Autocad 2012 Free Download

Yay! The new AutoCad 2012 is now available to everyone. Download it for Free. Experience the perfect and genuine software only from AutoDesk. If you’re a student or Cad lover, you can have an awesome beta test and trial to try the newly released Autocad software. And if you want, you can download the complete ACAD 2012 version, too.

If you loved the older version AutoCad, it’s time to love the next spanking new advanced architecture and design software developed by Autodesk – the AutoCad 2012. I know it’s quite early but as we all know, the huge company is always ahead in the technology of construction and design so we better grab it and draw like it’s 2012. :)

it's time for the Autocad 2012
it's time for the Autocad 2012

AutoCad 2012 Amazing Features

Why we must grab AutoCad 2012. The world’s leading 2D and 3D CAD program provider, Autodesk, promises AutoCad 2012 users an incredible speed, power and flexibility in shaping and building the world around us. The software comes with updated tools and sophisticated features for conceptual design, model documentation and reality capture. It’s about time to go mobile and the web, now we can share our creations in the web and via mobile like the iphone, ipad, and Android. Wow! That’s just a warm up for the exciting features. Autocad 2012 a.k.a. ACAD 2012 comes with these new features:

Model documentation tools – comes with intelligent documentation for AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor software, and other models.

Associative array functionality – we can now array objects along specified paths, thus saving a lot of effort and time

AutCad WS – we can sync your designs over the web or from our mobile devices.

Extended multi-function grips – more CAD objects like lines, arcs, elliptical arcs, dimensions, and mleaders as well as 3D faces, edges, and vertices.

Command line enhancements – we can access commands easier and more efficient

Autodesk Inventor Fusion – easy to use 3D conceptual design features more professionally

Simplified migration settings – we can easily migrate our custom settings or reset Autocad

Blend tool – we now have the option to tangent or smooth continuity between two curves or make spline objects

Autocad 2012 let designs in sync to mobile and the web
Autocad 2012 let designs in sync to mobile and the web

AutoCad 2012 vs AutoCad 2011

AutoCad 2012 Compared to AutoCad 2011

AutoCad 2012 comes with plenty package of astounding features that are not available in the AutoCad 2011. They are:

  • Auto-complete command entry, delete duplicate objects function and project snap under the user interaction features.
  • Editable USC icon, 3D associative array, in-canvas viewpoint controls, and Inventor fusion under the design exploration features.
  • 2D associative array, copy array, blend curves, and model documentation under the documentation features.
  • DWG convert, IGES, CATIA, Rhiino, Pro/Engineer, and STEP Import and Autocad WS under the communication features.
  • Migration reset and multiple plot file search path under the customization features.

What more can we ask for?

Autodesk exchange for Autocad – we can definitely access help and support, forums, get tips and tutorials, getting started videos, and get downloadable plug-ins we need

Autodesk content explorer – we can quickly find our files when we search them. Reminds me of Google Desktop

3D associative array – guides us in selecting array objects when designing 3D

Citrix - Citrix Systems, Inc. and Autodesk have partnered to provide customers with greater efficiency and flexibility in their use of AutoCAD

Download AutoCad 2012 for Free

Download the Free Trial and Beta test

By the way, AutoCad software is available for Windows and Mac OS. When you buy the software, it comes with a free limited edition book that contains stunning visuals, winning stories that will inspire everyone. Wonders if it has free tutorials.

AutoCad 2012 System Requirements

For 32-bit:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional, or Home Premium (compare Windows 7 versions); Microsoft® Windows Vista® Enterprise, Business, Ultimate, or Home Premium (SP2 or later) (compare Windows Vista versions); or Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional or Home edition (SP3 or later)
  • For Windows Vista or Windows 7: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® dual-core processor, 3.0 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology; for Windows XP: Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon dual-core processor, 1.6 GHz or higher with SSE2 technology
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB free disk space for installation
  • 1,024 x 768 display resolution with true color
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0 or later
  • Install from download or DVD

For 64-bit:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise, Ultimate, Professional, or Home Premium (compare Windows 7 versions); Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise, Business, Ultimate, or Home Premium (SP2 or later) (compare Windows Vista versions); or Microsoft Windows XP Professional (SP2 or later)
  • AMD Athlon 64 with SSE2 technology, AMD Opteron® processor with SSE2 technology, Intel® Xeon® processor with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology, or Intel Pentium 4 with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 2 GB free space for installation
  • 1,024 x 768 display resolution with true color
  • Internet Explorer 7.0 or later
  • Install from download or DVD

Additional requirements for 3D Modeling (all configurations)

  • Intel Pentium 4 processor or AMD Athlon, 3 GHz or greater; or Intel or AMD dual-core processor, 2 GHz or greater
  • 2 GB RAM or more
  • 2 GB hard disk space available in addition to free space required for installation
  • 1,280 x 1,024 true color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Microsoft® Direct3D®-capable workstation-class graphics card

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justom 5 years ago from 41042

Huh??? Even when I have no idea about this stuff it's interesting. Peace!! Tom

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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts

Hi twentyfive, thanks for all this great information, sounds like it is some great 3D design software !

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Ken Barton 5 years ago

Hi twentyfive, Great info on Auto CAD 2012. I'm pretty familiar with Auto CAD, but the question I was left with was the free download part because then you show what it costs. Is the download the full version, or just a sample trial version? Thanks for the input.

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twentyfive 5 years ago Author

Hello Tom! It's a famous software used in architectural design. Before, drafting used to be manual. Doing perspective drawings takes a lot of time, now it's clickable :) And yeah, we can use that in the iphone and other devices too :)

It's a pleasure Kash! :) Now is the time for 3D :) Happy to see you.

Hi Ken! Yes it's the official free trial from Autodesk. The full version is available too from them but not free. As much as I wanted to put the links of the complete version free download from the other sites, I cant coz this website is not mine :) Thanks for dropping by :)

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mrbr14nwll 5 years ago

Great Hub As Always =D

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Astra Nomik 5 years ago from Edge of Reality and Known Space

Amazing software, Fehl. Do you use this? Is that why you wrote this? I never knew....I must check into it.... Heh.

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twentyfive 5 years ago Author

It's amazing. I could build a house where you can't easily sneak in hehe Mwah!

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bbnix 5 years ago from Southern California

Hi 25. Well versed with 2010 and a ACAD user since '85, some of the new features look cool...I'll check it out.. nice write for my first visit...Cathy recommended you as wonderful, but didn't say just say just how wonderful...or even how versatile..


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twentyfive 5 years ago Author

Could you design a Ferrari with it? lol Thank you Willy Billy :) Autocad 2012 rocks!

sruthi 5 years ago

my goddd...!!!!! it takes much time i.e., 15 hours...

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twentyfive 5 years ago Author

lol that's weird

kishan suthar 5 years ago

i want downlode

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twentyfive 5 years ago Author

Download it before it's 2012 lol :)

mandip 5 years ago


kicha 5 years ago

i wanna download, it must me so better

mayank 5 years ago

i m doing auto cad 2012 .and i purching auto cad 2012 from shop but it was trail version ,after 30 day that software was turn down .and i don't have many for purchasing of new and lenience version can some body send me this software to me permanent

saied elattar 5 years ago

the cad 2012 very good

george 5 years ago

hi i'm very happy for auto cad. is good using your product

ivan 5 years ago

hi i'm very happy for auto cad. is good using your product

aisha 5 years ago

intahai ghatiya oor kameeny log ho aapa oor aap ki ye site bhi

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Johnjfernando 5 years ago

Wow. Totally want this now!

