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Factory Design Suite Ultimate vs. AutoCAD

See how the Ultimate edition of Factory Design Suite compares to AutoCAD software.

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Products Factory Design Suite Ultimate 2017
Factory Design Suite Ultimate
AutoCAD 2017
Pay-as-you-go access
Up-to-date software
Online support
Scalable licensing
Model, analyze, and optimize manufacturing processes  
Green Building Studio  
Facility layout design with AutoCAD
Unique layout-specific workflows in AutoCAD
Explore a library of cloud and desktop factory content      |    View video
Use bidirectional associativity between AutoCAD and Inventor      |    View video
Change asset variants
Create asset chains
3D factory layout design
Create factory layout models
Test different layout scenarios digitally
Expedite designs with 3D smart assets
Design, publish, and share custom parametric assets
Factory planning, visualization & analysis
Visualize large facility layouts
Detect clashes and clearance
Communicate design intent with cinematic animations
Create dynamic presentations from CAD data
View and edit point clouds
Analyze your layout directly in AutoCAD
Use laser scanning workflows
Simulate installation and demolition
Factory asset creation & management
Advanced 3D mechanical design tools
Factory asset builder
Factory asset warehouse
Intellectual property protection
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