Autodesk Exchange Apps
What is Autodesk Exchange Apps?
Autodesk Exchange Apps is a web service provided by Autodesk that makes it easy to find and acquire plugin extensions, other companion applications, content and learning materials to customize and extend many Autodesk design products.
Who creates the Apps in Autodesk Exchange Apps?
Apps found in Exchange Apps have been created by 3rd party developer with Autodesk software development expertise, as well as Autodesk. Many 3rd party developers are members of the Autodesk Developer Network.
I’m interested in publishing an App on Exchange Apps. How do I learn more?
For more information on providing Apps to Autodesk Exchange Apps, see Autodesk Exchange Apps Developer Center.
How do I access Autodesk Exchange Apps?
Either click the Exchange Apps button [icon] in your Autodesk desktop products, or go to http://apps.exchange.autodesk.com.
What Autodesk products does Autodesk Exchange Apps support?
The Autodesk Exchange Apps web service is available for a growing number of Autodesk products, currently including these 2014 products:
- AutoCAD® (also available for AutoCAD 2013)
- AutoCAD® Architecture
- AutoCAD® Civil 3D®
- AutoCAD® ecscad
- AutoCAD® Electrical
- AutoCAD® Mechanical
- AutoCAD® MEP
- Autodesk® Alias®
- Autodesk® Inventor®
- Autodesk® Inventor® Publisher
- Autodesk® PLM 360
- Autodesk® Revit®
- Autodesk® Simulation
- Autodesk® Vault
What Languages does Autodesk Exchange Apps support?
Autodesk Exchange Apps web service currently supports:
How do I install an App?
Simply click on the blue button that says “Free”, “Trial” or else that lists a price for the App you want to download it. (If you are purchasing an app, you will be redirected to PayPal to make your purchase before you download.) When you download your MSI file, just double-click on it from the saved location on your system install the app.
What do I need to access Autodesk Exchange Apps?
Autodesk Exchange Apps requires an internet connection and a supported web browser.
Which web browsers are supported by Autodesk Exchange Apps?
Though earlier versions of these browsers may work, for best results you should use the current version of Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Apple Safari.
How do I pay for an App?
Autodesk Exchange Apps supports PayPal mechanism which also allows you to use credit cards for the purchase of Apps that require a payment.
Does Autodesk guarantee Apps offered on Autodesk Exchange Apps?
I’m having trouble with an App I got from Autodesk Exchange Apps. What do I do?
All questions, comments and complaints about an App should be directed to the App publisher. All publishers are required to provide a customer support email address on their App product page. Use this email address to contact the App publisher. Autodesk product support cannot answer your questions about Apps acquired through Autodesk Exchange Apps. However, if you experience difficulty contacting an app publisher, or you are unsatisfied with their response to your complaint, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
How do I know if an app is compatible with the Autodesk product I’m using?
Compatibility is displayed on each app description page. Make sure you check app compatibility before making a purchase, as the Autodesk Exchange store cannot verify what Autodesk products you have installed on your computer.
Can I make a volume purchase of an app?
Please contact the app publisher to inquire about volume pricing.