Innovate to Differentiate with Forge

One Platform. No Limits.

There's no such thing as business as usual. Boundaries between businesses are being broken down faster than ever, leading to fundamentally new ideas. Autodesk Forge opens doors to a whole new way of working-across your teams, across your business, across your industries.


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Today's challenges, tomorrow's

Industries are converging, risks are growing, and disconnected teams and projects are harder than ever to manage. To overcome challenges and achieve better outcomes, you need a single platform that drives your people, processes, and business forward. A Forge-powered future holds endless opportunity. 

Today's challenges, tomorrow's opportunities
Powering your digital transformation today

Powering your digital transformation today

Forge is Autodesk’s leading design and make platform, offering APIs, services, and an app marketplace that accelerates your digital transformation and drives better results. Forge lets you automate, connect, and support complete industry workflows with tools you can customize and implement fast.

Simplifying your data experiences tomorrow

We're empowering you to fully unlock the value of your data by making it more granular, standardized, and transparent. As your teams and projects grow more complex, we’ll ensure your data experience is simplified, interoperable, and intuitive. 

Simplifying your data experiences tomorrow

See how companies are leveraging platform solutions

Companies across all industries understand the importance of digital transformation and connected data. By leveraging automation, data-driven insights, and Autodesk technology they can create customized workflows that achieve greater outcomes. Read the stories to learn what they've accomplished.


Norconsult achieved better outcomes through a custom platform solution that connected teams in a unified environment. See how they delivered a crucial bridge project months ahead of schedule.


With optimizing data, teams, and processes in a connected environment, LAIKA is accelerating its craft and continuing to be an innovator in the film industry.

Toshiba Elevators

By working with Autodesk to unify data on a single platform, Toshiba Elevators extended design data into other workflows. Learn about the impressive outcomes of connecting data and people.

Building one platform of the future

In the future, Forge will be the single platform powering Autodesk’s vertical industry solutions. We are collapsing our products into common Forge components, housed within industry-focused environments, to give you the capabilities you need, when you need them–all from one central location. 

Unleashing design and make technologies across industries

Autodesk leaders share how the Autodesk platform vision will link to different industries. Click on an image to view a snippet of the keynote presentations or follow the links to watch the full length feature.

Rob Maguire talks AutoCAD

"Choosing AutoCAD gives you the strength of the Autodesk platform through interoperability across teams, industries, and products."


Watch the full AutoCAD keynote

Diana Colella talks media & entertainment

"By unlocking the capabilities of powerful content creation and production management tools, and by bringing them to the cloud, we are continuing on our journey to a cloud-based production environment for the entertainment industry."


Watch the full M&E keynote

Nicolas Mangon talks architecture, engineering, and construction

"With data on a common platform, you get more accurate insights that will create more impactful outcomes."


Watch the full AEC keynote

Srinath Jonnalagadda talks design & manufacturing

"If we are going to achieve better outcomes – agility, innovation, profitability – we need to bring together design and make. And that is what we're working towards with the Autodesk Forge platform."


Watch the full D&M keynote

Susanna Holt talks Forge

"Forge is Autodesk's cloud platform for simplifying your digital transformation help you realize the results you desire."


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Platform articles and resources

Why all roads lead to a platform economy

Mike Haley, VP at Autodesk, shares that according to McKinsey, by 2025, digital platforms will account for 30% of global revenue, to the tune of $60 trillion. Learn how customer demand is driving this platform revolution.


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Building & infrastructure owners hold keys to connected data

The next wave of digital transformation is connected data for owners of buildings and infrastructure. Learn how insights gathered from data will help build resiliency.


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The making of a platform

Curious how Autodesk approached the monumental task of building a connected design and make platform? Watch the documentary on the making of platform to learn how.


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