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

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      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.
    1. 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.

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    2. The worlds most affordable 3D CAD, CAM, FEA, Rendering, and Document Management software. Professional alternative to SolidWorks, Inventor, Pro/ENGINEER, and AutoCAD.
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      CADEMIA is a modern CAD system with a full functionality to create dimensional accurate technical drawings and documents.
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      MEDUSA4: The comprehensive 2D/3D design automation suite for mechanical, plant, construction and automotive engineering The Fourth Generation of the globally renowned MEDUSA mechanical design software suite offers advanced design automation within a highly flexible systems...
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    3. Software that allows you to create an almost complete design of a building and all installations in one environment. Lots of automation, precision tools, merging documents, collision analysis, in program rendering, 3D, IFC, and much more.
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      Graphite is an easy to use precision 2D/3D CAD software for product design and development. Formerly known as Vellum, Graphite offers extremely powerful, precision wire-frame drafting with the elegant ease-of-use that makes it productive even when only used occasionally.
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    4. TouchCAD is a combined 3D modeling and unfolding program focusing on the ability to generate complex 3D shapes, and converting them into models possible to build physically.
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      AutoQ3D CAD is a full 2D and 3D CAD application that allows you to create, edit and share your drawings and designs. It is intended for everybody as professionals, sketchers, architects, engineers, designers, students and more.
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    5. CADopia is a powerful Computer-Aided-Design software for engineers, architects, designers and drafters — virtually anyone who creates, edits, or views professional drawings.
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