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Forum

The first place you can ask for help is the FreeCAD forum. Please read this post before asking any question. Remember that important information about your system is necessary when asking for help.

There are different subforums for FreeCAD users and developers. Make sure you search the internet, and read through existing questions before you ask for help. There are subforums where you can discuss more specific topics, give your impressions of FreeCAD, discuss new ideas, etc. The forums are very active and you should get a reply very quickly.

Wiki

If you need help or have questions related to a particular page of this wiki documentation, you can always leave ideas or comments on the "discussion" tab of each page. To upload files for Wiki please use this page.

Chat

There is also an IRC #freecad chat room on Freenode. #openFOAM-IRC is also on Freenode. There are Discord servers for Modelica Language, Elmer FEM, and OpenFOAM. Please do not use chat groups as the main medium of exchanging data. They are not indexed by the search engines and information produced on those platforms is not accumulated, as it does on forums.

Reddit

If you are on Reddit you may use the r/FreeCAD, or the r/cad using the FreeCAD flair. There are also r/ElmerFEM, r/OpenFOAM, and r/Modelica subreddits.

Twitter and Mastodon

You may also follow the official Twitter account for FreeCAD and/or the developers. There is also FreeCAD's official Mastodon account which you may follow.

Facebook

You may join the FreeCAD's Facebook public group