Autodesk AutoCAD

Overview

AutoCAD® is computer-aided design (CAD) software that architects, engineers, and construction professionals rely on to create precise 2D and 3D drawings.

Draft and edit 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects

Annotate drawings with text, dimensions, leaders, and tables

Customize with add-on apps and APIs


AutoCAD now includes industry-specific features and intelligent objects for architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical design, and more.

Automate floor plans, sections, and elevations

Draw piping, ducting, and circuiting quickly with parts libraries

Auto-generate annotations, layers, schedules, lists, and tables

Use a rules-driven workflow to accurately enforce industry standards

Whats New?

Software Features

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AutoCAD on any device

View, edit, and create drawings in AutoCAD on virtually any device–desktop, web, or mobile

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Cloud storage connectivity

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

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Blocks palette

Insert blocks efficiently from a most recently used list with visual galleries. (video: 1:07 min.)

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Quick measure

Display all nearby measurements in a drawing simply by hovering your mouse. (video: 37 sec.)

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Dark theme

Reduce eye strain with contrast improvements, sharper icons, and a modern blue interface.

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Performance improvements

Experience improvements in speed with faster save time and 50% faster install time for solid state hard drives

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