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Rhino advantages to Auto Cad, Catia and Solidwork


I worked with Auto Cad about 7 years, and Catia one year totally. I read some articles about Rhino software recently that excited my interest and now raised a question in my mind:

What are advantages of Rhino to Auto Cad, Catia and solidwork?

Is it better for artistic engraving on the pieces for jewelry and woodwork?

Has it a powerful and professional rendering?

Is its flexibility and operations better than other software?

Is learning it easy in a short time (for one who like me that worked with AutoCad and Catia for a long time)?

Is installing its plugins easy and accessible?

Thank you


The price is good.

It has in-built visual programming language. It can even do generative design work.

It is very powerful for free form NURBS surfacing.

The list of things that it can do it impressive.