AutoCAD 2012 for Mac, AutoCAD LT 2012 for Mac, and AutoCAD WS for Mac Announced

seen on Shaan’s blog – Between the Lines

AutoCAD 2012 for Mac iconAutoCAD 2012 for Mac
The second release of AutoCAD for Mac has been announced and contains many enhancements requested in feedback from AutoCAD for Mac users and also including many AutoCAD 2012 for Windows features.
And… with Apple OSX 10.7 Lion native support.
AutoCAD 2012 for Mac!

AutoCAD LT 2012 for Mac iconAutoCAD LT 2012 for Mac
How is AutoCAD LT 2012 for the Mac different from AutoCAD 2012 for the Mac you ask? It is only sold via the Mac App Store. Besides that there are the same differences as in the Windows release; no 3D and no application development.
AutoCAD LT 2012 for Mac Splash

AutoCAD WS iconAutoCAD WS for Mac
Besides being integrated into the new releases of AutoCAD 2012 for the Mac, you may run AutoCAD WS as an application on the Mac and downlaod it from the Mac App Store.
AutoCAD WS for Mac

AutoCAD for Mac is now available, Download Now

seen on Shaan’s blog – Between the Lines

The real AutoCAD on the Apple Mac platform is now shipping as of this morning October 15th, 2010. There is a plethora of new information and a 30 day full trial available for download from

After a few years of development and millions of lines of code this first native AutoCAD for Mac is a giant leap forward in providing Autodesk customers the choice of platforms for their trusted AutoCAD and DWG files.

Autodesk Announces AutoCAD WS for the Cloud

seen on Geoff’s blog – Between the Poles

I blogged previously about Project Butterfly, an Autodesk Labs Technology Preview that allowed AutoCAD users to edit AutoCAD drawings over the web just using a web browser.
Autodesk has announced the commercial availability of AutoCAD WS. AutoCAD WS is a web application that allows you to view, edit, and share drawings (.dwg) through a web browser or a mobile device.

  • – web application and online workspace
  • AutoCAD WS – mobile app for Apple iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch
  • AutoCAD WS Plug-in – to upload and synchronize files automatically from AutoCAD

You can sign up for the web application. The mobile apps are available from the iTunes store. The Plug-ins are available for AutoCAD 2011, AutoCAD Map 3D 2011, and other AutoCAD based products at the download section of

AutoCAD for Mac Announced by Autodesk

AutoCAD® for Mac® software – it’s AutoCAD, for the Mac, bringing robust 3D free-form design tools and powerful drafting capabilities to your platform of choice. It takes full advantage of the Mac OS® X platform, with an intuitive, graphical user interface that makes it easy to bring your ideas to life. And because it’s AutoCAD, you’re working natively in DWG™ format, so you can easily share files with clients, suppliers, and partners around the world, regardless of platform.