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LibreCAD is a cross-platform 2D CAD program written in C++11 using the Qt framework. It can read DXF and DWG files and can write DXF, PDF and SVG files. The user interface is highly customizable, and has dozens of translations.
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LibreCAD is a 2D CAD drawing tool based on the community edition of QCAD.
LibreCAD uses the cross-platform framework Qt, which means it works with most operating systems.
The user interface is translated in over 30 languages.

LibreCAD is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 (GPLv2)
as published by the Free Software Foundation.
Please read the LICENSE file for additional information.

The master branch represents the latest pre-release code,
and now requires Qt 5.2.1 or newer.
The 2.1 branch will be the last to support Qt4.
The 2.0 branch will be the last to support the QCAD toolbar. Build Status

libdxfrw is an associated project that allows LibreCAD to read DWG files.

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  • Qt 5.2.1+ (MinGW version on Windows)
  • Boost

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