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AutoCAD vs. AutoCAD for Mac

Compare the features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD for Mac. Learn about the differences between the AutoCAD for Windows and Mac platforms.

  • Design every detail with 2D and 3D CAD software. Now includes access to industry-specific toolsets and improved workflows across desktop, web, and mobile.

    Use for:

    • 2D drafting, drawings, and documentation
    • 3D modeling and visualization

    What it does:

    • Create and edit 2D geometry.
    • Create and edit 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects.
    • Annotate drawings with text, dimensions, leaders, and tables.
    • Customize the ribbon and tool palettes.
    • Customize with add-on apps and APIs.
    • Extract object data to tables.
    • Attach and import data from PDF files. 
    • Share and use data from DGN files, Navisworks, and Bing Maps.
    • Apply and monitor CAD standards.
    • Access specialized toolsets for architecture, mechanical design, electrical design, and more.

    Licensing:

    • Single-user
    • Multi-user (network)
  • Design every detail with 2D and 3D CAD software with a Mac interface.

    Use for:

    • 2D drafting, drawings, and documentation
    • 3D modeling and visualization

    What it does:

    • Create and edit 2D geometry.
    • Create and edit 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects.
    • Annotate drawings with text, dimensions, leaders, and tables.
    • Customize the ribbon and tool palettes.
    • Customize with add-on apps and APIs.
    • Attach and import data from PDF files.

    Specialized Mac features include:

    • Coverflow navigation
    • Multitouch gestures
    • Multiview split screen
    • Touch bar support

    Licensing:

    • Single-user
    • Multi-user (network)
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