“Autodesk no longer tries to sync its Windows and Mac releases of its venerable AutoCAD computer-aided design software,” Anthony Frausto-Robledo writes for Architosh. “The company is more interested in syncing its Mac version development with the Apple’s OS X release cycle development.”

“Apple typically introduces OS X releases at WWDC around the June time frame and shipping version of the the Mac OS at around the fall,” Frausto-Robledo writes. “Hence, the Mac version of AutoCAD is now being timed for the fall, if history is our guide.”

“Last December we spoke to Micah Dickerson, Product Manager for Autodesk AutoCAD for Mac product line about AutoCAD for Mac 2015,” Frausto-Robledo writes. “What we learned is that last year’s release was a massive step forward or AutoCAD on the Mac and a really big step forward for feature parity and interoperability with AutoCAD for Windows.”

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