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CAD on Linux

  • ARCAD - German-language 3D CAD
  • CYCAS - software for 2D, 3D architectural drafting, design, with special elements such as walls, windows, doors
  • FREEdraft - basic 2D mechanical CAD program. Free. 
  • LinuxCAD - similar to AutoCAD for Linux, Unix OS
  • Maya - 3D animation, visual effects software for film, broadcast television, video, game development, location- based entertainment markets. From Alias.
  • MicroStation - Bentley's program running on Linux is available only in academic version
  • OCTREE - 3D architectural drawing, modeling, visualization software 
  • Open CASCADE - Open Source tool for 3D CAD/CAM/CAE/GIS modeling 
  • Persistence of Vision Raytracer - free tool for creating 3D three-dimensional graphics for Windows 95/98/NT, DOS, Macintosh OS, i86 Linux, SunOS,  Amiga
  • QCad - open-source 2D CAD system that uses DXF as its native format, runs on both Windows, Linux. Free.
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