Fusion 360 by AutoDesk is available as a free download. But is it really free? The short answer is: Yes. The long answer: it’s a limited free trial (but with possible extensions to the 'trial' period). Keep reading for more details!
Before downloading the Fusion 360 free software, it’s a good idea to determine whether or not the software is even right for you so you don’t waste your time and computer resources. Here are the key features and uses of the Fusion 360 free trial:
In summary, Fusion 360 is a powerful 3D design tool for everything from 3D printing and rendering to a variety of manufacturing methods.
Finally, before deciding to work with the software, you should check the full list computer requirements for Mac and PC.
Sometimes ‘free’ trials actually have hidden costs or feature are disabled in some way.
That’s not the case with te Fusion 360 free trial. It’s actually free: For zero dollars you get the full software package without advertisements.
You can try the Fusion 360 free trial for 30 days. After that, some conditions apply.
Sometimes 30 day trials are just not enough. But unless you’re a medium to large business, the Fusion 360 free trial remains free beyond the initial 30 days. To be more specific, Fusion 360 is remains free under the following conditions:
Fusion 360 is powerful design tool and is in most cases free for an extended period of time, depending on if you qualify and what your needs are. AutoDesk even provides access to a lot of great training information once you sign up (login required), also at no additional cost.
Of course, if you need support directly from Autodesk, you will need to pay for a monthly or yearly subscription. However, that may well be worth the cost if you find you’re using the software consistently or building your business and need professional support.
Otherwise, the Fusion 360 free ‘trial’ may be just what you’re looking for to do a variety of 3D design work.
Interested in other free 3D software? Check out some of our other other articles!
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