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Compare Autodesk AutoCAD 2013 and Autodesk AutoCAD LT 2013

User Interaction

 
AutoCAD
LT 2013
AutoCAD
2013 
ViewCube™
 X
Available
In-Canvas Controls
 X
Available
Task-Based Interface
Available
Available
Command Line Enhancements
Available
Available

Document

 
AutoCAD 
LT 2013
AutoCAD
2013 
Express Tools
 X
Available
Parametric Drawing
 X
Available
Data Extraction to Tables
 X
Available
Constraint Parameters in
Dynamic Blocks
 X
Available
Multiline (MLINE)
 X
Available
Double Line (DLINE)
Available
Sheet Set Manager / Project Manager
Available
Available
Dynamic Blocks
Available
Available
Tool Palettes
Available
Available
Extract Attributes to a Text File
Available
Available

Reference

 
AutoCAD 
LT 2013
AutoCAD
2013 
Overlay or Attach a DWG
Available
Available
Use DGN, DWF, or PDF
as an Underlay
Available
Available
Clip an External Reference
Available
Available
Edit DWG References In-Place
Available
Available

Conceptual Design & 3D Modeling

 
AutoCAD 
LT 2013
AutoCAD
2013 
Model Documentation
 X
Available
Autodesk Inventor Fusion
 X
Available
3D Solid/Surface/Mesh Modeling
 X
Available
Free-Form Modeling
 X
Available
Dynamic User Coordinate
System (DUCS)
 X
Available
Point Clouds
 X
Available
Interference Checking
 X
Available
Analysis Tools
 X
Available
Section Planes/Cuts
 X
Available
Flatten 3D Geometry to 2D
 X
Available
Perspective Views
 X
Available
Walk-Through Navigation
 X
Available

Presentation

 
AutoCAD 
LT 2013
AutoCAD
2013 
Photorealistic Rendering
X
Available
Lights (Photometric)
X
Available
Materials
X
Available
Cameras
X
Available
Display Modes (Visual Styles,
Transparency, Edge Effects)
X
Available
Transparent Solids
X
Available
Real-Time Shadows
X
Available
Animations
X
Available
Shaded/Rendered Plotted Output
X
Available

Customize

 
AutoCAD 
LT 2013
AutoCAD
2013 
Support for LISP Applications
 X
Available
Support for ObjectARX®
(C++, C#, and VB .NET)
 X
Available
Action Recorder
 X
Available
Support for CUI Customization
Available
Available

Communicate

 
AutoCAD 
LT 2013
AutoCAD
2013 
Publish a 3D DWF™ File
 X
Available
Print to an STL File
(for 3D printing)
 X
Available
Publish to a plotter,
DWF, or PDF
Available
Available
DWG Convert
Available
Available
Create Transmittal Sets
Available
Available
Manage DWF™ Markups
Available
Available

Software Management

 
AutoCAD 
LT 2013
AutoCAD
2013 
Network Licensing
 X
Available
CAD Standards Tools
 X
Available
Support for Multiple Profiles
 X
Available
Autodesk® Vault
(Subscription Only)
 X
Available
Reset Settings Tool
Available
Available
Online License Transfer Utility
Available
Available
Autodesk Asset Locator
Available
Available
Migrate Custom Settings
Available
Available