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CAD on Linux

  • ARCAD - German-language 3D CAD
  • BricsCAD - CAD package runs on Linux, from Bricsys 
  • BRL-CAD - open source cross-platform solid modeling system, available for Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows
  • CYCAS - software for 2D, 3D architectural drafting, design, with special elements such as walls, windows, doors
  • FreeCAD - open-source parametric 3D modeler for designing real-life objects
  • LibreCAD - open-source 2D CAD application Free
  • LinuxCAD - similar to AutoCAD for Linux, Unix OS
  • Maya - 3D computer animation, modeling, simulation, rendering software, by Autodesk
  • MicroStation - Bentley's program running on Linux, available only in academic version
  • OpenSCAD - solid 3D CAD modeller for programmers, available for Linux/UNIX, MS Windows, Mac OS X Free
  • Open CASCADE - open source tool for 3D CAD/CAM/CAE/GIS modeling 
  • Persistence of Vision Raytracer - tool for creating 3D graphics for Windows 95/98/NT, DOS, Macintosh OS, i86 Linux, SunOS, Amiga Free
  • QCad - open-source 2D CAD system that uses DXF as its native format, runs on both Windows, Linux Free
  • SolveSpace - GPLv3 parametric CAD tool for modeling 2D/3D parts
  • VariCAD - 3D/2D CAD program, available for Windows, Linux
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