Autodesk Fusion: More than CAD, it’s the future of design and manufacturing

Autodesk Fusion is the first and only integrated cloud CAD, CAM, CAE, and PCB software platform of its kind

Streamline your product development

Go from design to manufacturing faster with the only all-in-one cloud CAD, CAM, CAE and PCB product development platform, Autodesk Fusion.

Unify your team on one platform

Global manufacturing teams trust Autodesk Fusion to efficiently ideate, create, collaborate and manage their development processes in a single solution with cloud and data at the centre.

Save time and costs with automated workflows

Free up resources to increase capacity with less investment in time and capital with design, electronics and machining automation.

Autodesk Fusion capabilities

Flexible 3D CAD

Autodesk Fusion enables you to explore many iterations quickly with easy-to-use cloud CAD software.

Integrated CAD/CAM

Produce high-quality CNC machined parts and additively manufacture builds using FFF or PBF for metal 3D printing.

Unified PCB design

Gain all the advantages of a full-featured schematic capture, electronics design and mechanical CAD with Autodesk Fusion.

Seamless 3D simulation

Test your designs to ensure that they survive real world conditions. Simulate digitally and reduce prototyping costs.

Explorative generative design tools

Explore many manufacturing-ready outcomes meeting your design specifications through generative design.

Instant-on data management

Use integrated cloud collaboration tools to bring teams together and manage product data.

G2 Summer 2021 ranking

“Autodesk Fusion is recognized as the best professional cloud product design and manufacturing software platform on G2.”

- 4.5/5 rating, 400+ reviews

Trusted by 4.6 million design and manufacturing professionals, including:

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What you can do with Autodesk Fusion

Flexible 3D modelling and design

Use direct, surface, parametric, mesh or freeform modelling.

Interactive assemblies

Detailed visualisations of complex products with exploded views and animations.

Sheet metal part creation

Design and engineer products to ensure aesthetics, form, fit and function.

Innovative generative design

Explore, design, quote and fabricate faster with automation tools.

Unified electronics and PCB design

Comprehensive electronics and PCB engineering tools.

Push-button SPICE simulation

Easy SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) setup.

Unlimited hierarchical schematic capture

Support for 16-layer PCB systems.

Integrated CAD and CAM

Additive manufacturing, 2 & 3-axis, 3+2, 4 & 5-axis milling and more.

Cloud collaboration and data management

Connect teams, communicate in real time and manage projects with global collaboration.

Photo-realistic rendering and documentation

Annotate, dimension and document models with real-life rendering technology.

FEA verification, test and simulation

Topology and shape optimisation with cloud-based machine learning and AI.

Professionals who use Autodesk Fusion

Machine quality parts faster. Reduce cycle times to improve the bottom line.

Smart tools let you connect extended teams in real time.

Process controls to design, simulate and manufacture all in one program.

Unify schematic, PCB, libraries, simulation and mechanical design.

Speed up ideation and connect with engineering teams faster.

Prep students for careers in design, engineering and manufacturing.

Autodesk Fusion extensions

Add extensions with flexible subscription options to fit your project budget.

Design Extension

Automate complex geometry to enhance the performance and aesthetics of your products.


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Manage Extension

Execute change orders, release management, automated part numbering and bill of materials management.



Manufacturing Extension

Unlock additional capabilities for 3 to 5-axis CNC machining, sheet-based nesting and fabrication, and metals-based additive manufacturing.


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Signal Integrity Extension

Optimise PCB design electromagnetic performance by controlling the impedance of every critical transmission line.


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Simulation Extension

Optimise part design and performance with unlimited cloud solves for generative design, FEA, electronic cooling, injection moulding and more.


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Autodesk Fusion for personal use

Autodesk Fusion for personal use is a limited, free version that includes basic functionality for qualifying users who generate less than $1,000 USD in annual revenue and use for home-based, non-commercial projects only.

What you get with Autodesk Fusion for personal


Autodesk Fusion for personal use

Autodesk Fusion for personal use includes cloud-based design and 3D modelling tools as well as the following limited functionality:

  • Limited CAM functionality
  • Single user data management
  • Limited electronics and PCB designs
  • Limited 2D documentation and drawings
  • Forum support only
  • Limited import/export file types


Autodesk Fusion

Autodesk Fusion includes all design and 3D modelling tools, plus a fully featured CAM, CAE and PCB development platform.

  • Configurations (CAD, CAM, CAE)
  • Comprehensive CAM functionality
  • Extensive collaboration and data management
  • Unified electronics and PCB designs
  • Full 2D documentation and drawings
  • Phone, email, forum and in-product support
  • All import/export file types
  • Cloud rendering
  • Cloud simulation and advanced machining upgrades
  • Integrated fastener library
  • Drawing automation
  • Bill of Materials (BOM)


Additional Autodesk Fusion offerings

For startup use

For eligible startups that are less than 3 years old with 10 or fewer employees.

For educational use

Free for qualifying students and educators or institutions.

For collaborators

Autodesk Fusion - Team Participant is for additional users to share, review and manage projects.

Autodesk Fusion industry cloud for manufacturing

The Fusion industry cloud for manufacturing will connect capabilities, data, people and processes across the entire product development lifecycle.

CAD, CAM, CAE, PCB, data management (PLM, PDM), MES and more will be integrated into one unified experience, enabling advanced automation, AI capabilities and streamlining of workflows.

Learn more about our vision for the Autodek Fusion industry cloud.


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Join over 4.6 million professionals that have made Autodesk Fusion their go-to design to manufacturing solution.


Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Autodesk Fusion?

Autodesk Fusion is design, engineering, electronics and manufacturing software, all-in-one. Connect your entire product development process into one cloud-based software with integrated 3D CAD, CAM, CAE and PCB.

Who uses Autodesk Fusion?

Industrial designers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, machinists, hobbyists and startups use Autodesk Fusion. 

Is Autodesk Fusion free?

Autodesk Fusion is free for qualifying hobbyists for non-commercial use.

Is Autodesk Fusion the same as AutoCAD?

Autodesk Fusion is integrated CAD, CAM, CAE and PCB software, whereas AutoCAD is CAD software to create 2D and 3D drawings. Compare Autodesk Fusion vs AutoCAD (US Site)

What is the price of an Autodesk Fusion subscription?

Autodesk Fusion is paid monthly, paid annually or paid every three years.

How can I renew my Autodesk Fusion subscription?

If you purchased online, your subscription will automatically renew unless you’ve turned auto-renew off. Simply sign in to your Autodesk Account and select the product you want to renew and verify that your auto-renew is set to on and your payment method is correct. 

What are the system requirements for Autodesk Fusion?

Learn about system requirements for Autodesk Fusion here.

How do I download Autodesk Fusion?

Autodesk provides download and install instructions for individuals and administrators. Your available downloads appear in Autodesk Account. Find your product, select a version, platform, language and download method. For more information, visit the Autodesk Knowledge Network.

Can I install Autodesk Fusion on multiple computers? 

With a subscription to Autodesk Fusion software, you can install it on up to three computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the Software Licence Agreement (US Site) for more information.

How do I convert my Autodesk Fusion free trial to a paid subscription? 

Launch your trial software and click Subscribe Now on the trial screen or buy Autodesk Fusion here. When buying your subscription, enter the same email address and password combination you used to sign in to your trial. Learn more about converting a trial to a paid subscription.

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