Autodesk AutoCAD®

Trusted by millions, built to accelerate your creativity

Autodesk AutoCAD® is software for 2D and 3D design, collaboration, and automation. It supports various industries and platforms and offers flexible subscription plans with the latest features and cloud services.

What is Autodesk AutoCAD?

Power your teams’ creativity with the automation, collaboration, and machine-learning features of AutoCAD® software. Architects, engineers, and construction professionals use AutoCAD to:


  • Design and annotate 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces, and mesh objects

  • Automate tasks such as comparing drawings, replacing blocks, counting objects, creating schedules, and more

  • Create a customised workspace to maximise productivity with add-on apps and API

Introducing AutoCAD 2024

Introducing AutoCAD 2024, the latest version of the world’s leading design software. AutoCAD 2024 allows you to create stunning 2D and 3D drawings. Edit and annotate them with ease and collaborate with others in real time. Explore the latest features in AutoCAD® 2024 software, including industry-specific toolsets, new automation, and insights.


Why use AutoCAD?

Accelerate your designs in 2D or 3D

Complete your projects faster with AutoCAD’s automations and customisations.

Collaborate across teams and devices

Share and annotate drawings safely and securely across desktop, web, or mobile devices.

Ensure fidelity and compatibility

Only Autodesk has TrustedDWG® technology to ensure fidelity and compatibility for your DWGs.

Features and benefits of Autodesk AutoCAD®

AutoCAD® lets you design in 2D or 3D, work faster and smarter, fix mistakes easily, and connect to other tools. All AutoCAD licensed software includes these features and toolsets, as well as updates exclusive to subscribers. Discover how AutoCAD can enhance your ability to carry out your job functions. Understand the features and benefits of AutoCAD and how it can help you.


The toolset boosts productivity by up to 61%, with a vast library of components and automated floor plans, elevations, sections, and construction placements.


Supercharge mechanical engineering productivity by up to 55% with 700 000+ intelligent parts, customised content, and automated tasks

Map 3D

Our GIS mapping software allows direct access, and editing of CAD and GIS data, supporting planning, design, and infrastructure management with Enterprise Industry Models.


Boost HVAC & building systems efficiency with an industry-specific MEP toolset: 10 500+ intelligent objects, optimised workflows, and automatic updates for drawings and schedules.


Maximise productivity by up to 95% with the Electrical toolset, offering 65 000+ intelligent symbols, automated wire numbering, component tag generation and custom report automation.

Plant 3D

The Plant 3D toolset facilitates cloud-based collaboration, fast P&ID drafting, 3D modelling, and automated isometric drawing generation for efficient plant design.

Raster Design

The Raster Design toolset enables editing scanned drawings, converting raster images to DWG™ objects, enhancing images, editing REM objects, and simplifying workflows with vectorization tools

Join thousands of professionals who trust AutoCAD for their design needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I learn to use the software?

Whether you are a novice, expert, student, or professional, we have a training path for you. Your learning and training options range from free tips and tricks, videos, and self-service courses to paid services from professionals, certified instructors, and authorised partners. The choice is yours. Learn more about Autodesk AutoCAD here.

Our authorised Autodesk channel partners also offer training in your country. For more information, or to confirm a training session, visit our Channel Partners page.

How much does an AutoCAD subscription cost?

AutoCAD is available on an annual subscription basis and varies per region according to the currency of your country. For more information on your local Autodesk channel partner and pricing in your country, please contact us for more information.

Where can I download the AutoCAD software?

A 30-day trial version is available on the Autodesk website, after which you will need to pay for an annual subscription.

There is no such thing as free Autodesk software. If you do find these offers, it is likely that the software is not genuine which can leave you compromised and vulnerable to theft and viruses. Avoid pirated software and ensure you purchase Autodesk genuine software.

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How do I convert my AutoCAD trial to a paid subscription?

Once your 30-day trial is over, you will need to purchase an annual subscription. Contact us for pricing in your region or click here to find an authorised channel partner in your country.