Gain the freedom to explore a wide range of design options. Connect to a broad network of design professionals with the familiar DWG™ file format. Document your projects, enhance your designs, and create better buildings. It’s easy with a CAD program purpose-built for the building industry.
Compare the following CAD programs: AutoCAD®, AutoCAD LT®, AutoCAD® Architecture, and AutoCAD® MEP software, as well as AutoCAD® Revit® Architecture Suite and AutoCAD® Revit® MEP Suite. You can also customize AutoCAD design software with thousands of available add-ons.
Autodesk Design Suite Premium
AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite
AutoCAD Revit MEP Suite
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|NEW: Available for Mac OS® X|
|NEW: Free AutoCAD® WS account for viewing, editing, and sharing DWG files on the web and on Apple® iPad™, iPhone®, and iPod touch®|
|Native support for DWG™|
|Tools for professional drafting and detailing|
|Tools for reviewing and marking up DWG™, DWF™, and PDF files|
|Conceptual design capabilities with surface, mesh, and solid modeling tools|
|Enhanced concept design and visualization workflows featuring AutoCAD, Autodesk® 3ds Max® Design, Autodesk® Alias® Sketch, and other included software|
|Ability to customize design software for specific business needs|
|Point cloud support for reality capture of existing building conditions|
|Ability to prepare design and documentation up to 30%** faster than with AutoCAD alone|
|Cost estimating tools|
|Architectural tools for designing stairs, walls, and elevations|
|MEP engineering tools for designing ductwork, piping, and lighting|
|Assistance with identifying clashes and conflicts before projects go to construction|
|Full support of Building Information Modeling (BIM)|
|Ability to stay coordinated and consistent, regardless of edits|
|Energy analysis tools to help meet sustainability requirements|
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**Autodesk® Building Systems. (2005). A Productivity Comparison of AutoCAD and Autodesk Building Systems.