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Create and visualise 3D designs with advanced free-form tools.
Efficiently draft, update and re-purpose precise 2D documentation.
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AutoCAD software specifically designed for architects.
Create initial design ideas via a mobile app.
Drafting and documenting tools for mechanical, electrical and plumbing.
AutoCAD software specifically designed for the Mac.
Pay as you go for the latest desktop software with lower up-front cost, 1-on-1 web support, preceding version use and access to select cloud and software services. Learn more.
Access software 1 month at a time for the lowest up-front investment. Best for temporary staff and short-term projects.
Get 3 months of access, with the option to renew. Great for startups, freelancers and shorter commitments.
Access software for a full year—a cost-effective choice for longer-term projects.
Get two years of access.
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Support for common file formats
Object and layer transparency
Sheet set manager/project manager
Base, projected, section and detail views
Data extraction to tables
Detail components repository
Smart centerlines/centre marks
New feature highlighting
Stunning Visual Experience
Conceptual design abilities
Revision cloud enhancements
Import SKP files
Stairs, walls and level design tools
MEP design tools
Clash and conflict detection
Improved 2D graphics (stability, fidelity & performance)
Improved 3D graphics (stability, fidelity & performance)
Import 3D models
Geolocation co-ordinate system and online maps
3D Print Studio
Connect to third-party storage
Reference Navisworks models
Co-ordination Model object snap
Preview and create measurements based on your drawing context.
Produce projects more quickly with smarter, smaller and more powerful files.
Monitor changes to your system variables that could affect your drafting work.
Reshape, move, or manipulate geometry with object-specific grip options.
Displays prompts that guide you through the command sequence.
Switch between open drawings, or create new designs.
Add customised tools to create or update tool palettes.
Access data files faster using the Content Explorer.
Change the appearance of the block reference that is inserted in the drawing.
Control the transparency for selected objects, or for all objects on a layer.
Define custom properties to use as fields in your drawings.
Extend the power of AutoCAD with a collection of productivity tools.
Projected view displays a specified portion of another drawing view, typically at an enlarged scale.
Apply geometric and dimensional constraints to maintain relationships between drawing geometry.
Extract information from objects, blocks and attributes, including drawing information in the current drawing or set of drawings.
Create designs with familiar illustration tools and brush types.
Built-in GPS features let you virtually position yourself inside your design when you are visiting a site. (Mobile-specific feature.)
Supports DWG™, DXF™, DWF™, PDF, JPEG, PNG and TIF files.
Thousands of detail components available for use.
Improve planning by estimating project costs.
See the details in your designs more clearly with visual enhancements such as Line Fading.
Snap to precise locations on an attached co-ordination model.
Attach point cloud files to your AutoCAD drawings to use as a starting point for your designs. Orient your work more precisely with the point cloud.
Create and modify revision clouds around changes in a drawing to quickly identify your updates.
Create and modify objects in circular or rectangular patterns or along a path.
Generate 3D designs in almost any form with surface, mesh and solid modelling tools.
Change viewport settings, views and visual styles.
Switch between standard and isometric views of your model by clicking and dragging the ViewCube interface.
Control the display of geometry edges, lighting and shading.
Apply materials to model objects to communicate realistic designs.
Apply lighting to 3D models to communicate realistic designs.
Generate an image from 3D models with realistic material and lighting effects.
Import SketchUp files into the current drawing as block references.
Convert raster images into DWG objects.
Create high quality 2D designs, conceptual sketches, precision drawings and technical documents.
Showcase design ideas with illustrated drawings, renderings, 3D presentations and 3D variations of your AutoCAD designs.
Create circles, polygons and straight lines with a freehand sketching tool. (Mobile-specific feature.)
Features include surface, mesh and solid modelling tools.
Tools customised for specific architectural tasks.
MEP engineering tools for designing ductwork, piping and lighting.
Anticipate problems and resolve conflicts before committing to a change.
Help ensure the fidelity of your AutoCAD drawings.
Share and re-use data from DGN files by importing, exporting, or attaching as an underlay in the current drawing.
Change drawings from one AutoCAD drawing file version to another.
Project collaboration software that helps design, engineering and project teams work together on a centralised platform.
Add comments and images to drawings and share them with others.
Specify the geographic location in a drawing using an online map service.
Get the tools you need to prep your models for specific printers and materials.
Import common 3D model file formats including FBX, Inventor and IGES.
Connect to Dropbox, Box and other online storage systems.
Open and view files from external storage offline.
The interface is more user-friendly with simplified toolbars and in-app hints.
Use integrated sharing tools to work with other AutoCAD 360 users, in multiple locations, in real time.
Customise user interface elements such as workspaces, ribbon panels and tools.
Transfer a standalone licence from one computer to another.
Choose which of your custom settings you want to migrate.
Control the security restrictions for running executables in AutoCAD.
Record commands and input values that can be played back as an action macro.
Manage the distribution of AutoCAD software licences to users.
Define and monitor CAD standards to maintain consistency throughout your drawing files.
Customise your software with Exchange Apps.
On a Mac, floating windows are used to display multiple documents.
Some former Express Tools, including OVERKILL, are now included in the core feature set for both Windows and Mac.
On a Mac, Visual styles are found in the Properties Inspector. New visual styles may be created with VISUALSTYLES.
On a Mac, A360 support only includes file sync.
AutoCAD for Mac currently supports only Autodesk Exchange Apps that specifically indicate Mac compatibility.
Suggested retail price for perpetual licence. Note: We are phasing out new perpetual licences over the coming months.
Attach and view Navisworks models directly inside your AutoCAD software.
Improve collaboration by publishing your drawing views to the cloud.
Get improved appearance, selection and performance of the 2D geometry.
Get improved stability and faster performance with large 3D models viewed with 3D visual styles.
As new updates are available, they are highlighted on the ribbon menu.
Move associated objects and the centrelines and centre marks update accordingly.
Import the geometry from a PDF file into your drawing as an AutoCAD object.
Manage all of your updates with a single app and get relevant learning content.
Now includes specialised toolsets, the new AutoCAD web app and the AutoCAD mobile app.
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