CAD features for design and documentation
Stay at the forefront of design with AutoCAD® software. Share precise drawings using simplified documentation tools. Work across connected desktop and mobile solutions with TrustedDWG™ technology.
Import geometry, including SHX font files, fills, raster images, and TrueType text into a drawing from a PDF.
External file references
Save time and minimize frustration with tools to fix broken paths for externally referenced files.
Selected objects stay in the selection set, even if you pan or zoom off screen.
Text to Mtext
Convert combinations of text and Mtext objects to a single Mtext object.
Work intuitively with common dialog boxes and toolbars.
Share design views
Publishes design views of your drawing to a secure location for viewing and sharing in a web browser.
High-resolution monitor support
Enjoy the best possible viewing experience ever, even on 4K and higher resolution displays.
Smart centerlines and center marks
Create and edit them quickly and more intuitively.
Resizable dialog boxes
View more information with less scrolling.
PDFs are smaller, smarter, and more searchable. (video: 2:05 min.)
Create measurements based on your drawing context.
Create and modify revision clouds more easily.
The darker interface helps reduce eyestrain.
Stunning Visual Experience
See the details in your drawings more clearly.
Orient your work more precisely with the point cloud.
Capture online maps as static images and print them.
Surface Curve Extraction tool
Extract isoline curves.
Context-sensitive PressPull tool
Extrude and offset curves.
3D free-form design tools
Generate design ideas in almost any form.
Analyze the continuity between different surfaces.
In-canvas viewport controls
Change viewport settings, views, visual styles.
Coordination model (enhanced)
Design within the context of existing BIM models.
PDFs have been added to the Import File formats.
3D printing (enhanced)
Send 3D models to a 3D print service, or use Print Studio.
Work on an intranet, Internet, or cloud connection.
Connected design solutions
Integrate your desktop, cloud, and mobile workflow.
Help ensure the fidelity of your AutoCAD drawings.
Inventor file import
Import Inventor models.
Migration tools (enhanced)
Easily migrate your custom settings and files.
Prevent unwanted changes to your system settings.
Customize your software with Exchange Apps.
Customization and support file sync
Share and access customization preferences.
Programming UI for specialized applications
Take advantage of our flexible development platform.
Customizable and expandable ribbon UI
Customize the user interface to suit your needs.
Integrate AutoCAD software into your workflow.