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How To Get And Install AutoCAD
Is there a free version of AutoCAD?
If you are still looking to get AutoCAD installed in you computer, worry no more!
AutoDesk is offering a 3 years free license for students and instructors, There is a free version waiting for you to download on AutoDesk website.
AutoCAD free download full version
Use the following link to download AutoCAD for free
When you get on the page linked above, You will need to subscribe to AutoDesk, choose the version of AutoCAD you want to download, Choose the operating system and download AutoCAD.
Choose the version of AutoCAD
You can choose to download one of the four latest release of AutoCAD, and if there is no specific reason to download and outdated version, I will advise going with the latest one.
One of the reasons one can avoid download the latest latest version is that DWG files generated by this version might not be readable by previous versions of AutoCAD. So, if you will have to share your files with someone using previous versions, you might need to check the compatibility factor before choosing the version to download.
Choosing your operating system
Choosing the right Operating System (OS) is crucial, so you have to make sure you have this right.
In order to know the right version, you need to download, check what version of OS you have installed in your computer.
If you are on windows and don’t know if you are using a 32-bit or 64-bit.
Go to your Control Panel and click on System
and you will have displayed the exact version of your OS.
You now have all necessary information to have AutoCAD running on your computer in few minutes.
Go ahead and install AutoCAD and we will see each other in future episodes to make good use of this piece of technology.