Autodesk

AutoCAD LT


4.5 / 5
98 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Architectural firms looking for easier means to utilize CAD Software


Average Ratings

98 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $390.00/one-time/user
  • Deployment
    Installed - Mac
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Autodesk
  • www.autodesk.com

About AutoCAD LT

AutoCAD LT provides simple instruction for mastering AutoCAD LT drawing and dimensioning techniques. Text content presents typical applications of AutoCAD LT with basic and advanced concepts. Produce 2D documentations and drawings with advanced set of editing and annotation tools, while still utilizing AutoCAD's simplified and user friendly instruction.


AutoCAD LT Features

  • 2D Drawing
  • 3D Modeling
  • Change Management
  • Collaboration
  • Conflict Tracking
  • Design Modeling
  • Document Management
  • For Facility Management
  • Mobile Access
  • Scheduling

AutoCAD LT Reviews Recently Reviewed!


For me ... The best Soft !

Dec 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: AutoCAD develops an arsenal of features to perform 2D sketches, drawings and annotations. To do this, it proposes a revision cloud that summarizes all the new modifications around a drawing. Functions related to scoring, benchmarks and tables are also provided.

Also known for its 3D modeling capabilities, AutoCAD is powerful in 3D modeling and photorealistic rendering of solids, surfaces and many meshes. This solution also offers a wide range of 3D visualization and navigation tools to present designs.

One of AutoCAD's strengths is its connection to Autodesk 360. This connectivity allows you to synchronize your work online so as not to lose it, but also to simplify a possible change of machine or to share your work for example.

Cons: The subscription cost is quite expensive, but it is the price to pay to use the best software on the market

Great Program but some glitches need to be fixed

Jan 31, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: This program is great for anyone in the design industry. It helps create accurate drawings for architectural purpose, interior design purpose and generally anything that needs measurements. It is easy to use, and the commands are accessed easily by just entering first few letters. EG line command, just type in L and you will see a little box pop up asking you if you are trying to make a line.

Cons: Finding that trying to change the work space to a custom work space causes the CAD to crash. So it would be great to fix that glitch, as every individual works differently on CAD and likes to have certain sets of command tools on there model space.

Overall: This is my number one program, I am in the design field, I have used this program for almost everything. Greating banners, files for laser cutting, shop drawings, 3d rendering. etc.

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I use this program all of the time!!!! Highly recommend.

Dec 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: As an environmental engineer, I work with and create many engineering drawings/figures for municipal client construction and remedial projects and AutoCAD is the most universally used program. It is very simple to use from creating complex multi-layered drawings to simple figures with the ability to drop in pictures (jpegs, gif, etc.) to enhance the project deliverables. I also like the ability to print to a pdf file, which makes it convenient to email deliverables without having to attach all of the different referenced files.

Cons: I don't have any. It is a less complex program as it doesn't have the 3D functionality. I would recommend using the AutoCAD LT version as it can be smoother/quicker to operate than the AutoCAD or AutoCAD Architectural versions.

Perfect 2D drawing package when on a tight budget

Sep 12, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: AutoCAD LT will give most users all the CAD functionality they need when on a tight budget. Importing PDF images such as maps and blueprints into and being able to draw over them is all that most users will ever need - be warned price and ease come with limitations, this is not a 3D package but isometric build-drawings are generally what manufactures need to build that part or even machine you need.

Cons: Having "seen" the power of 3D, one can be easily influenced to buy up - especially by a commission hungry salesman.

Overall: Machine parts and plant layouts are completed in a jiffy with this easy to use and quick to learn program. Although 3D packages might offer more of a "wow" factor, often times a 2D package is all one needs.

What CAN'T you do?

Nov 30, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: There's so much you can do on this program. This is mainly a 2D drawing program and in that line of work, the possibilities are endless. It's highly recommended if you are drawing electrical. It works great for home floorplans.

Cons: This is not the AutoCAD capable of drawing in 3D. This is specifically a 2D drawing program. That is the difference between AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. LT is 2D. This is very important when choosing programs.

Overall: I've been using AutoCAD for many years and there are still many things to learn. I don't believe a single person will ever be able to learn all there is for AutoCAD to offer in their lifetime. Once you learn the basics, it is easy to use.

The industry standard, but expensive

Aug 15, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I've been working with AutoCAD LT for many years, and have tried the other standard options (Microstation and Vectorworks). AutoCAD LT is hands down the most accurate, quickest to draw with, and most likely to be compatible with everything else.

Cons: The cost - the change to a subscription model is understandable, but it screws over those of us who invested in perpetual licences with maintenance. It's also still pretty hopeless at references, which make any file irritatingly slow.

Overall: I'm an architect, and I use this software for all my drawings. It's a fluid design and presentation tool that simply works.

AutoCAD LT Review

Sep 25, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: AutoCAD LT is a user friendly, all encompassing design software. The ease of use for our draftsmen is great. The design tools for this software are plentiful.

Cons: There is nothing that I like least about this software except that their customer service could be more helpful especially when it comes to billing.

Overall: AutoCAD LT has transformed our drafting department. It provides for a nice transition for our clients to see exactly what they are purchasing to purchasing and manufacturing the product.

I use this software mostly for P&ID generation and site GAs.

Jan 11, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Its very powerful. I am amazed how accurately the Snap functions predict the points I want to measure/draw to. Most things are pretty intuitive and the changes between versions haven't been difficult to figure out. The command bar at the bottom has remained so I have always been able to do what I want even if I can't find the icon. I really like the "area" function when working with GA drawings.

Cons: I think the "Help" portion could be better with links to tutorials. I've had to general "Google" some items to find answers. I wish mobile version was easier to use. I wish there was a large library of blocks available without having to download them. The software is expensive although probably worth it.

Overall: I have been able to make clean and concise P&ID drawings and layout/utilize GA and elevation drawings of my sites.

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Perfect for drafting in 2D, for a fraction of the cost of a full AutoCAD subscription. Love it!

Feb 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: This still has everything I need for 2D drafting, without all the extra frills that I'll never use. It's easy to use once you know all the tools/shortcuts/commands, but there are a lot of them.

Cons: The only downside that I can think of is that the software crashes every now and then, which can be aggravating when you are working on a tight deadline.

Overall: This software is widely used in the drafting industry, so it is easy to send and receive project files between employees/companies.

AutoCAD LT for Interior Designers

Sep 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy to use, works well on MacBook. Works well for what I need to do on a daily basis as an interior designer.. covers the basics!

Cons: Freezes occassionally and restoring isn't as easy as I'd like. I wish it Autosaved!

Overall: AutoCAD LT has allowed me to use all the necessary functions of autocad to perform my daily tasks as an interior designer. While I didn't learn autocad using LT, I found that it was an extremely easy transition and that it really allows me to do everything I need to do.

Useful 2-Dimensional Drawing Software for Professionals

Mar 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: AutoCAD LT is a pretty powerful 2D drawing software (3D is available with the regular AutoCAD).

If you're doing layouts and parts designs, this software can handle that with quite a bit of functionality. It's also very compatible - older files can be opened with newer software, and newer software can save files into older formats for others who are not up-to-date.

It's also customizable for the user interface - if you liked the old layout of commands, you can change it. If you like to type your command, you can do that, or if you're better with the mouse and the ribbon, those are also options.

Cons: One of AutoCAD LT's great benefits (Backwards compatibility) could also be holding it back - in order to be compatible it can't quite adapt as quick or as fully as you might expect.

With a relatively new ribbon layout along with mouse shortcuts, these concerns are partially eliminated, but it's not quite as quick and clean as other, newer Autodesk software (for example, Inventor).

Starting up without any experience is a challenge, but this is true for most 2D or 3D design software.

Most of the Functionality of the full AutoCAD without most of the Applicational Heft

Feb 25, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Most of the time, I don't need the full version of AutoCAD in my day-to-day use. 99% of the time, LT works perfectly for what I need it to, and for the other 1%, I've found other ways to do what needed to be done.

Cons: The only issue is when you aren't able to use a function that is in the full version of AutoCAD but not in the Auto CAD LT

Overall: Overall, AutoCAD LT is perfect for my engineering and drafting needs .

