By Matt Kolberg, Application Specialist at SolidCAD
Autodesk has released the latest iteration of its flagship drafting application AutoCAD. Here are some of the highlights.
- This is a comparison matrix from Autodesk.
- AutoCAD 2019 remains on the 2018 format. Files saved with 2019 can be opened in 2018.
AutoCAD will highlight the differences between two selected drawings.
Share a view of your AutoCAD drawing online with others. Those users are not required to have AutoCAD installed since the AutoCAD file is viewed online in their web browser. The DWG is not uploaded to the cloud, only the shared view. Invited participants can view, print, measure, and mark up the view.
AutoCAD subscribers now receive the following Autodesk applications in addition to AutoCAD:
- Electrical design
- Map 3D
- Mechanical design
- MEP (mechanical, electrical, and plumbing)
- Plant 3D, including P&ID functionality
- Raster design