FreeCAD Development builds for the 0.19 development cycle
FreeCAD development builds for Linux, MacOS, and Windows have a filename in the form
revision = github commit count number)
Note: The development binaries are built regularly . The source archives (
.zip) do not get updated, so they match the commit of the tag (746997e) and are therefore obsolete. You can get the latest source here: https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/archive/master.zip
Binary developer builds (no compiling necessary) are available. Download the highest revision of the .dmg
Binary developer builds (no compiling necessary) are available. Download the highest revision of the .7z
The builds are portable and do not require an installation. Extract the file using 7zip and start the application by double clicking on FreeCAD.exe in the bin sub-directory of the extracted package.
FreeCADLibs_12.1.2_x64_VC15.7z is not required to run the binaries provided here. It is a package that provides all necessary dependencies to compile FreeCAD with VS2015/17/19 (both release and debug mode). The package is provided courtesy of FreeCAD community member apeltauer.
AppImages (no compiling necessary) are available (a kind of binary that can run on many Linux distros). Download the highest revision of the .AppImage
AppImage (delta) updates
For more streamlined downloading of AppImages download AppImageUpdate (GUI or the command line version). To perform an update:
# Using GUI chmod +x ./AppImageUpdate.AppImage ./AppImageUpdate.AppImage ./FreeCAD.AppImage # Command line chmod +x ./appimageupdatetool.AppImage ./appimageupdatetool.AppImage ./FreeCAD.AppImage