The Autodesk Desktop App: What is It?

The Autodesk desktop app is a companion application to Microsoft® Windows-based Autodesk products that delivers products, updates, and security patches to your desktop.

What is the Autodesk desktop app?

The Autodesk desktop app delivers installations and updates for the products available with your subscription.

How does the Autodesk desktop app work?

When a product, hotfix, service pack, or security patch becomes available, the Autodesk desktop app displays a notification on the system tray. Open the Autodesk desktop app and click My Products to see products included with your subscription that are available to install. Click the Autodesk desktop app My Updates to install updates.

What Autodesk product versions does the Autodesk desktop app support?

The Autodesk desktop app delivers the most recent version of products included with your subscription. It also delivers updates for all 2015 and later versions of Microsoft Windows-based Autodesk products.

How do I install or update previous versions of Autodesk products?

Use the Download Finder to locate and download updates for 2014 and earlier versions of Autodesk products. If you are entitled to updates for previous versions, you can download them from Autodesk Account (

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