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AutoCAD is a computer-aided design (CAD) software product developed by Autodesk. The current release of AutoCAD is 2018, and the latest desktop release is version 2018.1. The latest mobile release is AutoCAD 2018.1.1, and the latest web release is AutoCAD Web Design 2018.1.1. All releases are available for Windows, macOS, and Linux systems.

AutoCAD’s roots

AutoCAD was developed by FDS, Inc. (first known as Final Draft Systems) in 1980. The first release was AutoCAD version 1.0, which ran on the Apple II computer. FDS released a version of the Apple II program for the Commodore 64 that lacked the capabilities of the Apple version, and thus, it never achieved popularity. FDS also developed a version of AutoCAD that ran on mainframe computers, which came to be known as AutoCAD V. AutoCAD V was the only version to run on mainframe computers.


AutoCAD was a commercial success upon its release, selling over two million units by the end of 1982. This was more than twice as many copies as the next CAD program, 3D Studio System (originally named Timex CAD). At the time, mainframe-based CAD programs were extremely expensive and the previous generation of CAD programs had not offered the capabilities of AutoCAD.

According to CADinfo, “AutoCAD is one of the most popular commercial CAD programs in the world. Version 2018 has been rated the 3rd best selling [desktop] CAD product of all time. Although version 2018 was released in 1991, it has continued to sell ever since. As of 2013, Autodesk, Inc. estimated that AutoCAD, as a product, is still one of the top five CAD products sold for desktop computers worldwide. The product has been sold on computers of every type, from mainframe computers, to portable computers, and to desktop computers.”


AutoCAD features:

A high degree of user-friendliness, with auto-complete and auto-complete recognition for commands and blocks.

More than 8 GB of memory.

Text, numeric, and graphical (plot, sketch, and edit) data can be entered into the working drawing and manipulated as objects.

Any number of 2D and 3D objects can be grouped into a family and operated as a single

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At the start of the product lifecycle in 1992, AutoCAD was developed in 1987 at the Arup offices in Reading and was only released to clients in May 1990. In April 1991, AutoCAD was announced to the wider market at a meeting of the Geographical Information Systems (GIS) Users’ Group in San Diego, California. This event was arranged by Mark Jacobsen, then a student of Steve Davies, with the purpose of showing AutoCAD to users who were not necessarily CAD practitioners. As a result, the introduction of AutoCAD for Windows was attended by numerous non-CAD professionals. By the time it was released to the public on May 15, 1992, AutoCAD was available for the first time for the Macintosh. In 1996, AutoCAD was first released as a CAD application compatible with the Windows 3.1 operating system. In 1997, the AutoCAD 2000 product was released, at the time the first product to implement the Graphics Metafile (GMF) technology. This technology allowed the creation of very high-resolution graphics, which were possible due to the use of the new Windows NT operating system and the high performance of the new x86-based hardware. In 1999, the initial release of AutoCAD XP Professional was also released, featuring the first edition of the Ribbon. From 1999, AutoCAD has developed the current 3D technology for which it is known. In 2009, the release of AutoCAD 2010 introduced the new command-line interface to access AutoCAD.

The ribbon was created by the designer Jeff Sheppard, for AutoCAD 2000 and AutoCAD XP, and was based on Microsoft’s Visual Styles technology. With the new features added to the product such as the Digital Prototyping (DP) option in AutoCAD XP Professional, the ribbon was also needed to be improved. In the most recent release of AutoCAD 2010, the ribbon had been significantly updated and the new button-based controls were added.

AutoCAD (Mac) is actually a command line application and is accessed through the OS X “Terminal”. Because AutoCAD does not contain a GUI (Graphical User Interface), it may not be suitable for everyone. If you are already a command-line user and you would like to learn how to use AutoCAD, you can download a demo for free from Autodesk.

AutoCAD Professional is shipped as an integrated application, which

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3. Start Autocad and create a project.
a. In the menu bar select ‘Options’ > ‘Components’ > ‘Show components
dialog’ and click on ‘Show Keygen Manager’.

b. Click on the ‘New’ button and open the keygen

c. Click on the ‘Open’ button and select a file to export

d. Click on the ‘OK’ button and the new keygen will be downloaded.
Make sure you have installed the file into the same folder as the
original Autocad executable.

4. Export the keygen from the Autocad project and import it into
Autodesk Autocad using the ‘Import Keygen’ option.

5. Save your project, close Autodesk Autocad and re-open Autocad.

a. Select the ‘Project Manager’ option in the menu bar.

b. Click on ‘File’ on the menu bar and navigate to the
executable folder.

c. Drag and drop the new keygen on Autocad and click on the ‘Apply’

d. Select the ‘Project’ tab on the menu bar and right-click on the
project to find the keygen.

e. Drag and drop the keygen on the appropriate project area and
select ‘Apply’ in the status bar.

6. Select ‘Close’ on the status bar to close the project manager.

7. Select ‘Exit’ from the menu bar to exit Autocad.

Other notes on keygen usage:

When a user executes a keygen, Autocad reads the keygen file to identify
the key, and only then, if the key is available, will Autocad export a
key to the current session.

Users will need to have the correct key(s) to use the keygen.

If the key is not available, the keygen will print the error and exit.

If you do not wish to use the keygen, then there are several options to
avoid this.

a) You

What’s New In AutoCAD?

On-screen visual feedback (interactive):

Use the on-screen visual feedback function to improve your drawings with feedback from tools like Cut Tool and Lock Tool. (video: 1:37 min.)

Add and remove extension blocks:

You can easily add or remove extension blocks for added flexibility in your drawings. (video: 1:19 min.)

Export to PDF:

Save drawings or comments in PDF format. Print drawings and share your comments with others by PDF, or send them as email attachments. (video: 1:22 min.)

Work with linked models:

Download a Model Reference from BIM 360, and add it to your drawings directly. Work with linked models more efficiently. (video: 1:12 min.)

Grid spacing, in-place editing, and tools:

Set grid spacing to.5 inches or.25 inches. Use in-place editing to quickly make changes to the actual drawing. Finally, gain access to many powerful tools including the Level Tool, Magnetic Array, and AutoTrace. (video: 1:19 min.)

Advanced coordination of annotations:

Add coordinates or annotations to drawings with the new Coordinate Text tool. You can apply text styles, define text sizes, and more. Coordinate annotations over your drawings to stay on-task, and find them with the new Find Coordinates tool. (video: 1:35 min.)

Rapidly create technical drawings:

Speed up your production workflow by performing standard technical drawing tasks on a model, like creating boundary layers, drawing building footprint, and annotating windows and doors. (video: 1:21 min.)

PDF output for drawings:

Automatically send drawings as PDFs. Plus, add comments to drawings or work with them on a web browser. (video: 1:08 min.)

Three-dimensional printing:

Use the new Export 3D View to send a 3D model to a 3D printer. (video: 1:21 min.)

Several other new features will be available when the software is released this summer.

What’s new in AutoCAD 2023

Rapidly send and incorporate feedback into your designs. Import feedback from printed paper or PDFs and add changes to your drawings automatically, without additional drawing steps. (video: 1:15 min.)

On-screen visual feedback (

System Requirements For AutoCAD:

Windows 7 / 8 / 10
MacOS 10.6+ / Linux 64-bit
8GB RAM (12GB recommended)
Windows 10
16GB RAM (24GB recommended)
500GB free disk space
OS X 10.10 or later
2560×1440 or greater resolution
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