TYCAD Alternatives

    TYCAD is described as 'Application for Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) in two dimensions (2D). With TYCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schematics and diagrams'. There are more than 25 alternatives to TYCAD for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and PortableApps.com. The best alternative is LibreCAD, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like TYCAD are DraftSight (Paid), QCAD (Free Personal), Assetforge (Paid) and nanoCAD (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jun 17, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
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      • Linux
      • PortableApps.com
      LibreCAD (originally QCad then CADuntu) is an open source 2D CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. It is based on Qt, which is a leading cross-platform application and UI development framework.
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    1. DraftSight is a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to read, write and share DWG files. DraftSight is easy to use and is available for professional CAD users, students and educators to download and activate for free.
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      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in 2D. With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schemas and diagrams.
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    2. Asset Forge allows anyone to create 3D models and 2D sprites using building blocks. Finished assets are compatible with most available game engines.
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    3. nanoCAD is a pro-grade 2D CAD system with native DWG support and full customizability. It is totally free, for business, professional, or personal purposes. It is fast, lightweight, capable, and , unlike most free CAD programs, completely uncrippled. nanoCAD includes:
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    4. KediCAD - CAD(Computer Aided Design) -  CAM(Computer aided Manufacturing) - FEA(Finite Element Analysis)  software for Linux. It has 2 version.    1-) KediCAD2B (2 dimesional version)    2-) KediCAD3B (3 dimensional version) .

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      • Windows
      Simply Smart CAD. DesignFreeQ is an easy to use CAD modeller.
      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      Draft It V4 is a powerful, easy to use 2D CAD Software package that is completely free to use. No restrictions means you're free to create, save and print your work with our unlimited free version.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      DoubleCAD XT is an free AutoCAD LT work-alike.
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    5. ActCAD is a 2D Drafting and 3D Modeling CAD software meant for Engineers, Architects, and other technical consultants. ActCAD is a native DWG & DXF CAD software to create and edit drawings.
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