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0.17 Revision 13541
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FreeCAD Team
Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP
Sep 16, 2018
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FreeCAD Review

FreeCAD is a free and open source CAD editor app filed under 3d design and made available by FreeCAD Team for Windows.

The review for FreeCAD has not been completed yet, but it was tested by an editor here on a PC and a list of features has been compiled; see below. If you would like to submit a review of this software download, we welcome your input and encourage you to submit us something!

A free 3D modelling CAD application for multiple platforms:

FreeCAD is a general purpose feature-based, parametric 3D modeler for CAD, MCAD, CAx, CAE and PLM, aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits a wider range of uses in engineering, such as architecture or other engineering specialties. It is 100% Open Source and extremely modular, allowing for very advanced extension and customization.

FreeCAD is based on OpenCasCade, a powerful geometry kernel, features an Open Inventor-compliant 3D scene representation model provided by the Coin 3D library, and a broad Python API. The interface is built with Qt. FreeCAD runs exactly the same way on Windows, Mac OSX and Linux platforms.

Features and highlights
  • A modular architecture that allow plugins
  • Full parametric model allowing any type of parameter-driven custom objects
  • Complete access from Python built-in interpreter, macros or external scripts
  • Import/export to standard formats such as STEP, IGES, OBJ, DXF, SVG, STL, DAE, IFC or OFF
  • Sketcher with constraint-solver, allowing to sketch geometry-constrained 2D shapes
  • Robot simulation module that allows to study robot movements
  • Drawing sheets module that permit to put 2D views of your 3D models on a sheet
  • Rendering module that can export 3D objects for rendering with external renderers
  • Architecture module that allows BIM-like workflow, with IFC compatibility
  • Assembly module that allows to work with multiple shapes, multiple documents, multiple files, multiple relationships
Compability and license

FreeCAD is licensed as freeware for the Windows (32-bit and 64-bit) operating system / platform from 3d design without restrictions. FreeCAD 0.17 Revision 13541 is available to all software users as a free download (Freeware).

Compatibility with this CAD editor software may vary, but will generally run fine under Microsoft Windows 10, 8, 8.1, 7, Vista and XP on either a 32-bit or 64-bit setup. A separate x64 version may be available from FreeCAD Team. This download is distributed as FreeCAD-0.17.13528.5c3f7bf-WIN-x86-installer.exe and FreeCAD-0.17.13541.9948ee4-WIN-x64-installer.exe.

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  1. FreeCAD Download
  2. Freeware 3D Design
  3. Open source and GPL software
  4. Portable Software
FreeCAD has been picked by our editors as very good.
FreeCAD has been tested for viruses and malware.
We have tested FreeCAD 0.17 Revision 13541 against malware with several different programs. We certify that this program is clean of viruses, malware and trojans.

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