Web App Program: Access the AutoCAD web app for free for commercial use for an extended period. See applicable terms

Work in AutoCAD anytime, anywhere

Included with an AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT subscription


Get quick, anytime access to CAD drawings with the AutoCAD web app

AutoCAD web app overview (video 1:18 min.)

Edit, create, share, and view CAD drawings in a web browser on any computer. Just sign in and get to work—no software installation needed.

  • Use familiar AutoCAD® drafting tools online in a simplified interface.
  • Access and update DWG™ files from anywhere.
  • Get the app included with an AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT subscription.

AutoCAD web app benefits

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Use any computer

Use the cloud-based app online in your web browser—no need to install AutoCAD. Simply visit web.autocad.com, sign in, and start editing drawings.

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Essential drafting capabilities

Get fundamental drafting tools and commands. Built with the AutoCAD engine, the web app lets you draft with the precision and fidelity you expect. No AutoCAD alternative comes close.

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Quick collaborative workflows

Forget printed drawings. Communicate faster and bring design teams together to collaborate, review, share, and edit CAD drawings in real time, wherever you are.

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Continuous connectivity

Stay connected to your drawings at home or in the office. Quickly open and edit DWG files from Autodesk Drive and Autodesk Docs, as well as with leading cloud storage providers.

Partnerships and integrations

Partnerships with leading cloud storage providers simplify your workflows. If you already store DWG files in Microsoft OneDrive, Box, Dropbox, or Google Drive, you can now open them directly into the AutoCAD web app.

The AutoCAD web app also has integrations across Autodesk, including Autodesk Drive and Autodesk Docs, to streamline workflows and boost productivity.

AutoCAD web app features

  • AutoCAD drawing of an office layout showing layers

    Edit and create drawings online

    Edit geometry and select, move, rotate, and scale objects within drawings through your choice of the ribbon or command line.

  • AutoCAD drawing of an office layout showing properties tab

    Intuitive user interface

    Access easy-to-use drafting tools and manage views, properties, and layers. Reduce eyestrain with sharp icons and a modern blue interface.

  • New
    Video: See how the new Trace feature in AutoCAD 2022 makes digital collaboration even easier


    Safely review and add feedback directly to a DWG file without altering the existing drawing. (video: 1:55 min.)

  • New
    Share dialog box in AutoCAD web app with choices for view only or for edit and save a copy


    Send a controlled copy of your drawing to teammates and colleagues to access wherever they are.

  • Enhanced
    View, edit, share, and save drawings stored in Autodesk Drive and Autodesk Docs, as well as in OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, and Box.

    Autodesk and cloud storage

    View, edit, share, and save drawings stored in Autodesk Drive and Autodesk Docs, as well as in OneDrive, Google Drive, Dropbox, and Box.

  • Save to web and mobile

    Save drawings from your desktop to view and edit on the AutoCAD web and mobile apps, Xrefs included.

  • Command line

    Easily access the command line, which is docked in the bottom left of the drawing area and displays prompts, options, and messages.

  • Layers

    Organize your drawings with layers. Create, lock, rename, and delete layers in the web app.

  • Measure and dimensions

    Take measurements and add dimensions to your drawings.

  • External references

    Xrefs (DWG files referenced within a drawing) and additional external references, like images, can be displayed in the web app.

  • Object grips

    Quickly reshape, move, or manipulate objects using different grips.

  • Blocks

    Create, insert, and modify blocks, as well as access block libraries directly from the AutoCAD web app.


Product usage reporting

  • See an aggregate summary of how many people are using each product and version, and the overall frequency of use.

Administration & Security:

2-step verification

  • Add another layer of security to user accounts.

Bulk import & assign

  • Upload a .csv file to add and assign a large number of users at once.

Support & Adoption Services:

8x5 live support

  • Contact an Autodesk specialist for help during your local business hours.


Autodesk Drive

  • Securely store, preview, and share design data.

Shared views

  • Quickly and securely share work with stakeholders.

Click here to see full list of plan features and frequently asked questions.

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