Old perpetual licenses of AutoCAD, Suites or many other eligible products from 1998-2018 may be traded in to save on 1- or 3-year subscriptions to Autodesk industry collections, and individual products. If you are not satisfied, you can switch back to your license.
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How do I get this offer?
Simply trade in your qualifying old perpetual license(s) and purchase a new subscription to any eligible collection or individual product of your choice through the Autodesk website or your participating reseller.
Once you submit your perpetual license(s), you agree to discontinue use of the traded-in license(s). This offer ends July 20, 2018.
Which products qualify for the offer?
Most Autodesk perpetual licenses of releases R14 (release year 1998) through 2018 version product not on an active maintenance plan (as of March 21, 2018) qualify to get the offer discount.
When you trade in your qualifying perpetual license(s), you can get the offer discount on most Autodesk product subscriptions: industry collections, AutoCAD including specialized toolsets, Revit, Inventor, 3ds Max, Civil 3D, Maya, and much more.
View list of all eligible products and full offer details here.
Can I get a different product than I have now?
You do not need to purchase the same product as the perpetual trade-in license. For example, you can trade in an old, eligible perpetual license of AutoCAD and subscribe to a collection at the promotional price (Exception: LT family perpetual licenses can be traded-in only for LT family subscriptions).
What does “Switch-back option” mean?
We’re confident that you will be satisfied with your subscription, but if for any reason that is not the case, you are eligible to switch back to perpetual license at the end of either the 3-year term, or the end of the second year of an annual term (1 year plus 1 year renewal). See full details here.
How can I learn more about the new AutoCAD including specialized toolsets offering?
To provide more value to subscribers and to simplify the AutoCAD product line – AutoCAD
subscription will now include access to all AutoCAD vertical product functionality and libraries as specialized toolsets. More information is available at www.autodesk.ae/products/autocad/overview.
Do I have to be always connected to the internet to use my software?
No. After initial activation, your software will work offline for 30 days. At that point, you will need to reconnect. Don't worry, we'll remind you 7 days prior.
Will all of my work automatically go into the cloud?
Desktop applications and all associated user data are stored on your local machine. When you use cloud service applications, you can choose to either store data in the cloud or on your local machine. You retain all of your local data even if you decide to end your subscription.
Will I have updates whether I want to or not?
As a subscriber, you can access the latest updates anytime, but you decide if and when install the update.
What else can I do with subscription that I don’t have with my old software**?
The subscription offerings provide you greater value and eligible you to:
Always access the latest software, updates and previous versions
Use your software anywhere you need to be - at home, at work or on the road
Share 2D or 3D views of your work online and see comments directly in your product
Try out new tools without making a big up-front investment
Easily scale up or down to fit your organization’s changing needs
Instantly grant users access to products you have purchased by deploying them directly on devices or allowing users to install them on their own from the Autodesk desktop app
Get technical support – Choose phone, online chat, email or remote desktop assistance to resolve your issues more quickly
*incl. VAT. Save up to 15% on Autodesk’s Suggested Retail Price (SRP) of industry collections and/or on the SRP for most individual products when purchasing eligible 1-year or 3-year term Autodesk subscriptions with single- or multi-user access and trading in an equivalent number of qualifying seats of R14 (release year 1998) through 2018 perpetual licenses, which are not on an active maintenance plan.
Qualifying Autodesk LT Family products are eligible to be traded in for subscriptions to Autodesk LT Family products only.
Customer agrees to discontinue use of the traded-in perpetual licenses. Customers can switch back to perpetual license at the end of either the 3-year term, or the end of the second year after renewing an annual subscription for another year (1 year plus 1 year renewal). Additional terms and restrictions apply.
Offer available from 07 May 2018 through 20 July 2018 worldwide with the exception of the Crimean Peninsula of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria, and may not be combined with other promotions or discounts.
Educational licenses including new, upgrades and migrations, and education-to-commercial transfers do not qualify.
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