AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application. Developed and marketed by Auto-desk, AutoCAD was first released in December 1982 as a desktop app running on microcomputers with internal graphics controllers. Before AutoCAD was introduced, most commercial CAD programs ran on mainframe computers or minicomputers, with each CAD operator (user) working at a separate graphics terminal. Since 2010, AutoCAD was released as a mobile– and web app as well, marketed as AutoCAD 360.
AutoCAD is a graphics design software. It is a tooli and 3D engineering graphics design software invented by Autodesk Inc. Cad’s meaning of AutoCAD is Computer Aided Design. Literally means design drawing with computer. In addition to simple drawings with AutoCAD, designs, blocks, symbols, logo designs, grille designs, embroideries are designed.