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svetlana
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Registered: ‎10-08-2012
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Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

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10-08-2012 06:27 PM

Hello!

 

Thanks for student opportunity to learn how to use your products.

 

I've registered using my student info but when I try to download Autocad 2013 for Mac the download crashes. I tried tried different browsers (Chrome, FF), OS (Mac, Win, Linux) and even Internet providers. Download still crashes. 

 

How can I download it?

 

Thanks.

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aaronhai
Posts: 247
Registered: ‎03-25-2010
Message 2 of 20 (3,961 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

10-10-2012 02:24 AM in reply to: svetlana

Hi svetlana,

 

Welcome to the Autodesk forum community.

 

I wish to check if you manage to try other download method?

Please check this link.

 

 

1. Downlaod Now

 

2. Browser Download

3. Install Now

 

Thank you.



Aaron Hai
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bdh58
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Registered: ‎10-11-2012
Message 3 of 20 (3,919 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

10-11-2012 12:47 PM in reply to: svetlana

I have had the same problem. The only option given is to do a browser download. The download gets about half way then finishes but does not fully complete. The disk image downloaded will not open. I have also tried downloading in multiple browsers.

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philip.s
Posts: 2,373
Registered: ‎09-27-2011
Message 4 of 20 (3,913 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

10-11-2012 01:12 PM in reply to: bdh58

Hi Benjamin,

 

A typical workaround for this sort of issue is to download the software on another computer and then transfer the .exe installer file over with an external hard drive, thumb drive, DVD etc...

 

As you're already here I can provide you with a 24hr timed direct download link which might resolve the problem (if it doesn't, please try the afore mentioned transfer method), of which I'll be sending you via Private Message.



Philip Schmelzer
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shart0012
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Registered: ‎01-13-2013
Message 5 of 20 (3,393 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

01-13-2013 03:28 PM in reply to: philip.s

.exe file!

 

on a Mac

 

go back to customer help school

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alexander
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Registered: ‎02-10-2013
Message 6 of 20 (2,994 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

02-10-2013 08:54 PM in reply to: svetlana

I'd like to add to this.  The image "Browser Download" does nothing in either Safari or Firefox.  You can click on it a hundred times and nothing will ever happen.

 

Can you please provide an actual link for Macs since the 'Download Manager' and 'Install Now' are PC only solutions.

 

There is otherwise no way to start the download process.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Alex

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camilo.lemos
Posts: 901
Registered: ‎09-28-2011
Message 7 of 20 (2,990 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

02-10-2013 09:55 PM in reply to: alexander

Hi alexander and welcome to the forums.

 

Here's a direct download link for AutoCAD for Mac 2013:

AutoCAD for Mac 2013

 

Please, not that this link is temporary and will expire in 72 hours.

 

I've tested the Browser Download option using Firefox and it worked fine for me:

ACAD_Mac_B_Download.png

 

 

 

Best regards,



Camilo Lemos
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sabrina.pretzler
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎05-03-2013
Message 8 of 20 (2,117 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

05-03-2013 03:21 AM in reply to: camilo.lemos

Hi,

I'm having the same problem - could you please post another link which isn't expired yet so I can download Autocad for MAC? thanks

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camilo.lemos
Posts: 901
Registered: ‎09-28-2011
Message 9 of 20 (2,112 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

05-03-2013 04:16 AM in reply to: sabrina.pretzler

Hi Sabrina, 

 

Did you know you can now get direct download links from Matt, our Virtual Agent?

 

Click here to read more about it and give it a try:smileyhappy:



Camilo Lemos
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alomper
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Registered: ‎06-15-2013
Message 10 of 20 (1,656 Views)

Re: Cannot download AutoCAD 2013 for students (Mac version)

06-15-2013 12:56 PM in reply to: camilo.lemos

I have the same problem: Autocad 2013 for Mac "Browser Download" doesn't work in either Firefox or Safari. I've tried all the suggestions above, and I always get back to the download site which includes the "Browser Download" button that doesn't work. By now, I'd have a serial number and product key. But, that's very little use if I can't get the software. 

 

It is very surprising that a company like Autodesk can't get its act together in order to provide people with download links that actually link to downloads. I'm hoping that I will get a reply to this post, and that the reply is not as useless as the last post from Autodesk in this threat. Otherwise, it'll have to be Freecad for me...

 

That'd be a pity because I did have a good experience with Autocad when I used the program some years ago.

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