Computer-aided design (CAD) is the use of computer technology for the design of objects, real or virtual. It often refers to the drafting (technical drawing and engineering drawing) of a part or product, including entire buildings.
Here are our recommended open source CAD software for Windows.
|QCad||Create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schematics and diagrams|
|LibreCAD||Feature-packed and mature 2D-CAD application|
|BRL-CAD||Constructive Solid Geometry (CSG) solid modeling system. Hybrid CSG and B-REP kernel|
|gCAD3D||Integrated 3D OpenGL viewer, program interpreter, and a programming interface|
|FreeCAD||3D CAD/CAE parametric modeling application. It's primarily made for mechanical design|
|OpenCASCADE||Object-oriented C++ class library designed for rapid production of sophisticated domain-specific CAD/CAM/CAE applications|
|Electric||Sophisticated electrical CAD system that can handle many forms of circuit design|
|KiCad||Electronics Design Automation Suite|
|Sailcut CAD||Sail design and plotting software which allows you to design and visualise your own sail|
|OpenSCAD||The Programmers Solid 3D CAD Modeller|
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