Download Cad - Best Software & Apps

  • AutoCAD

    2017 SP1

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The industry standard CAD design package

    6
    3898 votes
    • PROS: Design in 2D and 3D, Packed with features, Create and edit DWG files across platforms, Lots of customisation features
    • CONS: Requires very powerful hardware, Very large download file
  • Blender

    2.79b

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Truly amazing modeling, animation and rendering

    7
    1537 votes
    • PROS: Incredible variety of features, Extensive online help, Non-overlapping interface
    • CONS: Aimed at advanced users, Sheer degree of variety is overwhelming
  • AutoCAD LT

    2017

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Create fantastic 2D and 3D designs in almost any form you wish

    6
    79 votes
    • PROS: The software is available on the PC and Mac, It is unparalleled in the design and manufacturing industry
    • CONS: The software does require a paid subscription, Most people have to go to college to learn how to use it professionally
  • DWG FastView

    V2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Free CAD drawing viewer

    8
    58 votes
    • PROS: Opens standard CAD formats: .DWG and .DWF as well as template files, Optimized for viewing means files open quickly so you can get to wor
    • CONS: This is only a viewer, no markup of any kind is supported
  • DraftSight

    2015

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    3DS Draftsight CAD Software

    7
    592 votes
    • PROS: Free version available with full feature set, Light-weight and fast program, Easy to use interface with many customization options , Professional version adds advanced scripting capacity in a number of languages
    • CONS: Free version does have some minor bugs in user settings etc, Professional version pricing puts it on par with other more robust programs
  • Autodesk 123D

    Beta 4.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A CAD and 3D Modelling Suite to Get You Started

    6
    220 votes
    • PROS: Ideal for CAD and 3D Modelling Amateurs, Strong set of features and functionalities
    • CONS: Similar tools available , Experts can look elsewhere
  • DWG FastView

    V2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Enhance CAD Viewign with DWG FastView

    9
    29 votes
    • PROS: Comes with sophisticated CAD viewing tools., The program is free to download and use.
    • CONS: Only of use to people involved with computer-aided design., Learning the full range of features will take time.
  • ArchiCAD

    Commercial 19

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    The CAD for creative architects and designers

    7
    129 votes
    • PROS: Dynamic and flexible, Intuitive interface, Guarantees precision and detail, Photo-realistic pre-visualizations, Ideal for collaborations
    • CONS: Not universal, Not widely used in professional environments
  • LEGO Digital Designer

    4.2.5

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    Be reminded of your youth with these virtual lego bricks

    7
    1659 votes
    • PROS: Hundreds of pieces to choose from, Includes built models to get you started, Great 3D designing environment
    • CONS: Requires extreme mouse accuracy
  • Ashampoo 3D CAD Architecture 6

    6.1.0.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Powerful but accessible CAD tool for home design

    6
    167 votes
    • PROS: Suitable for professionals and amateurs, Supports both 2D and 3D design, Extensive tutorials, Faster 64-bit support, New ribbon interface
    • CONS: Requires studying tutorials closely for beginners, Ribbon redesign may not suit all users
  • nanoCAD

    5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    nanoCAD - dwg-compatible free CAD software.

    7
    42 votes
    • DXF Editor

      1

      License
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      Platform
      Windows

      With this CAD application you edit or create drawings in the dxf file format.

      5
      18 votes
      • A9CAD

        2.2.1

        License
        free Download
        Platform
        Windows

        General purpose CAD program for 2D design

        6
        127 votes
        • Mini CAD Viewer

          3.1.7.0

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Open AutoCAD files without AutoCAD

          6
          232 votes
          • PROS: Easy to use
          • CONS: Nothing of note
        • FreeCAD

          0.9 R2863

          License
          free Download
          Platform
          Windows

          Basic 3D modeler

          6
          45 votes
          • CAD Viewer-DWG FastView

            2.2.1

            License
            free Download
            Platform
            Android

            Free CAD Viewer to review CAD dwg drawings anytime and anywhere.

            9
            2 votes
            • KiCad

              2010-05-05

              License
              free Download
              Platform
              Windows

              Create electronic schematic diagrams and printed circuit board artwork

              9
              377 votes
              • InnerSoft CAD para AutoCAD 2016

                3.7.1

                License
                free Download
                Platform
                Windows

                AutoCAD plug-in for Estimating and measurements in construction project budgets

                8
                14 votes
                • BabaCAD

                  1.3

                  License
                  free Download
                  Platform
                  Windows

                  Free 2D CAD Editor with DWG read support and LISP programming

                  3
                  3 votes
                  • ECam - CNC Conversational Programming

                    ECam V2.2

                    License
                    free Download
                    Platform
                    Windows

                    ECAM is a conversational programming software for CNC machines

                    8
                    44 votes
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