Autodesk AutoCAD 2016 for Mac

AutoCAD has been leading the field in drafting and detailling software for 30 years, and is now available for Mac computers. Autodesk software gives you the best tools for creating and documenting your 2D and 3D designs.

Autodesk AutoCAD 2016 for Mac is now even more user-friendly and easy to adapt to your preferences, including the functionalities provided by Mac. AutoCAD 2016 represents a major addition to the toolkit of Autodesk and Apple users thanks to the significantly improved coordination model and dynamic blocks feature.

When you purchase a licence for Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 for Mac, you also have the right to use the 2016 version. This is the only way, in the new licensing structure, to "buy" AutoCAD 2016 for Mac (further information on licensing).


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System requirements for AutoCAD for Mac 2016

Source: Autodesk

Operating System

  • Apple Mac OS X v10.11 or later (El Capitan)
  • OS X v10.10 or later (Yosemite)
  • OS X v10.9 or later (Mavericks)


  • Apple Mac Pro 4,1 or later (Mac Pro 6,1 or later recommended)
  • MacBook Pro 5,1 or later (MacBook Pro 10,1 with Retina Display or later recommended)
  • iMac 8.1 or later (iMac 11.1 or later recommended)
  • Mac Mini 3.1 or later (Mac Mini 4.1 or later recommended)
  • MacBook Air 2.1 or later
  • MacBook 5.1 or later (MacBook 7.1 or later recommended)

CPU type
64-bit Intel CPU (Intel Core Duo CPU, 2 GHz or faster recommended)

3 GB of RAM (4 GB or above recommended)

Display Resolution
1280 x 800 display with true color (2880 x 1800 with Retina Display is recommended).

Disk Space
3 GB free disk space for download and installation (4 GB or above is recommended)

Pointing Device

  • Apple Mouse
  • Apple Magic Mouse
  • Magic Trackpad
  • MacBook Pro trackpad
  • Microsoft-compliant mouse.

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