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SOLIDWORKS Alternatives for iPad

SOLIDWORKS is not available for iPad but there are some alternatives with similar functionality. The best iPad alternative is Onshape. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Shapr3D or AutoCAD 360. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to SOLIDWORKS and seven of them are available for iPad so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting iPad alternatives to SOLIDWORKS are Autodesk AutoCAD, Solid Edge, Autodesk 123D Design and AutoQ3D CAD.

SOLIDWORKS alternatives are mainly CAD Software but may also be 3D Modelers or Interior Design Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of SOLIDWORKS.
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  1. Onshape is a professional CAD system – Parts, Assemblies, Drawings – with version control and collaboration built in. Each Onshape plan (Free, Education, Professional, and Enterprise) gives you all of the CAD and data management functionality with no time limit.

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    Most users think Onshape is a great alternative to SOLIDWORKS.

    It's just like Solidworks, near same terminology, icons, placement, etc. Not to mention it's free (for the most basic version) and on the cloud.

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    It's free (fully functional) , multiplatform (even on mobiles)

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    Fully cross platform parametric cad solution which runs in the browser. Includes any OS which can run a modern browser, including BSD, Linux, OS X, Android, and more. Not open source. Not free. But some of us need a professional-level solution regardless of those ideals.

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    Autodesk AutoCAD

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    AutoCAD is a leading CAD (computer-aided design) software used professionally throughout architectural, electrical, mechanical and other engineering and design industries. It was once available under a perpetual license but is now accessed solely through a subscription.

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    The Function Differently under the hood.

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  3. Shapr3D is a revolutionary 3D modeling software created exclusively for your iPad Pro and your Apple Pencil.

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    Solid Edge

    • Windows
    • iPad

    Solid Edge is an industry-leading mechanical design system with exceptional tools for creating and managing 3D digital prototypes.

    Solid Edge with ST4 offers a working environment with ground plane reflections and shadows.
    Most users think Solid Edge is a great alternative to SOLIDWORKS.
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    AutoCAD 360

    • 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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    Autodesk 123D Design

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPad

    Free download software to design 3d models for 3d printing and fabrication for Windows, Mac OS X, iphone, ipad

    Discontinued

    Autodesk has discontinued their line of 123D apps and has consolidated features and workflow into Tinkercad, Fusion 360, and ReMake.Blog post:http://blog.123dapp.com/2016/12/important-news-about-the-next-chapter

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    AutoQ3D CAD

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    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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