From Teesside Hackspace

Below is a list of recommended free software that is typically used in the space by our members, please only use/link legally obtainable software, open-source software is particularly encouraged and suited to the ethos of the Hackspace. If you can't see what you're looking for ask on Slack

CAD / 3D Design[edit]


Graphic design / Image Manipulation / Photo editing[edit]

Home Automation[edit]

Home Automation Guides:

PCB design software[edit]




  • Free office suite and compatible with .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx files. Open-source. Windows, macOS, Linux (inc RaspberryPi).
  • Open-source is an opensource operating system, a free alternative to Windows that runs Linux programs. Open-source, Linux.