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

      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      CAD X11® Free include 3-D wireframe modeling, surfacing, DXF import, 2-D drafting with ANSI, ISO and JIS dimensioning, geometric tolerancing, TrueType Font support, undo/redo, dynamic rotations, multiple views, data verification, geometric analysis, crosshatching, Windows...
      • Mac
      • Windows
      Worlds easiest CAD program!!! CAD software should not be hard to use! With DeltaCad you can be creating your first CAD drawing within minutes. Ease of use was the primary design feature of Delta Cad.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      2D CAD system with user friendly graphical interface. Support drag & drop and clipboard Contextual menu and dynamic dimensioning Advanced mask symbols and layers.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Ideal for garden design, mechanical engineering drawings, electrical / electronic, building and room plans, and general diagramming. Output in PDF format for the web. Copy and paste graphics. Create standard symbols to re-use. Scale, mirror and rotate.
      • Windows
      hsCADCreator is designed to make CAD affordable for individuals, and occasional/novice users, while still providing business users the features they need. Quickly create or edit complex CAD files.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      Computer-aided design needs for many users and can used as alternative to AutoCAD.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Easy to use 2D Computer Aided Drafting and Modelling application. Features: import/export of .
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      SAMoCAD designed to create simple drawings, primarily to architectural drawings. Development of the program is far from complete, but it is already possible to draw.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      2D Computer Assisted Drawing program, Powerful, easy to use, professional and also fast, flexible, intuitive, precise. Available in English, German and French for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux.
    1. 2-D engineering drawing editor that supports hierarchical object description. It is inspired by Hewlett-Packard's proprietary HP PIGLET (Personal Interactive Graphic Layout EdiTor), which later became the commercial Graffy editor by DURST CAD.
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