Best-in-class 2D design and documentation

Professional architects, engineers and designers look to AutoCAD LT® to get their work done with speed and precision.



Create your 2D designs with precision and best-in-class documentation features. Architects, engineers, and construction professionals use AutoCAD LT® to:

  • Design, draft, and document with precise 2D geometry
  • Access a comprehensive set of editing, design, and annotation tools
  • Complete projects faster with an intuitive and customizable interface
System requirements:
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Here’s what you can do with AutoCAD LT.

Draft with precision and speed

Create precise 2D drawings faster with the easy-to-use drafting tools in AutoCAD LT. Improve productivity by automating common tasks and streamlining workflows.

Access the AutoCAD web app

View, edit, annotate, and share CAD drawings with a simple user interface, on any computer. Just sign in and get to work. No installation is required.

Access the AutoCAD mobile app
Take the power of AutoCAD with you wherever you go—even offline. View, edit, comment on, and create CAD drawings in real time.

What's New?

Essential, dependable features for 2D design and documentation that save you time and help you work more efficiently.

Floating windows (enhanced)

Rapidly send and incorporate feedback into your designs. Import feedback from printed paper or PDFs and add changes to your drawings automatically, without additional drawing steps.

Trace (enhanced)

Learn helpful tips and valuable information at the right time and in the right context to help you complete your projects faster.
Sheet Set Manager (enhanced)
Open sheet sets quicker than ever before. Using the Autodesk cloud platform, sending and opening sheet sets to and from teammates is quicker and safer.
Count (enhanced)
Automate the counting of blocks or objects within a selected area or throughout your entire drawing with a menu to identify errors and navigate through your counted objects.

AutoCAD vs AutoCAD LT​

Compare the features of AutoCAD® and AutoCAD® LT, and learn which CAD software is the right solution for your design workflow.​

APIs and automation

Architecture design


Cloud and mobility

Key Features


Send a controlled copy of your drawing to teammates and colleagues to access wherever they are.


Safely review and add feedback directly to a DWG™ file without altering the existing drawing.


Automate counting blocks or geometry with the COUNT command.

Cloud storage connectivity

Access, preview, and open any DWG file in AutoCAD LT with Autodesk’s cloud and other leading cloud storage providers.

Floating windows

Pull away drawing windows to display side by side or on multiple monitors, in the same instance of AutoCAD LT.

Push to Autodesk Docs

Push your CAD drawing sheets as PDFs directly from AutoCAD LT to Autodesk Docs.

Blocks palette

View, access, and mark your blocks as favorites from AutoCAD LT on desktop or within the AutoCAD web app.

AutoCAD on any device

View, edit, and create drawings in AutoCAD on virtually any desktop, web, and mobile device.

Dynamic blocks

Add flexibility to your block references, including changes in shape, size, or configuration.

Drawing history

Compare past and present versions of a drawing and see the evolution of your work.

Quick measure

Display all nearby measurements in a drawing simply by hovering your mouse

Enhanced DWG compare

Compare two versions of a drawing without leaving your current window

Extended Workflows

Innovative technologies

Get the latest technologies, including TrustedDWG™, high-resolution monitor support, migration tools, and the AutoCAD desktop app.

Intuitive user interface

Access tools when you need them—contextual ribbon tabs, multifunctional grips, customizable tool palettes, and an intelligent command line.

Comprehensive 2D documentation

Produce 2D documentation and drawings with a comprehensive set of drawing, editing, and annotation tools.

Save to web and mobile

Save drawings from your desktop to view and edit on the AutoCAD web and mobile apps, xrefs included.

Shared views

Publish design views of your drawing in a web browser for viewing and commenting.

XREF compare

See the changes made to your current drawing from changed external references.

User Interaction

Start tab

The AutoCAD LT Start tab lets you easily access files and other helpful content directly from the home screen.

Tool palettes

Easily access your most frequently used content and tools with customizable tool palettes.

Ribbon tabs and panels

Access your favorite tools easily when you need them with the AutoCAD LT ribbon.

