cq_gears VS libfive

Compare cq_gears vs libfive and see what are their differences.


CadQuery based involute gear parametric modelling (by meadiode)


Infrastructure for solid modeling (by libfive)
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cq_gears libfive
3 20
45 1,164
- 1.8%
0.8 4.7
5 months ago about 2 months ago
Python C++
Apache License 2.0 -
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Posts with mentions or reviews of cq_gears. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-15.


Posts with mentions or reviews of libfive. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-09-06.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing cq_gears and libfive you can also consider the following projects:

jupyter-cadquery - An extension to render cadquery objects in JupyterLab via pythreejs

cadquery - A python parametric CAD scripting framework based on OCCT

curv - a language for making art using mathematics

cxx - Safe interop between Rust and C++

libredwg - Official mirror of libredwg. With CI hooks and nightly releases. PR's ok

fosscad-repo - Official FOSSCAD Library Repository

rayray - A tiny GPU raytracer, using Zig and WebGPU

rust-bindgen - Automatically generates Rust FFI bindings to C (and some C++) libraries.

dotSCAD - Reduce the burden of mathematics when playing OpenSCAD


NopSCADlib - Library of parts modelled in OpenSCAD and a framework for making projects