Speed design with AutoCAD LT® drafting software for Windows and Mac OS X. Share documentation with confidence using TrustedDWG™ technology.
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Speed design & drafting work using AutoCAD LT® 2016 software. More dramatic 2D line work lets you view drawings more clearly. Deliver more searchable, responsive, and smaller PDFs. Instantly calculate accurate measurements based on your drawing context with Smart Dimensioning. And prevent unwanted changes to your system preferences with Sysvar Monitor.
The premier drafting software
Create your best drawings with Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® software, the professional choice for2D drawings. Confidently share your work with the reliability of TrustedDWG technology. Create detailed designs with tools built to maximize productivity. Collaborate with others across integrated desktop, cloud, and mobile Autodesk®AutoCAD® software solutions.
Smarter 2D drafting tools help increase efficiency and precision in your work, and minimize repetitive tasks.
Files created with TrustedDWG technology are 100 percent compatible with other Autodesk® software.
AutoCAD LT is based on AutoCAD software technology, a design platform trusted by millions of professionals for over 30 years.
An enhanced drawing canvas
Create clearer, more precise designs with a richer design context:
• More dramatic and defined 2D line work separates and highlights details in your drawings.
• Smoother 2D curves increase readability and make it easier to comprehend your designs.
• View the overall picture better with Line Fading.
• Help predict your results and minimize the need to undo an operation with Command Preview.
Desktop Subscription gives you access to the latest 2D drawing software and releases, 1-on-1 web support, priority support in the forums, and flexible licensing.
Autodesk AutoCAD LT is available through element14 as a desktop subscription — the same full version you get with a perpetual license—but with a flexible, pay-as-you-go approach for a software budget that is easier to manage. The license is also available for use on any machine where your Autodesk product is installed.
AutoCAD User Interface
- Stunning visual experience : Visual enhancements such as Line Fading. Enhanced readability with true curves instead of line segments.
- Command Preview : Minimise the need to undo an operation. Move and copy large selection sets more easily.
- Refined interface : Darker background makes fine lines, buttons and text stand out better.
Output MCAD documents
- Enhanced PDF capabilities : PDFs are smaller, responsive, and more searchable.
- Smart dimensioning : Automatically create appropriate measurements based on drawing context. Pass the cursor over selected objects to see a preview of the resulting dimension before you actually create it.
- Sysvar monitor : prevent unwanted changes to system preferences.
- Revision cloud (enhanced) : Place revision bubbles around new changes in a drawing and quickly identify updates.
- New Tab page : quickly open new and existing drawings.
- Ribbon galleries : Visible thumbnails of all the blocks in the Block gallery. Insert selections straight away, without moving off into a dialogue box.
- Design feed : work on internet, intranet, or cloud connection.
- Command preview : Preview the outcomes of frequently used commands, such as Offset, Fillet and Trim, before you commit to them.
- TrustedDWGTM technology : TrustedDWG helps maintain all the elements in the drawings and the relationships between those elements. All AutoCAD products use this technology to store and share design and documentation files.
- AutoCAD LT for MAC : features include dynamic blocks, quick select, content palette, multi touch gestures, high resolution graphics and OpenGL core profile support.