View Full Version : Free CADCAM program

07-04-2009, 09:11 PM
Found this (http://code.google.com/p/heekscad/) and this (http://code.google.com/p/heekscnc/) on the CNC4Free site

HeeksCAD and HeeksCNC Opensource CAD and CNC software.

No idea how good it is but if you are on a tight budget it might be woth a look

Regards, Jeff.

10-04-2009, 12:22 AM
it looks interesting to say the least. As soon as I upgrade the ram in my laptop I'm going to give it a try.

John S
10-04-2009, 09:37 AM
Should be called Geeks CAD, don't mind having to learn a new program to get advanced features in a program but when you have to jump thru hoops just to draw simple shapes it defeats the object.

The idea of any program is to assist you to get a finished drawing not make the program into another task.

John s.

12-04-2009, 05:07 PM
Well it is free and opensource so forgive it its shortcomings. I'm sure no-one expects MastercamX3 in Solidworks at this price.