MacRumors spoken with Autodesk product manager Micah Dickerson concerning the latest version, with Dickerson observing a focus on mix-platform compatibility for mixed Home windows and Mac conditions and highlighting a "large four" group of features put in the 2015 version according to customer comments:
- Dynamic Blocks: Mac customers now be capable of create and edit Dynamic Blocks with a brand new sleek yet effective tool. With Dynamic Blocks, customers can take shape just one block you can use frequently (such for home windows or doorways) and just modified in shape or size dynamically instead of developing a static block for every feature.Dynamic Blocks
- Layer States: Addressing one of the leading obstacles to mix-platform usage between Home windows and Mac versions of AutoCAD, Mac customers are now able to save layer information for example color, linetype and frozen/locked/off status.
- Quick Choose: This selection enables customers to simply choose objects according to queries, including multiple selection criteria. The feature includes a brand new preview function to permit the consumer to determine what objects match the factors before carrying out.
- Data Links: Customers wanting to connect Stand out excel spreadsheets using their sketches are now able to achieve this through Data Links. Changes towards the spreadsheet will instantly the related table in AutoCAD, which makes it simple to keep an eye on arranging and charges on various projects.
Dickerson highlights that, according to testing to date, AutoCAD for Mac 2015 seems is the most stable and quickest version to date, while adding numerous additional features and being careful of countless bugs along with other issues.
AutoCAD for Mac 2015 launches today, and it is available not just in the typical perpetual license program, but additionally Autodesk's subscription plans made to lower the barrier to entry for individuals searching to consider their steps in to the company's CAD software.
Standard prices continues to be same for 2015, with AutoCAD arriving at $4195 and also the more fundamental AutoCAD LT listed at $1200, with cheaper upgrade options available too for current customers. The subscription plan might find AutoCAD listed at $210 monthly or $1680 each year, while AutoCAD LT is going to be listed at $45 monthly or $360 each year.