Tag: cad for linux

The 2D Trifecta is Complete. DraftSight for Linux Now Available

09 Mar, 2011 by in NEWS
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

Three different versions of a free 2D CAD program made for three different operating systems, doesn’t exactly make a program 3D, but times are lean and we’ll take what we can get. If you’ve been gnawing the meaty bone of Windows or Mac OS hankering for the fatty goodness of open source drafting, you’r 2D line slappin’ dreams are coming true today.

Dassault has just released the Linux version of their 2D design tool, DraftSight.
(more…)

What CAD Programs Run on Linux? These Do.

11 Sep, 2009 by in NEWS
facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmail

You may be at a boil trying to run SolidWorks on a Mac or just looking for a way to model some product ideas on a new install of Linux. Maybe you didn’t even know there are CAD applications available for Linux.

Jack Wallen of GHacks put together a post on CAD Programs for Linux this morning and had some great suggestions. I have another one for ya, and it just so happens to be a 3D modeler you’ll likely relate to a little better than some of the 2D options.

(more…)