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The New AutoCAD Web—Streamlined Collaboration for CAD Professionals

Autodesk continues to show that AutoCAD technology offers powerful benefits for multi-stakeholder collaboration across both AEC and manufacturing workflows.

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Autodesk Certifies AutoCAD on Amazon EC2 with AMD Radeon PRO V520 GPUs

AMD Radeon PRO V520 GPUs are available as part of the new Autodesk certification for AutoCAD Amazon EC2 G4ad Instances deployment.

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Autodesk releases new AutoCAD 2023 Product Line

Autodesk releases AutoCAD 2023 with new features focused on automation, collaboration and AI-based insights to help users excel.

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Autodesk announces AutoCAD 2023 for Mac

Autodesk has released AutoCAD 2023 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2023 for Mac — new version includes upgraded graphics system for faster performance and greater clarity.

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Viewpoint: Challenges of BIM Implementation from an Architect’s Perspective

This BIM expert and architect share his insights on the challenges of adopting BIM—from economic to firm cultural considerations.

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Is ARES the neXt AutoCAD?

ARES Trinity of CAD platform provides intelligent and automated DWG CAD solutions to multiple industries, including AEC and manufacturing. And it does so by providing favorable economics over rivals so companies can redeploy capital towards remote work and emerging technologies

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Case Study: AE Firm CESO is Powered by AMD Radeon Pro and Dell Technologies

AMD-powered workstations from Dell are powering AE firm US-based CESO delivering faster multi-application workflows for clients.

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Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2022 For Mac and AutoCAD LT 2022 For Mac

AutoCAD 2022 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2022 for Mac offer ways to work more efficiently and more connected to data and teammates.

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Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2022

Autodesk AutoCAD 2022 and AutoCAD LT 2022 are now available, offering users a more connected and streamlined design experience.

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Product Review: Autodesk AutoCAD for Mac 2021

Autodesk’s AutoCAD 2021 this year gained big speed gains and a fully deployed AutoCAD Core Engine treatment for its iOS app version. In this review, we take a look at the Mac version for 2021 and go through its new features.

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Apple Event: One more thing — Apple Silicon Macs Will Showcase Power

Apple Silicon Macs may be the talk of the computer industry very soon. Next week Apple’s new “One last thing” event seems destined to mark a key inflection point in the industry.

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Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2021—Includes Free Extended Access to Cloud Tools

New AutoCAD 2021 boasts excellent new features that will streamline the work of AutoCAD users on desktop, web, and mobile, integrating with Google Drive and AutoCAD Web App, plus lots more.

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Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2020 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2020 for Mac

The 2020 release of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT for Mac features both new features and improvements to popular features based on user feedback.

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Autodesk Releases AutoCAD 2020—See What’s New!

Autodesk releases new AutoCAD 2020—industry leading CAD software gains Microsoft and Box cloud integrations and numerous other features across its main desktop versions (macOS and Windows versions come with subscription) plus web version of AutoCAD and more.

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The Resurgence of (.dwg)—A Look at its Present and Future Technology

Our second annual architosh INSIDER Report focuses on the state of (.dwg) CAD technology, by looking at the present and future innovations of its main adherents.

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INSIDER: Marcus O’Brien of Autodesk—A Conversation About AutoCAD for Mac and Other Platforms

Autodesk says the platforms aren’t important anymore but getting users AutoCAD data in front of them anywhere, anytime, on any device is where the CAD giant intends to command its historic lead over rivals.

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New DWG Capabilities—Dropbox Develops Integration with Autodesk’s AutoCAD

Autodesk and Dropbox’s new AutoCAD Integration offers users of both products to instantly launch DWG files inside of Dropbox. The integration launches AutoCAD web app inside a new browser tab.

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AutoCAD 2019 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2019—Announced and Shipping

Autodesk announces new AutoCAD 2019 version product line for Apple’s macOS platform.

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Autodesk’s AutoCAD Web App—Named Finalist in User Experience by Fast Company

The AutoCAD web app is a Fast Company finalist for user experience (UX) at its Innovation by Design Awards program.

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Rival Gains Autodesk AutoCAD Veteran—Heidi Hewett Joins Bricsys

The DWG Clone Wars continue to get interesting. Bricsys of Belgium gains 26 year Autodesk veteran to help BricsCAD users accelerate product success and drive innovation.

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Where Does the Mac Fit in Autodesk’s new One AutoCAD Strategy

The Mac today plays a part in the One AutoCAD strategy that is unique from the mobile and Web variants—a desktop version which apparently has unique users as a group but where diverse devices and settings require different degrees of parity.

