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, annotate, and design 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects
  • Automate tasks such as comparing drawings, counting, adding blocks, creating schedules, and more
  • Customize with add-on apps and APIs

AutoCAD 2022 overview (video: 2:44 min.)

Save time with the specialized toolsets

Across seven studies, the average productivity gain was 63% for tasks completed using a specialized toolset in AutoCAD.*

Seamless connections with the web and mobile apps

Enjoy a connected design experience across AutoCAD on virtually any device. View, edit, annotate, and create drawings on the go using the AutoCAD mobile app or from your web browser on any computer using the AutoCAD web app.

Access AutoCAD anytime, anywhere
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