Free CAD Files and Free Software

CATI offers the following free CAD downloads to enhance your 3D design experience. Below you'll find a description of all the free 3D CAD tools, free 2D / 3D CAD applications, free CAD software enhancements, and free CAD viewers that we offer.

Collaboration, communication, and innovation are vital to successful product design-so are these free CAD tools. Each one will empower you to design better products faster.

Free CAD Software:

DraftSight - 2D CAD Editor DraftSight is a professional-grade, open 2D CAD product for users who want a better way to read, write and share DWG files. DraftSight is easy to use and is available for professional CAD users, students and educators to download and activate for free.*

SOLIDWORKS eDrawings Viewer - eDrawings dramatically eases the sharing of product design information. With eDrawings Viewer, anyone with a PC can interpret and understand 2D and 3D design data.

SOLIDWORKS Explorer - The only CAD file manager that’s as intuitive as Windows® Explorer, provides flexible, searchable file management for SOLIDWORKS files.

e-SimpoeWorks by Simpoe - e-SimpoeWorks®, a free internet downloadable version of SIMPOE’s flagship plastic injection simulation software product Simpoe-Mold, fully embedded into SOLIDWORKS.

Blueprint Now - Review, edit, share, and even create DWG files with this SOLIDWORKS web service.

Drawings Now - Share your designs with anyone, anywhere—simply upload the files to this SOLIDWORKS web service.

Free 3D Parts:

3D Content Central is a free CAD software service for locating, configuring, downloading, and requesting 3D parts and assemblies, 2D blocks, library features, and macros. Users have the opportunity to join an active community of hundreds of thousands of CAD users who download and share user-contributed and supplier-certified 3D parts & assemblies, 2D blocks, library features and macros.

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