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 (Paid), Solid Edge (Paid), Autodesk 123D Design (Free Personal) and AutoQ3D CAD (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

    1. Onshape is a professional CAD system – Parts, Assemblies, Drawings – with version control and collaboration built in. Each Onshape plan (Free for STUDENTS, Professional & Enterprise) gives you all of the CAD and data management functionality with no time limit.
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      Onshape vs SOLIDWORKS opinions
      Most users think Onshape is a great alternative to SOLIDWORKS.
      thantik 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.
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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      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.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      It's free (fully functional) , multiplatform (even on mobiles)
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    2. 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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      Autodesk AutoCAD vs SOLIDWORKS opinions
      Some users think Autodesk AutoCAD is a great alternative to SOLIDWORKS, some don't.
      bobbwwj555 The Function Differently under the hood.
      Negative comment about 5 years ago

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    3. Shapr3D is a revolutionary 3D modeling software created exclusively for your iPad Pro and your Apple Pencil. Shapr3D is the only truly mobile CAD app - a quick but precise way to create 3D models for engineering, design, 3D prints, and more.
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    4. Solid Edge is an industry-leading mechanical design system with exceptional tools for creating and managing 3D digital prototypes.
      Most users think Solid Edge is a great alternative to SOLIDWORKS.
      • 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
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • iPad
      123D Design is a free, powerful, yet simple 3D creation and editing tool which supports many new 3D printers.

      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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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • 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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