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Last Update:

29 Jul 2023

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • LibreCAD community


librecad cad 2d admin


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Scan Testing Resulted in Flagged as a Note:

At least one file within this package has greater than 0 detections, but less than 5

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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install LibreCAD, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade LibreCAD, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall LibreCAD, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade librecad -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade librecad -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install librecad
    name: librecad
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at

chocolatey_package 'librecad' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at

cChocoPackageInstaller librecad
    Name     = "librecad"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at

package { 'librecad':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.

Package Approved

This package was approved as a trusted package on 29 Jul 2023.


LibreCAD is a free Open Source CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. Support and documentation is free from our large, dedicated community of users, contributors and developers.

Verification is intended to assist the Chocolatey moderators and community
in verifying that this package's contents are trustworthy.

The embedded software have been downloaded from the listed download
location on <>
and can be verified by doing the following:

1. Download the following <>
2. Get the checksum using one of the following methods:
  - Using powershell function 'Get-FileHash'
  - Use chocolatey utility 'checksum.exe'
3. The checksums should match the following:

  checksum type: sha256
  checksum: 996014CC38E0E98D274FBBB89E4F6FF92455E487E3A06BA46A38FEB7C575A9D2

The file 'LICENSE.txt' has been obtained from <>
## LibreCAD and the GPLv2 ##

LibreCAD is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify  
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 (GPLv2)  
as published by the Free Software Foundation.  

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,  
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of  
See the GNU General Public License for more details.

The GPLv2 can be found in the `licenses` folder as `gpl-2.0.txt`.  

- <>
- <>

### History ###

QCAD community edition version was released under the GPLv2.  
> Copyright (C) 2001-2003 RibbonSoft. All rights reserved.

- <>

LibreCAD is a fork of QCAD community edition version;  
therefore, any modifications of or additions to the program   
are also released under the GPLv2.  

The project's first commit on Github was Aug 16, 2010.

- <>
- <>

### Rights holders of the code ###

Some of the following may be composites of multiple copyright notices.

Copyright (C):

- 1999, 2001, 2007 Frank Warmerdam
- 2001-2003 RibbonSoft. All rights reserved.
- 2004-2014 Ingo Berg
- 2010, 2011, 2012, 2015 R. van Twisk ([email protected])
- 2011-2015 Dongxu Li ([email protected])
- 2011-2015 José F. Soriano ([email protected])                 
- 2014 cgrzemba ([email protected])  
- 2014 Pavel Krejcir ([email protected])
- 2014-2015 Christian Luginbühl ([email protected])
- 2015 A. Stebich ([email protected])
- 2015-2016 ravas (

### Rights holders of the fonts ###

Copyright (C):

- 2002 Yoshimune Kobayashi ([email protected])
- 2004 by Saka.N (Saka[email protected])
- 2010-2013 Khaled Hosny ([email protected])
- 2011, 2012 Rallaz ([email protected])
- 2014 stranger573 ([email protected])
- 2015 AZO ([email protected])

### Rights holders of the art ###

Copyright (C):

- 2011 Diego Alejandro Torres M. "Daltom Designer" (
- 2011 Pablo Ramrez Alem (

### Honorable mention ###

These are known contributors whose copyright notice could not be found.

- Claude Sylvain | <[email protected]>
- Scott Howard | <[email protected]>
- Lisandro Damián Nicanor Pérez Meyer | <[email protected]>

A list of contributors to the LibreCAD repository can be found at:   

## Licenses of bundled content ##

The LibreCAD source code is released as a whole under the GPLv2.  
The following refers to the licenses used by these resources,  
when they were released independently from LibreCAD.

The SVG icons in `librecad/res/icons` were all released under the CC0 license.  

- <>
- <>

libdxfrw was released under GPLv2 "or any later version".  

- <>

muParser was released under the MIT license.

- <>

Shapelib was released under a "MIT Style" license or LGPLv2.

- <>

The AZOmix fonts were released under the KST32B version 2.0 license.

- <>
- <>

The Amiri font was released under the Open Font License.

