AutoCAD Overview

CAD software to design anything—now with time-saving specialized toolsets, web and mobile apps  
CAD software to design anything—now with time-saving specialized toolsets, web and mobile apps

What is AutoCAD?

AutoCAD® is computer-aided design (CAD) software that architects, engineers, and construction professionals rely on to create precise 2D and 3D drawings.

  • Draft and edit 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects
  • Annotate drawings with text, dimensions, leaders, and tables
  • Customize with add-on apps and APIs

Work faster with specialized toolsets

AutoCAD now includes industry-specific features and intelligent objects for architecture, mechanical engineering, electrical design, and more.

  • Automate floor plans, sections, and elevations
  • Draw piping, ducting, and circuiting quickly with parts libraries
  • Auto-generate annotations, layers, schedules, lists, and tables
  • Use a rules-driven workflow to accurately enforce industry standards

Work anywhere with included mobile and web apps

AutoCAD Mobile App - view, edit, annotate, and create drawings in the field and on the go from a mobile device.

AutoCAD Mobile App - with no install required, simply log in to view, edit, annotate, and create drawings quickly in your local web browser.

Learn more about AutoCAD capabilities by downloading the full product offerings here.