AutoCAD 2013

Design and shape the world around you with the powerful, flexible features in AutoCAD® 2013 software, one of the world’s leading 2D and 3D CAD design tools. Maximise productivity by using powerful tools for design aggregation and documentation, connecting and streamlining your design and documentation workflows. AutoCAD 2013 is available on Windows® and Mac® OS, allowing you to work natively on your platform of choice. Extend the power of AutoCAD when you purchase as part of the AutoCAD Design Suite, providing easy-to-use visual communication workflows.



AutoCAD 2013 video tutorial: Strikethrough text (new feature)

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Strikethrough Text
A new strikethrough style is provided for Mtext, Mleaders, Dimensions, Tables and ArcText, offering increased flexibility for representing text in your documents.

AutoCAD 2013 feature video Autodesk Cloud connectivity (new feature)

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Autodesk 360 Connectivity
A tight connection with Autodesk® 360 allows you to synchronise files. This includes syncing drawings and folders with your online account directly from within AutoCAD® software. You can export and attach files directly to your single sign-on account and share files with others via your Autodesk online account.

AutoCAD 2013 video tutorial: Customisation and support file sync (new feature)

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Customisation and Support File Sync
Share and access your AutoCAD customisation preferences and support files easily – they travel with you as you move from one machine to the next.

AutoCAD 2013 video tutorial: Social media sharing (new feature)

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Social Media Sharing
Share your AutoCAD designs with your social world using built-in connections for Facebook and Twitter.

AutoCAD 2013 feature for AutoCAD apps on Autodesk Exchange (new feature)

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AutoCAD Apps on Autodesk Exchange
Extend the power of AutoCAD software with ease using AutoCAD companion apps created by members of the Autodesk® Developer Network. Getting the add-ins you need has never been easier. Visit a single in-product destination to select from hundreds of Autodesk-screened extensions.

AutoCAD 2013 video tutorial: Context-sensitive PressPull (new feature)

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Context-Sensitive PressPull
The PressPull tool is enhanced to be more flexible and context sensitive. Now you can use the PressPull tool to extrude and offset curves, creating surfaces and solids. A new Multiple option in the PressPull tool enables you to select multiple objects within a single PressPull operation.

AutoCAD 2013 video tutorial: Surface curve extraction (new feature)

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Surface Curve Extraction
The new Surface Curve Extraction tool extracts isoline curves through a specified point on a surface or face of a solid.

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Modern User Interaction
The AutoCAD user interface has been enhanced to provide a more seamless interaction with the software. You will find a less intrusive yet more flexible command line, additional contextual ribbon tabs and more objects with multifunctional grips. This streamlined interaction with powerful tools such as associative arrays and hatching help you to save time and focus on your design.

AutoCAD 2013 video tutorial: Property edit preview (new feature)

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Property Edit Preview
You can preview changes to object properties dynamically and instantaneously before applying them. For example, if you select objects and then use the Properties palette to change the colour, the selected objects change colour dynamically as you pass the cursor over each colour in the list.

AutoCAD 2013 video tutorial: Simplified migration to AutoCAD 2013 (new feature)

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Simplified Migration to AutoCAD 2013
New and enhanced tools make it easier to migrate your custom settings or reset AutoCAD software to the default installation settings. Improved handling of tool palettes, a reset tool that returns you to the default settings, and a new migration of custom materials help ease the transition to AutoCAD 2013 from AutoCAD 2012 or previous versions.


The Professional Choice

Capture design concepts with AutoCAD LT® software for PC and Mac. Create precise 2D technical drawings that you can easily edit, repurpose and share.


Document Your Designs on Mac or PC

AutoCAD LT 2013 is available in both Windows and Mac versions, enabling you to create your drawings on the platform you prefer. See which features were brought to the Mac directly from Windows, and which OS X Lion features were incorporated to provide the Mac look and feel. 

Take Advantage of Powerful AutoCAD LT Features

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Responsive User Interface in AutoCAD LT Drafting Software
AutoCAD LT can help you increase your productivity by putting the commands you need where you need them, when you need them. View this video to learn more about the responsive user interface.

Save time by establishing associative arrays in AutoCAD LT software.

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Associative Arrays
Are you spending too much time reworking design details? Save time by establishing and maintaining a set of relationships between arrayed objects that can be easily edited to explore design concepts.

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Extend Your Desktop to the Cloud
AutoCAD LT 2013 offers direct integration with Autodesk 360, enabling you to store, share, and view your drawings in the cloud.

Annotate 2D CAD drawings with AutoCAD LT, a drafting and drawing software.

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Annotate 2D CAD Drawings
Need to call attention to important features in your technical drawings, architectural designs or electrical diagrams? Complete your 2D CAD drawings with annotations. Use multileaders for efficient notes and callouts. Add hatches to highlight important areas in your drawing. And make full use of intelligent dimensions.


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