- <>
- <>

The Hershey Fonts were originally created by Dr. A. V. Hershey  
while working at the U. S. National Bureau of Standards.  
The format of the Font data in this distribution was originally created by:
> James Hurt  
> Cognition, Inc.  
> 900 Technology Park Drive  
> Billerica, MA 01821

md5: F73213A4C8036F46EF0A397EFD5D7B16 | sha1: 2650F3D762E0F8F51836A00D7738067AAA323BC2 | sha256: 996014CC38E0E98D274FBBB89E4F6FF92455E487E3A06BA46A38FEB7C575A9D2 | sha512: 429D0FA7A97897534A5A0614B190119C277A217EC594B087AD55305B45BCF2FA1BF83B7EC8FED8F8BA73CEFED0ECDB537AE8A383309E52ECA6A9C37C49EAD745
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$toolsPath = Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType       = 'exe'
  file           = "$toolsPath\LibreCAD-Installer-"
  softwareName   = 'LibreCAD'
  silentArgs     = '/S'
  validExitCodes = @(0)

Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs

Get-ChildItem $toolsPath\*.exe | ForEach-Object { Remove-Item $_ -ea 0; if (Test-Path $_) { Set-Content "$_.ignore" } }
$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName   = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  softwareName  = 'LibreCAD'
  fileType      = 'exe'
  silentArgs    = '/S'
  validExitCodes= @(@(0))

$uninstalled = $false

[array]$key = Get-UninstallRegistryKey @packageArgs

if ($key.Count -eq 1) {
  $key | ForEach-Object {
    $packageArgs['file'] = "$($_.UninstallString)"

    Uninstall-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs
} elseif ($key.Count -eq 0) {
  Write-Warning "$packageName has already been uninstalled by other means."
} elseif ($key.Count -gt 1) {
  Write-Warning "$($key.Count) matches found!"
  Write-Warning "To prevent accidental data loss, no programs will be uninstalled."
  Write-Warning "Please alert the package maintainer that the following keys were matched:"
  $key | ForEach-Object { Write-Warning "- $($_.DisplayName)" }

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In cases where actual malware is found, the packages are subject to removal. Software sometimes has false positives. Moderators do not necessarily validate the safety of the underlying software, only that a package retrieves software from the official distribution point and/or validate embedded software against official distribution point (where distribution rights allow redistribution).

Chocolatey Pro provides runtime protection from possible malware.

Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
LibreCAD 1020 Saturday, July 8, 2023 Approved
LibreCAD 2.2.0 3153 Monday, March 27, 2023 Approved
LibreCAD 2.2.0-rc4 235 Wednesday, June 8, 2022 Approved
LibreCAD 2.2.0-rc3 188 Monday, November 29, 2021 Approved
LibreCAD 2.2.0-rc2 221 Thursday, December 31, 2020 Approved
LibreCAD 2.2.0-rc1 610 Monday, June 18, 2018 Approved
LibreCAD 2.1.3 9630 Monday, November 7, 2016 Approved
LibreCAD 2.1.1 706 Sunday, June 26, 2016 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.11 366 Monday, May 23, 2016 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.10 586 Monday, April 18, 2016 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.8 898 Monday, August 24, 2015 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.7 688 Sunday, January 4, 2015 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.6 650 Monday, October 20, 2014 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.5 513 Sunday, August 17, 2014 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.4 585 Monday, June 2, 2014 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.3 542 Monday, March 24, 2014 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.2 497 Friday, January 10, 2014 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.1 543 Thursday, January 9, 2014 Approved
LibreCAD 2.0.0 482 Monday, December 30, 2013 Approved
LibreCAD 1.0.4 519 Sunday, November 3, 2013 Approved
LibreCAD 1.0.3 546 Friday, June 28, 2013 Approved
LibreCAD 1.0.2 571 Saturday, April 27, 2013 Approved

Bugfix release

This is a bugfix release for official stable release 2.2.0.

It fixes 3 minor issue:

  • An undetected vulnerability, opening malformed LFF font files caused a crash
  • Format issues in bundled fonts
  • A regression, finding nearest points on ellipses caused a crash

MD5 sums:

747e2e9986801d87b94e67d76a5807e9  LibreCAD-
39f31210941ae2f94f757ff3d677e889  LibreCAD-
f73213a4c8036f46ef0a397efd5d7b16  LibreCAD-Installer-

SHA256 hashes:

e5f32dce953b856f357bb3ccaaffa30cad99459bbd0d474ab07b16065249c7fb  LibreCAD-
552e2ac63fca297c617511c3983be7477bc050e8f774841abb7db5ce81ce935b  LibreCAD-
996014cc38e0e98d274fbbb89e4f6ff92455e487e3a06ba46a38feb7c575a9d2  LibreCAD-Installer-
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