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Top reasons to choose

an AutoCAD Subscription plan

Sign on to a Subscription plan and give yourself a hassle-free way to stay at the top of your game.

Whether you choose a "pay as you go" term license through Desktop Subscription, or buy a perpetual license with Maintenance Subscription, you’ll be making a smart, more cost-effective choice when you subscribe to an Autodesk® AutoCAD® plan.

Which Autodesk® AutoCAD® Subscription plan is right for you?

Monthly Desktop Subscription:

Maximum flexibility

Lowest cost of entry

Annual Desktop

Best term license value

Lock-in your price with 2- or 3-year plans

Perpetual License with Maintenance Subscription:

Maintain and maximize your perpetual license

Software license never expires

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Stay current

You don’t want your technology to fall behind. And if you are on Subscription, it doesn't have to. Access the latest software upgrades, avoiding the hassle and potential downtime of having to manually upgrade. You’ll be better positioned to participate in projects that may mandate the most recent version of AutoCAD software or the newest TrustedDWG™ technology.

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Enjoy more flexible licensing rights

As a subscriber, you have more freedom to work when and where you want, with licensing rights that help you access AutoCAD software in more places—in the office, at home and while traveling. Plus, as long as you're a subscriber, you can access available earlier versions of AutoCAD software when specific projects or clients require it.

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Get help when you need it

Your business just works better with the right software support services at the ready. As an AutoCAD subscriber, you receive your own unique Autodesk forum sign-on that flags you for 24-hour priority response from support agents. Or upgrade to Advanced Support for remote desktop assistance and dedicated phone support.

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Whether term or perpetual, Subscription makes it work better.

When you purchase a term license though Desktop Subscription, you get a lower upfront cost and option to add and remove seats just when you need them. Or, choose to buy an AutoCAD perpetual license with Maintenance Subscription and protect your investment over the long haul. The choice is yours.

Subscription benefits are subject to Autodesk Subscription terms and conditions. Not all Autodesk Subscription benefits and offerings are available for all products in all languages and/or regions. Access to cloud services requires an internet connection and is subject to any geographical restrictions set forth in the Terms of Service.

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