LibreCAD

Week recap — 21 July 2020
by Alexandre Prokoudine

LibreDWG gets v0.11 release and goes beta

Week recap — 10 September 2019
by Alexandre Prokoudine

GIMP gets out-of-canvas pixels display

Week recap — 25 November 2018
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Stalled development of Natron gets prime-time attention

LibreDWG revived, starts getting regular releases
by Alexandre Prokoudine

In an unimaginable turn of events, LibreDWG, the free/libre library for opening proprietary CAD files in the DWG file format, is becoming a stellar example of a FOSS project.

LibreCAD gets native DWG importer, needs community’s help
by Alexandre Prokoudine

LibreCAD team started working on their own DWG importer.

LibreCAD vs. QCAD, the war of forks that never happened
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Andrew Mustun of Ribbonsoft says he's likely to postpone the release of QCAD Community Edition. The reason? LibreCAD.

LibreDWG drama: the end or the new beginning?
by Alexandre Prokoudine

There's a can of worms we opened this year: the unfortunate situation with support for DWG files in free CAD software via LibreDWG. We feel, by now it ought to be closed. We have the final answer from FSF.

LibreDWG controversy: 2 months later
by Alexandre Prokoudine

In late January we posted an in-depth story that explained the lack of support for DWG files in free/open source CAD software. Now it's time for an update.

What’s up with DWG adoption in free software?
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Having been asked recently about reasons for lack of DWG support in free software, we started digging and very nearly fell into a pitch black abyss.

LibreCAD 1.0.0 released, v2 in works
by Alexandre Prokoudine

After over a year of work LibreCAD 1.0.0 is out with few user visible, yet a whole bunch of important internal changes.

CADuntu is renamed to LibreCAD, gets Ubuntu PPA
by Alexandre Prokoudine

After few weeks of running a poll Ries van Twisk renamed CADuntu to LibreCAD.

CADuntu beta4 released
by Alexandre Prokoudine

We should have reported fourth beta of CADuntu about a week ago, especially since some of the fixes are rather important.

CADuntu beta3 released
by Alexandre Prokoudine

Admittedly we are a couple of days late with this news, but the third beta of CADuntu, a forced QCad fork by Ries van Twisk, is out with several improvements.

CADuntu project has been started
by Alexandre Prokoudine

No, it's isn't an Ubuntu flavour for computer-aided drafting. It's a fork of a well-known community edition of QCAD. And thus the month of CAD on Linux continues.