Alibre Atom3D

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Bundled with machines sold during the 2019 Black Friday Sale: https://carbide3d.com/blog/2019/black-friday-2019/ this is a commercial 3D CAD app.

https://www.alibre.com/atom3d/

https://www.alibredesign.it/alibre-atom3d-software-requirements/

  • Windows 64-bit, 7 or later
  • 4+GB RAM
  • Video card compatible with DirectX 9
  • Internet Access

The company has a forum: https://www.alibreforum.com/forum/index.php

It is being featured in a series of magazine articles: https://www.model-engineer.co.uk/forums/postings.asp?th=138715&p=37

An exercise manual/tutorial is available: https://www.alibre.com/AlibreDownloads/Alibre_Atom3D_Exercise_Manual.pdf

Lengthy thread with the history of the program: https://www.hobby-machinist.com/threads/alibre-design-opinions.66993/

Features: https://www.alibre.com/alibre-atom3d-comparison/

Windows

Home

When launched, the application Home window has 3 tab menus:

  • Home --- allows opening files (including a list of the most recent 12 files with thumbnails) or creating a new part, assembly, or manufacturing drawing
  • Explore --- links to:
    • Help --- standard online Windows .chm help file
    • Tutorials --- links to a page on the alibre.com website
    • Exercise Manual --- links to a page on the alibre.com website with various links including the Exercise Manual linked above
    • Video training
    • Sample parts
    • Knowledge base
    • Community
      • Alibre User Forum
      • Suggest a Feature
      • Community Gallery
  • Utilities --- various helpful links as well as machine and license information
Alibre Atom3D Home Screen.png

Resources

http://www.wizotools.com/ [1]

https://www.traceparts.com/els/alibre/en/catalogs

Example Files