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Illustration Software Illustration software is sometimes used to draw shapes used later in CAM software to create toolpaths.
OnShape OnShape is a 3D CAD software package that runs in a browser and has cloud file storage. It’s free for hobbyists.
CamBam What’s CamBam?
Sketchup Sketchup is a 3D CAD program that’s popular with beginners and those with 2D backgrounds find it easy to migrate to. It does not incorporate CAM features.
Fusion 360 F360 Users are well supported by the community there and there are tons of videos on youtube, etc. As they are recommended, I’ll add them here.
FreeCAD FreeCAD is a free 3D CAD software package that will run on Mac, Windows and Linux. It’s fully extensible with Python programming. You can find it at <a href="http://freecadweb.org">freecadweb.org</a>.
MakerCam All you MakerCam users out there:

About the CAD/CAM Software Tips category [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (1)
Video: How to use Easel to generate G-Code for Maslow [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (16)
Adding Tabs on to cuts [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (4)
Devcad: Nice looking cad/cam for rc modelers [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (1)
Strange toolpaths with Fusion 360 [Fusion 360] (7)
Selecting by color or other way to do many parts? [MakerCam] (6)
Optimizing the Fusion360 Post Processor for Maslow [Fusion 360] (8)
Inkscape to Ground Control (gcode) with MakerCam Instructions [Illustration Software] (10)
FreeCAD 0.17 is released ( 2 ) [FreeCAD] (31)
G-Code generated via VisualCAMc App/Plugin for OnShape [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (13)
Trouble with AtFab files [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (5)
Fusion360 CAM-Layout Checklist [Fusion 360] (4)
New free CAM worked! [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (2)
Forcing MakerCam toolpaths question [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (7)
Kiri:Moto Help needed [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (6)
Single Line in MakerCAM? [MakerCam] (2)
Inventor HSM Radius [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (8)
Cutting single line fonts in Fusion360 [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (2)
Maslow in GrblGru simulator [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (12)
SVG out of Onshape [OnShape] (6)
Lessens learned by a noob (2 sides engraving / pocketing) [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (8)
Has anyone tried Qcad/ CAM [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (6)
Creating Dogbone Joints in Sketchup [Sketchup] (6)
Trying to make a stool [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (4)
CAD/CAM is difficult [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (8)
Re-run spots missed by larger bit [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (7)
New To CAD ....Open to Suggestions [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (15)
OnShape shows cutout, but CAM didn't cut the pocket out [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (11)
Currently Unrecognized G-Codes [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (15)
Rhino user considering buying Maslow [CAD/CAM Software Tips] (5)