QCAD Community Edition is a free, open source application for computer aided drafting (CAD) in two dimensions (2D). With QCAD you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, mechanical parts or schematics and diagrams. QCAD works on Windows, macOS and Linux.
QCAD 2.x provided the original codebase for LibreCAD 2.0
- Getting started with 2D CAD drafting lists some alternatives
- File formats to learn about are Scalable_Vector_Graphics_(SVG), Drawing_Exchange_Format_(DXF) and Drawing_(DWG)
- QCAD on Wikipedia
- "QCAD Tips & Tricks" is a good beginner tutorial
- "Getting Started with QCAD" Youtube playlist
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