AutoCAD LT: Best-in-class 2D design and documentation to complete projects faster 

Why use AutoCAD LT? 

Best-in-class 2D design features 

Draft, design, and edit with precise 2D geometry and a comprehensive set of documentation features.

Collaborate across teams and devices 

Share and annotate drawings with safety and security across desktop, web, and mobile devices.

Ensure fidelity and compatibility 

Preserve fidelity and ensure compatibility with Autodesk’s exclusive TrustedDWG® technology.

What you can do with AutoCAD LT 

Draft with precision and speed with best-in-class 2D features and documentation 

Create precise 2D drawings faster with the easy-to-use drafting tools in AutoCAD LT. Improve productivity by automating common tasks and streamlining workflows.

Work anywhere with the included AutoCAD web app 

View, edit, annotate, and share CAD drawings with a simple user interface, on any computer. Just sign in and get to work. No software installation is required.

Use AutoCAD LT on the go with the included AutoCAD mobile app 

Take the power of AutoCAD with you wherever you go—even offline. View, edit, comment on, and create CAD drawings in real time.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is AutoCAD LT used for?

AutoCAD LT is CAD software that is used for precise 2D drafting, design, and documentation. It includes features to automate tasks and increase productivity such as comparing drawings, counting, adding objects, and creating tables. AutoCAD LT enables users to create, edit, and annotate drawings via desktop, web, and mobile devices.

Who uses AutoCAD LT?

AutoCAD LT is used by architects, engineers, construction professionals, and designers who need to: 

  • Design, draft, and document with precise 2D geometry
  • Access a comprehensive set of editing, design, and annotation tools
  • Work faster in an intuitive and customizable interface

What is the difference between AutoCAD LT and AutoCAD?

One of the biggest differences between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT is that AutoCAD LT provides precision 2D drafting and documentation capabilities, while AutoCAD also provides 3D functionalities. AutoCAD LT enables you to do simple customizations, but doesn’t support built-in programming capabilities (AutoLISP). Compare AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

Which versions of AutoCAD LT can I use if I subscribe to the current version? 

Your AutoCAD LT subscription gives you access to install and use the 3 previous versions. Available downloads are listed in your Autodesk Account after subscribing. See also previous releases available for subscribers.

Can I install AutoCAD LT on multiple computers? 

With a subscription to AutoCAD LT software, you can install it on up to 3 computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the  Software License Agreement (US site) for more information.

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

Launch your trial software and click Subscribe Now on the trial screen or buy AutoCAD LT here. When buying your subscription, enter the same email address and password combination you used to sign in to your trial. Learn more about converting a trial to a paid subscription.

How much does an AutoCAD LT subscription cost? 

The price of the AutoCAD LT subscription is  annually

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