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  • 2D drafting and documentation
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  • Specialized architectural tools
  • 2D drafting and documentation
  • 3D modeling and collaboration
  • Vectorization and visualization tools
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  • 2D drafting and documentation
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  • Specialized building systems tools
  • 2D and 3D CAD design tool with a specialized Mac interface and feature set
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Smart Dimensioning    

Enhanced PDFs    

Sysvar monitor    

Multifunctional grips    

Command line    

File tabs1    

Tool palettes    

Content Explorer    

Dynamic blocks    

Object and layer transparency    

Sheet set manager/project manager    

Express tools2    

Base, projected, section, and detail views    

Parametric constraints    

Data extraction to tables    

Illustrations    

GPS integration    

Support for common file formats    

Detail components repository    

Cost-estimating tools    

Stunning Visual Experience    

Coordination Model    

Reality computing    

Revision cloud enhancements    

Associative arrays    

3D solid/surface/mesh modeling    

In-canvas controls    

ViewCube    

Visual styles4    

Materials    

Lighting    

Rendering    

Import SKP files    

Raster-to-vector conversion tools    

Conceptual sketching and design tools    

Games-inspired visualization and presentation    

Smartpen    

Conceptual design capabilities    

Stairs, walls, and elevation design tools    

MEP design tools    

Clash and conflict detection    

TrustedDWG™ technology    

DGN import/export/underlay    

DWG convert    

A360 5    

Design feed    

Geolocation coordinate system and online maps    

3D printing    

Import 3D models    

Connect to third-party storage    

Offline support    

Easy-to-use interface    

Real-time cloud collaboration    

Support for CUI customization    

Online license transfer utility    

Migrate custom settings    

Secure load    

Application Programming Interface    

Action recorder    

Network licensing    

CAD standards tools    

Autodesk Exchange Apps6    

1 On a Mac, floating windows are used to display multiple documents.

2 Some former Express Tools, including OVERKILL, are now included in the core feature set for both Windows and Mac.

3 Mobile-specific feature.

4 On a Mac, Visual styles are found in the Properties Inspector. New visual styles may be created with VISUALSTYLES.

5 On a Mac, A360 support only includes file sync.

6 AutoCAD for Mac currently supports only Autodesk Exchange Apps that specifically indicate Mac compatibility.