ONLY ONE AUTOCAD
AutoCAD 2019 has been out for a few weeks now and I wanted to find out more about what this “Only One AutoCAD” is about. So, I poked around on the Autodesk Knowledge Center and found a great link that answers most of the questions I had. As well as questions I didn’t know I had. I will attach a link to the Knowledge Article at the end, but here are a few areas I wanted to highlight and add some thoughts: What is new with AutoCAD 2019? The new AutoCAD subscription includes access to all AutoCAD vertical product functionality and libraries as specialized toolsets. What is a specialized toolset? How do I choose which toolset I need? Previously, subscribers had to choose which AutoCAD-based vertical products were right for them. As of March 22, 2018, AutoCAD vertical toolsets are now included with AutoCAD subscription (and referred to as specialized toolsets). What specialized toolsets are now included with AutoCAD subscription? • Architecture • Mechanical • Electrical • Map 3D • MEP • Raster Design • Plant 3D Is Autodesk Civil 3D included as part of the AutoCAD including specialized toolset offering? No, Autodesk Civil 3D is not included. Although Civil 3D is built on top of the AutoCAD platform it is becoming more tightly coupled with InfraWorks going forward as the platform for civil engineers in BIM. As of April 13th, 2018, the product name for AutoCAD Civil 3D will officially be changed to Civil 3D. The product will now be referred to as: Autodesk Civil 3D. How can I get up to speed on AutoCAD including specialized toolsets? What learning content is available? You will receive onboarding emails from Autodesk that will include tips and tricks on how to get you started on AutoCAD including specialized toolsets. The Autodesk Knowledge Network is also a great resource. As an Authorized Autodesk Reseller here at ATG we have plenty of ways to assist you here which would include additional training opportunities if needed. AutoCAD including specialized toolsets, how will I access it? You will be able to access AutoCAD including specialized toolsets from Autodesk Accounts and the Autodesk desktop app. How are the AutoCAD specialized toolsets downloaded? Each toolset is available as a separate download through your Autodesk Account as well as the Autodesk Desktop App. Will previous versions of the specialized toolsets be available for download in Autodesk Accounts? Previous versions listed on the eligibility list for AutoCAD including specialized toolsets will be available for download in Autodesk Accounts. See Available Previous Releases for Subscribers for a list of eligible products. Will AutoCAD continue to work with third-party applications? Is there any impact to customizations? There will be no impact to third-party applications with the AutoCAD including specialized toolsets offering. Here is a link to the full FAQ Knowledge Article here: https://knowledge.autodesk.com/support/autocad/learn-explore/caas/sfdcarticles/sfdcarticles/Only-One-AutoCAD-Frequently-Asked-Questions.html -Written by ATG Technical Specialist Justin DeVore. Applied Technology Group is a Platinum Autodesk Business Partner. Founded in North Little Rock, Ark., in 1992 as a local computer services company, ATG has grown to become a leading design technology partner with the purpose of assisting customers in maximizing the value and adoption of advanced technologies so they can perform competitively in the AEC sector. ATG collaborates with customers across the Gulf South, Midwest and Southwest through partnerships with 3DR, Autodesk, Leica, Microsoft and Panzura. Learn more about our company at www.atgusa.com. Autodesk and the Autodesk logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries.