Windows 8 and 8.1 Support for Autodesk products


You want to know which Autodesk products are supported on Microsoft Windows® 8 and 8.1.


Note about Licensing: We recommend you use the Online License Transfer Utility to export your licensing and activation information before upgrading your operating system or installing software on a new computer.

Autodesk 2015 products

Most Autodesk 2015 products are supported on Windows 8 and 8.1. See the system requirements for your product to verify compatibility and specific details.

Autodesk 2014 products

See the system requirements for your product to verify compatibility and specific details (for example, some products are supported on the 64-bit version of Windows 8 but not the 32-bit version).

Unless noted otherwise in the system requirements for an individual product, Autodesk 2014 products are supported on the Windows 8 operating system.

Autodesk 2013 products and older

Note: Unless indicated otherwise, this information applies to the 2013-2011 versions of all Autodesk products. Autodesk product versions of 2010 and earlier are no longer supported and are not included in considerations of Windows 8 compatibility.

Autodesk intends to support many of our key products on Windows 8 and will add additional products to the list of products supported on Windows 8 as updates and future versions are released. Product Support will provide its best effort to assist customers who have issues with products that are not currently supported.

The Autodesk products listed below have been tested and are confirmed as working correctly on Microsoft Windows 8 operating system:

  • AutoCAD 2013
    (requires installation of Service Pack 2)
  • AutoCAD LT 2013
    (requires installation of Service Pack 2)
  • AutoCAD Architecture 2013
    (requires installation of Service Pack 2)
  • AutoCAD Electrical 2013
    (requires installation of Service Pack 2)
  • AutoCAD Mechanical 2013
    (requires installation of Service Pack 2)
  • AutoCAD MEP 2013
    (requires installation of Service Pack 2)
  • Autodesk 3ds Max 2013
  • Autodesk 3ds Max Design 2013
  • Autodesk Maya 2013
  • Autodesk MotionBuilder 2013
  • Autodesk Mudbox 2013
  • Autodesk Softimage 2013
  • Autodesk SketchBook Designer 2013


Note: This technical solution will be updated as new Windows 8 compatibility information becomes available.


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