System Requirements for Autocad 2018!

System Requirements for Autocad 2018!

Thinking of updating your AutoCAD to 2018?

Make sure you meet these system requirements before you download the software!

System requirements for AutoCAD 2018
Operating System
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1 (32-bit & 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 with Update KB2919355 (32-bit & 64-bit)
  • Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit only)
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 (4 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 1360 x 768 with True Color capabilities and DirectX® 9 ¹. DirectX 11 compliant card recommended.

DirectX 9 recommended by the supported OS

Disk Space        Installation 4.0 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 install from DVD
ToolClips Media Player        Adobe Flash Player v10 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
Disk Space          6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
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.

 

For more insight into AutoCAD 2018 and to learn how to create 2D drawings, documentation faster and with even more precision, join us on our live webinar on  April 27th at 10 am showing the very latest features, tips, and tricks of the 2018 release.

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