The official AutoCAD mobile app by Autodesk®. View and edit drawings anytime, anywhere!
The official AutoCAD mobile app by Autodesk®
Take the power of AutoCAD® software wherever you go! The AutoCAD mobile app is a DWG viewing and editing application, with easy-to-use drawing and drafting tools. View, markup, edit, and create DWG files on your smartphone or tablet - anytime, anywhere. Simplify your client meetings and construction site visits with the most powerful CAD app and do real CAD work on the go.
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AutoCAD mobile is accurate, fast, and offers an abundance of features. Upload and open 2D DWG drawings and view all aspects of your DWG file, including external references (Xrefs) and layers. The app works with AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT on your desktop, so you can extend your workflow across platforms. Easily access data and DWGs from your desktop, web browser, and mobile device. You can even work offline without an internet connection, taking your CAD drawings with you in the field and beyond.
An ideal CAD app for architects, engineers, construction professionals, field technicians and contractors. Easy to use as a DWG editor and viewer, regardless of CAD experience.
- View and edit DWG files from device storage, email, or external cloud storage like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive, and Box
- Create new CAD drawings on the fly
- CAD editor - Modify and markup AutoCAD drawings in real time
- Measure accurately while on construction sites
- Select, move, rotate, and scale objects
- Draw and edit shapes with accuracy using object snap
- Work offline and sync your changes once back online
- Manage layers - create new layers, edit layer colors, and lock, rename or delete layers
- Blocks - move and duplicate existing blocks
- Includes priority email support
- Be more productive in the field by working with the latest drawings
- Safeguard drawings in your included free Autodesk account or with your own external accounts
- Collaborate in real time and reduce mistakes and re-work
- Replace blueprints at job sites with drawings on your mobile device
- Work seamlessly across platforms – from desktop to mobile and back to desktop
Upgrade to Premium or Ultimate to maintain access to all editing tools.
AutoCAD mobile app subscription plans are available in the following options:
- Premium monthly for $4.99
- Premium annual for $49.99 (save $9.89 vs. monthly subscription)
- Ultimate annual for $99.99
- Included free with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT subscriptions
- Available free for Student Autodesk accounts
All new users automatically get a free trial of the Premium version for 7 days.
Subscriptions will be charged to your credit card through your iTunes account. Subscriptions are automatically renewed unless cancelled at least 24-hours before the end of the current period. You will not be able to cancel a subscription during the active period. Manage your subscriptions in your Account Settings after purchase.
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We are excited to introduce the new Trace feature, which lets you and your collaborators safely review and add changes to a DWG file without altering the existing drawing on your mobile device.
Trace is also available with AutoCAD 2022, letting you open a Trace, view feedback in context, and make updates to the drawing in your desktop application.
This release also includes:
• DXF support – we now support viewing and measuring DXF files. Import and open your DXF files the same way you would a DWG.
• Autodesk Drive – you can now connect drawings from Autodesk Drive cloud storage, included with an AutoCAD subscription. Connect to Autodesk Drive the same way you would any other cloud storage provider.
Ratings and Reviews
Could use more functionality but it does work well
There are a couple of things that I really need in my daily usage of this app on my iPad Pro. Being able to easily draw shapes with set dimensions entered via text entry (I thought that I used to be able to do this), and the ability to draw splines. I have to switch back to my Mac in order to accomplish these two tasks and it seems like they should be easy to implement on the iPad. Having those two abilities would greatly increase my productivity.
Another caveat is that I haven’t been able to select any objects recently with the Apple Pencil 2 - I have to select the object with my finger and then I can adjust the nodes/handles with the pencil from there.
I still enjoy the program, I just find myself thinking that it could be a lot more useful with a few additions or tweaks.
Developer Response ,
We are glad to inform you that our latest iOS release (version 4.4.34) includes keypad, which would allow accurate input. While drawing a line or a shape, tap on a value box to access the tool.
Be aware that this is not a final version of the feature, as we are working on improving it. Please help us make our app better and share your thoughts.
Should have made it like desktop version. Why change it?
Whoever designed this app needs to understand that AutoCAD users weren’t born in 2000. This app looks very elementary and isn’t the interface most users see on desktop. Why redesign it when experienced users already have had a palette from many years ago. It should have been more seamless transition from desktop to mobile. One of the key features that I am at a loss for is:
Ability to type dimensions for line lengths and the use of standard key commands. Point and click is such a waste of time. For any experienced use of Autocad, typing commands from memory is faster than drawing lines. Once it compounds, one will know how much longer it takes to make a drawing.
Also, I subscribed, but my Apple Pencil doesn’t even work based on the tutorials about freehand and editing dimensions. None of that is on the paid version. And zero support. Unfortunate that it’s like any other generic drawing tool and not like the original desktop version, which one would think that is where you would would actually begin the design with and not start from scratch.
I will try it out, but it is so slow to even just draw a floor plan. I can do it faster on a desktop version. Time is money for AutoCAD users and app developers don’t really think that this isn’t just a hobby app, it’s a working man’s app to make money and every second counts when drawing in AutoCAD because it is used by professionals, not hobbyists.
Developer Response ,
Thanks for your feedback.
We wanted to notify you that in the new version of the app, you need to select a tool, before starting drawing with Apple Pencil.
We are currently working on improving Apple Pencil support within the app. We would appreciate it if you could let us know what are the functions that you are looking for when working with Apple Pencil? What function do you need the most?
Be aware that this is not a final version of the app, as we are working on improving it. Please help us make our app better and share your thoughts at firstname.lastname@example.org
Great product, how about more options
Easy to use and very flexible but needs more libraries of objects. The basic home furniture objects are fine, but how about more things for engineering drawings. I have AutoCAD on my Mac at home but I am using the iPad for much more of my work, so quick, easy, and portable
Had a project I did by hand because no steel shapes library was available. I am fine with making the steel shapes library an in app purchase. I know that other folks will want other libraries for their projects so make them as addons
Also let us add a shape we regularly use to the apps objects library that shows up whenever we start app
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- Requires iOS 13.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 13.0 or later.
- iPod touch
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