Nice Feature Set for Basic Use

Dec 29, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: We edit 2D CAD drawings for uploading to a CNC machine. This was a great lower cost solution for getting into CAD. The cost is more than what we wanted to spend, but pricing is competitive. We could not find anything else out there that could edit in the formats we needed and AutoDesk software has been built up so well over the years that it is comparable to Microsoft office on how standard their software is across industries.

Cons: It is still CAD and is something that takes time to learn. Because of the trimmed down features it can have some odd errors where objects are not read/supported, so they can be edited or removed. We have found a workaround of taking what can be edited to a new drawing and that works. Not a major inconvienence, but an unfortunate workaround. The cost is higher than preferred and can't just be bought outright, but the price is acceptable.

Inexpensive professional drawing tool

Jan 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Has most all features you need for drafting. Autocad sets the standard for drafting software. Most everyone accepts their files and is familiar with it.

Cons: If unfamiliar with Autocad, it can take a little time to get it to do what you need. LT has most features as full blown Autocad but have run into a few that it is missing.

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The lighter version of AutoCAD

Sep 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
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Pros: Most of us don't use all of the tools that AutoCAD has to offer. The 3D portion of it and the rendering capabilities. This was never AutoCADs strong point anyways so AutoCAD lT is a more efficient package. If you are doing simply construction documents this is a cheaper and adequate program to get the job done. Its the tried and true drafting program that everyone in the Architecture and Engineering industry use.

Cons: The only cons are its limited 3D capabilities, which in todays world is pretty necessary. BIM is the way to go and is a much better way to be building nowadays anyways. If you can pony up the extra money, go for Revit.

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The Best Outdated Option

Nov 19, 2018
3/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Standard across engineering, drafting, design, and many other technical and artistic digital studios. Minimalist approach at first take but the amount of options and versatility offered is quickly overwhelming/exciting. AutoCad LT offers a vast collection of tools for basic and advanced drawing. Our engineering firm has always used AutoCad and makes good with full 11x17 standard sized drawings for customers and internal designs. We like the relatively simple arrangement of seemingly endless tools, straight forward learning curve for starting out drafting basic stuff, and default options for professional presentations.

Cons: Extremely expensive for overly complicated software lacking any real updates - see changes from Photoshop CS2 - CS6 and any newer software. AutoCad feels awkward, stupid, and completely outdated. It seems to be falling behind because the majority of users are older and don't want changes. However AutoCad cannot last with this and becomes frustrating to use for more extensive drafting. There are no options for speeding up and simplifying multiple pages for one larger project. AutoCad makes everything difficult and puts extra steps into some tools. There are some tools that are way more complicated than they should be. I don't think we will use AutoCad long term. It's way too expensive, too complicated, isn't evolving into an easier to use and better setup engineering tool, and obviously isn't getting any better with age.

Overall: It's probably the best tool for drafting and many engineers right now who have a big budget. But its days are short lived, probably won't last much longer as any basic standard. AutoCad needs to completely reshape itself for the modern era and provide more intuitive controls and tools.

Autodesk CAD LT is a great 2D tool

Jun 07, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I have been a CAD user since 2005 but more extensively 2007 when I started working at an architecture firm. I love the xref portion and the ability to layer drawings. I like that users can pay to use on a monthly basis instead of buying license packages etc.

Cons: I wish all AutoCAD LT drawings when in sheet mode had the ability to create a revision history log - which could be turned on/off. Sometimes when the architect/engineer releases new sheets it is hard to keep track of revision history (for guys in the field). The log could contain revision history number and description for 'future' tracking purposes.

Overall: Overlaying MFEP drawings and obtaining dimensions for onsite coordination.

Affordable solution that will get the job done

Nov 16, 2017
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Best bang for your money as long as you don't need the 3D and other features from the more expensive editions.

Cons: Somewhat limited functionality which can get frustrating at times. Make sure you go over the features to ensure that it will fit your needs.

