SolidFace Alternatives

    SolidFace is described as '3D modeling allows designers and engineers span multiple disciplines with ease, shortening the design cycle, increasing productivity and delivering innovative products to market faster'. There are more than 10 alternatives to SolidFace for Windows, Mac, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is FreeCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like SolidFace are SOLIDWORKS (Paid), Designspark Mechanical (Free), PTC Creo (Paid) and KOMPAS-3D (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 29, 2017

    1. FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).
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    2. 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.
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    3. DesignSpark Mechanical is a 3D modeling software reported to be easy to use so that all engineers will be able to create and share models.
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    4. 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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      KOMPAS-3D is for creating three-dimensional associative models for individual parts and assembly's containing both original and standardized elements. The parametric technology allows quickly obtaining models for typical products basing on a once designed prototype.
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    5. Solid Edge is an industry-leading mechanical design system with exceptional tools for creating and managing 3D digital prototypes.
    6. SpaceClaim Engineer is the world’s fastest and most innovative 3D direct modeler. SpaceClaim Engineer brings 3D solid modeling to the desktops of engineers and analysts who work in 3D, with a simplicity and low TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) never seen before in CAD.
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    7. Solid Modeling and NURBS Surfaces History Based Modeling Twinsting & Bending Shell/Hollow Parts | Convert 2D Profiles into 3D Texture Library of 1400+ Materials Autogenerate 2D Automatically
    8. Product and Packaging design | Furniture and cabinet design DIY manufacturing create precision models and export to CNC machines. Use more sophisticated editing to compliment rendering and animation packages.
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    9. ZW3D, an integrated CAD/CAM solution designed for the complete product development process, features the fastest kernel for Solid-surface Hybrid Modeling, non-solid mold parting and smart CNC Machining tactics from 2 axis to 5 axis.
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