Create your 2D designs with precision and best-in-class documentation features. Architects, engineers, and construction professionals use AutoCAD LT® to:
Design, draft, and document with precise 2D geometry
Access a comprehensive set of editing, design, and annotation tools
Streamline your work by customizing your interface and automating your workflows with AutoLISP
Draft, design, and edit with precise 2D geometry and a comprehensive set of documentation features.
Share and annotate drawings with safety and security across desktop, web, and mobile devices.
Preserve fidelity and ensure compatibility with Autodesk’s exclusive TrustedDWG® technology.
—Amanda McLennan, Owner, Red Bean Interior Design
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—Rose Remillard, Owner, Nature’s Designs
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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.
AutoCAD LT is used by architects, engineers, construction professionals, and designers who need to:
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.
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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.
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.
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