Feb 28, 2011

Draftsight Windows vs Bricscad Linux: Cost Comparison

As you already know Draftsight -the free 2D ARES-based AutoCAD clone from Dassault- has released the final version for Windows a few days ago. Linux version, although it had been announced, seems to be delayed for unknown reasons and I didn't find any information about the future. So the user who wants a free dwg cad system has to use Windows? I don't think so...

Feb 23, 2011

Application Review: ARES Commander Edition for Linux (Part I)

ARES is a newcomer in Linux world. Released on October 2010 is one of the two -the other is Bricscad- Autocad-like .dwg based applications that are available on Linux.

When we will see Draftsight for Linux?

Draftsight released the stable version for Windows,
Mac version still beta but is out there.
What about the Linux version?

Feb 22, 2011

Feb 6, 2011

5 Reasons to use 32bit Linux with ARES and Bricscad

ARES and Bricscad are the 2 dwg-based Autocad-like programs that are available for Linux. Both are available for 32bit OS. It is easy to install a 32bit application on 64bit Linux but I believe that using a 32bit OS is better.
Some reasons are: