LibreCAD – AutoCAD alternative

LibreCAD is another great Alternative to AutoCAD. It is an open source CAD software that will help you create 2D with as much ease as you would do if you were working with AutoCAD.

In my opinion this is a pretty nice alternative for people just starting and this will also be a new experience if you are looking for an alternative interface and still not sure you want to stick with the CAD software you are currently using.

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LibreCAD is a free software,  it is open source as well giving you the complete right to use it, hack it, and share it. It comes in many languages. Works on windows, Mac and Linux.

LbreCAD is offered for free download on www.librecad.org

Below you will find other AutoCAD alternative software.

Software
Name
Platform2D3DFree of charge?Comments
LibreCAD – AutoCAD alternativeWindows
Mac
Linux
YesNoYesOpen source software.
FreeCAD – AutoCAD alternativeWindows
Mac
Linux
YesYesYesParametric 3D modeling software. Open source. Nice option for beginners
NanoCAD – AutoCAD AlternativeWindowsYesYesYesSupport dwg files. Online support available for users
BRL CAD – AutoCAD AlternativeWindows
Mac
Linux
YesYesYesFree and open source advance modeling software
Draftsight - AutoCAD AlternativeWindows
Mac
Linux
YesYesYesNice option for CAD beginners. AutoCAD free look alike CAD software. limited 3D capability
DoubleCAD XT – AutoCAD AlternativeWindowsYesNoYesAutoCAD LT Free alternative. Support only 2D. Advanced version supporting 3D for sale
BricsCAD – AutoCAD alternativeWindows
Linux
YesYesNoAdvance CAD software. Cheap alternative to AutoCAD for small businesses
OpenSCAD – AutoCAD AlternativeWindows
Mac
Linux
YesYesYesGood free AutoCAD alternative for machine part design.
IronCAD – AutoCAD AlternativeWindowsYesYesNoAdvanced 3D modeling CAD software.
ArchiCAD – AutoCAD AlternativeWindows
Mac
YesYesNoCAD software for Architect. Free academic version available

 

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