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Professional-level CAD, CAM, and CAE software, free for you.

Gain access to one integrated tool to take your projects to the next level.

Qualification details

Fusion 360 is available for free personal use for individuals who are doing home-based, non-commercial design, manufacturing, and fabrication projects.

Individuals must be learning for personal use, outside of a company environment, commercial training, outside of their primary employment.

Individuals must be engaged in hobby businesses* or creating YouTube videos, blogs or other web content.**

Don’t qualify for personal use? Get a commercial or startups subscription to Fusion 360.

*Individuals with “hobby businesses,” generating less than $1,000 USD in annual revenue, are exempt from the non-commercial requirement, thus for the free, personal use of Fusion 360.

**If your public-facing web content generates more than $1,000 USD in annual revenue and you are interested in leveraging Fusion 360 please contact us as we would love to explore partnership opportunities with you.

Free Autodesk software licenses 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. All benefits may not be available for all software or services in all languages and/or geographies. Autodesk reserves the right to alter the SRP, product offerings, and specification of its products and services at any time without notice, and is not responsible for typographical, graphical, or other errors that may appear on this site.

What do I get?

Fusion 360 for free personal use includes all capabilities, except:

  • Phone and email technical support
  • Team collaboration and data management
  • Commercial translators (such as NX, Catia, SOLIDWORKS, Inventor, PTC Creo, etc.)*
  • AnyCAD (non-destructive, native CAD translation and referencing)*

Need technical support? Email and phone support are only available with a commercial subscription to Fusion 360.

* Available for a 1-year term. Approval is required for renewal.

Fusion 360 Personal FAQs

Is Fusion 360 still free for hobbyists or for personal use?

Fusion 360 for personal use, formerly known as Fusion 360 for hobbyist use, is free for qualifying non-commercial users as a 1-year subscription. Download Fusion 360 for personal use here.

How long is Fusion 360 free for hobbyists or for personal use?

Fusion 360 for personal use is free for 1-year for qualifying non-commercial users. A hobbyist user must generate less than $1,000 USD in annual revenue, using Fusion 360 for home-based, non-commercial design, manufacturing, and fabrication projects.

How do you get Fusion 360 as a hobbyist?

Hobbyists can download Fusion 360 for personal use here by signing-in or creating an Autodesk account.