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AutoCAD® includes industry-specific features and libraries for architecture, mechanical design, electrical design and more.
Complete design tasks in a fraction of the time. Automate common actions such as inserting doors, generating bills of materials and creating PLC I/O drawings. Access over 750,000 intelligent objects and parts with industry libraries.
These seven studies show an average productivity gain of up to 63% for AutoCAD tasks completed with the help of a specialised toolset.*
The Architecture toolset saves you time on floor plans, elevations and other common architectural design tasks.
The Mechanical toolset speeds up a variety of mechanical design tasks, such as creating bills of materials.
The Electrical toolset helps you to quickly perform common electrical design tasks, such as numbering and tagging.
The MEP toolset brings increased productivity to common MEP design tasks including HVAC, piping and plumbing.
The Map 3D toolset helps save time spent on mapping design tasks, such as creating and editing coordinate geometry.
The Plant 3D toolset improves the efficiency of tasks frequently performed by process plant designers.
The Raster Design toolset boosts your productivity when performing tasks such as insert and scale.
Adds features for architectural drawing, documentation and schedules, and for automating drafting tasks.
Adds electrical design features to help you to create, modify and document electrical controls systems.
Generate and update customised reports.
Map 3D toolset
Incorporate GIS topology with AutoCAD so you can use and maintain CAD and GIS data for planning, design and data management.
Work with data from a variety of CAD and GIS data formats and co-ordinate systems.
Edit data against GIS data sources, such as ESRI SHP and others, using standard AutoCAD commands.
Use standard application modules to efficiently manage a wide variety of infrastructure systems.
Adds a library of standards-based parts and tools to help you to create, modify and document mechanical designs for manufacturing.
Adds features to help you draught draft, design and document MEP building systems in an AutoCAD environment.
Workspace environments include individual palettes and domain-specific ribbons to optimise your workflow tasks.
Plant 3D toolset
Adds features to help you produce P&IDs and then integrate them into a 3D plant design model.
In-context AutoCAD commands help make P&ID drafting easier.
Quickly create 3D plant models using parametric equipment modelling, structural steel libraries and project-specific piping specifications using industry standard piping catalogues.
Extract piping orthographic drawings directly from the 3D model and update them as the 3D model is being updated.
Raster Design toolset
Adds raster-to-vector tools to help you to convert raster images into DWG™ objects. Edit scanned drawings in a familiar AutoCAD environment.
AutoCAD mobile app
Take the power of AutoCAD wherever you go.
AutoCAD web app
Access AutoCAD from any computer.
Easily access the command line, which is docked in the bottom left of the drawing area and displays prompts, options and messages.
* Productivity data based on a series of studies commissioned by Autodesk from an outside consultant. The seven toolset studies compared basic AutoCAD to the specialised toolsets within AutoCAD when performing tasks commonly done by experienced AutoCAD users. Overall productivity gain calculation based on adding the completion times of specific tasks in the toolset and also in basic AutoCAD and then calculating the percentage difference between the two totals across seven studies. As with all performance tests, results may vary based on machine, operating system, filters and even source material. While every effort has been made to make the tests as fair and objective as possible, your results may differ. Product information and specifications are subject to change without notice. Autodesk provides this information 'as is', without warranty of any kind, either express or implied.