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CFD Motion

Autodesk® CFD software provides fast, accurate, and flexible fluid flow and thermal simulation tools to help you make great products.

Important Information:

CFD contains an UI engine (CFD Design Study Environment) and a solver component (CFD Motion). You need both licenses to properly run the software. The installer contains both the UI engine and the solver component so you only need to download once.

Please carefully follow the steps to download and activate CFD.

Step 1: Get Education License of CFD Design Study Environment

  1. Sign In or Create Account on this page.
  2. Choose your software license type, version, OS, and language.
  3. Keep a copy of your product key and serial number.

Step 2: Get Education License of CFD Motion

  1. Sign In or Create Account here.
  2. Choose your software license type, version, OS and language.
  3. Keep a copy of your product key and serial number.

Sign in or create an account above to get started

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Serial number:
PLACEHOLDER-SN
Product key:
PLACEHOLDER-KEY
Files size:
PLACEHOLDER-SIZE
Authorized usage:
PLACEHOLDER-SEATS
An email containing the license information above has been sent to you.

Step 3: Download and Install CFD

You cannot download the product on this device, but you can email yourself the link to download it later on your PC or Mac.

Step 4: Activate CFD

Version

License Type

Instruction

CFD 2016

On Personal Devices

Your product should be automatically activated. If not, use the serial number and the product key of CFD Motion 2016 to activate the product.

CFD 2017

On Personal Devices

Follow the in-product steps. You will be asked to activate CFD Design Study Environment 2017 first, then CFD Motion 2017.

CFD 2016, CFD 2017

On Network Server

Obtain both licenses files, combine them and activate your product with the combined license file through Autodesk Network License Manager.

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