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Transition to named user.

Discover what’s possible. When you transition to plans based on people, not serial numbers.

Limitations apply. Not all products are eligible for trade-in. See Full FAQs for more details.

You’re more than a serial number to us

Autodesk is retiring plans based on serial numbers and assigning each subscription to a named user. These new plans provide benefits now, and in the future, at a cost consistent with what you pay today.

  • Dedicated access for all employees whenever and wherever they’re working. No more downtime because all of your licenses are in use.

  • Plans for individuals, teams, and enterprises with dedicated or flexible software access, depending on how your company works.

  • Easily optimize licensing costs. New named plans will allow you to have visibility into your usage data, allowing you to make smarter investments for your company.

  • With simplified and secure license management, you no longer have to manage network servers or track anonymous serial numbers.

Take advantage of your 2-for-1 trade-in offer


At your next renewal before February 7, 2024, trade-in one multi-user subscription for two named user subscriptions (for one named user each) at a cost consistent with what you pay today*.


At your next renewal before May 7, 2022, trade-in one network seat on maintenance for two named user subscriptions (for one named user each) at a cost consistent with what you pay today**.

* Subscriptions with multi-user access will retire on February 7, 2023 and cannot be further renewed. Upon expiration, customers will not be able to use their product”.

**Maintenance plans retired on May 7, 2021 and cannot be further renewed. Customers may continue to use their perpetual license without maintenance.

Bring your named user trade-in pricing into focus

Our trade-in estimator tool can help you better understand how your pricing will change when you make the transition to named user.

  • Learn potential ROI when moving to named user accounts.
  • Compare individual and total estimated annual costs before and after trade-in.
  • Receive a comprehensive estimate report to share with decision-makers.

Trade-in Estimator Tool is only available for the most used eligible products and may not contain all eligible products.

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    Premium plans can help businesses that manage 10 or more software subscriptions operate more efficiently with access to automation tools, advanced data insights, and enhanced support.

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Additional questions about named user

Autodesk is launching new plans that are based on people and retiring plans based on serial numbers.

At your next renewal before the offer end date, we’ll tell you how to trade your network maintenance plan or multi-user subscription in for a named-user plan, all while keeping your costs consistent.

Customers who act will have access to 2-for-1 trade-in offers designed to transition them to new plans offering an improved experience, collaboration, and support at a consistent cost.

Maintenance retired on May 7, 2021, and subscriptions with multi-user access will retire on February 7, 2023.

When you trade in your existing plan, you’ll choose from our new standard and premium subscriptions based on what’s best for your team.

Design & Creation Suites are retired and are no longer able to be renewed. If you own a Design & Creation Suite, you can contact your reseller or Autodesk to learn more about your options to upgrade to an industry collection through the 2-for-1 trade-in offer above.

Still have questions?

Contact your reseller for more information. If you don’t know who your reseller is, complete the form to be contacted by Autodesk or locate your seller here.

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Our Premium plan is designed to help businesses that manage 50 or more subscriptions operate more efficiently. From single sign-on to 24/7 support, save time and increase security. With current 2-for-1 trade-in offers for named user, many customers can double their subscription seats, makes upgrading to Premium a more viable option.

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*The renewal SRP for standard subscriptions obtained through this offer will increase by no more than 5% in 2021, 2023, 2025, and 2027 – with no changes in SRP for 2022, 2024, 2026, and 2028. Savings of 3-year subscriptions is compared to the SRP for 3 consecutive, annual subscriptions.

This offer is available at the time of maintenance and multi-user subscription plan renewal. Multi-user or network maintenance customers may trade in at your next renewal (and any subsequent) renewal before February 7, 2024, one multi-user subscription or network maintenance seat for two standard subscriptions for one named user each. This offer may not be combined with other rebates or promotions and is void where prohibited or restricted by law. The offer is subject to specific terms and conditions that will be published and available in advance of offer availability. Subscription program and benefits may vary and are subject to the applicable terms and conditions and/or terms of service. Actual retail price is determined by your reseller and is subject to currency fluctuation. Autodesk is not liable to provide any retroactive discounts due to exchange rate risk, or for purchases made through resellers. Pricing is subject to product/offering availability.

Actual pricing may vary due to the impacts of currency fluctuations. Pricing commitments apply only to seats moved to subscription from maintenance pursuant to the Move to Subscription offer. This price commitment is subject to product and/or offering availability and does not apply to: new subscriptions purchased by customer; switched subscriptions (i.e., permitted switches from a subscription for one product to a subscription for another product), or substitute or successor subscription products.

Autodesk makes software and services available on a licensed or subscription basis. Rights to install, access, or otherwise use Autodesk software and services (including free software or services) are limited to license rights and services entitlements expressly granted by Autodesk in the applicable license or service agreement and are subject to acceptance of and compliance with all terms and conditions of that agreement. When you subscribe to a plan, it may renew automatically for a fixed fee on a monthly or annual basis, subject to availability. All benefits and purchase options may not be available for all software or services in all languages and/or geographies. Access to cloud services requires an Internet connection and is subject to any geographical restrictions set forth in the Terms of Service.

Channel partners are independent and free to set their own prices. Channel partner prices may vary. Advertised discounts and savings are based on the Autodesk Suggested Retail Price (excluding taxes) for specified product. Autodesk’s Suggested Retail Price is used for reference purposes only and may not be in local currency. Actual retail price is determined by customer’s selected reseller and is subject to currency fluctuation.

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