Once you submit your perpetual license(s), and complete your purchase for a new eligible subscription, you agree to discontinue use of the traded-in license(s).
How long does the offer last?
The offer is available from May 7 to October 25, 2019.
Which products qualify for the offer?
Most Autodesk perpetual licenses of release 1998 (R14) - through 2019 version product not on an active maintenance plan qualify to get the offer discount.
When you submit your qualifying perpetual license(s) serial number(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 old perpetual license. For example, you can trade in an old, eligible perpetual license of AutoCAD and subscribe to a collection at the promotional price.
Do I always have to be 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 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.
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
Serial number trade-in offer
Customers can save up to 20%* on the Autodesk Suggested Retail Price (SRP) for industry collections or most individual products when they purchase eligible 1-year or 3-year term subscriptions with single -user access and submit qualifying serial numbers and all associated seats of release 1998 (R14) through 2019 perpetual licenses not on an active maintenance plan (any attached maintenance plan must have expired on or before April 30, 2019 for the perpetual license to be eligible for this offer). A valid, eligible serial number for each corresponding perpetual license traded in must be submitted for this promotion.
Autodesk LT Family product licenses are eligible to be submitted for AutoCAD LT Family and AutoCAD product licenses only.
The customer agrees to discontinue use of these submitted perpetual licenses.
Educational licenses including new, upgrades and migrations, and education-to-commercial transfers do not qualify.
Offer available from May 7 through October 25, 2019 in Japan, Korea, ASEAN countries, Taiwan, China, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and India, and may not be combined with other promotions.
*Offer subject to reseller participation. Channel partners are independent and free to set their own prices. Reseller prices may vary. Advertised discounts and savings are based on the Autodesk Suggested Retail Price (excluding taxes) for specified product. Autodesk’s Suggested Retail Price is used for reference purposes only and may not be in local currency. Actual retail price is determined by customer’s selected reseller and is subject to currency fluctuation.
AUTODESK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL, SUSPEND OR MODIFY PART OF OR THIS ENTIRE PROMOTION AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE, FOR ANY REASON IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION. PRICES FOR AUTODESK SOFTWARE ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
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