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AU: Autodesk Announces AutoCAD 2018 for Mac and AutoCAD LT for Mac

Autodesk announces new 2018 versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT for Mac.

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WWDC 2017: Autodesk Ready to Rock New Apple iOS 11 Workflow Features

Autodesk enthusiastically touts upcoming new iOS 11 based workflows for its mobile versions of AutoCAD and its popular SketchBook app.

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Autodesk Updates AutoCAD for Mac—Touch Bar Support

Autodesk joins the club becoming second major CAD developer with Touch Bar support in latest point dot release of Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 for Mac product line. Other UX and customization improvements round out this mid-release free update which users will surely appreciate.

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Autodesk Celebrating 35 Under 35 Young Designers—Part of AutoCAD Turning 35 Years-Old

To celebrate AutoCAD’s upcoming 35th birthday in December of 2017, Autodesk is noting the work of talented young design and technical professionals under 35 years-old.

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Autodesk Introduces New AutoCAD 2018

Autodesk announces new AutoCAD 2018 versions of leading CAD product line. Deeper PDF to CAD integrations headline new features.

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Autodesk’s AutoCAD Gets Cheetah Solver from Cloud Invent

Israeli-based Cloud Invent has built a replacement parametric solver for AutoCAD that the company says revolutionizes the way users work.

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Autodesk Announces Its CEO, Carl Bass, Is Stepping Down

Board undergoes CEO search while, board members will resign while Autodesk’s own Amar Hanspal will hold reigns in the interim.

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Graebert Officially Ships ARES Commander 2017—DWG CAD for Mac, Windows and Linux

A big week for DWG CAD systems on the Mac, Graebert follows Autodesk and announces ARES Commander 2017 is now available, serving native DWG CAD to Mac, Windows, Linux and iOS and Android devices.

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AU 2016: Pluralsight Intros Learning Paths for Autodesk 3D Design, Engineering and Fabrication Software

Today at Autodesk University 2016, Pluralsight introduced Learning Paths for Fusion 360, AutoCAD, Maya, and 3ds Max.

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In German EU Countries—Nemetschek Jumps Ahead of Autodesk Says Poll

A leading German-based AEC magazine focused on competitions for tenders has published software usage data for AEC professionals, largely architects, which shows Nemetschek Group companies dominating US giant Autodesk.

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Playing Nice is Best—Autodesk and Siemens Sign Agreement on CAD Interoperability

Manufacturing CAD Giants Autodesk and Siemens Agree on Interoperability Pack—Companies to Share Toolkits.

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Product Review: Graebert ARES Commander 2016 for Mac

Does Germany’s Graebert have what it takes to challenge mighty Autodesk’s market leading AutoCAD in global 2/3D CAD? In this in-depth product review, Architosh reviews the Mac version of ARES Commander 2016, introducing readers to the company’s history and product orientation philosophy in the process.

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Tidbits: SketchUp, V-ray and Autodesk University News

Mac and iOS CAD and 3D News: We have brief news items on SketchUp 2016 and V-Ray 2.0 support (a free update), plus news on Autodesk University 2015 running this week.

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AutoCAD 2016 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2016 for Mac Now Available

The latest release includes key enhancements to create a more “Mac-native” environment for users, including a specialized Mac interface and Mac-specific features. Additionally, Mac AutoCAD users have even greater support in mixed-platform environments with a host of new features.

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Lumion 6.0 is now available and shipping

Lumion a visualization software for architects has been taken to a new level in Lumion 6 with improved features for materials, reflections, shadows and lighting. The results are now more compelling and realistic than ever.

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In-Brief: Autodesk talks to Architosh about iPad Pro and AutoCAD 360

Autodesk got prime time feature coverage during Apple’s Special Event this past week as AutoCAD 360 was shown on the new iPad Pro. We have the details.

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Looking at new AutoCAD 2016 and What Lies Ahead for Mac version

Autodesk’s new AutoCAD 2016 is out and here are the key features—plus some thoughts about what might wish to make it into the Mac version when it gets updated later this year.

