AutoCAD for Mac Goes LIVE!

It’s official! You can now purchase AutoCAD for Mac!

(There is also a 30 day trial version available).


Check out the promo video from Autodesk here! Loads of nice screen shots of AutoCAD for Mac on a big iMac screen for you to look at! 🙂

To download the 30 day trial version, all you need to do is pop over to the official AutoCAD for Mac page at and click on the Product Trial button. As usual, input your details and download your 30 day trial. Easy!

If you don’t think AutoCAD for Mac is for you, read the 10 reasons why you should go for AutoCAD for Mac first! The link is here.

If you are a student, there are 2 download options; a 3 year licence for FREE, or if you pay $395 you can have a perpetual educational licence of AutoCAD for Mac. How cool is that? That would make me go and buy a MacBook and become a student again!

Students, hop on over to and get you educational licence now!

Don’t forget to have a look at AutoCAD WS as well that runs on the iPad, iPod Touch and iPhone! The link is here. (

You might also want to have a read of Shaan Hurley’s blog, Between The Lines, to get his take on all this excitement as well!

This is, quite literally, a historical landmark for Autodesk. This is the first Mac version of AutoCAD for a long, long time and it is not just a conversion to Mac either. It is a whole new version of AutoCAD. Trust me, I have had a play on it and it is superb! Slick, fast and reliable.

I think Bill Gates need to take a quick look behind him once in a while. Bet he didn’t see this one coming!

Happy AutoCAD for Mac’ing!


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