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Autodesk software for students and educators

The future will be designed by you. Get started with free* access to the design software used to make the games, movies, buildings, and products that inspire you. With millions of professional users, Autodesk is a world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software for manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment. Autodesk Education helps you imagine, design, and create a better world.

Free software downloads for students   Free software downloads for educators   Free software downloads for educational institutions

Student software

Download free* software or use it in the cloud to design almost anytime, anywhere with a team, as part of a class or on your own.

Secondary students
College & university students

 

Educator software

Inspire, engage, and prepare your students for success with free* access to Autodesk design software and creativity apps.

Secondary teachers
College & university educators

 

Institutional software

Put professional design tools in the hands of students and educators with free** software for institutions.

All institutions
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Select your free* software

Choose a title below to download software for your individual use. To access software for your educational institution, go to institutions.

Apps

    123D Catch

    Turn photos taken with your iPhone or iPad into 3D models.
    App Store | Google Play | Desktop

    123D Design

    Create amazing 3D-printable designs, right on your iPad.
    App Store | Desktop

    123D Make

    Convert 3D models into 2D build plans with animated assembly instruction.
    App Store | Desktop

    123D Sculpt+

    Sculpt with this digital sculpting and painting app.
    App Store | Google Play

    AutoCAD 360 app

    AutoCAD 360

    Extend AutoCAD software to a mobile device.
    App Store | Google Play

    A360 Mobile

    A360 mobile

    Share, view & search 2D and 3D files in over 100 formats.
    App Store | Google Play

    A360 rendering

    Photorealistic and high-resolution image and panorama production.

    BIM 360 Glue Mobile app

    BIM 360 Glue mobile

    Access and explore models online or offline.
    App Store

    Bluestreak Mobile app

    Bluestreak mobile

    Track project activities and collaborate on-site.
    App Store

    Buzzsaw mobile app

    Buzzsaw mobile

    Access project documents from anywhere.
    App Store | Google Play

    Digital STEAM Applied Mechanics app

    Digital STEAM Applied Mechanics

    Game-based learning.
    App Store

    Digital STEAM Measurement app

    Digital STEAM Measurement

    Explore measurement concepts with interactive tools.
    App Store

    Digital STEAM Visual Design app

    Digital STEAM Visual Design

    Explore the principles of design.
    App Store

    ForceEffect simulation engineering app

    ForceEffect

    Analyze design concepts with a simulation app.
    App Store | Google Play

    ForceEffect Motion app

    ForceEffect Motion

    Develop functional moving mechanical systems.
    App Store | Google Play

    FormIt app

    FormIt

    Conceptualize early building design concepts digitally.
    App Store

    FX entertainment app

    FX

    Create Hollywood-style visual effects.

    Homestyler free online home design software

    Homestyler

    Redesign your home in 3D, and find articles, designers, and more.
    App Store | Google Play

    InfraWorks mobile app

    InfraWorks mobile

    View early concepts and alternatives from your iPad.
    App Store

    Instructables app

    Instructables

    Post your projects and learn from others.
    App Store | Google Play

    Inventor Publisher Mobile Viewer app

    Inventor Publisher Mobile Viewer

    View animated 3D instructions.
    App Store | Google Play

    Pixlr image editing app

    Pixlr Express

    Apply more than 600 effects, overlays, borders, and edit any image.
    App Store | Google Play

    SketchBook painting and drawing software

    SketchBook

    Sketch, paint, and illustrate digitally.
    App Store | Google Play

    Socialcam app

    Socialcam

    Easily take and share videos from your phone.
    App Store | Google Play

    TinkerBox physics game and engineering puzzle app

    TinkerBox

    Solve puzzles and create 3D contraptions on your iPhone.
    App Store


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*Free Autodesk software and/or cloud-based services are subject to acceptance of and compliance with the terms and conditions of the software license agreement or terms of service that accompany such software or cloud-based services.  Software and cloud-based services provided without charge to Education Community members may be used solely for purposes directly related to learning, teaching, training, research or development and  shall not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes.​

**Free software available through the Academic Resource Center (ARC) program is limited to Autodesk approved education institutions in certain markets and subject to the applicable Terms of Use, software license agreement and eligibility requirements. Any software provided through ARC may only be used for purposes directly related to learning, teaching, training, research and development that are part of the instructional functions performed by a qualified educational institution and may not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes. Autodesk software license agreements can be found online at http://usa.autodesk.com/legal-notices-trademarks/.