Tip for Autodesk AutoCAD for Mac and Autodesk AutoCAD LT for Mac cross-platform licensing

Over here at Microsol Resources, we field this inquiry often. We researched and can confirm that if you have a 2012 (or later) version of Autodesk AutoCAD or Autodesk AutoCAD LT software*, but have a preference or requirement for the MAC platform, you are able to run the software as a MAC without having to submit a request or require any processing time. Read on to learn how:

By simply  downloading the MAC platform and inputting your existing Serial Number and Product Key associated with the PC platform you can run the software as a MAC.  

You can locate your Autodesk AutoCAD  /AutoCAD LT Serial Number and Product Key within Autodesk Account.  If you aren’t sure how visit our blog post: HOW TO LOCATE YOUR PRODUCT SERIAL NUMBERS/PRODUCT KEYS IN AUTODESK ACCOUNT

You can locate download links if you don’t already have the MAC platform of your Autodesk AutoCAD  or AutoCAD LT product by visiting Autodesk Virtual Agent.

To download Autodesk for MAC software within Autodesk Virtual Agent:

  • Click to access Autodesk Virtual Agent
  • Click on the “Download Link”
  • Browse to  “MAC Products”
  • Select “AutoCAD”
  • Select “AutoCAD for MAC 201x

The download will automatically start and you should be all set to continue onto the install process!

To learn more about Windows and Mac Cross-Platform Licensing for AutoCAD please visit: AUTODESK KNOWLEDGE NETWORK

*Note that Cross Platform for Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk AutoCAD LT may only available for the 2015 and newer versions of Autodesk Desktop Subscription licenses.

If you still have unanswered questions or are having trouble, do not hesitate to contact us! Call us at 888-768-7568 or shoot us an email

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About the author

Rowena is a Senior Subscription Specialist; she joined Microsol Resources in March of 2000. She was born in NYC and raised in Queens, NY, and currently works in the Microsol Resources Boston office, residing in Brookline, MA.