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LibreCAD is a free and open source 2D computer-aided design (CAD) program for Linux, macOS, and Windows. It is based on the community edition of QCAD. LibreCAD uses the cross-platform Qt framework, and the user interface is translated in over 30 languages. LibreCAD won SourceForge’s January 2019 “Community Choice” Project of the Month.

Open Source 2D-CAD

LibreCAD is a free Open Source CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. Support and documentation is free from our large, dedicated community of users, contributors and developers.

LibreCAD is a feature-packed and mature 2D-CAD application with some really great advantages:


  • Completely and Utterly Free – No worry about trials, subscriptions, license costs or annual fees.
  • Open Source and GPLv2 – Developed by an experienced team and supported by an awesome community, LibreCAD is also free to hack and copy.
  • No Language Barriers – It’s available in over 30 languages with cross-platform support for macOS, Windows, and Linux.

Source: LibreCAD’s home page

LibreCAD's User Interface

LibreCAD’s User Interface


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