Overall: got the job done

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A 2D awesome software for design

Feb 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: For people who only likes to work in two dimensions this is the best choice. Another version of Autocad are very heavy and has all that options of 3D and rendering that I never use, but this one is perfect for me. In Autocad LT I can manage a huge range of tools for design any kind of plans, it has also a very easy interphase to work that do not require command line to work, in this version you can use PDF files and Bing maps which is very useful in some cases. The import of PDF files is secure and precise, and has a better objet selection tio improve your work. This is version is what I person like me needs to do plans and excellent designs in two dimensions.

Cons: The software ahs a lot of details, but with some practice you can handle perfectly, this is not a software for people who loves rendering and 3D models, this is for professionals who make plans in two with accuracy and detail.

A great alternative to AutoCAD full version

Feb 13, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Since this is a light version with lesser capabilities, it makes the software run faster and smoother on low end machines

Cons: Although it is a lighter version, the subscription amount per month is almost at par with the full version.

One of the Best CAD Products Out There

Nov 13, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Love AutoCAD LT. It's a cheaper alternative to the full blown version, and works great.

Cons: It would be nice to have some of the features in full blown AutoCAD.

Overall: Helps us do CAD and save money as it is cheaper than the full version.

Best 2d program

Nov 09, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: What I like the most about this program is how easy it is to use. There is a lot to learn but easy to use in the long term. It is simply the best you can use for any aspect.

Overall: Fast to draw any concept you have in mind.

highly recommended

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: the best and quick way to getyour licensed Autocad

Cons: you need to log with an account and the account must be active

Overall: he best way to get your Autocad license and transferible, not limited to one personal Computer.

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I have been using autocad LT for all of my technical drawings

Jun 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Autocad lt is a simple to use 2d version of autocad that can produce very high quality plans and technical drawings.

Cons: Sometimes the program may crash or shut down unexpectedly. If the autosave feature is not enabled this can lead to a huge loss in work.

Overall: Autocad lt is a simple to use 2d version of autocad that can produce very high quality plans and technical drawings.

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Good for 2D product living in a 3D world

Oct 22, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: Timeless. I learned how to use this this a lifetime ago and can still use it when I need it every 2 years or so.

Cons: Having used parametric 3D CAD, going back to work with dumb lines is a little jarring. I am used to using relations like midpoint, tangent, etc, and when I edit dimensions these relations are maintained. Editing line lengths, shapes, and positions is more tedious when when you have to deliberately create these relations.

Overall: It is the standard for 2D. I don't like designing with it, but rarely have issues. It is intuitive and plays well with other 2D programs for import and export.

The basic requisite for an architectural professional

Nov 07, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It's easy to use, but with a great range of functions and a large options to personalize

Cons: Some differences between AutoCAD (-non LT) makes this program a step back

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Does everything I need

Sep 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Simple to use. Doesn't have the full functionality of other versions, but I don't need those for my work.

Cons: There's not really much I specifically dislike about AutoCAD T. Again, some features which I typically wouldn't use anyway aren't there, and honestly I've been pleasantly surprised to find features which I would have NOT thought would be available actually were.

Overall: I've been using Auto CAD LT for several years for my design business. It serves my needs, and I have never had to call support for it once. Great experience overall.

Great AutoCad drafting software.

Jan 18, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: AutoCAD LT is a great drafting tool which helps me create my drawings quicker and with more precision.

Overall: I would highly recommend to others for their use as well.

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Efficient and streamlined

Mar 05, 2018
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: I personally use this to make floor plans for Properties that are in development. It works perfectly for that and helps put he size of the properties ito perspective for my clients with detailed measurements and amenities.

Cons: Can be hard to figure out the UI and there doesnt seem to be a lot of source material on LT specifically. Luckily the way it's set up isn't too far off for other AutoCAD programs.

Overall: Easy 2D creations that can be very detailed and have proper measurement representation.

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Recommended for Engineers

Dec 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: One of the most used softwares as a design engineer. A lot to learn but once you do it's very useful. Plenty of key shortcuts.

Cons: The software does require a fairly high spec PC in order to run the more detailed designs more smoothly otherwise the experience is aweful.

