Autodesk A360 FAQs

Sep 1, 2014


Solution:

What is Autodesk A360?

Autodesk® A360 is a cloud computing platform that provides a broad set of features, cloud services and products that can help you improve the way you design, visualize, simulate, and share your work with others anytime, anywhere.


What are the benefits and features of Autodesk A360?

Anyone can create a free Autodesk A360 account by visiting http://360.autodesk.com to begin benefiting from the core set of features offered through the Autodesk A360 platform, including:

  • 5GB of document storage per account
  • A collaboration workspace within Autodesk A360
  • The ability to view, edit and share files with others
  • Free mobile apps, including:
    • Autodesk A360 Mobile
    • AutoCAD 360
    • BIM 360 Glue
    • BIM 360 Field
    • Formit
    • Infraworks
    • Inventor Publisher
    • ForceEffect
    • ForceEffect Motion
  • Limited time free trial of Autodesk A360 Rendering

What is the advantage for Autodesk Maintenance Subscription and Desktop Subscription customers?

Autodesk Subscription customers receive 25 GB of Autodesk A360 storage space per user on Subscription.

  • Access to certain Autodesk Cloud Services:
--Rendering
--Optimization for Autodesk Inventor
--Energy Analysis for Autodesk Revit
--Structural Analysis for Revit
--Infrastructure Modeler
--Green Building Studio
--Buzzsaw

What are cloud credits?

Cloud credits are the unit of measurement required to perform certain tasks, such as creating a rendering or running a simulation, in Autodesk ® 360. For more information, read our Autodesk A360 Cloud Credits FAQs.


How do I access my Autodesk A360 benefits?

Sign in to Autodesk A360 to access your documents anytime, anywhere by going to https://360.autodesk.com.  Click Sign in if you already have an Autodesk ID and Password or create a new account by clicking Create Account.


Can I access Autodesk Cloud Services through Subscription Center?

No. Autodesk Cloud Services cannot be accessed through the Autodesk Subscription Center. You can sign in to Autodesk A360 storage at http://360.autodesk.com using the same Autodesk ID and password you use to sign in to Subscription Center. For the access points to other Autodesk Cloud Services, please see the previous question/answer above.


Where can I see how much storage and/or how many cloud credits I have used?

You can see how much storage and how many cloud credits you have used by signing into your account at http://accounts.autodesk.com.  Your usage will appear under the Autodesk® 360 Products and Services section.

Contract Managers and Software Coordinators can also view the usage report in Autodesk Account and Subscription Center.

Is Autodesk A360 secure?

Autodesk A360 is built on a reliable, protected technology infrastructure specifically built just for cloud computing to provide individuals and companies with the level of features and services you need when you need them – securely – and to protect your data while it’s stored in the cloud and while it is in transit.

For more information, read our Autodesk Trust Center.


Where can I find additional information about Autodesk A360?

You can find additional information, including videos describing Autodesk Cloud Services, at www.autodesk.com/360


Where can I find help for Autodesk Cloud Services?

Check out the Autodesk A360 Support Center, which has a lot of helpful links and great information on Autodesk Cloud Services.

Also, online help can be accessed within the interface of each Autodesk Cloud Service.

Products:

Autodesk A360

Versions:

2011;2012;2013;2014;2015

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