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AutoCAD: Tips for Optimal Performance

AutoCAD is a design software that is computer-aided that Autodesk lets you create 2D as well as 3D digital models.

It can be frustrating to work with hardware or software that doesn’t meet standards. This can make it difficult for designers using CAD.

These are five tips to ensure AutoCAD provides you with the most efficient drawing and design experience.

1. Use Hardware Acceleration

Hardware acceleration is activated to improve the performance and visuals of your application. This function can only be activated only if your card supports OpenGL which is a 3D or 2D graphics API.

Utilize the command-line utility 3DCONFIG to turn on hardware acceleration. After that, enable hardware acceleration with the Effects Setting panel.

2. Ease Your Computer Workload

Consider how your computer’s workload impacts the capabilities of AutoCAD software, if you want to achieve maximum performance. It is possible to disable the unnecessary start-up programs. This is a great way to speed up your computer as well as fusion.

3. Keep everything up-to-date

Make sure your software is up-to-date with the most up-to-date hotfixes and service packs in order to ensure smooth performance. The most dangersome malware attacks flaws in software programs , such as operating systems as well as web browsers. These large software programs must be regularly scanned for security issues and stability. Software updates typically include patches that fix security holes that are essential.

4. Clearing out unneeded data

Clean AutoCAD files is an alternative. Sometimes, a faulty CAD file can result in slow performance of the program. You can use the PURGE command or the AUDIT command, to reduce the size of your CAD file.

AutoCAD is able to utilize greater memory by shutting down unneeded applications and making sure that the background process count is down. This will increase the speed of your PC.

5. Prioritize the Software

For improved performance, you can give AutoCAD a higher priority within the task manager. This means that Autocad  can run ahead of lesser-important software applications by setting its priority higher.

Click CTRL+Alt+Del to open the task manager. Next, open the Details tab and choose to set the Priority. Priority settings is restored to active status after AutoCAD is closed or restarted.