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What is a Fusion 360 extension?

Extensions allow you to unlock advanced design and manufacturing technologies in Fusion 360.

Gain access to capabilities such as complex machining strategies, generative design, and additive manufacturing workflows.

Customize your experience to align with your project timelines through monthly and annual subscription options.


Extend your platform

Eliminate disconnected tools and costly deployment overhead by extending your workflows with specialized technologies in one platform.

 

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Simplify your manufacturing processes

Improve operational efficiency with automated and optimized workflows across teams to increase manufacturing throughput and reduce time to market.

 

Make innovating easier

Increase innovation with access to new capabilities that remove non-value add processes and enhance collaboration for easier development of smart products.

 

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Machining Extension

Fusion 360 - Machining Extension provides advanced manufacturing functionality. Get access to more 3- and 5-axis strategies, toolpath optimization, and process automation.

 

Nesting & Fabrication Extension

Fusion 360 - Nesting & Fabrication Extension unlocks advanced capabilities to create optimized and associative multi-sheet layouts for sheet metal and non-sheet metal parts.

 

Manage Extension

Fusion 360 - Manage Extension unlocks additional data management functionality and manages design changes at any stage of production with the click of a button using pre-built workflows.

Simulation Extension

Get unlimited access to cloud solves. Use structural, thermal, explicit, and injection molding simulations.

 

Product Design Extension

Easily create complex geometry to enhance the performance and aesthetics of your products.

 

Additive Build Extension

Fusion 360 - Additive Build Extension allows you to 3D print high value metal parts. Automatically orient parts, create high quality finishing operations, and generate fully associative support structures.

Generative Design Extension

Fusion 360 - Machining Extension provides advanced manufacturing functionality. Get access to more 3- and 5-axis strategies, toolpath optimization, and process automation.

 

Talk to an expert about extensions

Unlock advanced capabilities and enhanced workflows with Fusion 360 extensions.

Connect with an expert to see how extensions can be tailored to your business needs.

Speak to a Fusion 360 expert:
1-800-422-0313

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Fusion 360 extensions are not add-ins or add-ons. Fusion 360 extensions allow you to unlock advanced manufacturing capabilities and enhanced workflows tailored to your business needs.

A 7-day, free trial is available for certain extensions. During the trial period, you have access to all the capabilities of the chosen extension.

If you are new to Fusion 360, contact us to initiate a free trial in order to access extension trials.

Once you have access to Fusion 360, follow these instructions to get a 7-day trial of a Fusion 360 extension:

  • Click the Extensions icon in the top-right corner of the Application Bar in Fusion 360
  • Select the extension you would like to trial from the list of Available Extensions
  • From the Access Options dropdown in the top-right corner, select Start 7-day free trial and click Purchase, which will begin your trial for free

Fusion 360 extensions come with flexible payment terms, including monthly and annual subscriptions, as well as cloud credit options. A Fusion 360 subscription is required in order to access all Fusion 360 extensions.

The Fusion 360 - Machining Extension allows you to extend the core CAM capabilities of Fusion 360 with access to advanced manufacturing technologies including 3- and 5-axis machining strategies, toolpath optimization, and process automation.

The Fusion 360 - Generative Design Extension allows you to quickly explore high-performing design alternatives based upon performance requirements and material, cost, and manufacturing constraints.

The Fusion 360 - Nesting & Fabrication Extension unlocks advanced nesting and fabrication capabilities in Fusion 360 to create optimized and associative multi-sheet layouts for sheet metal and non-sheet metal parts in preparation for cutting on CNC machines.

The Fusion 360 - Nesting & Fabrication Extension unlocks advanced nesting and fabrication capabilities in Fusion 360 to create optimized and associative multi-sheet layouts for sheet metal and non-sheet metal parts in preparation for cutting on CNC machines.

The Fusion 360 Manage Extension offers access to extended data management functionality for engineering change orders, release management, automated part numbering, and more.

The Fusion 360 Product Design Extension unlocks access to advanced 3D design and modeling tools that simplify the product development process and enable an automated approach to creating complex product designs.

The Fusion 360 Simulation Extension is a set of simulation study types to help you investigate the feasibility of manufacturing your 3D design. Understand how it may perform under real-life conditions before manufacturing anything. Analyze the performance and manufacturability of your 3D models to ensure they will meet the demands of real-world situations with structural, thermal, and explicit simulation tools. The Simulation Extension includes injection molding simulation studies to help you gain plastic injection molding manufacturing insights.

 

Try Fusion 360 extensions for free

The trial period for Fusion 360 extensions is limited; the easiest way to get started is to speak with one of our product specialists. Complete the form below to access a 7-day free trial and get equipped to maximize your trial experience.*

*Fusion 360 extension trials are currently not available for the Manage Extension.