San Rafael, Calif. - Autodesk Inc. has released AutoCAD 2010 software, the latest version of its design and documentation platform. Autodesk also announced the 2010 AutoCAD family of discipline-specific software and AutoCAD LT 2010 software for professional drafting and detailing.
AutoCAD 2010 sports new capabilities designed to help users tackle challenging design problems, including free-form design tools, parametric drawing, and enhanced PDF support.
AutoCAD 2010 provides more power and innovation to help users document, communicate, explore, and customize design ideas, says a representative. With new free-form design tools, users can more easily explore ideas in 3D models to create virtually any shape.
AutoCAD 2010 now also supports 3D printing, for the production of physical 3D models and physical prototypes. New PDF import and underlay, enhanced publishing features, and constraint-based parametric drawing tools round out the new offering.
The latest release of AutoCAD LT 2010 professional 2D drafting and detailing software features PDF input and output enhancements, additional 2D drafting commands for viewing and editing drawings, and 2D drafting tools from AutoCAD to help increase productivity.
Autodesk Design Review 2010 software is available as a free download to users of any Autodesk product, including the AutoCAD 2010 family of products.
Product availability varies by country. Details and purchasing options will be accessible beginning March 24, 2009, at www.autodesk.com/autocad.