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Architects, engineers, and designers rely on Autodesk® AutoCAD® to work smarter. Subscribe to AutoCAD to access seamless workflows, specialized industry toolsets, and new automations to help you achieve the ultimate productivity in 2D and 3D design. Get powerhouse performance, visualize Xref changes, enhanced Blocks capabilities, and version control to take your designs to the next level. When you’re not in the office, stay connected to your work with the included AutoCAD web and mobile apps to design anytime, anywhere, on any device. Built for the way you work. Built for the future.

AutoCAD subscriptions now include access to AutoCAD vertical product functionality. For more information, check out this FAQ.

 

Product Features

AutoCAD Features

DRAWING HISTORY
Compare past and present versions of a drawing and see the evolution of your work.

XREF COMPARE
See the changes made to your current drawing from changed external references (Xrefs).

BLOCKS PALETTE
View and access your blocks content from AutoCAD on desktop or within the AutoCAD web app.

PERFORMANCE
Experience faster save and install times. Leverage multicore processors for smoother orbit, pan, and zoom operations.

AUTOCAD ON ANY DEVICE
View, edit, and create drawings in AutoCAD on virtually any device–desktop, web, or mobile.

CLOUD STORAGE CONNECTIVITY
Access any DWG™ file in AutoCAD with Autodesk’s cloud, as well as with leading cloud storage providers.

QUICK MEASURE
Display all nearby measurements in a drawing simply by hovering your mouse.

DWG COMPARE
Compare two versions of a drawing without leaving your current window.

PURGE REDESIGN
Remove multiple unneeded objects at once with easy selection and object preview.

 

When you subscribe to AutoCAD, get access to AutoCAD 2D and 3D CAD software, plus industry-specific toolsets. Take advantage of new AutoCAD web and mobile apps, enabling workflows from anywhere.

AutoCAD AutoCAD Architecture
AutoCAD Electrical AutoCAD Map 3D
AutoCAD Mechanical AutoCAD MEP
AutoCAD Plant 3D AutoCAD Raster Design
AutoCAD mobile app AutoCAD web app
AutoCAD for Mac

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Specifications

AutoCAD Specifications

PROCESSOR

Basic

  • 5-2.9 GHz processor

Recommended

  • 3+ GHz processor

 

Network

Deployment via Deployment Wizard.

The license server and all workstations that will run applications dependent on network licensing must run TCP/IP protocol.

Either Microsoft® or Novell TCP/IP protocol stacks are acceptable. Primary login on workstations may be Netware or Windows.

In addition to operating systems supported for the application, the license server will run on the Windows Server® 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows Server 2019 editions.

 

HARDWARE

Memory

Basic

  • 8 GB

Recommended

  • 16 GB

 

Display resolution

Conventional Displays:

1920×1080 with True Color

High Resolution & 4K Displays:

Resolutions up to 3840×2160 supported on Windows 10, (with capable display card)

 

Disk space

7.0 GB

 

Pointing device

MS-Mouse compliant

 

Multiple processors

Supported by the application

 

DISPLAY CARD

Basic

  • 1 GB GPU with 29 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX11 compliant

Recommended

  • 4 GB GPU with 106 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX11 compliant

 

Plotter/Printer

Continued system printer and HDI support

 

Compiler

Visual Studio 2019 Pro 16.0

 

Installer

MSI 5.0

 

Builds

Locked—FLEXnet

 

Locking/License management

FLEXnet & Autodesk Licensing Service will be used for both the stand-alone and networked versions

 

Side-by-side install

Supported

 

Additional requirements for large datasets, point clouds, and 3D modeling

  • 16 GB RAM or more
  • 6 GB free hard disk available not including installation requirements
  • 1920×1080 or greater True color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D® capable

workstation class graphics card.

 

SOFTWARE

Languages

English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Czech, Polish, Hungarian, Russian

*AutoCAD specialized toolsets may not support all above languages

 

File format changes

No

 

Save as support

AutoCAD R14, AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD 2004, AutoCAD 2007, AutoCAD 2010, AutoCAD 2013, AutoCAD 2018.

EMR has the same formats as Commercial AutoCAD, with the exception of AutoCAD 2000/LT2000 Drawing

*AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD MEP do not support Save As

 

DXF support

AutoCAD R12, AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD 2004, AutoCAD 2007, AutoCAD 2010, AutoCAD 2013, AutoCAD 2018

 

API compatibility

ARX: No (source and binary)

LISP: Yes (source and binary)

.NET: No (source and binary)

Javascript: No (source and binary)

 

Script compatibility

Yes

 

Security (DWG)

Supports digital signatures.

 

Drawing size support

Full DWG compression

 

Object interoperability (non-AutoCAD object model)

New objects may require new enablers.

 

.NET Framework

.NET Framework Version 4.8 or later

 

Specialized Toolsets

Toolset Product Specific Requirements
Map 3D ·  Disk Space: 16GB

·  Memory: 16GB

·  Database & FDO Requirements (see below)

Electrical ·  Disk Space: 12GB

·  Microsoft Access Database Engine 2016
Redistributable (x64)

Plant 3D Disk Space: 10GB
Architecture Disk Space: 12GB
Mechanical Disk Space: 7GB
MEP Disk Space: 12GB

 

Map 3D Additional Requirements

FDO Provider Requirements
FDO Provider Certified With Notes
Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard and Enterprise Editions

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard and Enterprise Editions

Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard and Enterprise Editions

Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Standard and Enterprise Editions

Industry Models also support the versions of Microsoft SQL Server listed on the left.
Oracle 11g Release 2 Oracle 11.2.0.4.0
Oracle Express, Standard, and Enterprise Editions
Industry Models support the same Oracle versions as listed on the left.
Oracle 12c Release 2 Oracle 12.2.0.1.0
Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition
Industry Models support the same Oracle versions as listed on the left.
Oracle 18c Oracle 18.3
Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2
Industry Models support the same Oracle versions as listed on the left.
Oracle 19c Oracle 19.3 Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2 Industry Models support the same Oracle versions as listed on the left.
Raster DEM, JPG2K, DTED, MrSID®, ECW, PNG, ESRI® Grid, TIFF, JPEG, ESRI® ASCII
Autodesk SDF 3.0
ESRI ArcGIS ArcGIS® 10.7.1

ArcGIS 10.6.1
ArcGIS 10.5

This Provider requires ESRI licensed components to be installed on client system.
MySQL 8.0
ODBC The FDO ODBC provider has been tested with corresponding versions of ODBC drivers that are shipped with the relevant supported operating systems version.
OGC WMS WMS 1.3.0
OGC WMTS WMTS 1.0.0
OGC WFS WFS 2.0.0
SQLite SQLite 3.27.2
PostgreSQL PostgreSQL 9.5 + PostGIS 2.2

 

ODBC Drivers Tested Versions
Microsoft® Access® Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb) Microsoft Access database engine 2016(English) 16.00.4513.1000
Microsoft® Excel® Driver (*.xls, *xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlsb) Microsoft Access database engine 2016(English) 16.00.4513.1000
MySQL® ODBC 8.0 Driver 8.00.13.00
SQL Server 10.00. 18362.01
Oracle® in OraClient19Home1 19.00.00.00

 

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One Year

Enjoy a full year of access – a cost effective choice for your projects.

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Ideal for businesses that want consistent long-term pricing.

Total

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  • Quantity - 1
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