Great CAD program, just a little too expensive

Mar 09, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: The software itself is great, pretty easy to pick up and the versions don't change too much. I use it to draft metal parts and it does what I need it to do. Have also used it in the past for furniture layouts.

Cons: The software cost is really high, which has prevented us from upgrading to newer versions and has caused us to look into some other similar alternatives. Sometimes it's hard to find a certain tool, also, but that could be due to the fact that I don't use it on a daily basis.

Autocad lite review

Nov 13, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
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Pros: The software provides an abundance of features for users to draft and draft efficiently. There is a small learning curve to understand the basics. It has met all the needs i needed for drafting.

Cons: The software can be difficult at times when trying to convert from drawing mode to paper and keeping the scaling correct. There most likely is a quick way to do this but watching tutorials I never did find a good video on ensuring the scaling is correct on the paper tap. Understanding the basics is easy on this program but once you start getting into it and trying to make more specific things it can be difficult. This could come from not enough experience but this just means there is a large learning curve to get past just the basics of the software.

Overall: Overall my experience is good and would recommend the software. It is quick to learn the basics but takes time to master the software. There is a lot of possibilities of things to make but finding out how to do them can be laborious.

AutoCAD LT vs AutoCAD

Oct 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: A lighter, less expensive version of AutoCAD, but still get's the job done for basic drawings and review. Functions are identical so that makes setting up the hot keys easy.

Cons: Some layering functions tend to have issues. Sometimes there is no way to change layer colors or transparency on imported drawings

Overall: Overall it is a great value for the cost. As long as you don't rely heavily on CAD, then I would suggest getting the full CAD package.

Autocad is a program that allows me to draw drawings, plans, charts in an assisted way

Mar 11, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: I can draw nautical charts, draw isobats, insert drawings in dxf format, generate surfaces, make sections with different surfaces, make comparisons between surfaces, calculate volumes. You can buy an AutoCAD LT at a much lower price than an AutoCAD Full

Cons: The LT version does not support the generation of 3D objects. AutoCAD LT does not support LISP, ARX or VBA routines, which are software programming languages that can accelerate the design process. Third-party add-ons, which many AutoCAD artists use to assist in drawing and design, will not work in AutoCAD LT

Overall: I can draw nautical charts, draw isobats, insert drawings in dxf format, generate surfaces, make sections with different surfaces, make comparisons between surfaces, calculate volumes. You can buy an AutoCAD LT at a much lower price than an AutoCAD Full

Nice for general drawings

Dec 17, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: I do not personally use it, but the software was easy to install. We have a few users that prefer it over our 3D CAD package because of it's simplicity and ease of use.

Cons: Again, I do not personally use it, but I have not been told of any negative features about the software.

Overall: Our users will use this for plant layout drawings, simple 2D drawings, to view the majority of DWG drawings sent in by customers. Nice intuitive software that a non-CAD person can figure out quickly.

Best bang for Buck

Nov 06, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: AutoCAD LT is what got my business started. This is the most cost effective drafting tool on the market.

Cons: I felt some display options were missing, but overall great software for the price.

I have used AutoCad for years and it has served me well while working in the engineering industry.

Mar 12, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: I like that it has incorporated more and more add-ons throughout the years to make it easier for the designers

Cons: OMG, it is so expensive. In order to make your money back you have to be in the industry for several years. This is not a software that you get to just play around with. It is absolutely for professionals

Overall: With this program you are able to produce professional drawings that can be used throughout the engineering industry among other industries.

Great Software with a bit of a Learning Curve

Nov 27, 2017
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Once you get past the learning curve it's easy to use, and pretty powerful. Most of the limitations will come from user inexperience. Once you're familiar with it you can create some great things!

Cons: The price can me a detriment to some, as there are cheaper alternatives that do similar things, but most of them are not as powerful or well configured as this. Also, if you're not familiar with any CAD like products, it might be a learning curve.

Overall: The ability to make some wonderful things with ease and precision to the right specifications is a huge help.

AutoCAD LT is a good option for a small architectural firm

Aug 16, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The price for AutoCAD LT was a big influence in using the software. The capabilities of the software were useful in integrating consultants files with Revit LT.

