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Autodesk announces AutoCAD 2015!

Official Autodesk 2015 site

Reviews of 2015:

Between The Lines Autodesk Blog

What's new in AutoCAD 2015?

Why AutoCAD 2015 is the Best Release Ever!

AutoCAD 2015 from the Dork Side

For more information, please review the documents below

AutoCAD 2015 will require HydraCAD V53. You are able to download a DVD of V53 from our support site at no charge if you are on our updates plan.

Please note that your AutoCAD licensing agreement states you must purchase one upgrade/copy of AutoCAD per machine.

AutoCAD Versions available:

AutoCAD 2015
AutoCAD MEP 2015

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The condensed system recommendations for AutoCAD 2015 are as follows:

System requirements for AutoCAD 2015
Operating System
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8/8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
CPU Type For 64-bit AutoCAD 2015:
  • AMD Athlon 64 with SSE2 technology
  • AMD Opteron™ with SSE2 technology
  • Intel® Xeon® with Intel EM64T support with SSE2 technology
  • Intel Pentium 4 with Intel EM64T support with SSE2 technology
Memory 2 GB (8 GB recommended)
Display Resolution 1024x768 (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color
Display Card Windows display adapter capable of 1024x768 with True Color capabilities. DirectX® 9 or DirectX 11 compliant card recommended but not required.
Disk Space Installation 6.0 GB
Additional requirements for large datasets, point clouds, and 3D modeling
CPU Type Intel Pentium 4 processor or AMD Athlon, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology; Intel or AMD Dual Core processor, 2.0 GHz or higher
Memory 8 GB RAM or greater
Disk Space 6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
Display Card 1280x1024 True Color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D®-capable workstation class graphics card.

Complete Requirements found here: Complete AutoCAD 2015 Requirements

Check to see if a video card is compatible here: Find Graphics Hardware

AutoCAD 2015 Documents

For best results: Right-click on the links below and pick Save Target As: to place on your hard drive.

These documents are in pdf (Adobe Acrobat) format. You need to have the free viewer installed on your machine. If you do not have the viewer, please click this link: Get Acrobat to get it.

Date Posted Document Title Download File
03/27/14 AutoCAD Subscription Brochure (pdf, 115 kb)
03/27/14 AutoCAD 2015 Brochure (pdf, 2 mb)
03/27/14 AutoCAD 2015 Comparison Matrix Between Versions Link