Frequently Asked Questions
What is the AEC Collection?
The AEC Collection provides BIM and CAD software, including Revit, Civil 3D, and AutoCAD, supported by a cloud-based common data environment, enabling designers, engineers, and contractors to efficiently deliver high-quality building and infrastructure projects. With the AEC Collection, teams can create in new ways, explore what’s possible, and build with confidence.
What products are included in the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection?
Products in the AEC Collection include Revit, AutoCAD, Civil 3D, InfraWorks, Navisworks Manage, Autodesk Docs, Advance Steel, ReCap Pro, 3ds Max, Dynamo Studio, Fabrication CADmep, FormIt, Insight, Robot Structural Analysis Professional, Structural Bridge Design, Vehicle Tracking, Autodesk Drive, and Autodesk Rendering.
How much does an Architecture, Engineering & Construction Collection subscription cost?
Please contact us.
How do I download the AEC Collection?
Download a free 30-day trial of any software—you can try multiple products simultaneously—included in the AEC Collection. Use at least a 10 Mbps Internet connection and make sure you have enough space on your hard drive as trials are typically large file sizes. Download trials one at a time, then restart your computer to get started. For help with trialing products in the collection, follow our step-by-step download and install instructions.
How can I switch to a collection?
If you already subscribe or have a maintenance plan on individual products or suites, you can switch to a collection. For standalone maintenance, at your next renewal before May 7, 2021, you can trade in one seat for one subscription at a cost consistent with what you pay today*.
*Current maintenance prices will experience a 20% price increase on renewals after August 7, 2020.
Technical support with Autodesk
Let us help you resolve issues quickly. Every subscriber has access to:
- AUTODESK SUPPORT SPECIALISTS—You can schedule a call, chat online (limited availability), or email us.
- REMOTE DESKTOP ASSISTANCE—Get secure hands-on troubleshooting.
- ONLINE RESOURCES—Access our knowledge base with help documentation, tutorials, training videos, and community support forums.
Access to the latest software
Get instant access to the latest releases and enhancements.
Use software anywhere
Use your software at home or when traveling.
Access previous versions
Download and use previous releases (available for most Autodesk products).
Use multiple products concurrently
Use as many products at the same time within the collection as desired to fully benefit from multi-product workflows.
Flexible term lengths
Find the subscription term that best suits your needs. We offer multiple different options.
Simply and effectively manage software licenses, seats, and usage from your Autodesk Account.
Get 100 GB of cloud storage to upload and access files of any type—anytime, anywhere.