Supports nine products for 2010 product line
Autodesk, a provider of 2D and 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, has announced support for Windows 7.
For the 2010 product line, the company will support nine products that include Inventor 2010, Inventor LT 2010, AutoCAD 2010, AutoCAD LT 2010, AutoCAD Architecture 2010, AutoCAD Electrical 2010, AutoCAD Mechanical 2010, AutoCAD MEP 2010 and Algor Simulation 2010 software.
The company said that in addition to the nine products it will also support Windows 7 for most of its other products as updated versions are released.
Autodesk is developing new software to take advantage of Windows 7 multi-touch technology. At the Windows 7 media launch event, the company will demonstrate Project Cooper, a preview of new technology for simple drawing and drafting that has been engineered to use multi-touch capabilities of Windows 7.
Mark Relph, senior director for Windows product management at Microsoft, said: Windows 7 was designed with the customer in mind. We are pleased to have the support of Autodesk to offer our mutual customers an easy way to do the things they want on a PC.
Chris Bradshaw, chief marketing officer at Autodesk, said: Autodesk is committed to delivering software that meets and exceeds our customers’ functionality requirements, while providing them the broadest possible choice of operating systems. Autodesk and Microsoft share a goal of making the tasks our customers perform every day easier and faster.