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    By Justin Doughty

     

    Autodesk has now released AutoCAD 2016 for Mac and AutoCAD LT 2016 for Mac.

    As expected, this new release includes a number of performance improving features, and works with OS X El Capitan. The most interesting news though are the NEW features for the 2016 features. 

    • Xref path management – You can now map Xref file paths from your Mac to Windows machines, including networked servers, making working cross-platform even easier.
    • Express Tools – Several of the popular Express Tools from Windows have been brought to Mac. These commands are:

    Convert Text to Mtext (TXT2MTXT)

    Break-line Symbol (BREAKLINE)

    Explode Attributes to Text (BURST)

    Move/Copy/Rotate (MOCORO)

    Block Replace (BLOCKREPLACE)

    Super Hatch (SUPERHATCH)

    • Features from the Windows version of AutoCAD 2016 – This release includes many of the newest features from the Windows version. You can now use Revision Clouds, DIM Command Enhancements, Command Preview, and Selection Effects on the Mac platform.

    More information can be found at the Autodesk link below:

    autocad-2016-mac-autocad-lt-2016-mac-now-available