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System requirements for AutoCAD 2023 (Windows)

Operating System64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 11 and Windows 10. See Autodesk's Product Support Lifecycle for support information.
ProcessorBasic: 2.5–2.9 GHz processor. Recommended: 3+ GHz processor
MemoryBasic: 8 GB Recommended: 16 GB
Display ResolutionConventional Displays: 1920 x 1080 with True Color High Resolution & 4K Displays: Resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 supported on Windows 10 (with capable display card)
Display CardBasic: 1 GB GPU with 29 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 11 compliant. Recommended: 4 GB GPU with 106 GB/s Bandwidth and DirectX 12 compliant
Disk Space10.0 GB
NetworkSee Autodesk Network License Manager for Windows
Pointing DeviceMS-Mouse compliant
.NET Framework.NET Framework version 4.8 or later

System requirements for AutoCAD 2023 (Mac)

Operating SystemApple® macOS® Monterey v12 (requires Update 2022.2) Apple macOS Big Sur v11 Apple macOS Catalina v10.15 Apple macOS Mojave v10.14
ProcessorBasic: Apple Mac Pro® 4.1, MacBook Pro 5.1, iMac® 8.1, Mac mini® 3.1, MacBook Air®, MacBook® 5.1. Recommended: Apple Mac® models supporting Metal Graphics Engine Apple Mac models with M series chip are supported under Rosetta 2 mode.
CPU Type64-bit Intel CPU. Recommended: Intel Core i7 or higher
MemoryBasic: 4GB Recommended: 8GB or higher
Display ResolutionBasic: 1280 x 800 display. High Resolution: 2880 x 1800 with Retina Display
Disk Space4 GB free disk space for download and installation
Pointing DeviceApple-compliant Mouse, Apple-compliant Trackpad, Microsoft-compliant mouse
Display CardRecommended: Mac native installed graphics cards
Disk FormatAPFS, APFS(Encrypted), Mac OS Extended (Journaled), Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted)

Additional Requirements for large datasets, point clouds, and 3D modelling

Memory8 GB RAM or more
Disk Space6 GB free hard disk available, not including installation requirements
Display Card3840 x 2160 (4K) or greater True Color video display adapter; 4G VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; DirectX-capable workstation class graphics card.

Specialised Toolsets (Windows Only)

AutoCAD Map 3DDisk Space: 20GB Memory: 16GB Database & FDO Requirements (see below)
AutoCAD ElectricalDisk Space: 20GB Microsoft Access Database Engine 2016 Redistributable (x64) (16.0.5044.1000) or later
AutoCAD ArchitectureDisk Space: 20GB Memory: 16GB
AutoCAD MEPDisk Space: 21GB Memory: 16GB
AutoCAD Plant 3DDisk Space: 12GB
AutoCAD MechanicalDisk Space: 12GB
AutoCAD Raster DesignDisk Space: 1GB

AutoCAD Map 3D Additional Requirements (Windows Only) FDO Provider Requirements

FDO ProviderCertified With
Oracle 12c Release 2Oracle Standard Edition and Enterprise Edition
Oracle 18cOracle 18.3 Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2
Oracle 19cOracle 19.3 Enterprise Edition and Standard Edition 2
Autodesk SDF3
ESRI ArcGIS"ArcGIS® 10.8.1 ArcGIS 10.7.1 ArcGIS 10.6.1"
ODBCThe FDO ODBC provider has been tested with corresponding versions of ODBC drivers that are shipped with the relevant supported operating systems version.
SQLiteSQLite 3.27.2
PostgresSQLPostgreSQL 12.2 + PostGIS 3.0
Microsoft SQL ServerMicrosoft SQL Server 2016 Standard and Enterprise Editions Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Standard and Enterprise Editions Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Standard and Enterprise Editions

ODBC Drivers

ODBC DriversTested Versions
Microsoft® Access® Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb)Microsoft Access database engine 2016 (English) 16.00.4999.1000
Microsoft® Excel® Driver (*.xls, *xlsx, *.xlsm, *.xlsb)Microsoft Access database engine 2016 (English) 16.00.4999.1000
MySQL® ODBC 8.0 Driver8.00.22.00
SQL Server®10.00.18362.01
Oracle® in OraClient19Home119.00.00.00

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