Autodesk Fusion 360: More than CAD, it’s the future of design and manufacturing

Fusion 360 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 360.

Unify your team on one platform

Global manufacturing teams trust Fusion 360 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 360 capabilities

Flexible 3D CAD

Autodesk Fusion 360 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 360.

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

“Fusion 360 is recognized as the best professional cloud product design and manufacturing software platform on G2.”

- 4.5/5 rating, 400+ reviews

Trusted by 1.2 million customers, including:

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What you can do with Autodesk Fusion 360

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 360

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.

Unlock advanced capabilities with Autodesk Fusion 360 extensions

Machining Extension

Gain access to advanced manufacturing tools, including 3- to 5-axis strategies, toolpath optimisation and process automation.


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Product Design Extension

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


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Generative Design Extension

Explore unlimited generative designs. Optimise for specific materials and manufacturing techniques.


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Nesting & Fabrication Extension

Create optimised and associative multi-sheet layouts for sheet metal and non-sheet metal parts automation.


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Additional Autodesk Fusion 360 offerings

For personal, hobby use

Autodesk Fusion 360 for personal use is a limited free version that includes basic functionality.

For startup use

Free for eligible startups that are less than three years old with 10 or fewer employees.

For educational use

Free for qualifying students and educators or institutions.

For collaborators

Autodesk Fusion 360 - Team Participant is for additional users to share, review and manage projects.


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Join over 1.2 million professionals that have made Fusion 360 their go-to design to manufacturing solution.


Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Autodesk Fusion 360?

Autodesk Fusion 360 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 360?

Industrial designers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, machinists, hobbyists and startups use Autodesk Fusion 360. 

Is Autodesk Fusion 360 free?

Autodesk Fusion 360 is free for hobbyists, non-commercial use and for qualifying startups.

Is Autodesk Fusion 360 the same as AutoCAD?

Autodesk Fusion 360 is integrated CAD, CAM, CAE and PCB software, whereas AutoCAD is CAD software to create 2D and 3D drawings. Compare Fusion 360 vs AutoCAD (US Site)

What is the price of an Autodesk Fusion 360 subscription?

Autodesk Fusion 360 is paid monthly, paid annually or paid every three years.

How can I renew my Autodesk Fusion 360 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 360?

Operating System 

Apple® macOS™ Monterey 12.0, Big Sur 11.x*; Catalina 10.15; Mojave v10.14 (learn more about Apple Security Updates) 

Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 (64 bit) (until January 2023)** 

Microsoft Windows Windows 11, 10 (64-bit) 


x86-based 64-bit processor (e.g. Intel Core i, AMD Ryzen series), 4 cores, 1.7 GHz or greater; 32-bit not supported 

ARM-based processors partially supported via Rosetta 2 only 

How do I download Fusion 360?

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 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.

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