Call us : (65) 6909 5450, (65) 87690 128, (65) 8875 2003
x

System requirements for AutoCAD 2021 including Specialized Toolsets

System requirements for AutoCAD 2021 including Specialized Toolsets (Windows)
Operating System 64-bit OS that follows Autodesk's Product Support Lifecycle policy.
Processor Basic: 2.5–2.9 GHz processor
Recommended: 3+ GHz processor
Multiple processors: Supported by the application
Memory Basic: 8 GB
Recommended: 16 GB
Display Resolution Conventional Displays:
1920 x 1080 with True Color

High Resolution & 4K Displays:
Resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 supported on Windows 10, 64-bit systems (with capable display card)
Display Card Basic: 1 GB GPU with 29 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 11 compliant
Recommended: 4 GB GPU with 106 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 11 compliant
Disk Space 7.0 GB
Network Deployment via Deployment Wizard.

The license server and all workstations that will run applications dependent on network licensing must run TCP/IP protocol.

Either Microsoft® or Novell TCP/IP protocol stacks are acceptable. Primary login on workstations may be Netware or Windows.

In addition to operating systems supported for the application, the license server will run on Windows® Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, and Windows Server 2019 editions.
Pointing Device MS-Mouse compliant
.NET Framework .NET Framework version 4.8 or later


System requirements for AutoCAD for Mac 2021
Operating System Apple® macOS® Catalina v10.15
Apple macOS Mojave v10.14
Apple macOS High Sierra v10.13
Model Basic: Apple Mac Pro® 4.1, MacBook Pro® 5.1, iMac® 8.1, Mac mini® 3.1, MacBook Air®, MacBook® 5.1

Recommended: Apple Mac® models supporting Metal Graphics Engine
CPU Type 64-bit Intel CPU
Recommended: Intel Core i7 or higher
Memory Basic: 4GB
Recommended: 8GB or higher
Display Resolution Basic: 1280 x 800 display
High Resolution: 2880 x 1800 with Retina Display
Disk Space 3 GB free disk space for download and installation
Pointing Device Apple-compliant Mouse, Apple-compliant Trackpad, Microsoft-compliant mouse
Display Card Recommended: Mac native installed graphics cards
Disk Format APFS, APFS(Encrypted), Mac OS Extended (Journaled), Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted)
Additional Requirements for large datasets, point clouds, and 3D modeling
Memory 8 GB RAM or more
Disk Space 6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
Display Card 1920 x 1080 or greater True Color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; Direct3D®-capable workstation class graphics card.

Specialized Toolsets (Windows Only)


Toolset Additional Requirements
AutoCAD Map 3D
  • Disk Space: 16GB
  • Memory: 16GB
  • Database & FDO Requirements (see below)
AutoCAD Electrical
  • Disk Space: 12GB
  • Microsoft Access Database Engine 2016 Redistributable (x64)
AutoCAD Architecture Disk Space: 12GB
AutoCAD MEP Disk Space: 12GB
AutoCAD Plant 3D Disk Space: 10GB
AutoCAD Mechanical Disk Space: 7GB
AutoCAD Raster Design Disk Space: 1GB

AutoCAD Map 3D Additional Requirements (Windows Only)


FDO Provider Requirements
FDO Provider Certified With Notes
Microsoft SQL Server Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Standard and Enterprise Editions
Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard and Enterprise Editions
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard and Enterprise Editions
Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Standard and Enterprise Editions
Industry Models also support the versions of Microsoft SQL Server listed on the left.
Oracle 11g Release 2 Oracle 11.2.0.4.0
Oracle Express, Standard, and Enterprise Editions
Industry Models support the same Oracle versions as listed on the left.
Oracle 12c Release 2 Oracle 12.2.0.1.0
Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition
Industry Models support the same Oracle versions as listed on the left.
Oracle 18c Oracle 18.3
Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2
Industry Models support the same Oracle versions as listed on the left.
Oracle 19c Oracle 19.3
Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2
Industry Models support the same Oracle versions as listed on the left.
Raster DEM, JPG2K, DTED, MrSID®, ECW, PNG, ESRI® Grid, TIFF, JPEG, ESRI® ASCII  
Autodesk SDF 3.0  
ESRI ArcGIS ArcGIS® 10.7.1
ArcGIS 10.6.1
ArcGIS 10.5
This Provider requires ESRI licensed components to be installed on client system.
MySQL 8.0  
ODBC The FDO ODBC provider has been tested with corresponding versions of ODBC drivers that are shipped with the relevant supported operating systems version.  
OGC WMS WMS 1.3.0  
OGC WMTS WMS 1.0.0  
OGC WFS WFS 2.0.0  
SQLite SQLite 3.27.2  
PostgresSQL PostgreSQL 9.5 + PostGIS 2.2  
ODBC Drivers Tested Versions
Microsoft® Access® Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb) Microsoft Access database engine 2016 (English) 16.00.4513.1000
Microsoft® Excel® Driver (*.xls, *xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlsb) Microsoft Access database engine 2016 (English) 16.00.4513.1000
MySQL® ODBC 8.0 Driver 8.00.13.00
SQL Server® 10.00.18362.01
Oracle® in OraClient19Home1 19.00.00.00

Note:  Not all Autodesk product offerings may be virtualized. You may virtualize a product only if the applicable terms and conditions governing your access to and use of that offering expressly permit virtualization. Where virtualization is authorized, all conditions and limitations specified in the applicable terms and conditions apply. Autodesk may make available information regarding use of products in virtualized environments. Such information is offered solely for your convenience, on an “as is” basis, and may contain errors, inaccuracies, or may be incomplete. Autodesk makes no representations, warranties or other promises related to use of any product in any virtualization environment or with any virtualization technology. If you are authorized to virtualize and elect to do so, you assume all risks associated with such use, including, but not limited to incompatibility between the product and third-party virtualization technology and/or your virtualization environment. Read our  Terms of Use  for more information.
You can compare max 4 products.