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Autodesk announces support for Windows 7

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Autodesk Australia has announced support for Windows 7. For the 2010 product line, Autodesk will support nine products on Windows 7:

  • Autodesk Inventor 2010
  • Autodesk Inventor LT 2010
  • AutoCAD 2010
  • AutoCAD LT 2010
  • AutoCAD Architecture 2010 
  • AutoCAD Electrical 2010
  • AutoCAD Mechanical 2010
  • AutoCAD MEP 2010 
  • Autodesk Algor Simulation 2010 software

“Windows 7 was designed with the customer in mind,” said Mark Relph, senior director for Windows Product Management at Microsoft Corp. “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.

Windows 7 offers many powerful new features and functionality that will benefit Autodesk customers, including:

  • Full support for 64-bit computing
  • Windows search and improved performance
  • Multi-touch support has also become a core capability of Windows 7
Autodesk is developing new software to take advantage of this technology. At the Windows 7 media launch event, Autodesk will demonstrate Project Cooper, a preview of new technology for simple drawing and drafting that has been engineered to take advantage of the multi-touch capabilities of Windows 7.

“Autodesk is committed to delivering software that meets and exceeds our customers’ functionality requirements, while providing them the broadest possible choice of operating systems,” said Chris Bradshaw, Autodesk chief marketing officer. “Autodesk and Microsoft share a goal of making the tasks our customers perform every day easier and faster. We look forward to extending support for Windows 7 across our portfolio so all our customers can benefit from the improvements in this robust new operating system.”

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