AutoCAD: 2D and 3D CAD software with design automation and industry-specific toolsets, plus web and mobile apps

“What is AutoCAD?”

AutoCAD® is computer-aided design (CAD) software that empowers architects, engineers, and construction professionals to create precise drawings. With AutoCAD, you can:

-Draft, annotate, and design 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects

-Automate tasks like comparing drawings, counting objects, adding blocks, creating schedules, and more

-Customize your workspace with add-on apps and APIs

“Why use AutoCAD?”

  • Accelerate your designs in 2D or 3D
    Complete your projects faster with AutoCAD’s automations and customizations.
  • Collaborate across teams and devices
    Share and annotate drawings safely and securely across desktop, web, or mobile devices.
  • Ensure fidelity and compatibility
    Only Autodesk has TrustedDWG® technology to ensure fidelity and compatibility for your DWGs.

“Power your productivity with seven included toolsets”

Across seven studies, customers increased productivity by 63% on average for tasks completed using a specialized toolset in AutoCAD.*

  • Architecture toolset
  • Mechanical toolset
  • Map 3D toolset
  • MEP toolset
  • Electrical toolset
  • Plant 3D toolset
  • Raster Design toolset

What you can do with AutoCAD

“Work anywhere with the web and mobile apps”
-Enjoy a connected design experience with AutoCAD across devices. Create, view, edit, and annotate drawings with the AutoCAD mobile app or on any computer using the AutoCAD web app.
See how to access AutoCAD anytime, anywhere (video: 1:18 min.)

“Unlock more efficient workflows”
-The newest updates in AutoCAD let you collaborate with teammates, gather drawing data more quickly, and export designs to other Autodesk products.

“Customize your workspace and extend AutoCAD”
-Complete your work more quickly. Gain access to thousands of parts and additional features with industry-specific toolsets, APIs to automate common processes, and 1,000+ third-party apps.