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  • Free AutoCAD style software.

    I use AutoCAD 2002 since my boss bought me a license a thousand years ago, but this software uses the familar AutoCAD interface, reads and writes AutoCAD files etc etc.


    If you have been looking for a piece of software to generate basic 2D drawings, you might want to give this a try. Since it uses the same interface as AutoCAD, most AutoCAD tips and tutorials are applicable.

    The software does require a free registration.

    Don't listen to me - I have not sold any $150,000 speakers.

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    Re: Free AutoCAD style software.

    I've been using Solid Edge 2d, Seimens offers a full commercial license at no cost for the basic 2d package.

    I've never been too familiar with the AutoCAD interface but, it's good to know there is another good program out there at no cost, am I reading the photo correctly it's progeCAD 2009 Smart? Too bad it's only licensed for personal use.


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      Re: Free AutoCAD style software.

      Can I make CNC files with it? Because that would be nice.


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        Re: Free AutoCAD style software.

        Originally posted by kmibb View Post
        Can I make CNC files with it? Because that would be nice.
        There are free tools that will convert HPGL, DXF, etc., to G-code.
        So if that 2D CAD tool can generate a plot file in HPGL, then...

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