Free SOLIDWORKS Alternatives for Mac
SOLIDWORKS is not available for Mac but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on macOS with similar functionality. The most popular Mac alternative is FreeCAD, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to SOLIDWORKS and many of them are available for Mac so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Mac alternatives to SOLIDWORKS are SketchUp (Freemium), Onshape (Free Personal), LibreCAD (Free, Open Source) and Autodesk AutoCAD (Paid).
- 123D Design is a free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool which supports many new 3D printers. View 64 alternatives to Autodesk 123D Design
Autodesk has discontinued their line of 123D apps and has consolidated features and workflow into Tinkercad, Fusion 360, and ReMake.
- Free Personal • Proprietary
- 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. View 48 alternatives to Archimedes
The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 0.66, released in June 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.
- Free • Open Source