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Hell yes. The same is true for the mechanical CAD market. Autodesk (the makers of AutoCAD) and Dassault (the makers of Solidworks) are intensely irritating to deal with. Their pricing is obscured, their marketing is heavy-handed, and for the price, their software is not that good. If I were starting a new software company now, these are the clowns I'd love to compete against. There are literally decades of pissed-off customers who want something better, but are stuck with these dinosaurs.

(Yes, Blender, Sketchup, and so forth. Not tailored for the industry well enough.)




I remember hearing that if you called up Autodesk and asked them if they were working on a Mac/Linux client, they would literally laugh at you.




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