AutoCAD Civil 3D Tip: Service Packs, Hotfixes, and Updates for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 and AutoCAD Map 3D 2016

Updated January 25, 2017

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2016 and Map 3D have been released for a while now. There have been many service packs, hotfixes, and updates issued during this time. The new Autodesk Desktop App will alert you of some updates and fixes, but not all. So if you’d rather not hunt these down, or if you are an IT professional who likes to have control over what gets installed on your network, or a user who just prefers to install these fixes manually here is a list of what’s available as of February 2017.

We recommend installing the fixes in date order as listed below:

04/13/2015 Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2016 VLX Hotfix
07/14/2015 Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2016 Hotfix 1
08/04/2015 Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2016 Hotfix 2
08/11/2015 Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2016 DWG to PDF Custom Properties Hotfix
08/17/2015 Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016 Service Pack 1
12/04/2015 Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2016 Service Pack 2
01/20/2016 Autodesk AutoCAD Map 3D 2016 Service Pack 2 (includes SP1)
01/27/2016 Civil 3D 2016 SP 2 HF 971- Feature Line errors and issues
03/21/2016 Download the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Module (VBA)
08/05/2016 Accumulated hotfix 4 for AutoCAD 2016 based products
10/11/2016 Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2016 Service Pack 3
10/28/2016 Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2014-2017 ECW Hotfix
11/14/2016 AutoCAD 2016 Service Pack 1
Bryan Sullivan

Bryan Sullivan

Bryan joined the EnvisionCAD team in October 2013. He provides a variety of CAD Management services. As a CAD Technician, he provides expertise in AutoCAD and Civil 3D production, support and development services. He has been using AutoCAD and Autodesk products since 1998 and has used his knowledge of CAD software and internet technology to provide drafting and design support and CAD management services for engineering firms and design-build contractors. Bryan has training in mechanical design and has gained experience in the civil, environmental, and structural engineering fields while working on a variety of projects for state, municipal, and private clients. His project history includes 2D and 3D CAD modeling of waterworks and wastewater systems, transportation systems, floodplain and stormwater management design, landfill design and operation, earth retention design, deep foundation systems and much more. He is skilled in creating plans and documentation for the entire engineering process as it evolves from the initial survey and design, on to the permit process, through the creation of engineering plan sets, cycling through changes made during bid preparation and review, and finally ending with construction and as-built drawings. He is an avid researcher and has never been reluctant to leverage a new technology or evaluate a new solution in order to solve an engineering or production issue.

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