3D - CADCAM - software for MS-Windows and Linux

gCAD3D has its own

designed with gCAD3D

Log-file (new functions): gCAD3D_log.txt

This program is free software (GPL-3); you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, see www.gnu.org/licenses/

ThirdPartySoftware used by gCAD3D:
  OpenGL    - 3D-display (www.opengl.org)
  GTK       - Userinterface (www.gtk.org)
  djpeg     - Imagedecompression, the Independent JPEG Group (www.ijg.org)
  GL2PS     - OpenGL to PostScript Printing Library (www.geuz.org/gl2ps/)
  gzip      - file compression / decompression (www.gnu.org/software/gzip/)

Development-toolchain Linux:
  cscope    - SourceCode-browser (cscope.sourceforge.net)
  vim       - Editor (www.vim.org)
  ctags     - SourceCode-IndexSystem (ctags.io)
  GNU-GCC, make, gdb  - C-Compiler (gcc.gnu.org)
  Valgrind  - Debugging (valgrind.org)

Development-toolchain MS-Windows:
  cscope    - SourceCode-browser (cscope.sourceforge.net)
  gvim      - Editor (www.vim.org)
  ctags     - SourceCode-IndexSystem (ctags.io)
  cl, nmake, windbg  - Microsoft Express-Compiler C and Debugger
  NSIS      - PackageBuilder (nsis.sourceforge.io)

Prerequisites for the Linux-version: libc.2.4 or newer, GTK+2 or Gtk+3, OpenGL/Mesa.
Prerequisites for the MS-Windows-version: none (gCAD3D comes with all necessary Gtk-runtimelibraries).

Filesize  Datum  md5sum
.deb-64-bit: gCAD3D-2.50.02-bin-amd64.deb
 2023-02-09  ea4849c2225ee971a65d9fae968c4146
.rpm-64-bit: gcad3d-2.50.00-1.x86_64.rpm
Win7 - Win10: gCAD3D-2.50.00-win32.exe
Sourcefiles: github.com/gcad3d  -  -  -
VB.Net: Demo1gCadRemoteControl.zip
 2013-03-07  de9f8772ebbc07ac790f5a3b4e8ee81a
3D - Modelle:
Landmark: TestLandmark1_xml.zip
 2007-10-20  2e10e746aebcabe4fd8a9bd92a7d3257
Step: Motor_step.zip
 2005-11-10  4cf3568d9bbc69d50f53a13b1b244616

Howto build gcad3d from source: install-build

Report bugs or proposals for improvements to support[at]gcad3d.org.

gCAD3D has its own

The creation of geometrical elements / NC-programs can be done by -

The programinterpreter provides functions for -

Functions for making documentations:

Interactions can:

Outputting data is done by the -

The programminginterface offers -


Vordach1 (Sept. 2006, mit gCAD3D konstruiert) Vordach1.zip


Import DXF

gCAD3D - Intersections for NC



Step import from Catia V5 (Contributor: Gerhard Olbert) Motor_step.zip

VRML1-Import (Models von VRweb)


See also:

gCAD3D -howto-Videos:
How to use / modify variables

How to create / use contours (concatenated curves)

Parametric point on curve

Create and place (internal) submodel

Use application cirpat - create circular points

Create offset-contours and NC-process

Create interactive model

Create GIS-mesh, using files with Ascii-data for points breaklines, boundaries.

Create image

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