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AutoCAD 2020 and 2019 system requirements (Windows and Mac)

AutoCAD is a computer-aided design tool developed by Autodesk. Users can create 2-D and 3-D designs on the computer. This tool is essential for professionals, such as architects and graphic designers.

Knowing the system requirement is a must before venturing on any tool. So, in this article, we discuss the system requirements of AutoCAD 2019 and AutoCAD 2020 for Windows and Mac.

AutoCAD 2020 system requirements

Following are the system requirements for AutoCAD 2020 for Windows and Mac.

Windows

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (version 1803 or higher), Windows 8.1 (Update KB2919355), Windows 7 (Update KB4019990)
  • Processor: 2.5-2.9 GHz (Basic), 3+ GHz (Recommended)
  • Memory: 8 GB (basic), 16 GB (Recommended)
  • Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 with Ture Colour with up to 3840 x 2160 supported on Windows 10 (with display card)
  • Display Card: 1 GB GPU (Basic), 4 GB GPU (Recommended)
  • Disk Space: 6 GB
  • Browser: Google Chrome
  • Network: Microsoft or Novell TCP/IP protocol stacks
  • Pointing Device: MS-Mouse
  • .NET Framework: .NET Framework Version 4.7 or higher

Mac

  • Operating System: Apple macOS Catalina version 10.15 or higher; Apple macOS Mojave version 10.14 or higher; Apple macOS High Sierra version 10.13 or higher.
  • Model: Apple Mac Pro 4.1 or higher; MacBook Pro 5.1 or later; iMac 8.1 or later; Mac mini 3.1 or higher; MacBook Air 2.1 or later and MacBook 5.1 or later.
  • CPU Type: 64-bit Intel CPU (Intel Core Duo CPU above 2 GHz)
  • Memory: 4GB (Recommended: 8 GB)
  • Display Resolution: 1280 x 800 with Ture Colour (Recommended: 2880 x 1800 with Retina display)
  • Pointing Device: Apple Mouse, Apple Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, MacBook Pro trackpad or Microsoft Mouse.
  • Browser: Apple Safari version 5.0 or above; Google Chrome

For additional system requirements, click here.

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AutoCAD 2019 system requirements

Following are the system requirements for AutoCAD 2019 for Windows and Mac.

Windows

  • Operating System: Windows 10 (version 1607 or higher), Windows 8.1 (Update KB2919355), Windows 7 (Update KB4019990)
  • Processor: 2.5-2.9 GHz (Basic), 3+ GHz (Recommended)
  • Memory: 8 GB (basic), 16 GB (Recommended)
  • Display Resolution: 1920 x 1080 with Ture Colour with up to 3840 x 2160 supported on Windows 10.
  • Display Card: 1 GB GPU (Basic), 4 GB GPU (Recommended)
  • Browser: Google Chrome
  • Network: TCP/IP Protocol are acceptable. Primary login on workstations may be Netware or Windows.
  • Pointing Device: MS-Mouse
  • .NET Framework: .NET Framework version 4.7 or higher

Mac

  • Operating System: Apple macOS Mojave version 10.14 or higher; High Sierra version 10.13 or later; Apple macOS Sierra version 10.12 or higher
  • Model: Apple Mac Pro 4,1 or later; MacBook Pro 5,1 or later; iMAC 8.1 or later; Mac mini 3.1 or later; MacBook Air 2.1 or later and Macbook 5.1 or later
  • CPU Type: 64-bit Intel CPU (Intel Core Duo CPU above 2 GHz)
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM (Recommended: 4GB or above)
  • Display Resolution: 1280 x 800 with Ture Colour (Recommended: 2880 x 1800 with Retina display)
  • Disk Space: 3GB or more
  • Pointing Device: Apple Mouse, Apple Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, MacBook Pro trackpad, MS-Mouse
  • Printer: Mac OS X compliant printer
  • Browser: Apple Safari 5.0 or higher

For additional requirements, you can click here.

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