Object selection and isolation

Find and select all objects that match the properties of an object. Hide or unhide the selected objects.

Associative arrays

Create and modify objects in circular or rectangular patterns, or along a path.

Object and layer transparency

Control the transparency for selected objects or for all objects on a layer.

Multifunctional grips

Easily reshape, move, or manipulate geometry with grip editing.

2D Drawing, Drafting & Annotation


Create leaders with a variety of content, including text or blocks. Easily format leader lines and define styles.

Smart dimensioning

Create dimensions automatically. Pass the cursor over selected objects to get a preview before you create it.

Text formatting

Create single or multiline text (mtext) as a single text object. Format the text, columns, and boundaries.


Create tables with data and symbols in rows and columns, apply formulas, and link to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.

Centerlines and center marks

Create and edit centerlines and center marks that automatically move when you move the associated objects.

Revision clouds

Draw revision clouds around new changes in a drawing to quickly identify your updates.

Data linking

Enable simultaneous updates by creating a live link between a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and a table in your drawing.


Specify the size of your drawing sheet, add a title block, and display multiple views of your model.


Use fields in text objects to display text that can be updated automatically as the field value changes.

Layout viewports

Create layout viewports to display different elements of your design at varying scales


Geographic location & online maps

Insert geographic location information into a drawing, & display a map in the drawing from an online map service.

PDF & DGN files

Share and reuse data from PDF and DGN files by importing, exporting, or attaching them as underlays.

DWG and image references

Attach drawings and images to your current drawing as externally referenced files.

Install & Customize

TrustedDWG technology

TrustedDWG technology lets you know of a possible incompatibility when a file was not last saved by an Autodesk software product.

Sysvar monitor

Monitor current system variables against a preferred list of values. Notification balloons alert you of deviations.

Autodesk desktop app

Get alerts and install software updates without disrupting your workflow. View tutorials about new features.

CUI customization

Customize the user interface to improve accessibility and reduce the number of steps for frequent tasks

Migration tool

Migrate your custom settings and files from previous releases.

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Integrate Business Systems

We develop data sharing solutions to improve and speed up the communication between CAD & business management technologies.

Optimize Business Processes

We do unique assessments of our clients, enabling them to address workflow challenges, identify opportunities & achieve objectives.

Leverage the Power of BIM

By understanding BIM philosophies we can develop & implement BIM solutions for any project or establish BIM standards for any company.

Have Questions About Complex Applications?

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AutoCAD LT Windows OS

System Requirements

Operating System

64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 11 and Windows 10 version 1809 or above.


Basic: 2.5–2.9 GHz processor (base) ARM Processors are not supported.
Recommended: 3+ GHz processor (base), 4+ GHz (turbo)


Basic: 8 GB
Recommended: 16 GB

Display Resolution

Conventional Displays:
1920 x 1080 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

Basic: 1 GB GPU with 29 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 11 compliant
Recommended: 4 GB GPU with 106 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 12 compliant

Disk space

10.0 GB (suggested SSD)

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse compliant

.NET Framework

.NET Framework version 4.8 or later


System Requirements

Operating System

Apple® macOS® Monterey v12
Apple macOS Big Sur v11
Apple macOS Catalina v10.15


Basic: Apple Mac Pro® 4.1, MacBook Pro® 5.1, iMac® 8.1, Mac mini® 3.1, MacBook Air®, MacBook® 5.1

Recommended: Apple Mac® models supporting Metal Graphics Engine
Apple Mac models with M series chip are supported under Rosetta 2 mode.

CPU Type

64-bit Intel CPU
Apple M series CPU


Basic: 4GB
Recommended: 8GB or higher

Display Resolution

Basic: 1280 x 800 display
High Resolution: 2880 x 1800 with Retina Display

Disk space

5 GB free disk space for download and installation

Pointing Device

Apple-compliant Mouse, Apple-compliant Trackpad, Microsoft-compliant mouse

Display Card

Recommended: Mac native installed graphics cards

Disk Format

APFS, APFS(Encrypted), Mac OS Extended (Journaled), Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted)