AutoCAD stands for Autodesk Architecture and Design, but is also used to refer to AutoCAD, a commercial computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application, developed and marketed by Autodesk. Developed and marketed by Autodesk, AutoCAD was first released in December 1982 as a desktop app running on microcomputers with internal graphics controllers. Before AutoCAD was introduced, most commercial CAD programs ran on mainframe computers or minicomputers, with each CAD operator (user) working at a separate graphics terminal. AutoCAD is also available as mobile and web apps.
When the consumer market approached the large enterprise and engineering markets, Autodesk discovered that technology was evolving quickly enough to keep up with the demands of a large organization and the need for speed. The company therefore split AutoCAD into two separate programs. AutoCAD Architecture was the first application and became AutoCAD/Draw. AutoCAD/DraftSight was released for microcomputers and mainframe computers. Some years later, the two programs were integrated. AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD/DraftSight remain the company’s professional and architectural division.
AutoCAD started out as a two-dimensional drafting program. As the features and applications grew, the program had four main releases. These versions are referred to as releases 10 through 14. Release 14 became the current version of AutoCAD, version 2016.
AutoCAD was developed and marketed by Autodesk, originally called Autodesk AutoCAD Graphics. AutoCAD was first released in December 1982 as a desktop app running on microcomputers with internal graphics controllers. Before AutoCAD was introduced, most commercial CAD programs ran on mainframe computers or minicomputers, with each CAD operator (user) working at a separate graphics terminal.
In the early days of AutoCAD, the company sold the program on cartridges that were inserted into personal computers that contained the main processor and memory, which made it easier for users to purchase and install the application. Autodesk began to lose business with small companies. Then in 1985, IBM bought a majority of Autodesk and in the following year, the company was renamed to Autodesk. Autodesk began to develop the software for personal computers and began adding the various features and tools to the desktop version of the software. In 1987, the company released AutoCAD 200, the first major update of
AutoCAD 2013 also includes data conversion tools and the ability to convert drawings to a common format (XML).
Adobe Illustrator (AI) has added the ability to use AutoCAD files and documents as its input and output. It also added the ability to embed AutoCAD drawing files, which simplifies sharing of digital and/or paper based design data with other applications.
AutoCAD 2010 is an AutoCAD plug-in that allows users to import and export a drawing file to and from Adobe Illustrator, as well as to export data from an AI drawing file directly to a DWG or DXF file.
Unlike the typical DWG format which does not include a built-in format for sheet and plot counts, but uses an external utility (such as CSW), the AI format includes these sheet and plot counts.
AutoCAD DXF (data exchange format) files are also able to be edited in AI CS4, version 10.0.
Adobe has added a new collaborative drawing tool, called “Dreamweaver”, which is an Adobe InDesign plug-in, that allows users to design and edit a document using a combination of real-time online collaboration, with collaborative editing capabilities, such as font and style changes, with more than one user.
Adobe recommends using CS3 for this new tool.
Adobe Illustrator can use AutoCAD data, in the form of DWG files, directly within Illustrator. In addition, data can be read from other DWG files or directly from a DWF file.
AutoCAD can be used to open and edit objects and layers in AI files. In addition, data from a DWG file can be exported to a DWG, a DXF or an AI file.
AutoCAD can export data directly to AI’s DWG and DXF formats.
AI also uses the same Dynamic Linking Technology (DLT) as the two Windows operating systems to allow users to open and edit AI files without having the AI application installed.
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Install File Explorer plug-in (Win + R and type filemgr in the run dialog)
Put Autocad license key in a text file in the installation folder.
Click Autocad on the Start menu and select Autocad.
Open the File Explorer plug-in and open the license file you added above.
Navigate to Autocad folder
Delete the license key from the license file and paste it to Autocad
Exit Autocad and reboot the PC (if your computer is not idle)
Using Autocad on your PC
To open Autocad using a key, you must install an Autocad license key.
Go to Autocad on your start menu, select Autocad.
A tab appears, select Insert License Key.
The License Key field is automatically filled out with the correct key.
Adding new objects
To add an object using a key, you must insert the key as part of the name of the new object.
This is particularly helpful when you want to use a 3D model in Autocad but you don’t have a suitable license key for the Autocad.
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New AutoCAD can import a range of common vector file formats, such as AI, ECT, EMF, EPS, PDF, PS, SVG, and PDF-XPS.
Draw, edit, and apply vector objects to the current drawing.
Make vector paths, clip masks, freehand drawings, and 3D objects.
Create and edit DWG’s for network sharing.
More flexible path and pattern options
Add and edit text on 2D drawings
Dynamic functions for working with sketches and shapes.
Improved shape editing and manipulation
Support for the Snap to Grid and Snap to Constraint options in the Options window
Support for the Auto-Snap option in the Options window
Auto-Snap can help you accurately add and place points and lines to a drawing
Improved Draw Ordering:
Highlight your changes in the active drawing.
Automatically load a drawing when you switch to it.
Show the last drawing used to draw a new object.
Support for multiple line colors
Automatic line color for fill patterns and hatch patterns
Reduce the number of active drawing windows when you’re drawing a complex design.
3D drafting tools for CAD software
In Drafting, 3D printing, and visualizing 3D models, new commands and enhancements enable you to:
Design three-dimensional solid objects and surface-shaded models.
View your designs in three dimensions.
Make 3D drawings.
View your designs on a 3D printer.
In the 3D Printing category:
New 3D print options:
Resize an object in the printer preview window before printing.
Add support for hotlinked 3D models, so you can send a SketchUp or Rhino model directly to the 3D printer.
Import 3D models from Maya and SketchUp.
Print 3D models created using other software, including Revit and ArchiCAD.
In the 3D visualization category:
Use 3D models as visual reference in Visualize and Navigator.
Rotate and pan the 3D model as you navigate it in the Draw viewport.
Access the 3D model with a click of a button in the Draw viewport.
A new customization feature allows you to create custom navigational panels with Windows Forms controls, such as buttons and textboxes
Requires a 64-bit processor.
OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Windows Server 2019 R2
Processor: Intel® Core™ i3-3220 / AMD Phenom™ II X4 940
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Hard Disk: 15 GB available space