Autodesk Graveyard

This page lists some of the Autodesk products that are no longer sold or for which end-of-life or no-more-development have been announced. This is provided as-is for historical interest and with no guarantee of accuracy. However, corrections and additions are most welcome: please comment on the post Autodesk products are falling like parrots.

Product Born Died Notes
123D Catch 2011 2017
123D CNC Utility 2011 2017
123D Make 2011 2017
123D Sculpt 2011 2017
3D Concepts for Windows 1992 1993
3D Print Utility 2013 2017 MeshMixer?
3D Studio Viz 1997? 2008? Different features, file format and price to 3DS Max
Actrix Business / Technical 1998 2000
Advance Concrete 2013 2017
AE/CADD / AEC Architectural 1985 1990
Advanced Modeling Extension (AME) 1990 1994?
Animator Pro (DOS) 1991 1994
Animator Studio (Win) 1995? 1995
Application Manager 2014? 2016 Autodesk desktop app
Architectural Studio 2002? 2004?
AutoCAD AEC Mechanical 1987 1990
Autodesk Animator 1989 1994
AutoFlix 1988 ?
AutoScreen 1983 1984
AutoShade 1987 1993
AutoSketch 1986 2008 See also Drafix
AutoSolid 1988 1990
AutoSurf 1992? 1997?
Beast 2010 2017
Buzzsaw 2001 2017 No longer sold
CAD/camera 1985 1987
CAiCE Visual Transportation / Roads / Survey 2003? 2008? Released one version, stopped development & used technology in Civil 3D
Cellular Automata Lab 1989 1993
Chaos 1989 1994
Civil Design 1999? 2009?
Combustion 2000 2007
Composite ? 2014 Discontinued and free
Design Review 2005? 2013 But undiscontinued 2017
Drafix 1998? 1999? Bought to kill competition, renamed as AutoSketch 6
DWF Composer 2005? 2006?
Ecotect Analysis 2008 2015 Development ceased in 2010
Envision (formerly OnSite Desktop) 2002? 2004?
Field Survey 2001 2004?
FMDesktop 2006 2009 Customers prodded over to FM:Systems
Footwear 2014 ?
Freestyle 2010 2011
Freewheel 2012 2014
ForceEffect, ForceEffectMotion and ForceEffectFlow 2012? 2016
Generic CADD 1989 1994 Sales ended 1997
GMax 2001? 2005 Last version made available as freeware
Graphic Impact 1992 1993
Home Series 1991 ?
Homestyler 2010 2017?
HyperChem 1992 1994
HumanIK 2011 2017
ImageModeler 2008 2009 combined with other products
Impression 2007 2009 Free download for subscription customers
Instant Artist 1992 1993
Inventor Fusion 2011 2012 Fusion 360
Inventor Optimization 2011 2015
Inventor Publisher 2011 2016 Rent Inventor Pro 1 year – legacy data not supported
Land Development Desktop ? 2004? Provided with Civil 3D until 2009?
Lightscape 1999 2003 1991????
MatchMover ? 2014 Discontinued and free
Mechanical Desktop 1995 2008
Movimento 2008 2014 Discontinued and free
Navigation 2012 2017
Office Layout 1992 1993
Pixlr 2011 2017 Sold to 123RF
Plasma 2002 2004
QuickCAD 1997? 2004
Revit verticals (Architecture, MEP and Structure) 2005 2016 Incorporated into Revit
Scaleform 2011 2017
Seek 2008? 2017 Sold to BIMobject AB
Showcase 2006 2017
Simulation Mechanical / Algor Simulation 2009 2017
Sketchbook designer 2010 2012
SocialCam 2012 2015
Softimage 2008 2015
Stitcher Unlimited 2008 2011?
Structural Detailing 2008 2014
Survey 1999? 2009?
Tinkerplay 2015 2016 Thingmaker 3D Printer
Toxik / Composite 2007 2012 Incorporated into Maya but discontinued
tsElements 2011 2014
T-Splines for Rhino 2011 2014
Utility Design 2013? 2016 Shuffled off to SBS
Volo View 2000? 2005 Design Review
WorkCenter 1995 1998?
World 1995? 1998?

Some information is from John Walker’s Autodesk File. Here’s a list of archived Autodesk community forums that may contain more information about defunct products. Some forums for defunct products are still listed among the living.

Here’s the list of Autodesk products that have not yet been discontinued.