The manufacturing industry uses Autodesk's digital prototyping software—including Autodesk Inventor, Fusion 360, and the Autodesk Product Design Suite—to visualize, simulate, and analyze real-world performance using a digital model in the design process.
AutoDesk Installation:

Click below to access the AutoDesk webpage and download your free one year licensed software.

AutoDesk Install Steps


  Undergraduate Students and Graduate Students
Faculty and Staff

Available design software and creativity apps:

AutoCAD Design Suite Ultimate

Education Master Suite
Entertainment Creation Suite Ultimate
Factory Design Suite Ultimate
Infrastructure Design Suite Ultimate
Plant Design Suite Ultimate
Product Design Suite Ultimate
3ds Max
3ds Max Design
Advance Concrete
Advance Steel
Alias AutoStudio
AutoCAD for Mac
Ecotect Analysis
Fabrication CADmep
Fabrication CAMduct
Fabrication ESTmep
Inventor HSM Pro
Inventor Publisher
Maya LT
Mental Ray Standalone
Sketchbook Pro for Enterprise
Vault Professional
Vehicle Tracking
VRED Professional
Installation Support:

Available for OSU faculty, staff and students on institutional or personally-owned devices or computers solely for use in educational purposes.*

* “Educational Purposes” use does NOT include commercial, professional or any for-profit purposes; including use by Facilities, Capital Planning etc.  Such licenses must be purchased individually by departments from: or an authorized reseller.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you leave OSU, you must remove ALL SITE-LICENSED SOFTWARE from your personal computers.  Any valid licenses on work computers may be transferred to another employee.

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No Charge
Operating Systems: 
Can Install On: 
Personally Owned Device or Computer
OSU Owned Device or Computer