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Autodesk Fusion 360 system requirements

Released in 2013, Autodesk Fusion 360 is one of the most commonly used 3D computer-aided design, manufacturing, engineering and printed circuit board (3D CAD, CAM, CAE, PCB) software, rivalled by a few.

Here we’ve discussed the minimum and recommended system requirements for Autodesk Fusion 360.


Fusion 360 minimum system requirements

Following are the minimum system requirements to use Fusion 360 on your Windows or Mac device.

Note that these are only the minimum system requirements to run Fusion 360. The required specs will keep on increasing depending on the complexity and size of the models. Strong processor, RAM and GPU is a necessity for complex projects.

SpecsFusion 360 minimum system requirements
OSApple macOS 12 Monterey macOS 11 Big Sur macOS 10.15.7, or newer, Catalina 

Microsoft Windows Windows 11 Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 8.1 (64-bit; until January 2023)

Note: macOS 10.14 Mojave support was deprecated on March 2022.
CPUx86-based 64-bit processor, 4 cores, 1.7 GHz or greater; 32-bit not supported

Apple silicon processors require Rosetta 2
RAM4GB (integrated graphics recommend 6GB or more)
GPUDirectX11 (Direct3D 10.1 or greater)
Dedicated GPU with 1GB or more of VRAM
Integrated graphics with 6GB or more of RAM
Storage3GB
Display1366 x 768 (1920 x 1080 or greater at 100% scale recommended)
Pointing DeviceHID-compliant mouse or trackpad, optional Wacom® tablet and 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse® support
Internet2.5 Mbps or faster download; 500 Kbps or faster upload
DependenciesSSL 3.0, TLS 1.2+, .NET Framework 4.5 or newer required to submit crash reports

Fusion 360 recommended system requirements

Following are the recommended system requirements to use Fusion 360 on your Windows or Mac device.

As mentioned above, Fusion 360 system requirements increase depending on the complexity and size of the project. If you’re going to be working on a big project, we recommend you start with these system requirements for Fusion 360, however even better specs will result in optimal performance.

SpecsFusion 360 recommended system requirements
OSApple macOS 12 Monterey macOS 11 Big Sur macOS 10.15.7, or newer, Catalina 

Microsoft Windows Windows 11 Windows 10 (64-bit) Windows 8.1 (64-bit; until January 2023)
CPU3 GHz or greater, 6 or more cores
RAM8 GB+
GPUDedicated GPU with 4 GB or more VRAM, DirectX 11 (Direct3D 11 or greater)
Storage3 GB+
Display1366 x 768 (1920 x 1080 or greater at 100% scale recommended)
Pointing DeviceHID-compliant mouse or trackpad, optional Wacom® tablet and 3Dconnexion SpaceMouse® support
Internet2.5 Mbps or faster download; 500 Kbps or faster upload
DependenciesSSL 3.0, TLS 1.2+, .NET Framework 4.5 or newer required to submit crash reports

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