TrainCad Alternatives

    TrainCad is described as 'freeware Microsoft Windows program for designing model railroad layouts using standard tracks. Track libraries are available for Märklin metal, C and plastic-tracks in H0, Z and Spur 1, Roco/Trix H0, N track, Atlas N, GarGrave and others'. There are more than 10 alternatives to TrainCad for Windows, Mac, Linux, Chrome OS and BSD. The best alternative is XTrackCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TrainCad are SCARM (Freemium), RailModeller (Freemium), Empire Express (Paid) and TRAX (Free).

    This page was last updated Aug 6, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      XTrackCAD is a CAD program for designing model railroad layouts. You can easily create layout of any scale or size. Libraries for many brands of track and turnouts are included. Adding new components is easy with the built-in editor.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      With SCARM you can easily create the layout of your dreams – just download the setup package, install it and start editing your first track plan.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Mac
      RailModeller Express is a free application for creating small model railroad layouts.
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    1. Empire Express: Model Railroad Design for Mac.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Chrome OS
      • BSD
      Trax is a free web-based tool for planning your model railroad.
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    2. Atlas is proud to offer free, downloadable track planning software for your use in creating magnificent layouts in HO, N & O scales using Atlas track.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      AnyRail™ is probably the easiest-to-use model railway design tool around. It's also entirely independent, so you can build with almost any track. Enjoy designing your layout - AnyRail ensures everything fits.
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      • Windows
      WinRail is a computer software product for designing and drawing model railway layouts.
      • Windows
      Raily is a tool for planning model railway systems.
      • Windows
      Track planing software.
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