AutoCAD 2019 is Here

There are some MAJOR changes in this year’s release of AutoCAD. Not only are there some great new features, there is also some important integration from some of Autodesk‘s verticals. That’s right, AutoCAD now includes the following:

Architecture Toolset: Use specialized building design features and 8,000+ intelligent architectural objects and styles to speed architectural drawing and documentation.

Mechanical Toolset: Use specialized mechanical design features and 700,000+ intelligent manufacturing parts, features, and symbols to speed product design.

Electrical Toolset: Use specialized electrical design features and 65,000+ intelligent electrical symbols to boost productivity for creating, modifying, and documenting electrical controls systems.

MEP Toolset: Use specialized MEP engineering features and 10,500+ intelligent mechanical, electrical, and plumbing objects to draft, design, and document building systems.

Plant 3D Toolset: Use the specialized plant design and engineering toolset to efficiently produce P&IDs and then integrate them into a 3D plant design model.

Map 3D Toolset: Use specialized mapping features to incorporate GIS and CAD data to support planning, design, and data management. Access spatial data stored in files, databases, and web services, and aggregate it with your AutoCAD design data.

Raster Design Toolset: Use raster to vector tools to help you edit scanned drawings and convert raster images into DWG objects.

For some of the new features, and a more in depth explanation of the the new Only.One.AutoCAD, visit their page here.


2018 Rollout Event Coming Soon

TUESDAY, JUNE 13, 2017


9:00 AM – 4:00 PM CST

Discover the new features, enhancements, workflow, and collaboration tools in the Autodesk and Graitec 2018 product portfolio.


Join us as our industry experts showcase the latest functionalities and workflow that will increase productivity and efficiency in your organization, as well as, improve communication throughout projects. As a special treat, we are excited to announce Autodesk Technical Marketing Manager, Heidi Hewett, will be joining us to present AutoCAD Tips & Tricks.


AutoCAD Tips & Tricks with Heidi Hewett

Increase your drawing productivity by decreasing clicks and picks! In this session, you will learn the latest tips and tricks from AutoCAD 2017 & 2018 as well as some hidden gems from previous releases.


Heidi Hewett has dedicated her career to educating people on the use of AutoCAD. She began using AutoCAD as a student in 1986, and soon after earning her BS in architectural engineering, Heidi transitioned from being an Autodesk customer to being an Autodesk employee. In her role as the AutoCAD Technical Marketing Manager, Heidi assists the Marketing Team in developing and delivering technical marketing material for AutoCAD software. She continues to educate Autodesk customers, partners, and employees through Webcasts, seminars, and blog posts.


Architecture, Engineering, Construction Session

  • What’s New in Revit 2018
  • GRAITEC Advance PowerPack for Revit 2018
  • GRAITEC Advance BIM Designers for Revit 2018
  • Collaboration for Revit
  • BIM 360 Team Overview
  • BIM 360 Docs Overview

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Infrastructure Solutions Session

  • What’s New in Civil 3D 2018
  • What’s New in InfraWorks 2018

InfraWorks Design Slam We need 3 interested candidates to participate in this year’s design slam. There will be prizes! If you’re interested, email

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Manufacturing Session

  • What’s New in Inventor 2018
  • Fusion Modeling
  • Inventor & Fusion Collaboration – The Total Engineering Solution

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Plant & Advance Steel Session

  • What is New in Plant 3D 2018
  • Advance Steel/Plant 3D Collaboration
  • Advance Steel 2018 Overview
  • Advance Design Connection and Advance Steel Collaboration

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*Please mention which breakout sessions you’re attending when registering for the 2018 event.

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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016

Check your new Subscription site ( to download your 2016 version of Civil 3D.

The new features below, come from the Civil 3D 2016 help guide…

New Features in Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016

Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016 contains the following new features and enhancements.

Integration of the Autodesk Point Cloud Surface Extraction 2015 Feature
  • The Create Surface From Point Cloud command has been integrated and is now available on the ribbon. The command now provides the ability to adjust the default distance between points in order to change the percentage of points that will be included in the surface.
Integration of the Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 Productivity Pack 1 Features

The following features in the Autodesk AutoCAD Civil 3D 2015 Productivity Pack 1 have been integrated:

  • An option is now available for selecting alignments by layer to use as width and offset targets for corridors.
Data Exchange
Data Shortcuts

New Features in the Autodesk® Subassembly Composer for Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016

2013 First Customer Ship Dates

Below is a list of the 2013 products that have been released…

AutoCAD® for Mac®

AutoCAD LT® for Mac®
AutoCAD® Raster Design
AutoCAD® Mechanical
AutoCAD® Electrical
AutoCAD® Inventor LT™ Suite
Autodesk® Inventor®
Autodesk® Inventor LT™
Autodesk® Inventor® OEM
Autodesk® Inventor® Professional
Autodesk® Inventor® Publisher
Autodesk® Simulation CFD
Autodesk® Simulation CFD Advanced
Autodesk® Simulation CFD Motion
Autodesk® Simulation DFM
Autodesk® Simulation Mechanical
Autodesk® Simulation Moldflow® Adviser
Autodesk® Simulation Moldflow® CAD Doctor
Autodesk® Simulation Moldflow® Design Link
Autodesk® Simulation Moldflow® Insight
Autodesk® Simulation Multiphysics
Autodesk® Vault Collaboration
Autodesk® Vault Professional
Autodesk® Vault Workgroup
AutoCAD® Map 3D
AutoCAD® Plant 3D
Autodesk® Infrastructure Map Server
AutoCAD® Architecture
Autodesk® Quantity Takeoff
Autodesk® Revit® Architecture
Autodesk® Revit® Structure
Autodesk® Revit® MEP
Autodesk® Vault Collaboration AEC