HSMWorks: Embedded CAM software for SOLIDWORKS

Available only with a Fusion 360 subscription.

What is HSMWorks?

Design and generate CAM toolpaths without the hassle of changing software. Reduce cycle time and rework with CAD-embedded 2.5- to 5-axis milling, turning, and mill-turn capabilities. HSMWorks is included with your Fusion 360 subscription.


HSMWorks overview video (1:50 min.)

What you can do with HSMWorks

Integrate CAD and CAM

Work in a familiar interface connected to powerful design tools, thanks to full integration with SOLIDWORKS. (video: 55 sec.)

2.5- and 3-axis milling

Maximize productivity with a full suite of 2.5- and 3-axis milling strategies. (video: 1:25 min.)

3+2 and simultaneous 5-axis

Shorten the time it takes to set up machines and tighten feature tolerances with simple-to-use multi-axis programming. (video: 1:59 min.)

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is HSMWorks used for?

Autodesk HSMWorks is embedded CAM for SOLIDWORKS and provides an integrated workflow from designing to CNC manufacturing. It is used for 2.5- to 5-axis milling, turning, and mill-turn, which allows for shorter milling times while extending tool life.

Who uses HSMWorks?

Autodesk HSMWorks is CAM software used by manufacturers to create program instructions for computers to control a CNC machine.

Which versions of HSMWorks can I use if I subscribe to the current version? 

Your HSMWorks subscription gives you access to install and use the 3 previous versions. Available downloads are listed in your Autodesk Account after subscribing. See also previous releases available for subscribers.

Can I install HSMWorks on multiple computers?

With a subscription to HSMWorks 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 much does a HSMWorks subscription cost?

HSMWorks is available only with a subscription to Fusion 360. 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 .

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Support and learning

Get HSMWorks documentation, tutorials, downloads, and support.

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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