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  1. Take the leap into 3D graphics with ZBrushCore! From the makers of ZBrush, the world's leading digital sculpting application.

  2. SketchUp Make is a best in the class CAD software capable of performing 2D and 3D rendering and designing, however, best for the 2D projects.

  3. Discover Dassault Systèmes®' DRAFTSIGHT™ Professional CAD software that lets you create, edit, view and markup any kind of 2D drawing. Learn more here.

  4. An open-source parametric 3D modeler

    SOLIDWORKS for Linux about over 1 year ago:

    Important note[0] from author: > With the help of my script, You get a way to install Solidworks on your Linux system. > Certain packages and programs that are required will be set up for You, but it's important to know, that my script only helps You to get the program to run and nothing more! Personally I may recommend try & use SolveSpace[1,2] and FreeCAD[3] — free & open-source 2D/3D...
  5. OpenSCAD is a software for creating solid 3D CAD objects.

    Program to write measures, and the shape is drawn with proper... about 17 days ago:

    Paste the following into OpenSCAD and it will do that you want:.
  6. A Cross Platform and Open Source Electronics Design Automation Suite

  7. QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in 2D.

    Pattern Making Software Recommendations? about 4 months ago

    The best software for your situation is to work with a basic 2D CAD program. You would still need to learn the software but they are pretty basic. I'm not an expert in what is free but googling I found this open source one
  8. An open source 2D CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux.

    If I don't use Windows or Mac and only use Linux, will I run... about about 2 months ago

    CAD options on Linux are more limited than windows or mac but they do exist. The industry standard for 2d CAD files is the .dxf file format. I use LibreCAD. The UI is a little clunky and eccentric in places but it is feature complete for 2d CAD drawings.
  9. nanoCAD is a pro-grade 2D CAD system with native DWG support and full customizability.

    Can opening files on a pirated version of AutoCAD cause... about about 2 years ago

    TLDR. Piracy is bad. Don’t do it. But there is almost zero risk of getting caught. Use NanoCAD if you can’t afford AutoCAD.