Thursday, September 30, 2010

AutoDesk Releases AutoCAD WS for the iPhone & iPad

AutoDesk has released AutoCAD WS, an iPhone app that lets you view, edit, and share DWG files.

AutoCAD WS mobile app enables you to view and work with AutoCAD drawings directly on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Using the touch and gesture interface of your iPad or iPhone you can accurately view, annotate, and revise drawings on the spot. Change the way you work in the field or on the road by reducing the need to carry around over-sized paper drawings.

• Open DWG drawings uploaded to your free* AutoCAD WS online workspace
• See all aspects of your DWG file, including external references, layers, and image underlays
• Use Multi-Touch zoom and pan to more easily navigate very large drawings

• Tap objects to select, then move, rotate, and scale
• Draw or edit shapes with accuracy using Snap and Ortho modes
• Add and edit text annotations directly on your device; no need for paper mark-ups
• Validate distance measurements in the drawing while you are onsite at the actual location
• Save your edits to your AutoCAD WS online workspace, so your drawings stay up to date

• Share designs with others directly from your device
• Work with other people on the same DWG file simultaneously
• View edits to drawings in real time: AutoCAD WS immediately captures changes made by you and others in your online workspace.

You can download AutoCAD WS from the App Store for free.

*thanks iclarified*

This is an amazing program and we can't wait to see what AutoDesk releases for the iPhone, iPad, and hopefully for OSX. This will help the iPad sales now that engineers and architects can carry their work on their iPhone/iPad and edit it on the go. As an engineering student I can't wait to put this to work in the classroom, and I'm still waiting and hoping for a OSX version of AutoCad and Inventor, and a mobile version of AutoDesk Inventor would be amazing..

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