QCad
QCad
3.27.0
2.9
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QCad free download for Mac

QCad for Mac

03 December 2021

Easy-to-use 2D CAD app.

What is QCad for Mac

QCad is an application for computer-aided drafting in two dimensions (2D).

With QCad you can create technical drawings such as plans for buildings, interiors, and mechanical parts, or schemas and diagrams. QCad works on Windows, OS X, and many Linux and Unix systems. The source code of the QCad community edition is released under the GPL (open source).

What's new in QCad

Version 3.27.0:
  • Performance improvements for entity selection and updating the property editor
  • Add preference "Apply line weight to points"
  • If checked: apply line weight to points (render as blobs)
  • If unchecked: always render points as dots or with chosen point mode (cross, etc.) and thin lines
  • Add preference "Maximum selected entities with reference points"
  • Configures the maximum number of selected entities that will have operational reference points
  • Add preference "Maximum selected entities with displayed reference points"
  • Configures the maximum number of selected entities that will display reference points
  • Add preference for decimals / precision used to display property values
  • Danish (tier 2, complete, updated, automatic)
  • Swedish (tier 2, complete, updated, automatic)
  • Open / import PDF files (not available on legacy platforms and 32bit Linux)
  • Import one given page from a PDF file
  • Import dialog with page preview
  • Import paths / fills
  • Import texts
  • Import images (optional)
  • Append connected ellipse arcs to polyline (as arc segments)
  • Allow expansion of layer input and parent layer input in layer dialog
  • Display custom property as "VARIES" if selection contains multiple custom properties with the same name but different values
  • Add support for dimension labels vertically centered on dimension line (DIMTAD=0)
  • Add support for horizontal labels (DIMTIH)
  • Text height (DIMTXT)
  • Dimension line gap (DIMGAP)
  • Arrow size (DIMASZ)
  • Extension line extension (DIMEXE)
  • Extension line offset (DIMEXO)
  • Text position vertical for linear dimensions (DIMTAD: 0, 1)
  • Horizontal label for linear dimensions (DIMTIH)
  • Tick size (DIMTSZ)
  • Decimal separator (DIMDSEP)
  • Format (DIMLUNIT)
  • Decimal places (DIMDEC)
  • Trailing zeroes (DIMZIN)
  • Format (DIMAUNIT)
  • Decimal places (DIMADEC)
  • Trailing zeroes (DIMAZIN)
  • Remove dimension style overrides from selected dimensions
  • Remove Style Overrides
  • Add column type "Block Name" to indicate column contains the name of the block to insert at the X/Y position
  • Preview selected row
  • Add option to keep drill holes in draw order for drill toolpaths
  • FS#2250 - CAM > Add Profile Toolpath: lead out type / size not saved
  • FS#2251 - Modify > Explode: spline explodes into line
  • FS#2254 - Dimension > Continue: does not always continue at chosen extension line
  • FS#2257 - Images from Windows file cannot be loaded under Linux / macOS
  • FS#2258 - Selected entities send to an 'Off' layer retain their selection color
  • FS#2256 - Getting the end direction of a zero-length polyline leads to AppCrash
  • FS#2259 - Insert file as block: crash when inserting block with attribute definitions
  • FS#2262 - Block referece attributes are orpaned when using "edit in place"
  • FS#2263 - dwg2svg -min-lineweight option parsing broken
  • FS#2265 - QCAD/CAM: startup crash if disabling hierarchical layers
  • FS#2267 - In-place block editing: some block references not faded
  • FS#2268 - Not all dimension overrides written to DXF/DWG
  • FS#2269 - Inner block reference attributes disappear when editing outer block in-place
  • FS#2270 - Draw > Dimension > Ordinate: Ordinate dimension values scale with viewport
  • FS#2273 - Block attribute duplicates after copy / paste, explode, edit and reload
  • FS#2274 - View > Screen-based Linetypes: rendering of arcs with dashes
  • FS#2275 - Snap > Center: snapping to center of polyline arc segments
  • FS#2279 - Edit > Application Preferences > File > Open/Save: wrong initial value shown for default format
