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Archimedes is a computer aided design (CAD) solution focusing on architectural design. While the current version of Archimedes may not be mature enough for all - this project is very promising. It already has many of the most common and advance drawing features you will find in a commercial CAD solution. However, it's interoperability with other products is still lacking. On the other hand drawing can be exported in scalable vector graphics (SVG) format - allowing you to share finished drawings with a wide audience without requiring them to install the product.

This is a great upcoming project started in Brazil - their goals are to create a real alternative for AutoCAD, but make it more suited for architects.

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Extend is back on 0.60.0
I've finally launched the new 0.60.0 version or Archimedes. It completes the last trim operation that was missing (trimming a semi-line) and adds the extend feature back. It also fixes a minor bug to...
0.58.0 - PDF, SVG and trimming
Hello everyone, I've finally released a new stable version of Archimedes. 0.58.0 brings a lot of new features and many bug fixes. This new stable release counts exporting to PDF and SVG and brings...
After some time, another unstable
Hello, I've just released a new unstable version which contains several bug fixes. I already detected another few bugs which will be fixed for the next version. It is going to be a stable version so...
Trimming the gap to trim
The team is moving towards enabling trim again. Trimming lines should be available and soon a few others will come. The next stable release will be made by Cecilia and the rest of the Grad students...

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