IronCAD – AutoCAD Alternative

IronCAD is well known advanced CAD software in the industry.

It is not a free CAD software. It is only available on Windows.

IronCAD

IronCAD is considered to be one of the most easy to use CAD software in the industry. You can download the 30 days evaluation version for free on ironcad.com.

This CAD software is known to be one of the best option as far as productivity is concerned. Its most attractive feature is the ability it gives its user regarding design validation. It allows you to stringently test design data and reduce needless prototypes.

You might need to judge it for yourself during the 30 days evaluation period.

Other CAD 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
cad exercises