3D Design & Modeling

Engineer products with a comprehensive set of modeling tools. Ensure form, fit, and function of your products with various analysis methods.

Parametric Modeling

Create history-based features, including extrude, revolve, loft, sweep, etc., that update with design changes.

Freeform Modeling

Create complex sub-divisional surfaces with T-splines and edit them with intuitive push-pull gestures.

Mesh Modeling

Edit and repair imported scans or mesh models, including STL and OBJ files.

Sheet Metal

Design components, document flat patterns using 2D drawings & DXFs, & manufacture with cutting strategies for water jet, laser & plasma machines.

Direct Modeling

Edit or repair imported geometry from non-native file formats. Make design changes without worrying about time-based features


Create and edit sketches with sketch constraints, dimensions, and a powerful suite of sketch tools.

PCB Design Integration

Synchronize bi-directional changes from your electronics designs with Autodesk EAGLE interoperability.

Surface Modeling

Create and edit complex parametric surfaces for repairing, pathcing or designing geometry.


Create photo-realistic images of your model, leveraging local or cloud rendering.


From high-efficiency roughing with Adaptive Clearing to simplified control of multi-axis machines with Tool Orientation, Fusion 360 makes it easy to program your CNC machine, fast. Manufacture with 2.5, 3, 4, and 5-axis milling, probing, turning, mill-turning, and profiling operations paired with a powerful post engine all included alongside professional design tools.

2.5 & 3-axis Milling

Quickly set up jobs and generate toolpaths to machine quality parts while reducing wear on your tools with fully integrated CAM.

3+2 Milling (5-axis Positional)

Leverage your shop’s capabilities with positional 5-axis programming that will significantly reduce machine setup time between operations.

4-axis Milling

4-axis Milling Create indexed or wrapped toolpaths using the rotary axis of your machine for complex geometry.

Fusion 360 Machining Extension

Reduce your CNC programming time, make better use of your CNC machinery, and improve the quality and value of your machined parts.

5-axis Simultaneous Milling

Mill complex geometry, avoid collisions, and reduce tool lengths for superior surface finished with simultaneous full 5-axis operations.

Water Jet, Laser, Plasma Cutter

Generate toolpaths from solid model features, including flattened sheet metal components, to operate water jet, laser, and plasma cutters.


Program 2d turned parts & verify your turning toolpaths with stock simulation to identify errors or collisions with the model, stock, tools, & workholding.


Combine milling and turning operations to create more complex parts without switching machines.

Setup Probing

Leverage in-machine touch probes to shift work offsets and simplify your setup process.

Generative Design

Explore multiple manufacturing-ready outcomes that meet your design specifications while reducing weight, improving performance, and consolidating parts through generative design.

Methods & Constraints

Identify your design requirements, constraints, materials, and manufacturing options to generate manufacturing-ready designs.

Machine Learning & AI

Review cloud-generated design outcomes based on visual similarities, plots, and filters powered by machine learning.

Native, Editable Results

Avoid lengthy, manual import-export processes. Choose your outcome and start editing in your modeling environment immediately.


Estimate your manufacturing cost, powered by aPriori, for each of the generated design outcomes, based upon production volume requirements.

Cloud Solve

Simultaneously solve for various design outcomes, freeing up your time to focus on other tasks.


Test your designs to ensure they will survive real world conditions. Simulate your products digitally, reducing the cost of prototyping by using fully-validated solvers.


Buckling Predict unexpected failure modes for slender members under compression using simulation.

Static Stress

Static Stress Determine displacements, stresses, and other effects resulting from static loads on parts or assemblies.

Study Breadth

Study Breadth Test for up to eight different failure criterion, including nonlinear, event, and more.

Cloud Simulation

Using cloud credits, setup and analyze multiple tests quickly while eliminating the need for expensive hardware.

Compare Results

Easily visualize the benefits of design changes across 4 different iterations in a single, synchronized view.

Modal Frequency

Avoid destructive vibration by understanding the natural frequencies of your systems.

