System requirement for Installing AutoCAD 2013

System requirements for AutoCAD 2013 Installation

To perform operation minimal requirements of system for AutoCAD to run. For professional usage you surely want to have much better hardware for the better performance.

FlexNet version 11.10.0.3 for Autodesk Network License Manager.

32-bit version

Operating System:

v  Service Pack 3 (SP3) or later of the following:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home

v  The following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

Hardware:

CPU

Memory: 2 GB (4 GB recommended)

Disk: Installation requires 6 GB space

Display: 1,024 x 768 with true color (1,600 x 1,050 with true color recommended)

Misc.

Browser: Internet Explorer 7.0 or later web browser

File Formats: (New file format in AutoCAD 2013):

  • Save-as Support 
    AutoCAD R14, AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD 2004, AutoCAD 2007, AutoCAD 2010, AutoCAD 2013.
  • DXF Support 
    AutoCAD R12, AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD 2004, AutoCAD 2007, AutoCAD 2010, AutoCAD 2013

API

  • LISP are compatible
  • Scripts are compatible
  • ObjectARX application will need to be recompiled

64-bit version

Operating System:

v  Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later of the following:

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional

v  The following operating systems:

  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

Hardware:

CPU

  • AMD Athlon 64 with SSE2 technology
  • AMD Opteron with SSE2 technology
  • Intel Xeon with Intel EM64T support and SSE2
  • Intel Pentium 4 with Intel EM64T support and SSE2 technology

Memory: 2 GB (4 GB recommended)

Disk: Installation requires 6 GB space

Display: 1,024 x 768 with true color (1,600 x 1,050 with true color recommended)

For both 32 & 64-bit Misc.

Browser: Internet Explorer 7.0 or later web browser

File Formats: (New file format in AutoCAD 2013):

  • Save-as Support AutoCAD R14, AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD 2004, AutoCAD 2007, AutoCAD 2010, AutoCAD 2013.
  • DXF Support AutoCAD R12, AutoCAD 2000, AutoCAD 2004, AutoCAD 2007, AutoCAD 2010, AutoCAD 2013

API

  • LISP are compatible
  • Scripts are compatible
  • ObjectARX application will need to be recompiled

For both 32 & 64-bit using 3D modeling workflows:

v  Memory 4 GB RAM or more

v  6 GB free hard disk available not including installation requirements

v  1,280 x 1,024 True color video display adapter 128 MB or greater, Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater support by your graphics card, Direct3D capable workstation class graphics card.

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