Tag Archives: CAE

FreeCAD – Free and full-featured alternative of commercial CAD software

AutoCAD is undoubtedly the most popular and powerful CAD modeling software. But as a commercial software, it is really, really expensive. FreeCAD is a free, open-source, cross-platform and general-purpose 3D CAx (CAD, CAM, CAE), PLM modeling tool specially designed for home user/hobbyist, experienced CAD user, programmer or educator.

[v5.3] Sweet Home 3D – Best free interior design application for Win/Mac/Lin

Sweet Home 3D is a free, open-source and cross-platform (written in Java) interior aided design software from France. It can help you design and decorate your furniture on a 2D house plan, and allows to preview the whole panorama of the decoration layout with 3D perspective.