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Factory Design Suite trial

Try Factory Design Suite Ultimate for 30 days

  • Analyse and optimise factory layouts before building.
  • Available for Windows 64-bit.



(Note: The newest 2017 trial version may not yet be available in all languages, but you can download the 2016 version.)

Factory Design Suite video

Factory Design Suite overview video (2.46 min.)

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  • At least 10 Mbps Internet connection
  • The most recent version of Internet Explorer or Chrome
  • Sufficient space on your hard drive (trial file size: up to 60 GB)

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Before you begin

  • Turn off all active applications, including virus checking software, before starting the installation.
  • When you click DOWNLOAD TRIAL, the download and installation to your computer begins immediately.
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Installing your trial software

  • Simply click Install and a wizard will take you through the software installation.

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Completing the installation

  • Restart your computer before launching the trial. If you are not prompted to start the trial, you can launch the program from the icon on your desktop.
  • You also must register for an Autodesk ID to use your trial.

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Get this trial in a different language

Select a language and download the trial in one of the following languages:

(Note: The newest 2017 trial version may not yet be available in all languages, but you can download the 2016 version.)

The free trial of Factory Design Suite Ultimate edition includes the following software:

  • AutoCAD
  • Inventor
  • Inventor Professional
  • 3ds Max Design
  • AutoCAD Architecture
  • AutoCAD Mechanical
  • Navisworks Manage
  • ReCap 360
  • Showcase
  • Vault Basic

The Standard and Premium editions of Factory Design Suite include different software. See included software.

Note: Navisworks Manage includes the functionality of Navisworks Simulate and is included in the Ultimate edition. The Premium edition includes Navisworks Simulate.

Need another way to download the trial?

The Autodesk Download Manager lets you download an installation package with automatic download resumption after connection interruptions. You can then install the software without further Internet connection.

Download trial using Download Manager