Cloud-based developer tools from Autodesk

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

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What is the Forge Platform?

Get to know Forge in two minutes!

The Forge Platform offers APIs and services that help you access and use your design and engineering data via the cloud. Check out this video to learn more.

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.


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.

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.


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

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.

Software Development


HoloLab used the Forge platform to improve access to augmented reality and mixed reality files for design and building professionals.



Using Forge power, BamCore speeds and simplifies construction of sustainable low-rise bamboo-based buildings by bringing BIM data to the job site.

Operation and Maintenance
Software Development


Capgemini used Forge to build Reflect-IoD, a digital twin platform that delivers a 360-degree view of buildings, industrial assets & infrastructure, cities and territories, streamlining operations and reducing costs. 

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Featured Events

Forge Partner Talks Series

Stay abreast of the latest Forge powered innovations by featured Autodesk partners and see how they can help your business be more competitive and profitable.

July 8 Enterprise Integration

July 22 Digital Buying Experience

Accelerator Program

These 4-day events provide dedicated time and access to Forge engineering team members to help you advance your project.

Aug 24-28 Rapa Nui, Virtual Accelerator

Sept 21-25 Asgard, Virtual Accelerator

Featured Blog

June 23, 2020

Vote for Forge at Autodesk University Classes now through July 13th

Thank you to all who submitted Forge Class Proposals for our first digital Autodesk University (AU)! Call for Proposals is now closed. With all the great submissions received, we now need t...

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