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What is AutoCAD?

AutoCAD is the world’s leading CAD software application. Built for AEC and CAD professionals, AutoCAD delivers the precision, power and freedom necessary to create amazing 3D designs. Collaborate across desktop, cloud and mobile with TrustedDWG™ technology. Available for Windows and Mac, your AutoCAD subscription also includes the AutoCAD mobile app. As an experienced software provider, Mindsystems can help you get the most out of AutoCAD by bundling it with a range of value added solutions, complimentary software and enterprise support services.

Key Features

AutoCAD sets the standard for CAD software in the AEC industry. Recognised globally as the leader in CAD design and industrial graphic design, AutoCAD is accepted as an essential tool for any serious AEC business. AutoCAD provides a robust and reliable platform for architectural planning, drafting, design modelling, build planning, industrial blueprints, 3D design and industrial graphic design. Create engineering plans, floor plans, 3D designs, blueprints, comprehensive industrial designs, complex graphic outputs and so much more using AutoCAD.
  • 2D drafting, drawing and annotation
  • 3D modelling and visualisation
  • Windows, Mac, Mobile
  • High resolution monitor support
  • PDF import
  • PDF and DGN import/export/underlay
  • Reference Navisworks© models
  • DWG and image references
  • Sheet sets and share design views
  • Tools for managing CAD standards
  • Responsive Support
  • Subscription Renewal Options
  • Mindsystems Account Management
  • Extend via Autodesk App Store
  • Worldwide User Community

AutoCAD Versions

AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT is available for Windows, Mac and mobile. The software is purchased via a yearly ongoing subscription. AutoCAD LT is the entry level solution, providing a 2D drafting and design solution. AutoCAD is the full professional solution, offering comprehensive 2D and 3D design functionality. Both versions come with access to the AutoCAD iPhone App and AutoCAD Android App, which allow you to view, create, edit and share CAD drawings on your mobile device.
AutoCAD Win
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AutoCAD RibbonGroup, customise, sort and access your favourite tools using the inbuilt AutoCAD ribbon.
Tool PalettesSpeed up your workflows by accessing all your commonly used content and tools with palettes.
Command LineShortcut and save time using quick keystrokes, entered directly at the command line.
Multi-Function GripsManage, move and reshape geometry with AutoCAD grip editing.
Object and Layer TransparencyEasily control the transparency of objects on a per object basis, or for the entire layer.
Dynamic BlocksChange the size, shape and configuration or block references to add flexibility and intelligence to your workflows.
Associative ArraysModify objects according to rectangular, circular or even path based patterns.
Object Selection and IsolationHide or show objects. Locate all objects that match particular properties.
Multi-View Split ScreenSplit your screen to work on multiple projects at the same time. Particularly effective for those with two monitors.
Coverflow NavigationFlip through drawing snapshots using a convenient 3D interface.
Tool Set PalettesUnique to the Mac environment, this function provides easy access to common AutoCAD commands.

AutoCAD LT

AutoCAD LT simplifies 2D drafting and documentation. As the AutoCAD entry level solution, it provides a valuable design addition to your desktop. Create precise 2D drawings more quickly and easily, collaborate with DWG™ technology across desktop and cloud for faster turnaround. Available for Windows and Mac, your AutoCAD LT subscription also includes the AutoCAD mobile app.

AutoCAD

AutoCAD is the powerhouse of the Autodesk family, and is the leading top shelf 2D and 3D design solution globally. Design and manage complex 2D and 3D plans, drawings, graphics and designs with a maximum range of features. AutoCAD gives you access to the very latest in CAD technology, therefore ensuring your ability to produce the highest quality work.

AutoCAD Raster Design

Raster-to-vector conversion software. Convert images to DWG™ objects and edit scanned drawings in an AutoCAD environment. Use AutoCAD Raster Design directly inside of AutoCAD to manipulate and create vector line-work from raster imagery.

SketchBook Pro

SketchBook is the drawing app for creative professionals. Quickly sketch ideas in a natural way and create high quality illustrations. Import designs and ideas from SketchBook to AutoCAD, and turn them into technical drawings. SketchBook is available for Windows and Mac.
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AutoCAD Free Trial

AutoCAD is available as a trial for 30 days. During the trial period, all the functions will be available for you to test. To take the AutoCAD trial, you will first need to sign up an Autodesk online account. The below trial button will link you to that signup page first. For installation assistance please contact our support team.

System Requirements

Operating system: Windows® 7 SP1, 8.1 with Update KB2919355 (32-bit & 64-bit), Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit only). Apple Mac AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT users 10.10+ required. Computer: 4 GB RAM (8 recommended), 1 GHz or higher processor and approximately 4 GB of free disk space.

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