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10 Free AutoCAD Alternatives

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  1. AutoCAD community featuring training, AutoCAD user support, tips and tricks, tutorials, videos, discussion groups, and CAD manager best practices.

  2. 3D modeling allows designers and engineers span multiple disciplines with...

  3. A powerful CAD platform, with features familiar to you from native .dwg applications.

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

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  6. An open-source parametric 3D modeler

    STL to Gcode for CNC Router? about 7 months ago

    Also FreeCAD has a gcode workbench for full 3D. I've used it a little and would describe it as "usable once you work out the quirks". Https://freecadweb.org/.
  7. 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 5 months 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.
  8. QCAD is an application for computer aided drafting in 2D.

    Free alternatives to AutoCAD? about 18 days ago:

    I'm no longer a user of CAD programs so this might be a bit outdated. But for 2D take a look at QCAD. For 3D modeling and lots of other functionality you have FreeCAD.
  9. ActCAD is a 2D Drafting and 3D Modelling CAD software meant for Engineers, Architects, and other technical consultants.