What is the Forge Platform?
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.
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See what you can build with the Forge Platform
Whether you are a developer, a business owner, or both – check out some of the things you can build with Forge APIs.
Visualize 2D & 3D models on the web
Run automation scripts in the cloud
The Design Automation APIs allow you to access the automation capabilities of Autodesk’s core products as cloud services. Almost any task you can automate on your desktop application can now be automated at scale using the Design Automation APIs.
Explore the APIs
For Business Owners
The Forge Viewer in action: VINCI Facilities
VINCI Facilities used Forge to create a 3D interactive viewer that provides building operators with real-time facility visibility, helping them address issues as much as 30% faster.
Forge APIs and Autodesk services used
Automating Inventor model creation: IMAGINiT
"The new Forge-based design tool saves our engineers time on every project. More importantly, customers can complete their own designs online without knowing how to use Inventor."
- Kelly Kokesh, Engineering Services Manager, Advanced Drainage Systems
Integrate VR with BIM workflows: InsiteVR
Forge is APIs
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.
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.
Design Automation API
Leverage the Forge Platform to automate repetitive tasks and run scripts on your design files in the cloud.
Discover the Forge Community
Sept 16, 2020
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Find a Systems Integrator
Trained by Autodesk experts, these certified partners can help you deploy your custom Forge-powered solutions, systems integrations, and more.
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Join an Accelerator
Get one on one support building your application from a team of Forge experts.