What's new in AutoCAD LT 2020
Explore the latest features in AutoCAD LT® 2020, including the new Blocks palette, enhancements to the user interface, and workflows across desktop, web, and mobile.
AutoCAD on any device
View, edit, and create drawings in AutoCAD on virtually any device–desktop, web, or mobile.
Cloud storage connectivity
Access any DWG file in AutoCAD LT with Autodesk’s cloud, as well as with leading cloud storage providers.
Insert blocks efficiently from a most recently used list with visual galleries.
Display all nearby measurements in a drawing simply by hovering your mouse.
New dark theme
Reduce eye strain with contrast improvements, sharper icons, and a modern blue interface.
Enhanced DWG compare
Compare two versions of a drawing without leaving your current window.
Remove multiple unneeded objects at once with easy selection and object preview.
Experience improvements in speed with faster save time and 50% faster install time for solid state hard drives.
Comprehensive 2D documentation
Produce 2D documentation and drawings with a comprehensive set of drawing, editing, and annotation tools.
Intuitive user interface
Access tools when you need them—contextual ribbon tabs, multifunctional grips, customizable tool palettes, and an intelligent command line.
Get the latest technologies including TrustedDWG™, high-resolution monitor support, migration tools, and the AutoCAD desktop app.
Access your drawings from desktop, web, and mobile. Share and use data from PDF and DGN files, Bing Maps, and more.
Ribbon tabs and panels
Access your favorite tools easily when you need them with the AutoCAD ribbon.
Easily access your most frequently used content and tools with customizable tool palettes.
Launch commands and respond to prompts quickly using simple keystrokes, right at the command line.
Easily reshape, move, or manipulate geometry with grip editing.
Object and layer transparency
Control the transparency for selected objects or for all objects on a layer.
Add flexibility and intelligence to your block references, including changing the shape, size, or configuration.
Create and modify objects in circular or rectangular patterns, or along a path.
Object selection and isolation
Find and select all objects that match the properties of an object. Hide or unhide the selected objects.
2D drafting, drawing, and annotation
Create a single or multiline text (mtext) as a single text object. Format the text, columns, and boundaries.
Create dimensions automatically. Pass the cursor over selected objects to get a preview before you create it.
Create leaders with a variety of content, including text or blocks. Easily format leader lines, and define styles.
Smart centerlines and center marks
Create and edit centerlines and center marks that automatically move when you move the associated objects.
Create tables with data and symbols in rows and columns, apply formulas, and link to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet.
Draw revision clouds around new changes in a drawing to quickly identify your updates.
Specify the size of your drawing sheet, add a title block, and display multiple views of your model.
Create layout viewports to display different elements of your design at varying scales.
Use fields in text objects to display text that can be updated automatically as the field value changes.
Enable simultaneous updates by creating a live link between a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet and a table in your drawing.
PDF and DGN import/export/underlay
Share and reuse data from PDF and DGN files by importing, exporting, or attaching them as underlays.
DWG and image references
Attach drawings and images to your current drawing as externally referenced files.
Sheet set manager
View, access, manage, and plot multiple drawings as sheet.
Geographic location and online maps
Insert geographic location information into a drawing, and display a map in the drawing from an online map service.
Installation and customization
TrustedDWG™ technology lets you know of a possible incompatibility when a file was not last saved by an Autodesk software.
Migrate your custom settings and files from previous releases.
Customize the user interface to improve accessibility and reduce the number of steps for frequent tasks.
Monitor current system variables against a preferred list of values. Notification balloons alert you of deviations.
Autodesk desktop app
Get alerts and install software updates without disrupting your workflow. View tutorials about new features.
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