ANSYS SpaceClaim Alternatives for Linux

    ANSYS SpaceClaim is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux 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 ANSYS SpaceClaim and 13 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to ANSYS SpaceClaim are BRL-CAD (Free, Open Source), BricsCAD (Paid), Open CASCADE (Free, Open Source) and SALOME (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 24, 2020

    1. FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License).
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    2. BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform open source solid modeling system that includes interactive geometry editing, high-performance ray-tracing for rendering and geometric analysis, image and signal-processing tools, a system performance analysis benchmark suite, libraries for...
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    3. BricsCAD the first all-in-one CAD design solution in .dwg that answers all your needs; 2D drafting, 3D modeling, mechanical design, and BIM. BricsCAD is a cost-effective, innovative, and familiar CAD solution.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Open CASCADE Technology is a software development platform freely available in open source. It includes components for 3D surface and solid modeling, visualization, data exchange and rapid application development.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SALOME can be used as standalone application for generation of CAD models, their preparation for numerical calculations and post-processing of the calculation results.
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    4. MakerSCAD is a web-based parametric 3D design software with a block-based programming language to create objects for 3D printing, animations, games and websites.

      Discontinued

      Site certificate expired. Software itself hasn't been updated in a very long time, is incomplete, and doesn't function

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      HeeksCAD is a free, open source, CAD application - Imports solid models from STEP and IGES files. Draws construction geometry and lines and arcs. Creates new primitive solids, or make solids by extruding a sketch or by making a lofted solid between sketches.

      Discontinued

      Website no longer exists - Domain is for sale

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    5. VariCAD is compact, fast, easy to use, and provides everything necessary for mechanical design. VariCAD is sold "fully loaded", including all features and functions, for one affordable price.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Varkon is a very powerful parametric 2D/3D CAD, modeling and application development tool for engineering, design, architecture, etc. It does 2D drafting, 2D and 3D modeling, sculptured surface modeling, and even animations.

      Discontinued

      The project seems no longer developed. Last version, 1.19E, released in November 2012, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

    6. gCAD3D is a 3D CAD CAM application that features an integrated 3D OpenGL viewer, a program interpreter for geometry and NC-commands in 3D, an integrated NC-processor, and a programming interface for user programs.
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