  • FS#2281 - Block > Attributes > Synchronize Attributes: Multiple attributes in block with the same Tag
  • FS#2285 - Draw > Circle > 2 Tangents and Point: fails for Circle, Line, Point where Point is on Line
  • FS#2286 - Draw > Circle > 2 Tangents and Point: fails for Circle, Circle, Point
  • FS#2291 - Rulers empty if auto grid scale is off
  • FS#2305 - Invisible XLine under visible XLine may prevent selection of visible XLine
  • FS#2309 - SVG Export - hatch patterns with dots not visible
  • FS#2310 - File > Print: Number of copies and page range ignored
  • FS#2317 - Crash / lag when selecting splines with clamped knots (OpenDesign)
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rnosek
rnosek
Apr 17 2020
3.24.3
5.0
Apr 17 2020
5.0
Version: 3.24.3
It's a great CAD-option for mac users. Easy to learn, intuitive and stable. Works just fine. I would recommend it to everyone who needs 2D cad. I am really happy with it.
Saratxe
Saratxe
Jul 29 2019
3.23.0
4.0
Jul 29 2019
4.0
Version: 3.23.0
I looked for a cheap 2D-CAD solution for my private use. First tried LibreCAD and it was okay, so I used it for some time. But performance was not so good as I wish. So I looked again and found QCAD. Performance is much better and afaik it use the same codebase as LibreCAD, or better said, LibreCAD use the same codebase as QCAD. But QCAD has been much more often updated as LibreCAD. So I stay with QCAD. Why only four stars? At the moment I don't want to pay for the pro version. So I've to remove some plugins manually from the App, otherwise it stop working after 15 minutes. So, please make a download file that contains only the community edition, too.
SickTeddyBear
SickTeddyBear
Jun 21 2013
3.1.2
0.0
Jun 21 2013
0.0
Version: 3.1.2
Note: The main download is NOT a demo, but rather, the free, community edition: Base Program = QCad Community Edition = Free Base Program + Proprietary Add-ons = QCad Pro = Paid The differences are outlined here: http://qcad.org/en/qcad-documentation/qcad-features
Amergin
Amergin
Apr 18 2007
2.1.3
0.0
Apr 18 2007
0.0
Version: 2.1.3
Powercadd costs $995!!!!! Surely some developer can use Claris Cad as a model for a simple but inexpensive Mac app.
Vitor-Br-01
Vitor-Br-01
Jan 15 2007
2.1.0.1
4.0
Jan 15 2007
4.0
Version: 2.1.0.1
It is a very good software. Its free and works very well, when u get the sources and recompiles or get a dmg files with someone, because its is a GPL software.
Vitor-Br-01
Vitor-Br-01
Jan 15 2007
2.1.0.1
4.0
Jan 15 2007
4.0
Version: 2.1.0.1
This is a GPL software. So it is free! Is't only demo. If u go to QCAD home page u can get the source and u can recompile and then u can use without any restrintions. I use this in my computer and its is so good software. Like a AutoCAD. Download the sources and recompile them.
M-Rick
M-Rick
Apr 16 2006
2.1rc1
0.5
Apr 16 2006
0.5
Version: 2.1rc1
If it was free i wouldn't say nothing, but as a shareware, it doesn't worth the money at all, and quite a lot of softwares can do better than this for almost the same price. as said in a previous comment, Cadintosh does really better for exactly the same price, there is also Doodle Cad that is completely better than this piece of soft unstable and unusable ...
Guest
Guest
Feb 22 2005
2.0.4.7-1
1.0
Feb 22 2005
1.0
Version: 2.0.4.7-1
I just tried it. Poor! Poor! Poor! The only simple AND easy to use CAD software was Claris CAD (running under Classic). It had an inuitive menu (not that funny PC-like stuff in QCad), and all you needed for simple 2D tasks. There is no port to OSX up to day. That makes me very sad, I would pay money for it!!!!!! But not any cent for QCad.
Guest
Guest
Jan 6 2005
2.0.4.0-1
1.0
Jan 6 2005
1.0
Version: 2.0.4.0-1
An appallingly incoherent instruction manual; where it is not explained what actions one has to do on the keyboard to have what effects. Inconsistent in reactions. Keep away.
Guest
Guest
Jun 14 2004
2.0.3.3-1
1.0
Jun 14 2004
1.0
Version: 2.0.3.3-1
shareware, LOL.
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  • macOS 11.0.0 or later
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