium), LibreCAD (Free, Open Source), Autodesk AutoCAD (Paid) and SOLIDWORKS (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 15, 2021

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows S
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      AutoCAD 360 (formerly AutoCAD WS) lets you view, edit, and share DWG drawings through a web browser or mobile device. Now you have the freedom to work anywhere and with anyone.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Windows
      progeCAD Smart 2009 is a limited version of progeCAD . It is free for private, non-commercial use only. You need to register the software to continue using it after 30 days. Of course registration is totally free.
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      • 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.
    1. VariCAD is compact, fast, easy to use, and provides everything necessary for mechanical design. VariCAD is sold "fully loaded", including all features and functions, for one affordable price.
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    2. 4MCAD is a releable and low cost AutoCAD alternative. 4MCAD provides full DWG file compatibility, similar User Interface, as well as full support for AutoCAD commands, menus, scripts, styles, patterns.
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    3. Want to focus your time and energy on developing designs to build a better world? MicroStation easily models, drafts, maps, renders and documents your projects.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Varkon is a very powerful parametric 2D/3D CAD, modeling and application development tool for engineering, design, architecture, etc. It does 2D drafting, 2D and 3D modeling, sculptured surface modeling, and even animations.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 1.19E, released in November 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

      • Mac
      • Windows
      TurboCAD is a CAD software suite, with several different feature levels. It is a competitor to the likes of Autodesk's AutoCAD program, and is used by engineers, architects and hobbyists.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Simply Smart CAD. DesignFreeQ is an easy to use CAD modeller.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Draft It V4 is a powerful, easy to use 2D CAD Software package that is completely free to use. No restrictions means you're free to create, save and print your work with our unlimited free version.
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