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This page contains links related to FreeCAD and other FLOSS projects.

FreeCAD

  • GitHub FreeCAD code and release files are hosted on GitHub.
  • SourceForge FreeCAD was formerly hosted on SourceForge.
  • Debian Debian package info
  • Ubuntu Ubuntu package info
  • Slackware Slackware package info
  • Gentoo Gentoo package info
  • OpenSUSE openSUSE package info
  • Freenode The official #freecad IRC channel on Freenode
  • Facebook The official FreeCAD facebook page

Other CAD software

  • OpenPLM An open-source, web-based PLM collaborative platform
  • BRL CAD Big Open Source package, a bit old fashion
  • Heekscad a CAD/CAM application based on OpenCasCade and WxWidgets
  • Narocad another OpenCasCade-based project, windows-only
  • Salome more a FEM system but have also a modeling part
  • PythonOCC complete python bindings for OpenCasCade, with own GUI builder
  • PythonCAD a simple 2D CAD application programmed in python
  • LibreCAD a 2D CAD project based on QCad

Advanced software

Research

  • PLaSM "Functional language for computing with geometry".

FEM

  • Calculix our favorite for FEM in FreeCAD.
  • Salome FEM system with complicated design.
  • Z88 is a fast, powerful and compact Finite Elements Analysis Program.

Math

  • NumPy Scientific computing with Python (basic commands very similar to MATLAB).
  • matplotlib Python 2D plotting library (usually used in conjunction with NumPy).
  • Octave powerful MATLAB clone.

Other lists of FLOSS projects

See also

FreeCAD Community Portal