Overview

Document with confidence

Create stunning designs and speed up documentation work with productivity tools in AutoCAD® software.
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  • Work across integrated desktop, cloud and mobile solutions
  • Get AutoCAD for Windows or AutoCAD for Mac

Which AutoCAD is right for you?
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What's new

See the details in your drawings more clearly

Stunning Visual Experience
See details more clearly with Line Fading and smoother curves. (video: 1.28 min.)

Create measurements based on your drawing context

Smart Dimensioning
Automatically create appropriate measurements based on your drawing context. (video: 2.12 min.)

PDFs are smaller, smarter and more searchable

PDF enhancements
Produce smaller, smarter and more searchable PDFs. Attach PDFs to your drawing. (video: 2.06 min.)

 

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Why AutoCAD?

Boost detailing and documentation work with tools designed to maximise productivity

Fast documentation
Boost detailing and documentation work with tools designed to maximise productivity. (video: 1.47 min.)

Design and visualise virtually any concept with 3D free-form tools

3D design tools
Design and visualise virtually any concept with 3D free-form tools. (video: 1.56 min.)

Configure your AutoCAD settings, extend the software and build custom workflows

Customisable experience
Configure your AutoCAD settings, extend the software and build custom workflows. (video: 1.16 min.)

 

Expert advice & learning

AutoCAD tutorials (YouTube)
Get started by watching online tutorials.

Knowledge Network
Find support and information to get the most out of AutoCAD.

Shortcut keys
Boost your productivity with 150+ AutoCAD keyboard shortcuts.

AU online learning
Watch classes, keynotes and forums from the annual Autodesk University user conference.

Customise AutoCAD
Autodesk Exchange Apps help you to customise AutoCAD to meet your unique design needs.

Lynn Allen's Blog
Get a tips & tricks booklet and videos for your version of AutoCAD.

 

What AutoCAD users are saying

A German shipbuilding engineering company uses AutoCAD to design a reproduction 1908 yacht

Detlev Löll

shipmaster achieves a perfect fit with AutoCAD

German shipbuilding engineering company uses AutoCAD to design a reproduction 1908 yacht.

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Get the most popular functionality of the Windows version within a specialised Mac interface and feature set

AutoCAD 2015 for Mac
The most popular functionality of the Windows version, with a specialised Mac interface and feature set.
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