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Autodesk has introduced new apps at 2014 Greenbuild Conference

Autodesk unloads at 2014 Greenbuild Confab with an array of sustainable design applications for its BIM and infrastructural CAD products

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Autodesk announces AutoCAD for Mac 2015 and AutoCAD LT for Mac 2015

Autodesk announces AutoCAD for Mac 2015 and AutoCAD LT for Mac 2015—offering major new features and updates that make this version of AutoCAD on OS X a must-upgrade for users and the best version yet for AutoCAD users on Windows to make the switch to Mac computers

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Grabert releases ARES Commander Edition 2014 CAD for Mac, Windows and Linux

Grabert continues assault on Autodesk’s market leading AutoCAD with 2014 Edition of ARES Commander. The latest release gives Mac AutoCAD users in particular features still missing in the latest versions of AutoCAD for OS X

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Autodesk updates AutoCAD 360 Mobile to version 2.1

AutoCAD 360 Mobile gets better with version 2.1 update

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Product Review: IMSI TurboCAD Mac Pro 7

Architosh reviews IMSI / Design’s latest TurboCAD Mac Pro now at version 7. The venerable TurboCAD product line is a key rival in the overall CAD market to noted heavy-weight Autodesk and is particularly strong on the Windows side. But since 2006 the company returned to the Mac platform to address an expanding overall CAD market. This latest version is powered by the same underlying technology in SolidWorks and contains photographic realistic rendering options. In this review we take a look at what is new.

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Autodesk renames AutoCAD WS to AutoCAD 360 Pro Mobile

Autodesk advances AutoCAD WS, changes name to AutoCAD 360 and offers multiple app plans plus web beta for AutoCAD as SaaS

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Event: Moving from AutoCAD to Smart Workflows with Vectorworks Software

Nemetschek Vectorworks takes aim at AutoCAD uses with free webinar that shows workflow advantages

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Able2Extract PDF Convert 8 first Multi-platform tool of its kind

First cross-platform PDF converter tool supports PDF to AutoCAD conversion on Mac OS X

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Autodesk takes BIM to Cloud at AU

Autodesk unveils new Autodesk 360 Solutions for BIM

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Exclusive Interview: Carl Bass talks to Architosh about Apple in the CAD/3D industries

This is the first article in our 2011 State of Apple in CAD/3D Industries, special series. Carl Bass, CEO of Autodesk, talks to Architosh about his company, its understanding of the growing Mac market and the role of iOS devices like iPads in fields like architecture and engineering and how Autodesk will respond to changes in the market.

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Stalwart CAD developer IMSI offers first 3D DWG viewer for iPad

IMSI hits it big with super quick 2D/3D DWG File Viewer for iPad

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Autodesk Buzzsaw comes to Apple iPad and iPhone

Buzzsaw is one of Autodesk’s latest applications to move up on the iOS food chain and respond to market demand for iPad use. iPhone and iPad users can collaborate with peers and access critical project information using their smartphone or tablet

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Dassault DraftSight coming for iPad and Mac OS X

Dassault DraftSight running on iPad at SolidWorks World 2011, says Grabowski…

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Autodesk AutoCAD for Mac now available in Australia and New Zealand

Autodesk AutoCAD for Mac now available in Australia and New Zealand

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Exclusive: AutoCAD’s Fateful Return to the Mac

In this exclusive feature report Autodesk talks to Architosh about their fateful return of AutoCAD to the Apple Mac platform after nearly two decades absence.

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Mac in CAD getting big: Grabowski riding every wave

Grabowski is writing more and more about the Mac these days. But what does it mean? Is CAD on the Mac coming back stronger than ever or is it just a passing fad?

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Autodesk officially releases AutoCAD for Mac OS X

Autodesk officially announces AutoCAD for Mac – product is now available.

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SketchUp 8 – New Features and Solids

Google’s recently released SketchUp 8 offers some powerful new tools, including a suite of true solids functions.

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60-sec TV spot for AutoCAD’s return to the Mac

Autodesk has produced high-quality (TV ad) worthy 60-second long video of AutoCAD 2011 for the Mac.

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Autodesk finally comes back to the Mac

Autodesk announces a native Mac OS X version of its flagship application AutoCAD, plus Autodesk WS for iOS.

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In-Depth: Autodesk talks to Architosh about Project Butterfly

In this In-Depth feature Tal Weiss, Director of Autodesk’s AutoCAD Israel research and development group and co-founder of VisualTao, talks to Architosh’s editor about Autodesk’s Project Butterfly. Weiss details the many features of this first Web-based CAD application from US-based Autodesk.

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AutoCAD Sledgehammer for Mac in the wild

Autodesk appears serious about releasing AutoCAD for Mac. The rumors have spilled over to screenshots. But we think its more than rumors and screen shots this time.

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