AutoCAD MEP: MEP Software

Autodesk AutoCAD MEP 2016

For mechanical, electrical, and plumbing professionals, AutoCAD MEP is the key for the reliable and advanced documentation of building projects. Design more accurately with automated drafting tasks, manufacturers’ parts, and interference detection, all available from this MEP software.

Operating System

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8/8.1 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Pro
  • Microsoft Windows 8/8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium

CPU Type

Minimum Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon™ 64 processor


For 32-bit AutoCAD MEP 2016:

  • 2 GB (3 GB recommended)

For 64-bit AutoCAD MEP 2016:

  • 4 GB (8 GB recommended)

Display Resolution

1280×1024 (1600×1050 or higher recommended) with True Color

Display Card

Windows display adapter capable of 1024×768 with True Color capabilities and DirectX9. DirectX11 compliant card recommended.

Disk Space

Installation 12 GB

Pointing Device

MS-Mouse compliant device

Media (DVD)

Download and installation from DVD


Windows Internet Explorer® 9.0 (or later)

.NET Framework

.NET Framework Version 4.5


  • Deployment via Deployment Wizard.
  • The license server and all workstations that will run applications dependent on network licensing must run TCP/IP protocol.
  • Either Microsoft® or Novell TCP/IP protocol stacks are acceptable. Primary login on workstations may be Netware or Windows.
  • In addition to operating systems supported for the application, the license server will run on the Windows Server® 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2008 R2 Server editions.
  • Citrix® XenApp™ 6.5 FP1, Citrix® XenDesktop™ 5.6.

Additional Requirements for Large Datasets, Point Clouds, and 3D Modeling


8 GB RAM or greater

Disk Space

6 GB free hard disk available not including installation requirements.

Display Card

1600×1050 or greater True Color video display adapter; 128 MB VRAM or greater; Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater; Direct3D®-capable workstation class graphics card.


64-bit Operating Systems are recommended if you are working with Large Datasets, Point Clouds and 3D Modeling.