I thought I would create a dedicated topic about this. Previously such info was mentioned in these two rather old topics:
https://forum.freecadweb.org/viewtopic. ... 40#p161025
The record for most users online was broken yet again less than 24 hours ago! The last record was 3 weeks ago!
There were 287 users online at the same time on 04 March, 2017 14:17UTC!
The previous records (taken from the aforementioned topics) show the incredible progression of users (notice the intervals diminishing):
EDIT: Updated table as of April 3rd, 2017
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Users Date 483 03 April, 2017 19:38UTC 404 20 March, 2017 04:04UTC 338 05 March, 2017 18:23UTC 287 04 March, 2017 14:17UTC 232 11 February, 2017 01:32UTC 190 25 December, 2016 0:20UTC ??? Possible missing data 111 06 June, 2015 71 09 July, 2014 ~50 Sometime in 2012
And I thought the 3D Printer hype was over
(Semi-serious question: what other reason is there for more people getting interested in FreeCAD? Freeware/freemium software is not lacking on Windows, there's even a cloud CAD program working on any browser. Could it be more people are being aware of FOSS?)