More ways to get AutoCAD 2011 for Free
Of course if you are stating your own company, they are not going to give you software for free, but if you are a student, unemployed, or just want to give it a test drive, there are ways to get AutoCAD 2011 and other Autodesk software for free.
- As always, there is a 30 day trial version available via download, or via a DVD mailed to you.
- As mentioned in the last post, the Autodesk Assistance Program offers 13 month licenses of AutoCAD and over two dozen more titles for free, for those who qualify.
- Lastly, students are eligible for a student copy of AutoCAD and other Autodesk titles, available at the Autodesk Education Community site.
Here is my "What's new in AutoCAD 2011", from March 29.
OK....What if you really don't need a full 3D CAD program like AutoCAD? Take a look at a program called Freestyle. It's sort of a "lite" version of AutoCAD LT designed for people who are not daily CAD users, and it even produces DWG files. Free trials are available, and the application itself is currently only