Autodesk Desktop Connector

Mar 5, 2024 – Autodesk released the Autodesk Desktop Connector

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The Autodesk Desktop Connector is available via Autodesk Access or via download from the Autodesk subscription site. The update requires access to the original install resources.

The official listed release date is Mar 5, 2024.
The Autodesk Desktop Connector (ADC) update build version is

Warning: Check the Release Notes page in Autodesk Desktop Connector Help for the current and correct download link.

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Autodesk Desktop Connector

This Autodesk Desktop Connector (ADC) release supports the Autodesk 2024 products.
AutoCAD 2024 (and verticals) require Desktop Connector 16.0 or above.
If Desktop Connector 15.x versions are installed, AutoCAD will inform you that Desktop Connector needs to be updated.

Read the Release Notes

New Features and Enhancements

New Troubleshooting Tool

This Tool is intended to identify unsynced files and help users "kick start" syncing

Select Type of Unsynced Changes

  • Users can select between My Unsynced Changes and Unsynced Cloud Updates within the project

Check Number of Projects

  • Check for the number of selected projects upon cancelling/dismissing the Project Selection dialog

Project Selection Warning

  • A warning that users should save all file changes before changing project selections

Improved File Management

  • Prevented .vce~ file extensions from uploading, avoiding unnecessary errors.
  • Prevented .sqlite-wal and .sqlite-shm from uploading, avoiding unnecessary errors.
  • Resolved a bug where files did not get assigned a status until the upload completed.
  • Resolved an issue where folders with large .dwg files were not successfully deleted locally but were deleted from the cloud.

Reference Explorer

  • The original selected file is given different visual styling to better visualize file relationships.
  • Improved the export feature by adding extra white space around the image.

CAD Workflows

  • Fixed a bug for 2024 Autodesk Applications where the user references a drawing by XATTACH to a Plant 3D project drawing, and the referenced drawing will no longer be shown in Docs Viewer but in AutoCAD Plant 3D instead.