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autodesk autocad freestyle  before they are real. Autodesk delivers the broadest product portfolio, helping over 10 million customers, including every member of the Fortune 100, to continually innovate through the digital design, visualization, and simulation of real-world project performance. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk continues to develop the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art software for global markets. From architecture, manufacturing, transportation, and utilities to telecommunications, vi

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