Fusion 360 extensions

Unlock advanced capabilities with Fusion 360 extensions

Create better products with enhanced workflows tailored to your business on one platform.

What is a Fusion 360 extension?

Extensions allow you to unlock advanced design and manufacturing technologies in Fusion 360.

  • Gain access to capabilities such as complex machining strategies, generative design, and additive manufacturing workflows.

  • Customize your experience to align with project timelines through monthly and annual subscription options.

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Fusion 360 extensions

Add extensions with flexible subscription options to fit your project budget.

Simulation Extension

Simulation Extension

Get unlimited access to cloud solves. Use structural, thermal, explicit, and injection molding simulations.



Generative Design Extension

Generative Design Extension

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



Machining Extension

Machining Extension

Advanced manufacturing tools, include 3 to 5-axis strategies, toolpath optimization, and process automation.



Nesting & Fabrication Extension

Nesting & Fabrication Extension

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



Product Design Extension

Product Design Extension

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



Manage Extension

Manage Extension

Execute change orders, release management, automated part numbering, and bill of materials management.



Additive Build Extension

Additive Build Extension

Manufacture metal parts using powder bed fusion to reduce material wastage and cost.



Talk to an expert about extensions

Unlock advanced capabilities and enhanced workflows with Fusion 360 extensions. Connect with an expert to see how extensions can be tailored to your business needs.


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Fusion 360 extensions FAQs

Are Fusion 360 extensions add-ins?

Fusion 360 extensions are not add-ins or add-ons. Fusion 360 extensions allow you to unlock advanced manufacturing capabilities and enhanced workflows tailored to your business needs.

How do I begin a free trial of a Fusion 360 extension?

A 7-day, free trial is available for the Machining Extension, Product Design Extension, Simulation Extension, Nesting & Fabrication Extension, Additive Build Extension, and Generative Design Extension. Click here to download a free trial.

What is the cost of a Fusion 360 extension?

Fusion 360 extensions come with flexible payment terms, including monthly and annual subscriptions, as well as cloud credit options. A Fusion 360 subscription is required in order to access all Fusion 360 extensions.

What is the Fusion 360 Machining Extension?

The Fusion 360 Machining Extension allows you to extend the core CAM capabilities of Fusion 360 with access to advanced manufacturing technologies including 3- and 5-axis machining strategies, toolpath optimization, and process automation.

What is the Fusion 360 Generative Design Extension?

The Fusion 360 Generative Design Extension allows you to quickly explore high-performing design alternatives based upon performance requirements and material, cost, and manufacturing constraints.

What is the Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension?

The Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension unlocks advanced nesting and fabrication capabilities in Fusion 360 to create optimized and associative multi-sheet layouts for sheet metal and non-sheet metal parts in preparation for cutting on CNC machines.

What is the Fusion 360 Additive Build Extension?

The Fusion 360 Additive Build Extension allows you to unlock additional additive manufacturing technologies in Fusion 360 using powder bed machinery to produce lighter, stronger, better performing parts, while reducing material waste and cost.

What is the Fusion 360 Manage Extension?

The Fusion 360 Manage Extension offers access to extended data management functionality for engineering change orders, release management, automated part numbering, and more.

What is the Fusion 360 Product Design Extension?

The Fusion 360 Product Design Extension unlocks access to advanced 3D design and modeling tools that simplify the product development process and enable an automated approach to creating complex product designs.

What is the Fusion 360 Simulation Extension?

The Fusion 360 Simulation Extension is a set of simulation study types to help you investigate the feasibility of manufacturing your 3D design. Understand how it may perform under real-life conditions before manufacturing anything. Analyze the performance and manufacturability of your 3D models to ensure they will meet the demands of real-world situations with structural, thermal, and explicit simulation tools. The Simulation Extension includes injection molding simulation studies to help you gain plastic injection molding manufacturing insights.

Can I install Fusion 360 on multiple computers? 

With a subscription to Fusion 360 software, you can install it on up to 3 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 License Agreement 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.

How much does a Fusion 360 subscription cost? 

The price of an annual Fusion 360 subscription is  and the price of a monthly Fusion 360 subscription is . The price of a 3-year Fusion 360 subscription is . If you have infrequent users and are interested in a pay-as-you-go option, please visit www.autodesk.com/flex to learn more.

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Terms and conditions

Autodesk online store promotion:

This promotion offers a 25% discount off the Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for purchases of a new 1- or 3-year subscription to Fusion 360, HSMWorks, EAGLE and a 1-year subscription to Fusion 360 Machining Extension, Fusion 360 Nesting & Fabrication Extension, Fusion 360 Manage Extension, Fusion 360 Generative Design Extension, Fusion 360 Product Design Extension, Fusion 360 Simulation Extension, Fusion 360 Additive Build Extension, Fusion 360 for Manufacturing offering, and Fusion 360 for Product Design offering, excluding taxes.

This offer is available from 10/4/22 through 10/31/22 in the 50 United States and Canada and may not be combined with other rebates or promotions and is void where prohibited or restricted by law. Products must be purchased from the Autodesk online store and the applicable discount will automatically be applied to your purchase.


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