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Mechanical design software for manufacturing

AutoCAD Mechanical engineering design software is AutoCAD for manufacturing designed to accelerate the mechanical CAD process within AutoCAD environment.

Mechanical Drawing Software

Layer Management

Isolate and restore layer groups and specify linetypes and lineweights.

Hid lines

Update geometry automatically when changes occur and minimise time-consuming manual re-drawing.

700,000 standard parts and features

Produce accurate drawings with standard components.

Machinery generators and calculators

Efficiently analyse designs, including shaft, spring, belt, chain and cam generators.

Document 3D CAD models

Detail native Inventor part and assembly models.

Reusable mechanical drawing detailing tools

Use intelligent drafting tools made for mechanical design.

Custom content library and publishing

Create and save custom content.

Command preview and contextual menus

Preview fillet, chamfer and offset commands.

AutoCAD mobile app

Essential tools for on-the-go CAD work, the AutoCAD mobile app lets you take the power of AutoCAD wherever you go.

Smart mechanical engineering dimensions

Create dimensions using abbreviated dialogue boxes.

Support for international drafting standards

Deliver standards-based design documentation.

Associative balloons and bills of materials

Create automated part lists and BOMs.

AutoCAD Mechanical 2018 System Requirements

Operating System

  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit only)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355 (32-bit & 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit & 64-bit)

Note: AutoCAD Mechanical 2018 is not supported on the 32-bit version of Windows 10

CPU Type

32-bit: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) processor
64-bit: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64) processor

Memory

32-bit: 2 GB (3 GB recommended)

64-bit: 4 GB (8 GB recommended)

Display Resolution

Conventional Displays:
1360 x 768 (1920 x 1080 recommended) with True Color

High Resolution & 4K Displays:
Resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 supported on Windows 10, 64 bit systems (with capable display card)

Display Card

Windows display adapter capable of 1920 x 1080 with True Color capabilities and DirectX® 9 1. DirectX 11 compliant card recommended.

High Resolution & 4K Displays:
Windows display adapter capable of resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 and manufacturer-recommended for high resolution applications with True Color capabilities and DirectX9 1. DirectX11 compliant card recommended.

1 DirectX 9 recommended by supported OS

Disk Space

32-bit: Installation 4 GB


64-bit: Installation 6 GB

Browser

Windows Internet Explorer 11 or later

Network

Deployment via Deployment Wizard.

The license server and all workstations that will run applications dependent on network licensing must run TCP/IP protocol.

Either Microsoft or Novell TCP/IP protocol stacks are acceptable. Primary login on workstations may be Netware or Windows.

In addition to operating systems supported for the application, the license server will run on the Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2 Server editions.

Citrix® XenApp™ 7.6, Citrix® XenDesktop™ 7.6.

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse Compliant

Digitizer

WINTAB support

Media (DVD)

Download or installation from DVD

ToolClips Media Player

Adobe Flash Player v22 or up

.NET Framework

.NET Framework Version 4.6


Additional Requirements for Large Datasets, Point Clouds, and 3D Modeling

Memory

8 GB RAM or more

Display Card

1920 x 1080 or greater True Color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; Direct3D®-capable workstation class graphics card.

Disk Space

6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements

Additional requirement for Model Documentation and Point Clouds

CPU Type

64-bit (x64) processor

Note: 64-bit Operating Systems are recommended if you are working with Large Datasets, Point Clouds and 3D Modeling and required if you are using the Model Documentation or Point Clouds.

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Next Steps

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