NewsWindowsMacLinuxAndroid
LinuxUtilitiesScienceFreeCAD for Linux

FreeCAD for Linux

Aug 27.2020Version: 0.19
rating star

FreeCAD is a general purpose parametric 3D CAD modeler. The development is completely Open Source (LGPL License). FreeCAD is aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits in a wider range of uses around engineering, such as architecture or other engineering specialties.

FreeCAD features tools similar to Catia, SolidWorks or Solid Edge, and therefore also falls into the category of MCAD, PLM, CAx and CAE. It is a feature based parametric modeler with a modular software architecture which makes it easy to provide additional functionality without modifying the core system.

As with many modern 3D CAD modelers it has many 2D components in order to sketch 2D shapes or extract design details from the 3D model to create 2D production drawings, but direct 2D drawing (like AutoCAD LT) is not the focus, neither are animation or organic shapes (like Maya, 3ds Max, Blender or Cinema 4D), although, thanks to its wide adaptability, FreeCAD might become useful in a much broader area than its current focus.

FreeCAD makes heavy use of all the great open-source libraries that exist out there in the field of Scientific Computing. Among them are OpenCascade, a powerful CAD kernel, Coin3D, an incarnation of Open Inventor, Qt, the world-famous UI framework, and Python, one of the best scripting languages available. FreeCAD itself can also be used as a library by other programs.

FreeCAD is also fully multi-platform, and currently runs flawlessly on Windows and Linux/Unix and Mac OSX systems, with the exact same look and functionality on all platforms.

Documentation / Demo

#3d designer#graphic creator#editor#3d design#cad#render
More information
+ FreeCAD for Linux has been in our software catalog since Sep 09.2016.
+ The current version is 0.19 updated to Aug 27.2020.
Other OS
FreeCADFreeCAD for MacFreeCAD for Linux
Screenshots
FreeCAD for Linux screenshot 1FreeCAD for Linux screenshot 2FreeCAD for Linux screenshot 3FreeCAD for Linux screenshot 4
Comments
9
2 total
5 rating comment star 5

4 rating comment star 4

3 rating comment star 3

2 rating comment star 2

1 rating comment star 1

SNOOPZX1
rating star

A very simple and easy to understand program.
AMBUIN
rating star

good
Add comment
sharing facebooksharing messengersharing twittersharing linkedinsharing tumblrsharing pinterest
All downloads are original and not repacked or modified in any way by us. Secured downloads are files hosted.
Developer
Webpage
System
Category
Platform
License
Version
File size
Views
Downloads
FreeCAD
FreeCAD
Linux
Utilities
appimage
Freeware
0.19
626 MB
1481
215