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3D CAD system

3D CAD system

3D CAD system

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Has anyone found a complete 3D CAD system for Linux? I have searched around and found OpenCascade. It's a good kernal but has no front end to it.

RE: 3D CAD system

I've been looking for a while and haven't been able to find anything in the league of Inventor or Solid Works. There are a couple of useful if not fully featured programs around.

http://www.varicad.com/ may do what you want.

These is no shortage of 3D Kernels, ACIS, Parasolid and OpenCascade are all available but no one as yet seems to have launched a main stream general purpose 3D CAD package for Linux. I hope it'll only be a matter of time as I'd like to move away from Windows completely is at all possible.

Dode

RE: 3D CAD system

PTC has ported ProE to Linux (I believe just RedHat)... I am not sure how well it runs, etc...

-Derek
DL Engineering Services

specializing in CAD Design Consultation Services
www.dl-engineering.com

RE: 3D CAD system

I have heard that UGS plans to release NX4 for Linux before the end of the year.

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