Fusion 360 for personal use

Unified CAD, CAM and PCB software

Get access to Fusion 360 for personal use, including standard features for home-based, non-commercial projects.

Fusion 360 for personal use

Fusion 360 for personal use is a limited free version that includes basic functionality and can be renewed on a 3-year basis. Compare features and functionality between Fusion 360 for personal use and Fusion 360 below.

  • Fusion 360 for personal, hobby use

    Free CAD + CAM software for individuals who are doing hobby, non-commercial design and manufacturing projects.

Free for qualified hobbyist users

Standard design and 3D modelling tools

Limited CAM functionality:

  • 2 & 3-axis milling
  • Adaptive clearing
  • Turning
  • FFF additive manufacturing
  • Water jet, laser cutter, plasma cutter

Single user data management only:

  • 10 active and editable Fusion 360 documents, unlimited inactive documents
  • View only public share links
  • Commenting, markups

Limited electronics and PCB design:

  • 2 schematics
  • 2 layers
  • 80 cm2 board area

Limited 2D documentation and drawings:

  • Single sheet support and print only

Forum support only

Local rendering only

Export file types: *.3mf, *.f3d, *.f3z, *.fbx, *.iam, *.ipt, *.obj, *.skp, *.smt, *.step, *.stl, *.stp

Import file types: *.123dx, *.3mf, *.dxfs, *.f3d, *.f3z, *.fbx, *.ige, *.iges, *.igs, *.obj, *.ste, *.step, *.stp

Free - for qualified hobbyist users

Best value
  • Fusion 360

    Subscribe to Autodesk Fusion 360 to get access to unified 3D CAD, CAM, CAE, PCB, collaboration and data management software.

Standard design and 3D modelling tools, plus a fully featured CAM, CAE and PCB development platform

Comprehensive CAM functionality:

  • 2 & 3-axis milling
  • Adaptive clearing
  • Turning
  • FFF additive manufacturing
  • Water jet, laser cutter, plasma cutter
  • 3+2 milling
  • Mill-turning
  • Setup probing
  • Automatic tool change
  • Rapid feed

Extensive collaboration and data management:

  • Unlimited active and editable Fusion 360 documents
  • Public share links
  • Commenting, markups
  • Multi-user management

Unified electronics and PCB design:

  • 999 schematics
  • 16 layers
  • Unlimited board area

Full 2D documentation and drawings:

  • Multi-sheet support
  • 3 file exports
  • Company templates

Phone, email and forum support

Local and cloud rendering*

*Requires cloud credits

All export file types in Fusion 360 for personal use, plus: *.dwg, *.dxf, *.iges, *.sat

All import file types in Fusion 360 for personal use, plus: *.3dm, *.asm, *.CATPart, *.CATProduct, *.dwg, *.g, *.iam, *.ipt, *.neu, *.par, *.prt, *.psm, *.sab, *.sat, *.skp, *.sldasm, *.sldprt, *.smb, *.smt, *.wire, *.x_b, *.x-t

All local and cloud simulation strategies:*

  • Linear and non-linear static stress
  • Thermal and thermal stress analysis
  • Event simulation
  • Modal frequencies
  • Commenting, markups
  • Shape optimisation

*Requires cloud credits

Generative design technology*

*Requires cloud credits or a subscription

Exclusive access to EAGLE Premium and HSMWorks

Access advanced functionality via extensions*

*Additional cost

Earn money by referring a friend to Fusion 360

Earn $100 for every friend you refer to Fusion 360 who subscribes to an annual subscription.

Fusion 360 for personal use FAQs

Fusion 360 for personal use, formerly known as Fusion 360 for hobbyist use, is free for qualifying non-commercial users as a 3-year subscription. Download Fusion 360 for personal use here.

Fusion 360 for personal use is free for three years for qualifying non-commercial users. A hobbyist user must generate less than $1,000 USD in annual revenue, using Fusion 360 for home-based, non-commercial design, manufacturing and fabrication projects. 

Hobbyists can download Fusion 360 for personal use here by signing in or creating an Autodesk account.

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