Autodesk Subscription

Autodesk Subscription

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.
Benefits include:

  • Access to the latest Autodesk software, updates and previous versions
  • Expanded access and installation rights
  • Access to select cloud services
  • Technical support & exclusive subscriber communications
  • Cheaper than Maintenance Plan with Subscription (Save up to 30%)
  • Ability to add more licenses
  • Pay as you go



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.
Benefits include:

  • Licensing rights such as Previous Version Use
  • Technical support
  • Access to select Autodesk cloud services

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.

Autodesk Move to Subscription


Key Subscription Benefits:

Greater Access

Enjoy broad access to the latest innovations in tools, technologies,
and services to fit your needs—now and in the future.

Flexible Control

Better manage users and costs by providing access to the right products
and updates when your team needs them.

Valuable Insights

Evaluate and analyze product usage, spending, productivity, and future
needs with easy-to-use reporting tools and alerts.