With subscription, you get access to the latest updates and previous versions. Plus, you can use your software anytime, anywhere.
Currently there are two subscription options through Autodesk:
Subscribing to Autodesk products is the most flexible, cost-effective way to access and manage 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software tools.
MAINTENANCE PLAN FOR PERPETUAL LICENSES
The Autodesk Maintenance Plan is the only way to maintain your perpetual software license. This option will allow you stay current with the latest releases, and reap the benefits of flexible licensing rights, select cloud services, support, and e-learning.
As of July 31, 2016 you can no longer purchase a Maintenance Plan. All current Maintenance Plan customers can continue to renew their Maintenance Plan for as long as they wish.
Enjoy broad access to the latest innovations in tools, technologies,
and services to fit your needs—now and in the future.
Better manage users and costs by providing access to the right products
and updates when your team needs them.
Evaluate and analyze product usage, spending, productivity, and future
needs with easy-to-use reporting tools and alerts.