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Autodesk announces AutoCAD 2017!

Reviews of 2017:

Between The Lines Autodesk Blog

Autodesk Insider

Innovate and take your designs further with AutoCAD 2017

For more information, please review the documents below

AutoCAD 2017 will require HydraCAD V54. You can download an update to V54 from our support site at no charge if you are on our updates plan.

Please note that your AutoCAD licensing agreement states you must purchase one upgrade/copy of AutoCAD per machine.

AutoCAD Versions available:

AutoCAD 2017
AutoCAD MEP 2017

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To purchase AutoCAD 2017 please contact us. A V54 upgrade DVD will be included with your order. Customers not on the Maintenance plan must contact Hydratec for a quote for V54

The condensed system recommendations for AutoCAD 2017 are as follows:

System requirements for AutoCAD 2017
Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 7 SP1
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 with Update KB2919355
  • Microsoft Windows 10
CPU Type For 64-bit AutoCAD 2017:
  • Minimum 1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 64-bit (x64) processor
Memory 8 GB+ recommended
Display Resolution 1024x768 (1600x1050 or higher recommended) with True Color
Display Card 1280x1024 True Color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater, Direct3D®-capable workstation class graphics card
Disk Space 8 GB free hard disk available, plus 8 GB for installation

Check to see if a video card is compatible here: Find Graphics Hardware

AutoCAD 2017 Documents

For best results: Right-click on the links below and pick Save Target As: to place on your hard drive.

Date Posted Document Title Download File
3/21/16 AutoCAD 2017 Preview Guide (pdf 35 mb)
3/21/16 AutoCAD 2017 Comparison Matrix Between Versions (pdf <1 mb)