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Create stunning 2D and 3D designs with innovative tools that are always up-to-date–and can produce almost any shape imaginable–with your personalised design solution.
Simplified documentation and annotation features help you share precise drawings with ease. Work across the connected platform with desktop, cloud, and mobile solutions, all with the reliability of TrustedDWG™ technology: the original and most accurate way to store and exchange design data.
AutoCAD software – engineered for the future.
System requirements for AutoCAD 2018
Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355
Microsoft Windows 10
Minimum Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon 64 processor
For 32-bit AutoCAD 2018:
2 GB (3 GB recommended)
For 64-bit AutoCAD 2018:
4 GB (8 GB recommended)
1024x768 (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color
Windows display adapter capable of 1024x768 with True Color capabilities. DirectX 9 or DirectX 11 compliant card recommended.
Disk Space Installation
MS-Mouse compliant device
Download and installation from DVD
Internet Explorer 9.0 (or later)
.NET Framework .NET Framework Version 4.5
Network Deployment via Deployment Wizard.
The license server and all workstations that will run applications dependent on network licensing must run TCP/IP protocol.
Either Microsoft or Novell TCP/IP protocol stacks are acceptable. Primary login on workstations may be Netware or Windows.
In addition to operating systems supported for the application, the license server will run on the Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2 Server editions.
Citrix XenApp 6.5 FP1, Citrix XenDesktop 5.6.
Additional Requirements for Large Datasets, Point Clouds, and 3D Modeling
Memory 8 GB RAM or greater
Disk Space 6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
Display Card 1600x1050 or greater True Color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; Direct3D-capable workstation class graphics card.
Note: 64-bit Operating Systems are recommended if you are working with Large Datasets, Point Clouds and 3D Modeling.
Create stunning designs
Design and visualize virtually any concept with 3D free-form tools:
- New & enhanced tools: Create stunning designs and improve collaboration with innovative productivity tools, including importing PDFs and share design view.
Trusted 3D design software:
- AutoCAD has been used by millions of designers worldwide for over 30 years.
File compatibility and connectivity:
- AutoCAD features the reliability of TrustedDWG technology
Beyond the desktop:
- Users can connect their workflows across integrated desktop, cloud, and mobile AutoCAD solutions
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