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Autodesk Developer Network Supports 2010 Software Portfolio for Design

More than 600 Add-On Applications Now Available for the Autodesk 2010 Product Family Help Provide Increased Efficiency and Productivity to 2D and 3D Software Customers Worldwide

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK), the world leader in 2D and 3D design and engineering software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets, announced that more than 300 members of its Autodesk Developer Network (ADN) are now shipping products and applications compatible with the Autodesk 2010 product family including AutoCAD 2010, Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010, AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010 and Autodesk Inventor 2010 software. More than 600 specialized products developed on Autodesk design software for niche markets are currently available from ADN members who are providing Autodesk customers around the world with the ability to more efficiently create innovative and sustainable designs, increasing their return on investment in Autodesk technology.

"Our development partners make it possible for engineers, architects and designers worldwide to maximize their productivity, efficiency and gain an even greater competitive advantage," said Jim Quanci, Director, Autodesk Developer Network. "By providing our ADN members with extensive business, software and support, as well as access to millions of potential customers and our sales partners around the world, we make it possible for ADN members to grow their business as they help our joint customers be more competitive."

In developing innovative, industry-tailored applications based on Autodesk's leading 2D and 3D digital design technology, the Autodesk Developer Network comprises more than 3,300 third-party software developers. Just a few of the many members of the Autodesk Developer Network now supporting Autodesk's 2010 software include:

    3 AM - UK
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010
    www.3am-solutions.com/
    3 AM develops cutting-edge visualization software for the civil
    engineering industry. Their products are used by many of the world's
    leading civil engineering consultants and government agencies. The
    company's flagship product, Dynamite VSP, is designed specifically to
    enable civil engineers to produce rich and compelling rendered
    visualizations of their projects with little prior knowledge of 3D
    visualization techniques.

    AKG - Germany
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
    www.akgcivil.com/
    AKG is a leader in highway design software in Europe.  Their flagship
    product VESTRA has been used to design numerous highways and high speed
    train routes in Europe - including the German Autobahn.

    Blue Ridge Numerics - USA
    Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Inventor 2010
    www.cfdesign.com
    Blue Ridge Numerics is a leader in the development of easy to learn and
    use CFD (Computational Fluid Dynamics) simulation tools with their
    flagship CFdesign software. CFdesign provides engineers a fully integrated
    and certified digital prototyping solution for solving CAD-driven fluid
    flow and heat transfer challenges within the Inventor environment.

    CGS - Slovenia
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD Civil 3D
    www.cgscivil3d.com/
    CGS is a provider of design productivity tools for AutoCAD Civil 3D
    software users in central and Eastern Europe.  AutoCAD Civil 3D users
    greatly increase their productivity and design quality with the CGS
    AutoCAD  Civil 3D Extensions including design standard checking,
    roundabout design, Code Checking, piping network design, road signage and
    more.

    Eagle Point - USA
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD Civil 3D
    www.eaglepoint.com
    Eagle Point has been providing software solutions for Civil Engineers
    worldwide for over 15 years.  Their groundbreaking Pinnacle Series helps
    civil engineers learn AutoCAD Civil 3D software faster, minimizing the
    learning curve and helping to ensure they get the full power and benefits
    of AutoCAD Civil 3D software object based design approach.

    GSA - Japan
    Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010, Autodesk
    Revit Structure 2010
    www.gsa-network.com/
    GSA is a leading developer of the Autodesk Revit application in Japan.
    Their sun-shadow calculation software is used by Architects to simulate
    building sun-shadow and sky factor to Japanese building codes with Revit
    software.

    HydraTEC - USA
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
    www.hydratecinc.com
    HydraTEC is a leader in fire protection design software.  Their flagship
    product HydraCAD is used to design fire sprinkler systems for buildings of
    all types and sizes.  HydraTEC customers include designers, contractors
    and fabricators of fire protection systems across North America.

    Hongye - China
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010 and AutoCAD Civil 3D 2010
    www.hongye.com.cn/
    Hongye's goal is to advance the engineering and design community in China
    through software development and deployment. Hongye primarily focuses on
    developing software for municipalities to aid in road design and
    construction. In 2000, Hongye won China's Ministry of Science and
    Technology Innovation Fund.

