Impress your colleagues and clients with compelling presentation-ready graphics created directly from your DWG™ and DWF™ files. Autodesk® Impression software is easy to use, saves you time and recognises data from your CAD files.
Autodesk Impression is available free of charge to Autodesk customers with any of the following products under an active subscription service contract - AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architecture, AutoCAD Civil 3D, AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD MEP or AutoCAD Revit Architecture Suite.
See how you can create compelling presentation graphics right from your CAD files. This demo shows you how you can make an impact they won’t soon forget with Autodesk Impression.
Not only can you open any DWG™ or DWF™ file in Autodesk® Impression, but Impression understands your CAD data such as blocks, layers and hatches.
Familiar User Interface and Toolbar
If you’re already accustomed to working with Autodesk products, you’ll be familiar with the layers palette and the toolbar. The tools are streamlined and straightforward so your workspace is uncluttered, which allows you to get up to speed quickly.
Prebuilt Styles and Blocks
Easily add styles and content to quickly create presentation graphics from your CAD files. Prebuilt styles include coloured pencils, markers and watercolour washes. And, with the included block libraries, you can add entourage such as cars, trees and people.
Customise Impression styles in your own distinctly individual style in an almost infinite number of ways.
Saved Style Libraries
Share your custom style libraries with colleagues and create sets of drawings that all have the same look and feel.
Impression takes full advantage of DWG blocks so you can quickly replace DWG block references with stylised blocks created in Impression
Easily update your rendered image by importing your revised CAD geometry to your Impression image.
Share Your Work
Impression illustrations can be saved as DWF files, viewable with Autodesk® Design Review and the Autodesk® DWF™ Viewer. They can also be saved into several file formats popular in the desktop publishing world, including PSD, EPS, PDF and a variety of popular image file formats such as PNG, JPG and BMP. Impression illustrations can be printed on all page sizes supported by standard plotters up to E-size sheets, with resolutions up to 300 dpi.
Built-in Learning Resources
Use the Jump Start Tour to help you understand the basic concepts used in creating a rendered image in Impression, with easy-to-follow step-by-step exercises and informational videos. For a more in-depth introduction to the application, a Quick Start Guide is located in the Help drop-down menu.