DraftSight, CAD software for Linux


The CAD, computer aided designing software which is used for designing engineering, animations and computer designs etc. Now there is an software called AutoCAD which is the undisputed leader in the field of 3D CAD design, drafting, modeling, architectural drawing, and engineering software. But you should also learn that it is not the only one in his field and if it comes to 2D, we have free alternatives.

DraftSight is a free software for 2D CAD design for linux platforms as well for Windows and OSX platforms. It lets you open, view and edit DWG files. This is what people from DraftSight says

” DraftSight is a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to create, edit and view DWG files. DraftSight is easy to use and is available for professional CAD users, students and educators to download and activate for free. ”

Install in Linux :

sudo apt-get install libdirectfb-extra libxcb-render-util0 and a sudo dpkg –force-architecture –i DraftSight.deb .

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