Free Alibre Design Xpress Download Now Available

16 Nov, 2008

Updates to free CAD program include SolidWorks reader and .NET platform.

Alibre, a provider of 3D parametric solid modeling software, announced that Alibre Design Xpress v11, a free 3D mechanical CAD program, is now available for download. The software, according to the company, is both an evaluation and learning tool that is suited for professionals evaluating CAD options as well as 3D newcomers.

When users register for and download Alibre Design Xpress, the company will upgrade the software for the first 30 days to its Alibre Design Professional product for free. After 30 days, users can convert to Alibre Design Xpress, which has no time limit. A few advanced modeling and drawing creation features are disabled in Alibre Design Xpress, but users can still evaluate the software for as long as they want.

The Alibre Design Xpress v11 download is free to users who register.