FreeCAD

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FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size.

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FreeCAD review by <span>RAJESH P.</span>
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Awesome software to take your imagination to 3D world

What do you like best?

It is completely open source .

It can also be used as a library by the other programs too.

It is multi platform with same functionalities on all the platforms which is one of the best part of it.

What do you dislike?

can not provide texts on the drawings

2D to 3D CAD conversion is not possible

Recommendations to others considering the product

still under heavy development and not ready for the production use

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

for the making of 3D modellings of products before the production

for the product designing consistency

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FreeCAD review by <span>Thomas N.</span>
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like solidworks

What do you like best?

open source and free, it's an alternative to Solidworks and Catia for simple use, more modules have to be implemented but as an open source software it can be hard to do it, so do not count on it. perfect to learn CAD because it's free and run the same way as any other CAD software run. good base.

What do you dislike?

the fact that it's open source is a bit annoying because the team does not have planning for each version so you have to wait for functions to be implemented.

Recommendations to others considering the product

a real alternative to major as Catia or Solidworks in their simple function but a great alternative for learning principles of CAD software. and much more, it's free.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

can open a wide range of file format ( as .stp / .igs ....etc ), can make plan of thing that a supplier send you in order to check it. very easy to use.

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FreeCAD review by <span>Matt B.</span>
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free solid modeling on many platforms

What do you like best?

* it's free!

* works ok for simple programs

* works on linux

What do you dislike?

* the software can be buggy -- save often!

Recommendations to others considering the product

also consider Onshape and Fusion360

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

designing simple fixtures and prototypes

FreeCAD review by User in Medical Devices
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Easy to use CAD software

What do you like best?

It was free, which is appealing for start up companies.

What do you dislike?

Some parts of it were clunky, but the help section was useful.

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Trying to model PCBAs with physical objects. Prevented respinning the board.

FreeCAD review by User
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Awesome software

What do you like best?

The work benches are very helpful and efficient.

What do you dislike?

Nothing much to dislike here.Its very good to use actually.

Recommendations to others considering the product

Yes start using the workbenches

What business problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?

Designing prototypes for stylesus.For other applications like moulds transformer cores etc accordinlgy

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