AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application. Developed and marketed by Autodesk, AutoCAD was first released in December 1982 as a desktop app running on microcomputers with internal graphics controllers. Before AutoCAD was introduced, most commercial CAD programs ran on mainframe computers or minicomputers, with each CAD operator (user) working at a separate graphics terminal. AutoCAD is also available as mobile and web apps.

AutoCAD is used in industry, by architects, project managers, engineers, graphic designers, city planners and other professionals.

Initial releaseDecember 1982; 39 years ago
Stable release
2022 / March 24, 2021; 9 months ago
Operating systemWindowsmacOSiOSAndroid
Available in14 languages
TypeComputer-aided design

AutoCAD Unique Features-

  1. Photorealistic Rendering
  2. Solid, Surface and Mesh Modeling
  3. PDF and DGN Import/Export/Underlay
  4. 3D Scanning and Point Clouds
  5. 3D Navigation
  6. Photo Studio
  7. Base, Projected and Section Views
  8. Text Settings
  9. Data Extraction
  10. Data Linking
  11. Smart Dimensioning
  12. Layout Viewports
  13. Leaders
  14. Express Tools
  15. Tables
  16. Fields
  17. Parametric Constraints
  18. Revision Clouds
  19. DWG and Image Reference
  20. Sheet Set Manager
  21. Reference Navisworks Models
  22. Ribbon Tabs and Panels
  23. Tool Palettes
  24. Dynamic Blocks
  25. 2D Drafting, Drawing and Annotation
  26. Command Line
  27. Object Selection and Isolation
  28. Multifunctional Grips
  29. AutoCAD Mobile App
  30. Geographical Location and Online Maps

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