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The Forge platform unlocks the power of design and engineering data so you can connect teams, workflows, and build new services to address today's connected customer.

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Explore Forge APIs and services

Forge tools help companies build applications that tap into their design and engineering data. From automated processes to alerts. 3D in-browser to virtual reality. Forge APIs can be combined with existing software systems to innovate how you work and get more from your data.

Viewer

Render 3D and 2D model data within a browser. The models can come from a wide range of applications such as AutoCAD, Fusion 360, Revit, and many more.

Data Management API

Access data across BIM 360 team, Fusion Team, BIM 360 Docs, and the Object Storage Service to build apps to display and extend your data in ways that add value to your users.

Model Derivative API

Derive outputs viewable by the Forge Viewer from more than 60 CAD file formats, and extract metadata about the models as well as the individual objects within the model.

Design Automation API

Automate repetitive tasks by leveraging on the scale of the Forge Platform and running scripts on your design files in the cloud.

Reality Capture API

Convert digital images into high resolution textured meshes, dense point clouds and orthophotos.

BIM 360 API

Integrate with the Autodesk BIM 360 platform to extend its capabilities to reach segments of the construction ecosystem that don’t have direct access to BIM data

Authentication

Generate tokens based on the OAuth 2.0 standard to authenticate requests made to Forge APIs and SDKs.

Webhooks API

Subscribe to and receive notifications of the occurrence of events within the Forge eco system.

Token Flex API

Access Autodesk Token Flex Usage Data platform to generate reports on consumption, usage, and contract details.

Forge empowers developers and innovators

From concept to completion, companies of all sizes rely on Forge to create connected workflows for design, engineering, and fabrication.

Facility Operations and Maintenance

VueOps

Specializing in Building Intelligence: VueOps uses Forge to integrate 3D building models and equipment data with enterprise systems to improve operations for complex buildings.

Manufacturing

ORDERFOX.com

ORDERFOX.com helps members find the right production partners more efficiently by adding Forge 3D viewing capabilities to its platform.

Manufacturing
Software-as-a-Service

CADshare

CADshare chose Forge to provide the core viewing and model-management power needed to transform OEMs’ sales of spare parts.