Vault Developer Center

Autodesk® Vault offers a comprehensive set of powerful tools and features to help engineers, designers, manufacturers, architects, and construction teams more efficiently organize, manage, and track their design data. Vault has plug-ins to AutoCAD, Inventor, Civil 3D, Revit and many others. The Vault product line consists of 4 products so that users can get just the right features they need at just the right cost. The base Vault offers fundamental data management capabilities and is included with many Autodesk® software products, e.g. Autodesk® Factory Design Suite, Autodesk® Product Design Suite, and Autodesk® Inventor® software. For more advanced PDM functionality and features, we offer a premium line of Vault software, including Vault Workgroup, Vault Collaboration, and Vault Professional.


Learn more about Vault developer tools here.


The SDK is delivered by every Vault Server. You can find the SDK in the Vault Server installation folder.

*These Vault SDKs are subject to the license agreement that's displayed for acceptance during their installation process

Autodesk Developer Network


For more information on Autodesk desktop product customization and APIs please visit Autodesk Developer Network Open.


If you need more professional customization support, consider joining the Autodesk Developer Network. that includes direct support, and development product licenses.



Trial versions are available for most Autodesk products. Download your free 30-days trial version today. You can obtain Autodesk desktop software for development use on an on-going basis by joining ADN.


All the information and resources needed to use Autodesk cloud-based software and components in your own web and mobile applications can be found on the Autodesk Platform Services (formerly Forge) Developer Portal. Get easy access to APIs and documentation, tutorials, GitHub samples, support and more.

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