Autodesk, Inc. is an American multinational software company that makes software and also services for architecture, design, construction, production, media, education, and show business. Autodesk is headquartered in San Rafael, The golden state, as well as features a gallery of its clients' work in its San Francisco structure. The business has offices worldwide. Its U.S. areas are The golden state, Oregon, Colorado, Texas, Michigan, New Hampshire as well as Massachusetts. Its Canada offices are located in Ontario, Quebec, as well as Alberta.
The company was founded in 1982 by John Walker, that was a coauthor of the very first versions of AutoCAD. AutoCAD, which is the firm's front-runner computer-aided design (CAD) software program, and Revit software program are mainly used by architects, designers, and architectural designers to design, draft, and also design buildings and other frameworks. Autodesk software application has been used in several areas, as well as on jobs from the One World Trade Center to Tesla electrical vehicles.
Autodesk ended up being best understood for AutoCAD, and now develops a broad variety of software applications for style, engineering, and enjoyment-- and also a line of software for consumers, including Sketchbook. The manufacturing sector uses Autodesk's electronic prototyping software program-- including Autodesk Developer, Blend 360, and also the Autodesk Product Design Suite-- to visualize, simulate, and also evaluate real-world performance making use of an electronic design in the style procedure. The firm's Revit line of software application for building info modeling is designed to allow users to check out the planning, construction, as well as administration of a structure practically prior to it is constructed.
Autodesk's Media and Home entertainment department produce software application for aesthetic effects, color grading, and editing along with animation, video game advancement, and also style visualization. 3ds Max and also Maya are both 3D computer animation software applications used in film visual results and video game growth.