A number of properties allow selection of features to be installed, reinstalled, or removed.
The set of features for the Free CAD installer is In addition, ALL specifies all features.
Free CAD is maintained and developed by a community of enthusiastic developers and users (see the contributors page).
They work on Free CAD voluntarily, in their free time.
For more information about Free CAD's capabilities, take a look at the Feature list, the latest release notes or the Getting started articles, or see more screenshots.
The Free CAD project was started as far as 2001, as described in its history page.
If you would like to download either a 64 bit or unstable development version, see the Download page.
With the command line utility, additional features are available, like non-interactive installation and administrative installation.
Therefore it's vital that experienced users help us to write and revise the documentation. Free CAD is aimed directly at mechanical engineering and product design but also fits in a wider range of uses around engineering, such as architecture or other engineering specialties.
Free CAD features tools similar to Catia, Solid Works or Solid Edge, and therefore also falls into the category of MCAD, PLM, CAx and CAE.
They cannot guarantee that Free CAD contains or will contain everything you might wish, but they will usually do their best!
The community gathers on the Free CAD forum, where most of the ideas and decisions are discussed. This is an extensive, hence not complete, list of features Free CAD implements. Most Windows users will not need anything more than the to install Free CAD and Get started!
It is a feature based parametric modeler with a modular software architecture which makes it easy to provide additional functionality without modifying the core system.