AutoCAD for Mac

Design every detail with CAD software

Create stunning designs with AutoCAD® design and documentation software. Speed documentation and detailing work with productivity tools, and share your work with TrustedDWG™ technology. Connect your workflow across integrated desktop, cloud, and mobile solutions. Select your CAD design software platform of choice with AutoCAD for Windows or AutoCAD for Mac.


    Documentation

  • Refined interface New

    The new interface has an updated look and feel that helps improve the design process.

  • Ribbon galleries New

    Visually access drawing content directly from the ribbon, saving time and clicks.

  • New Tab page New

    Quickly open new and existing drawings and access a large selection of design elements.

  • Command preview New

    Preview the outcomes of frequently used commands before you commit to them.

  • Help window (enhanced)

    The Help window now displays tool locations within the interface.

  • Professional documentation tools

    Capture the precise details of your design with AutoCAD documentation tools.

  • Intelligent command line

    The command line interface includes AutoCorrect, Adaptive Suggestions, and Synonym Suggestions. AutoComplete supports mid-string search.

  • Section and Detail views

    Easily access tools for creating Section and Detail views. Choose from common section methods including full, half, offset, and aligned.

  • Associative array functionality

    Establish and maintain a set of relationships between arrayed objects, such as windows on a building or trusses on a bridge.

    Design

  • Online maps (enhanced)

    Access online maps—formerly live maps—directly inside the canvas. Now you can also capture them as static images and print them.

  • Reality computing (enhanced)

    Enhanced point cloud functionality now includes geolocation and the capability to display colors by elevation.

  • Surface Curve Extraction tool

    Extract isoline curves through a specified point on a surface or face of a solid to determine the contour lines of any shape.

  • Context-sensitive PressPull tool

    Extrude and offset curves, creating surfaces and solids. Use the Multiple option to select multiple objects within a single PressPull operation.

  • 3D free-form design tools

    Generate design ideas in almost any form imaginable with AutoCAD design features. Push/pull faces, edges, and vertices to model complex shapes, add smooth surfaces, and more.

  • Surface analysis

    Analyze the continuity, curvature, and draft of 3D solids and surfaces.

  • In-canvas viewport controls

    New viewport controls enable you to change viewport settings, views, and visual styles directly on the viewport canvas.

  • 3D associative array

    Define arrayed objects when designing in 3D. Rectangular, polar, and path associative arrays enable you to arrange selected objects in 3D space. 

  • Editable UCS icon

    Select the UCS icon and use the multi-functional grips to change the UCS. You can move the origin and rotate it around the X, Y, or Z axis.

    Connectivity

  • Design feed (enhanced)

    Enhancements include the capability to use design feed on an intranet, as well as on an Internet or cloud connection.

  • Connected design solutions

    Integrate your AutoCAD workflow across connected desktop, cloud, and mobile solutions.

  • TrustedDWG™ technology

    Confidently share CAD files with TrustedDWG technology, which helps ensure the fidelity of your AutoCAD drawings.

  • Cloud Service

    Autodesk 360 connectivity

    Use Autodesk 360 cloud-based services to synchronize your files and custom settings. Sync drawings with your online account directly from within AutoCAD.

  • Inventor file import

    Save time by importing models from Inventor 3D CAD software directly into the AutoCAD model space environment.

  • Social media sharing

    Share media using built-in connections for Facebook and Twitter.

  • PDF support

    Share and reuse designs easily with PDF support within AutoCAD software.

  • AutoCAD 360 app

    The AutoCAD 360 web and mobile app for AutoCAD software keeps you connected to your designs over the web or from your mobile device.

  • Materials library

    AutoCAD includes hundreds of visually rich, predefined surface materials that you can select and edit using the Materials Browser and Editor.

    Customization

  • Exchange Apps

    Customize AutoCAD software with an integrated connection to Exchange Apps, a broad range of Autodesk-approved extensions.

  • Windows 8 support

    AutoCAD 2015 supports Windows 8, as well as Windows 7.

  • Customization and support file sync

    Easily share your AutoCAD customization preferences and support files, and access them as you move from one machine to the next.

  • Programming UI for specialized applications

    Use our flexible development platform to customize your CAD software.

  • Customizable and expandable ribbon UI

    Customize and expand the user interface to suit your needs and meet your company’s standards.

  • Development support

    Autodesk Developer Network training and support helps you integrate your AutoCAD plug-in or the latest release of AutoCAD software into your workflow. 

    Mac highlights

  • Retina display support

    Experience stunning, high-resolution graphics on your Retina display.

  • Drawing sync

    Access and synchronize CAD for Mac files on your desktop with files in the cloud.

  • Package Drawing

    Use AutoCAD for Mac to collect files into a compressed folder for storage and distribution.

  • Usability enhancements

    Work faster and more intuitively with a new online help home page, a reworked welcome screen, and a Print dialog preview button.

  • Specialized Mac features

    Discover exclusive Mac features like multi-touch gestures, coverflow navigation, and an elegant Mac interface.