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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.



Rhumbix uses the power of Forge to help construction industry stakeholders discard paper-based processes, maximizing field data to optimize labor and project outcomes.

Operation and Maintenance

Surmount Energy Solutions

 Surmount Energy uses Forge to share intelligent models with building facilities managers and building occupants to enable asset control and sensor monitoring.



Tech2B used Forge to create a marketplace for suppliers, fabricators, and manufacturers with tools for estimates, bids, and file handling.

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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.

June 10 BIM Standards and Checking

June 24 Transportation and Infrastructure


Accelerator Program

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

June 8-12 Atlantis, Virtual Accelerator

June 15-19 Taipei 101, Virtual Accelerator

Featured Blog

May 28, 2020

Introducing 90-day Forge Trials

Autodesk currently offers users free trial access to get started developing on the Forge platform to evaluate it prior to committing to purchase. Beginning today, Forge free trials will mov...

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