Cons: The difference between paper space and model space is a little confusing for someone who is used to using Revit.

Overall: I use AutoCAD LT to coordinate consultant drawings with each other and to import them into Revit LT as well.

Autocad all around architectural design software

Mar 17, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software is very complete and all around. You can do virtually anything related with architecture. Very useful.

Cons: It's a little bit expensive and it is not easy to use. You might need to do some kind of formation to learn how to use it.

Overall: My overall experience it's very good, I enjoy a lot projecting constructions with Autocad.

Fantastic

Aug 22, 2017
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Extremely flexible and easy to use. The user is limited to only to his or her own imagination. I use autoCad Lt on a daily basis and I find new things and short cuts everyday.

Cons: Loading time. Really the only thing is loading time, I can turn it on go get a coffee and by the time I get back its almost done.

Great for Engineering

Mar 05, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The software was relatively easy to learn and use. Even though it was only the LT version it could do everything I needed done and more.

Cons: Many times the software would freeze up and crash and the autosave function would not work properly, resulting in up to hours of work lost.

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All Of The Basics But Fraction Of The Price

Mar 08, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: What I like the most about AutoCAD LT is how all of the basic commands and tasks are included. Basic design and drawings can be created with AutoCAD LT, and at a fraction of what AutoCAD costs.

Cons: What I like the least is the constant reminder from Auto Desk asking to upgrade to the full program of AutoCAD.

Great CAD Value

Mar 18, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: I appreciate that the AutoCAD LT gives me plenty of 2D functionality for a good price.

Cons: Wish it was easier to access tutorials on new features with each new version.

Overall: I use AutoCAD LT for landscape architecture and planning drawings and maps. It's a great 2D drawing tool and I have been using it or some form of AutoCAD for the last 25 years.

The best CAD software out there

Apr 03, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: I use AutoCAD LT on a daily basis. It is by far the most complete CAD software in the market. I can do virtually every modification you can imagine to a particular drawing, and I can easily create the blueprints I need for construction projects at my company.

Cons: You definitely need practice and experience before you can take full advantage of the features AutoCAD offers. Learning how to use this software might take a while.

Overall: My overall experience with AutoCAD LT has been excellent. While I have run into problems, I have been able to find all the help I need on their website or online. I strongly recommend AutoCAD LT above competing applications.

AutoCAD LT

Dec 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: This software is extremely user friendly and perfect for someone who is a beginner. It perfect for simple 2D plant prints without the large cost of full AutoCAD.

Cons: I had some file compatibility issues, but it was ultimately resolved with a reinstall.

Supported the applciaiton for Engineers

Jan 09, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: What i liked most about this application is that it required very little support. The program ran very well and did not fail very often.

Cons: What i liked least about this product is that users always expect IT pros to know how to to use it and we just dont.

Excellent digitizer

Mar 05, 2018
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: It allows me to digitize plans quickly and safely, I can identify each element in the plane by creating its attributes individually. I can also associate the information with an existing database. Your final product is usually compatible with other CAD programs. For the cartographic production it is excellent, since I can easily manipulate all the symbols and regroup them on the map individually.

Cons: It takes a lot of memory on the computer for processing. The acquisition of the license is very expensive. It is portable to us. High performance computers are required to work comfortably. It does not allow the georeferencing of satellite images.

Overall: You can generate building plans quickly, in the same way you can design the plans of the houses complying with the established standards.

Generate scale plans for decision making regarding the creation of adequate housing.

A very helpful software but sometimes hard to learn.

Nov 21, 2017
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to integrate in manufacturing applications. The printing options available are better than competition.

Cons: The software is difficult to learn and is not intuitive for some of the tools. The 3D features are limited and not very accessible.

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We use Autocad to produce drawings for our customers.

Mar 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: Being self-taught using Autocad, the LT version has been very easy to learn. The program gives you exactly what it says. The end results are clean, clear and concise.

Cons: This software is a utility hog. That is the only real problem with it. Even when it is not "running" it is using a large amount of the memory of your computer.

Overall: By using Autocad, we have been able to land several high profile clients.