Alibre Design vs DesignSpark Mechanical

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Who Uses This Software?

Professional, affordable 3D mechanical CAD software for engineers, hobbyists, students, and educators.
Professional design engineers, University/school students, Hobbyists, Makers
Pricing

Starting Price

US$199,00/one-time
N/A

Free Trial

  • Yes
  • No

Free Version

  • No
  • Yes

Details

Not provided by vendor
This a free-to-use software with a proprietary code base.
Product Details

Platform

Web/Installed

Mobile

Web/Installed

Mobile

Features

  • 2D Drawing
  • Animation
  • Annotations
  • Bill of Materials
  • Component Library
  • Data Import / Export
  • For 3D Printing
  • For Manufacturers
  • Reference Management
  • Simulation
  • 2D Drawing
  • Animation
  • Annotations
  • Bill of Materials
  • Component Library
  • Data Import / Export
  • For 3D Printing
  • For Manufacturers
  • Reference Management
  • Simulation
Ratings

Overall

4 / 5
4.3 / 5

Ease of Use

4.1 / 5
4.2 / 5

Customer Service

4.4 / 5
4.5 / 5

Features & Functionality

4.1 / 5
4.5 / 5

Value for Money

4.1 / 5
4.4 / 5
Training & Support

Support

  • Business Hours
  • Online
  • Business Hours
  • Online

Training

  • Documentation
  • Live Online
  • Documentation
  • Live Online