Autodesk has introduced significant enhancements with the launch of the latest versions of AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD LT 2019. A key update to AutoCAD 2019 is access to industry-specific features and functionality of seven specialized toolsets with just one product.
Prior to this, users could choose to subscribe individually to seven AutoCAD toolsets, namely Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical, Map 3D, MEP, Raster Design, and Plant 3D.
With access to any, or all, of the seven specialized AutoCAD toolsets, customers who subscribe to AutoCAD 2019 including specialized toolsets can choose from more than 750,000 intelligent objects, styles, parts, features and symbols when drawing. This will enable them to speed up their workflows and be more efficient as their business needs evolve.
“Being the industry pioneer in digitising design and documentation, AutoCAD remains at the heart of Computer Aided Designing as the defining, essential tool for the design stage. Autodesk’s constant efforts have been towards making the software better and we are very excited to announce the launch of AutoCAD 2019 including specialized toolsets which will enable increased efficiency, and faster delivery of workflows.” said Arun D’Souza, Country Manager – Platform Solutions and Emerging Business (PSEB) - India & SAARC - Autodesk.
Included in AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD LT 2019 is access to the new AutoCAD web app and mobile app.
The AutoCAD web app enables users to access original AutoCAD directly from their web browser, as well as their rich DWG files – not just PDF files – and core 2D drafting and editing tools.
With the AutoCAD mobile app, users can view, edit, create and share CAD drawings in real time from any device. Available across Windows, Android, and iOS phones and tablets, the AutoCAD mobile app is also optimized for the iPhone X, iPad Pro, and Windows Surface ensuring the best mobile experience.
Users can also access their DWG files without a Wi-Fi or data signal by downloading them locally to their mobile device. This eliminates the need to carry bulky blueprints in the field,and enables users to easily make edits on-the-go, or present projects to clients.
AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD LT 2019 also features new “Save To Web & Mobile,” “Open from Web & Mobile,” and “DWG Compare” capabilities. Together, these commands enable you to move files between desktop, web and mobile environments so users can work from anywhere.
- AutoCAD including specialized toolsets is available for single-user access from 23 March 2018 onwards and subsequently for multi-user access.
- As of 1 April 2018, the Architecture, Engineering & Construction and Product Design & Manufacturing industry collections will come with AutoCAD including specialized toolsets.