Ephraim iyke 5 years ago

Hi, am quite happy about this very 2012 Autocad, can't really wait to get it downloaded, thanks a million !

n vinod 5 years ago

it is ver use full

FARAHAN 5 years ago

wat is this no body easy instsl thst one wat this pls make it easy ha

srikantamishra 5 years ago

hii autocad 2012 is a great software 4 2d drafting.

job 5 years ago


suhieb 5 years ago

can we use in michanic dasin !?

Tayyab 5 years ago

i am architect

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babahussain 5 years ago

iwant slso this softwaer

magesh 5 years ago

auto cad 2012 down load

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ravikant ranjan 5 years ago

with the help of this software we can draw 3d diagram on screen in easy way

george 5 years ago


newbie 5 years ago

how big is the file size of autocad to download?

Zosimo deo 5 years ago

Iam an autocad enthusiast, i cant wait to have it now, i knew it is an increadible software, i salute you AUTODESK!

akash 5 years ago


benedict 5 years ago

good for me :)

Sarut 5 years ago

I will like to down load this version plse

c.selva mani kannan 5 years ago

this software can be used for modelling

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mike202 5 years ago

I'm not really familiar with this type of program, hope someone can help, and you don't mind what may be a stupid newbie question. I want a software program that will help me modify a design. For example, using a picture of an old basic 10 story office building, I want to picture it with added balconies (ornate railing or glass), add 2 or five floors, change the color or material, maybe a green rooftop terrace with trees/shrubs... Basically want to show what an old building could look converted for a hotel or condos. I'm not an artist so can't start from scratch, I'm thinking I could use pictures and just crop balconies, window grids, etc in somehow. Would an autocad program work? Thought of using a photoshop program but other than changing colors, brightening, removing shadows and stuff I don't see anything in Photoshop that would help do what I have in mind. -This isn't for any professional purposes, just want an easy way to express what I visualize something could be. Hope that made a little sense. Any suggestions -other than design school?

ear 5 years ago


eldhose 5 years ago

ya its supper ,,,,,

MASHUD RANA 4 years ago


vhong 4 years ago

hi...thank you very much for autocad 2012

r.herrera 4 years ago

We dumped autocad 20 years ago. I try it every year-i'm turned off by its obscurity,everything is a guess work, you never give full info about its abilities and the program is a use it it's an expense that other programs do for less.

manish malav 4 years ago

it is best for design work

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bakRI 4 years ago

ma k loro aotu cad kha hy

jonathan 4 years ago

it is more interesting.......

Saikat 4 years ago

i am astudents

vickymano neyveli 4 years ago

it'good. i has advanced features

samar 4 years ago


jamal hammadi 4 years ago

i am arcchitect.i am very very happy on utocad 2012.i love autocad.

ghafiz 4 years ago

help me

rajeshyadav 4 years ago

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praneeth 4 years ago

iam architect.i about cad,completed2dand3dcourse,it very good,and easy to do plans.

mark busco 4 years ago

it is the best for design

jamil noor 4 years ago

i will be thankful if you allow me to dowmload autocad2012

iam student at colledge.

rehan hussain 4 years ago

m a student of mechanical engineering,,,,really this auto cad 2012,,,is best 4 thanxxxxxx....4 providing this...........................

Radhakrishnan 4 years ago

Good, it is necessary for engineering stoodent.

yuda tama 4 years ago

thanks ,,it's very useful,,

amar 4 years ago

this is the good software of mechanical and civil

esmail salah 4 years ago

thank you

benji 4 years ago

i want to download 2012 autocad

urimar 4 years ago

how to dowload autocad to computer ,?

Nidaa 4 years ago

How we can download the AutoCAD??

chalormwut 4 years ago

good man

ac from philippines :) 4 years ago

ahm hey sir! is this a autocad software that has no expiration ? for example 30 days trial..

Nanding 3 years ago

i want to download autoCAD 2012

prakash 3 years ago

i want to download the AUTOCAD Software for my personal use only

sagore 3 years ago

very nice



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