Jul 8, 2016

5 Autocad Alternatives for Linux user

We've talked about alternatives to Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate CC (Flash) for Linux user. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate CC alternatives for Linux user. In this article we are looking to get into 'AutoCAD' or this type of design work for linux user ( Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, OpenSUSE etc ). There are some free 'Autocad' alternatives out there, you can try which work similarly. Check out 5 Autocad Alternatives for Linux user below:

5 Autocad Alternatives for Linux (Ubuntu,Linux Mint, Debian etc ) user
5 Autocad Alternatives for Linux user
1. Gmsh
Gmsh is a free 3D finite element grid generator with a build-in CAD engine and post-processor. Its design goal is to provide a fast, light and user-friendly meshing tool with parametric input and advanced visualization capabilities. Gmsh is built around four modules: geometry, mesh, solver and post-processing. The specification of any input to these modules is done either interactively using the graphical user interface or in ASCII text files using Gmsh's own scripting language.
Supported OS : Linux 32 bit / 64 bit, Windows 32 bit / 64 bit, Mac OS X and source code.
Version : Current stable release version 2.12.0, March 5 2016.
Download Gmsh Autocad Alternatives : Here

2. OOFEM, Object Oriented Finite Element Solver
OOFEM is free finite element code with object oriented architecture for solving mechanical, transport and fluid mechanics problems that operates on various platforms. The aim of OOFEM is to develop efficient and robust tool for FEM computations as well as to provide modular and extensible environment for future development. OOFEM is released under GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).
Supported OS : Linux 32 bit / 64 bit, Windows AMD64 binary.
Version : version 2.4
Download OOFEM Autocad Alternatives : Here

3. Netgen-Mesher, Mesh Generator
NETGEN is an automatic 3d tetrahedral mesh generator. It accepts input from constructive solid geometry (CSG) or boundary representation (BRep) from STL file format. The connection to a geometry kernel allows the handling of IGES and STEP files. NETGEN contains modules for mesh optimization and hierarchical mesh refinement. Netgen is open source based on the LGPL license.
Supported OS : Unix/Linux, Windows and OSX
Version : version 5.3.1
Installation : Installation instructions.
Download Netgen Autocad Alternatives : Here

4. FreeCAD, a parametric 3D CAD modeler.
FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size. Parametric modeling allows you to easily modify your design by going back into your model history and changing its parameters. FreeCAD is open-source and highly customizable, scriptable and extensible.
Supported OS : Linux, Windows and Mac OSX.
Version : 0.17 pre-release
Download FreeCAD Autocad Alternatives : Here
Ubuntu users can keep up with FreeCAD development using FreeCAD Daily PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:freecad-maintainers/freecad-daily
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install freecad-daily freecad-daily-doc
supported architectures and versions are: Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr) 32 & 64-Bit, Ubuntu 15.10 (Wily) 32 & 64-Bit, Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) 32 & 64-Bit, Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety) 32 & 64-Bit

5. Salome-Meca
A Open Source software suite including Pre-/Post processing Tools: 3D-CAD, Mesher, FEM-Software.
Supported OS : Linux 32 bit / 64 bit.
Version : Universal 64bits, 27 july 2015
Download Salome-Meca Autocad Alternatives : Here

That's all Autocad Alternatives for ubuntu, ubuntu derivatives and others Linux distro for Us who need to create 2D and 3D drawings and diagrams, especially in industries such as architecture, interior design and engineering. if you find any good or better alternatives please comment below and we will glad to add it in this article.



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