Fusion 360 extensions

Unlock advanced capabilities with Fusion 360 extensions

Create better products with enhanced workflows tailored to your business on one platform.

What is a Fusion 360 extension?

Extensions allow you to unlock advanced design and manufacturing technologies in Fusion 360.

  • Gain access to capabilities such as complex machining strategies, generative design and additive manufacturing workflows.

  • Customise your experience to align with project timelines through monthly and annual subscription options.

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Fusion 360 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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Fusion 360 for Manufacturing and Product Design offerings

Save over 50% on advanced tools to extend your capabilities of Fusion 360.

Fusion 360 for Manufacturing

Fusion 360 for Manufacturing

Extend the core 3D design and manufacturing capabilities of Fusion 360 along with tools that manage changes at any stage of production.


Fusion 360 for Product Design

Fusion 360 for Product Design

Gain access to advanced design and simulation tools for Fusion 360, along with change management tools throughout your product development process.


Fusion 360 extensions FAQs

Are Fusion 360 extensions add-ins?

Fusion 360 extensions are not add-ins or add-ons. Fusion 360 extensions allow you to unlock advanced manufacturing capabilities and enhanced workflows tailored to your business needs.

How do I begin a free trial of a Fusion 360 extension?

A 14-day free trial is available for the Machining Extension, Product Design Extension, Simulation Extension, Nesting & Fabrication Extension, Additive Build Extension and Generative Design Extension. click here to download a free trial.

What is the cost of a Fusion 360 extension?

Fusion 360 extensions come with flexible payment terms, including monthly and annual subscriptions, as well as cloud credit options. A Fusion 360 subscription is required in order to access all Fusion 360 extensions.

What is the Fusion 360 Machining Extension?

The Fusion 360 Machining Extension allows you to extend the core CAM capabilities of Fusion 360 with access to advanced manufacturing technologies including 3- and 5-axis machining strategies, toolpath optimisation and process automation.

What is the Fusion 360 Generative Design Extension?

The Fusion 360 Generative Design Extension allows you to quickly explore high-performing design alternatives based upon performance requirements and material, cost and manufacturing constraints.

What is the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension?

The Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension unlocks advanced nesting and fabrication capabilities in Fusion 360 to create optimised and associative multi-sheet layouts for sheet metal and non-sheet metal parts in preparation for cutting on CNC machines.

What is the Fusion 360 Additive Build Extension?

The Fusion 360 Additive Build Extension allows you to unlock additional additive manufacturing technologies in Fusion 360 using powder bed machinery to produce lighter, stronger, better performing parts, while reducing material waste and cost.

What is the Fusion 360 Manage Extension?

The Fusion 360 Manage Extension offers access to extended data management functionality for engineering change orders, release management, automated part numbering and more.

What is the Fusion 360 Product Design Extension?

The Fusion 360 Product Design Extension unlocks access to advanced 3D design and modelling tools that simplify the product development process and enable an automated approach to creating complex product designs.

What is the Fusion 360 Signal Integrity Extension?

The Fusion 360 Signal Integrity Extension is a cost-option simulation service powered by Ansys technology that, when purchased, unlocks insights into the PCB design impacts on performance through information around signal length, impedance, inductance, resistance, delay and more. Extensions provide a flexible, cost-effective way for you to access more advanced technology in line with your changing business needs.

What is the Fusion 360 Simulation Extension?

The Fusion 360 Simulation Extension is a set of simulation study types to help you to investigate the feasibility of manufacturing your 3D design. Understand how it may perform under real-life conditions before manufacturing anything. Analyse the performance and manufacturability of your 3D models to ensure that they will meet the demands of real world situations with structural, thermal and explicit simulation tools. The Simulation Extension includes injection moulding simulation studies to help you to gain plastic injection moulding manufacturing insights.

Can I install Fusion 360 on multiple computers? 

With a subscription to Fusion 360 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 Fusion 360 free trial to a paid subscription? 

Launch your trial software and click Subscribe Now on the trial screen or buy Fusion 360 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.

How much does a Fusion 360 subscription cost? 

The price of an annual Fusion 360 subscription is  and the price of a monthly Fusion 360 subscription is . The price of a 3-year Fusion 360 subscription is . 

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