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Key Benefits

If you are not satisfied, you can switch back to your perpetual license. (Check out the FAQs.)
AutoCAD, AutoCAD LT, Suites or other eligible products from 1998-2018 may be traded in to save on 1-or 3-year subscription industry collections and many more.
Autodesk industry collections at 25% off – ideal if you need more than one Autodesk product
Get the most out of your favorite software. Industry collections combine leading products
with specialized solutions to optimize your workflows so you can do more, faster, with
greater confidence.

Save up to 25% on individual products

You can also trade in any eligible old licenses and trade up to the newest individual products of your choice.

FAQs

Simply trade in your qualifying old perpetual license(s) and purchase a new subscription to any eligible collection or individual product of your choice.

Once you submit your perpetual license(s), you agree to discontinue use of the traded-in license(s). This offer ends April 20, 2018.

Most Autodesk perpetual licenses of releases R14 (release year 1998) through 2018 version product not on an active maintenance plan (as of December 31, 2017) qualify to get the offer discount.

When you trade in your qualifying perpetual license(s), you can get the offer discount on most Autodesk product subscriptions, including industry collections, AutoCAD, Revit, Inventor, 3ds Max, Civil 3D, Maya, and much more.

You do not need to purchase the same product as the perpetual trade-in license. For example, you can trade in an old, eligible perpetual license of AutoCAD and subscribe to a collection at the promotional price (Exception: LT family perpetual licenses can be traded-in only for LT family subscriptions).

We’re confident that you will be satisfied with your subscription, but if for any reason that is not the case, you are eligible to switch back to perpetual license at the end of either the 3-year term, or the end of the second year of an annual term (1 year plus 1 year renewal).

No. After initial activation, your software will work offline for 30 days. At that point, you will need to reconnect. Don’t worry, we’ll remind you 7 days prior.
Desktop applications and all associated user data are stored on your local machine. When you use cloud service applications, you can choose to either store data in the cloud or on your local machine. You retain all of your local data even if you decide to end your subscription.
As a subscriber, you can access the latest updates anytime, but you decide if and when install the update.

The subscription offerings provide you greater value and eligible you to:

  • Always access the latest software, updates and previous versions
  • Use your software anywhere you need to be – at home, at work or on the road
  • Share 2D or 3D views of your work online and see comments directly in your product
  • Try out new tools without making a big up-front investment
  • Easily scale up or down to fit your organization’s changing needs
  • Instantly grant users access to products you have purchased by deploying them directly on devices or allowing users to install them on their own from the Autodesk desktop app
  • Get technical support – Choose phone, online chat, email or remote desktop assistance to resolve your issues more quickly
  • If you have more than one licence number, add each one on a new line.

Save up to 25% on Autodesk’s Suggested Retail Price (SRP) of industry collections and/or on the SRP for most individual products when purchasing eligible 1-year or 3-year term Autodesk subscriptions with single-or multi-user access and trading in an equivalent number of qualifying serial numbers and all associated seats of R14 (release year 1998) through 2018
perpetual licenses not on an active maintenance plan.
Qualifying Autodesk LT Family are eligible to be traded in for subscriptions to Autodesk LT Family products only.

Offer available from 07 February 2018 through 20 April 2018 worldwide with the exception of the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria from participating resellers and Autodesk Stores only. Full terms and conditions here.

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** We’re confident that you will be satisfied with your subscription, but if for any reason that is not the case, you are eligible to switch back to perpetual license at the end of either the 3-year term, or the end of the second year of an annual term (1 year plus 1 year renewal).