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

    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.
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Customized to the specific building rules of dock building companies, Dock Designer enables visual design in 2D where you can see your dock design in 3D and have instant access to accurate estimates, parts lists, blueprints, and much more.
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      • Windows
      -MatchChange/CM command to change selected entities to match a picked entity. -Persist/PE to toggle persistence of other tools. -Paste Special command that creates text or image entities directly from the clipboard.
      • Mac
      MacDraft Professional, powerful 2D CAD, drafting, technical illustration, architectural drawing and more in one easy-to-use, CAD software package
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    2. General CADD Pro or "GCP" as users are calling it is a very powerful 2-D Computer Assisted Design & Drafting program (32 bit accuracy) which embodies the features of Generic CADD (CADD, CADD5 & CADD6), the very popular and well known DOS based CADD program...


    3. TrueCAD 2020 Premium Software, IntelliCAD 9.2 CAD Software. TrueCAD is a 2D Drafting and 3D Modeling (Partial) CAD software meant for Engineers, Architects and other technical consultants. It is a native DWG & DXF CAD software to create and edit drawings.
      • Mac
      • Windows
      RealCAD is the leading all purpose 2D/3D CAD software. It is the perfect choice for designers and drafters alike providing the most powerful drafting and modeling tools in a single comprehensive product.
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