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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