    Innovaya - USA
    Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010, Autodesk
    Revit Structure 2010
    www.innovaya.com/
    Innovaya is a leader in BIM based cost estimating interfaces.  Their
    flagship Visual Estimating product brings the power of BIM to users of
    Sage Timberline Estimating. Their groundbreaking Visual Simulation
    product interfaces Revit with the most popular project management tools -
    MS Project and Primavera.

    RDV Systems - Israel
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD Civil 3D
    www.rdvsystems.com
    RDV Systems brings ground breaking interactive design visualization to
    users of AutoCAD Civil 3D software.  RDV's interactive visualization tools
    help enable civil engineers to create better designs and helps them
    communicate their designs to local government and community organizations.

    ShipConstructor - Canada
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
    www.shipconstructor.com
    ShipConstructor is the leading supplier of ship design and construction
    software based on AutoCAD technology.  Their flagship product,
    ShipConstructor, is used by ship designers and shipyards around the world
    to design and construct commercial and military ships of all shapes and
    sizes as well as offshore platforms.

    SOFiSTiK AG - Germany
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010, Autodesk Revit Architecture
    2010, Autodesk Revit Structure 2010
    www.sofistik.de
    SOFiSTiK is the leading developer of structural design and analysis
    software for concrete structures in central Europe. Their flagship product
    SOFiCAD is used by the leading consulting engineering and construction
    firms across Europe to design a wide variety of concrete bridges and
    buildings.

    SolidCAM - Israel
    Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Inventor 2010
    www.inventorcam.com
    SolidCAM is the developer of InventorCAM - one of the most powerful CAM
    solutions on the market.  InventorCAM is both certified and seamlessly
    integrated with Inventor 2010. The single-window user interface and the
    full associativity between the CAD model and NC tool path delivers a short
    learning curve and an efficient flow from the 3D design model to the
    machined part.

    Striker Systems - USA
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
    www.striker-systems.com
    Striker Systems specializes in sheet metal nesting and die design
    software.  Their SS-Nest and SS-Die Design products are used by leading
    sheet metal fabricators across North America.

    Struc-Soft -Canada
    Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010
    www.strucsoft.ca/
    Struc-Soft is a developer of tailored structural engineering software
    solutions. They bring structural engineering expertise to the development
    of structural engineering software applications giving their customers a
    competitive edge.

    THSOFT (Tianhe Software) - China
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
    www.thsoft.com.cn/
    Tianhe Software is dedicated to enterprise information solutions for
    manufacturers (CAD/CAPP/EDPS/PKM/MES). Tianhe Software's services include
    application development, consulting, implementation services and
    integrating high-tech enterprises. Product lines cover design, management,
    and production technology for machinery.

    THSWARE - China
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
    www.thsware.com
    THSWARE specializes in software development and related services in
    construction, environmental protection and health care industries. In
    2005, the company was elected as an 'Outstanding Industrial Corporation of
    Software R/D' by China Ministry of Construction, and certified as 'Hi-Tech
    Company', 'Key Software Company', and 'Certified Information System
    Integration Company (1st Class)' by the Shenzhen government.

    Transoft - Canada
    Autodesk Product Supported: AutoCAD 2010
    www.transoftsolutions.com
    Transoft is a leading supplier of software for transportation engineers
    worldwide.  Their flagship product, AutoTURN, is used by government
    transportation departments and consulting engineering firms around the
    world to model the movement of vehicles. Their ground breaking AeroTURN
    product is used to in use by consulting engineering firms to redesign
    airport gates at the leading international airports to handle the next
    generation of very large airliners.

    Trelligence - USA
    Autodesk Product Supported: Autodesk Revit Architecture 2010
    www.trelligence.com
    Trelligence creates process-oriented, architectural software for the
    planning and pre-design stages of building projects. Their Affinity
    products are designed to make all players in the building team more
    productive and more successful. Affinity provides a way to evaluate owner
    requirements and deliver estimates before design starts, as well as track
    progress against requirements throughout the design process.

For more information on the Autodesk Developer Network, or to find an ADN partner or product, please visit www.autodesk.com/developers.

About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc., is a world leader in 2D and 3D design software for the manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment markets. Since its introduction of AutoCAD software in 1982, Autodesk has developed the broadest portfolio of state-of-the-art Digital Prototyping solutions to help customers experience their ideas before they are real. Fortune 1000 companies rely on Autodesk for the tools to visualize, simulate and analyze real-world performance early in the design process to save time and money, enhance quality and foster innovation. For additional information about Autodesk, visit www.autodesk.com.

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