Shape Optimization

Identify unnecessary regions in your design for light-weighting, utilizing integrated simulation.


Cut solve time or explore design changes specific to the simulation workspace.

Thermal & Thermal Stress

Understand thermal distributions and how they interact with physical forces.

Non-linear Stress

Analyze permanent deformations and nonlinear materials of your design.

Event Simulation

Ensure your design will withstand various impact scenarios.


Bring your designs to life by adding electronic intelligence using the Schematic design, PCB Layout and routing capabilities integrated in Fusion 360.

Schematic Capture

Bring your spark of an idea to life with a complete set of schematic editing tools.

PCB Layout

Connect your ideas together in a complete design with complete PCB layout tools.

PCB Manufacturing (CAM)

Generate gerbers, drill files, and assembly files with a click of a button.

Component Library Management

Stay focused on your design instead of creating parts with ready to use PCB library content and component wizards.

MCAD-ECAD Unification

Ensure your PCB fits the first time, every time with the only genuinely unified MCAD to ECAD software.

SPICE Simulation

Ensure accuracy and get your schematics right the first time with fully functional SPICE simulation.

Electronics Cooling

Remove excess heat within the enclosure, so you do not damage the internal components.

Design for Manufacturing/DRC

Stay true to your manufacturing requirements with customizable design rules.

Data Management

Data management is the center of your unified development process. Gain more control by leveraging managed user permissions, version control, and cloud storage.

Version Control

Reduce design cycle errors and workflow inefficiencies. Track every change and prevent conflicts with automated, built-in version management.

User Management

Include internal and external stakeholders in your development process. Manage how users interact with data through project administration.

File Export

Export a variety of industry standard file formats making for easier shareability and external colleboration. Including STEP, DWG, DXF, OBJ, STL, IGES and more.

Administrative Tools

Assign permissions and grant righs to stakeholders inside or outside of your organization with a collection of advanced administrative tools.

Cloud Storage

Access your data anywhere and everywhere, on any device. Continue working when not connected to the internet using offline mode.


Eliminate the need for translation. Use models and data from any tool directly in your Fusion 360 design.


Remove the silos from your traditional design process and utilize a modern collaboration environment regardless of your role. Connect your teams and external stakeholders, communicate in real-time, and centralize project activity.

Team Participant

Data management features included in Fusion 360 can also be purchased separately. Add users to your environment for data management collaboration purposes only.

User Management

Include internal and external stakeholders in your development process. Manage how users interact with data through project administration.

Public/Private Design Sharing

Shared links preview in a web browser, so any third parties can interact with a 3D model, even if they don’t have access to a modeling program.

Unlimited Access

Access your data anywhere and everywhere, on any device. Continue working when not connected to the internet using offline mode.

Global Share

Connect teams across various departments and locations, both internally and externally, using a single platform.

Commenting & Redlining

Capture and share feedback from any device, directly on the design using comments, redlines, and markups.

Additive Manufacturing

Quickly create physical prototypes to validate prior to manufacturing and build 3D printed parts using additive manufacturing in Fusion 360. Connect to a library of 3D printing machines including Ultimaker, EOS, and Renishaw.

Metal Additive Manufacturing

Additively manufacture metal parts using powder bed fusion to reduce material waste & cost. Select 3D print parameters, automatically orient parts & generate fully associative support structures.

Associative Programming

Your toolpaths update with every design change through our fully integrated manufacturing tools, making it quick and easy to machine prototypes.

Fused Filament Fabrication

Additively manufacture parts using FFF with a seamless approach from design to print preparation. Reduce 3D printing time & save material costs with infill pattern options & automatic part orientation.


Communicate your designs to internal or external stakeholders with 2D manufacturing drawings, renderings, and animations.

2D Manufacturing Drawings

Document manufacturing specifications using integrated, associative drawings for parts and assemblies


Create photo-realistic images of your model, leveraging lcoal or cloud rendering.


Communicate your designs with 3D exploded views and animations to show design assembly.

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