Unify design, engineering, electronics, and manufacturing with Fusion 360

Integrated CAD, CAM, CAE, and PCB software

What is Fusion 360?

Fusion 360 is a cloud-based 3D modeling, CAD, CAM, CAE, and PCB software platform for product design and manufacturing.

  • Design and engineer products how you want to ensure aesthetics, form, fit, and function

  • Engineer, design, and create anything with comprehensive electronics and PCB design tools

  • Save time and money and get quality parts out the door faster


What’s included in Fusion 360

Flexible 3D CAD

Fusion 360 enables you to explore many iterations quickly with easy-to-use CAD software.


Integrated CAD/CAM

Produce high-quality CNC machined parts, and additively manufacture builds using FFF or PBF for metal 3D printing.


Unified PCB design

Gain all the advantages of a full-featured schematic capture, electronics design, and mechanical CAD with Fusion 360.


Seamless 3D simulation

Test your designs to ensure they survive real world conditions. Simulate digitally and reduce prototyping costs.


Explorative generative design tools

Explore many manufacturing-ready outcomes meeting your design specifications through generative design.


Instant-on data management

Use integrated collaboration tools to bring teams together and manage product data.


What you can do with Fusion 360

Flexible 3D modeling and design

Use direct, surface, parametric, mesh, or freeform modeling.

Interactive assemblies

Detailed visualizations of complex products with exploded views and animations.

Sheet metal part creation

Design and engineer products to ensure aesthetics, form, fit, and function.

Innovative generative design

Explore, design, quote, and fabricate faster with automation tools.

Unified electronics and PCB design

Comprehensive electronics and PCB engineering tools.

Push-button SPICE simulation

Easy SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) setup.

Unlimited hierarchical schematic capture

Support for 16-layer PCB systems.

Electronics cooling simulations

Manage thermal constraints of electronics components.

Integrated CAD and CAM

Additive manufacturing, 2 & 3-axis, 3+2, 4 & 5-axis milling and more.

Cloud collaboration and data management

Connect teams, communicate in real-time, and manage projects with global collaboration.

Photo-realistic rendering and documentation

Annotate, dimension, and document models with real-life rendering technology.

FEA verification, test, and simulation

Topology and shape optimization with cloud-based machine learning and AI.

Who uses Fusion 360

Machine quality parts faster. Reduce cycle times to improve the bottom line.

Smart tools let you connect extended teams in real-time.

Process controls to design, simulate, and manufacture all in one program.

Unify schematic, PCB, libraries, simulation, and mechanical design.

Speed up ideation and connect with engineering teams faster.

Prep students for careers in design, engineering, and manufacturing.

G2 Summer 2021 ranking

"Fusion 360 is recognized as the best product design and manufacturing software on G2."

– 4.5/5 rating, 300+ reviews

Fusion 360 Extensions

Customize your plan with advanced functionality

Unlock advanced capabilities with Fusion 360 extensions.

Additional Fusion 360 offerings

For personal, hobby use

Fusion 360 for personal use is a limited free version that includes basic functionality.


For startup use

Free for eligible startups that are less than 3 years old with 10 or fewer employees.


For educational use

Free for qualifying students and educators or institutions.


For collaborators

Fusion 360 - Team Participant is for additional users to share, review, and manage projects.


Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Autodesk Fusion 360?

Autodesk Fusion 360 is the first 3D CAD, CAM, CAE, and PCB tool of its kind, connecting your entire product development process into one cloud-based software.

Who uses Autodesk Fusion 360?

Industrial designers, mechanical engineers, electrical engineers, machinists, hobbyists, and startups use Autodesk Fusion 360. 

Is Autodesk Fusion 360 free?

Autodesk Fusion 360 is free for hobbyists, non-commercial use, and for qualifying startups.

Is Autodesk Fusion 360 the same as AutoCAD?

Autodesk Fusion 360 is integrated CAD, CAM, CAE, and PCB software, whereas AutoCAD is CAD software to create 2D and 3D drawings. Compare Fusion 360 vs AutoCAD

What is the price of a Autodesk Fusion 360 subscription?

Autodesk Fusion 360 is paid monthly, paid annually, or paid every 3 years.

How can I renew my Autodesk Fusion 360 subscription?

If you purchased online, your subscription will automatically renew unless you’ve turned auto-renew off. Simply sign in to your Autodesk Account and select the product you want to renew and verify that your auto-renew is set to on and your payment method is correct. 

What are the system requirements for Autodesk Fusion 360?

Operating System 

Apple® macOS™ Monterey 12.0, Big Sur 11.x*; Catalina 10.15; Mojave v10.14 (learn more about Apple Security Updates) 

Microsoft® Windows® 8.1 (64 bit) (until January 2023)** 

Microsoft Windows Windows 11, 10 (64-bit) 

CPU 

x86-based 64-bit processor (e.g. Intel Core i, AMD Ryzen series), 4 cores, 1.7 GHz or greater; 32-bit not supported 

ARM-based processors partially supported via Rosetta 2 only 

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.

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Support and learning

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Fusion 360 resources

Explore technical documentation and step-by-step guides.

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Get started with video tutorials and self-guided courses.

Get the latest news, tips, and product updates.

View tips, live learning sessions, and see what’s new.

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Terms and conditions

Autodesk online store promotion: 

This promotion offers a 20% discount off the Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for purchases of a 1- or 3-year subscription to Fusion 360, HSMWorks, EAGLE and a 30% discount off the Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for a 1-year subscription to the following products (excluding taxes): 

  • 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 

This offer is available from 6/28/22 through 7/22/22 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. 

AUTODESK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL, SUSPEND OR MODIFY PART OF OR THESE ENTIRE PROMOTIONS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE, FOR ANY REASON IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. PRICES FOR AUTODESK SOFTWARE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  

Autodesk and Fusion 360 are registered trademarks of Autodesk, Inc., and/or its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in the USA and/or other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders. Autodesk reserves the right to alter product and services offerings, and specifications and pricing at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical or graphical errors that may appear in this document. 

 

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