Autodesk is a world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software for manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment. Autodesk believes today's challenges will be solved by tomorrow's designers. That's why they give students, educators, and educational institutions free* access to design software, creativity apps, and learning resources.

Download Autodesk Software

Autodesk offers free education license products, including: 

Download from their portfolio at AutoDesk Education Community.

System requirements

Tutorials & Online Training

Get Support

This free software is available as self-service, and is not supported by UC Berkeley IT staff. Support provided directly from Autodesk:


  • Students
  • Educators
  • Educational Institutions

If you do not meet the requirements to use the free educational license, you can purchase directly through Autodesk


Students, Educators, Educational Institutions are eligible for free* Autodesk software.

*Free Autodesk software and/or cloud-based services are subject to acceptance of and compliance with the terms of use(link is external)(link is external) or other applicable terms that accompany such software or cloud-based services. Software and cloud-based services subject to an Educational license may be used solely for Educational Purposes(link is external)(link is external) and shall not be used for commercial, professional or any other for-profit purposes.