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					Autodesk® Retirement Programme

Overview &
Frequent Questions and Answers




Gain the freedom of greater compatibility when you purchase powerful new Autodesk® software with Autodesk®
Subscription— and save up to 50 percent today.

Get Current and save yourself from having to re-create lost work as a result of sharing files in different versions, while
avoiding costly project delays that can occur at the expense of incompatible software. When you purchase Autodesk®
2011 software with Subscription, you’ll ensure greater compatibility, while minimising the potential for complications
that can disrupt workflows, timelines, and ultimately, the accuracy of designs. This is because of flexible Subscription
licensing terms—which let you run both previous or new software versions—so you can finish existing projects
uninterrupted, while moving to the new software at your own pace.

Given today’s economy, purchasing Autodesk 2011 software with subscription is the best way to keep your
productivity high, while preventing time-consuming workarounds from shrinking your profit margins. With Autodesk
2011 software and Subscription, you gain a more efficient manner of working while benefitting from 2D and 3D
software tools that let you design, visualise, and simulate your ideas to their fullest extent—before anything is built.
Ultimately, it’s the best way for you to stay current, compatible, and competitive in today’s volatile market.

If you’re using one of the following retired Autodesk software releases, you may be eligible to save up to 50 percent
on your next Autodesk 2011 software purchase.

Horizontal Design                                             Manufacturing
AutoCAD® R14, 2000, 2000i, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006,            AutoCAD® Electrical 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
2007                                                          AutoCAD® Mechanical 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
AutoCAD® Raster Design 3, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007              Autodesk Inventor® Professional Suite 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
AutoCAD® CAD Overlay R14, 2000, 2000i, 2002                   Autodesk Inventor® Professional Routed Systems Suite
Autodesk® VIZ 2, 3, 3i, 4, 2005, 2006                         11
                                                              Autodesk Inventor® Professional Simulation Suite 11
AEC                                                           Autodesk Inventor® 3, 4, 5
Autodesk® Architectural Desktop 1, 2, 2i, 3, 2004, 2005,      Autodesk Inventor® Series Suite 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
2006                                                          AutoCAD® Mechanical Desktop® 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,2004,
AutoCAD® Civil 3D 2005, 2006, 2007                            2004 DX
Autodesk Map® 2, 3, 4/2000, 4.5/2000i, 5, 6, 2004, 2005,
2006                                                          Media & Entertainment
Autodesk® Land Desktop 1, 2, 2i, 3, 2004, 2005, 2006          Autodesk® 3ds Max® 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Autodesk® Building Systems 1, 2, 3, 2004, 2005, 2006,         Autodesk® Motion Builder 7, 7.5
2007                                                          Autodesk® Maya® Complete 7.0.1, 8, 8.5
Autodesk® Building Electrical 1, 2                            Autodesk® Maya® 7.0.1., 8, 8.5
Autodesk® Building Mechanical 1, 2
Autodesk® Revit Series 1, 2, 7, 8.1, 9
Autodesk® Revit Series - Building 9
Autodesk® Revit 4.5, 5, 5.1L, 6, 7
Autodesk® Revit Building 8, 9
Autodesk® Revit Series – Systems Plus 1
Autodesk® Revit Series – Structure 2, 3
Autodesk® Revit Structure 2, 3
CAiCE™ Visual Transportation Products

Contact your Autodesk Added Reseller today.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
2. What is the current discount Autodesk is offering to Legacy customers?
3. Who is eligible to participate in the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
4. Are AutoCAD® LT customers able to participate in the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
5. Which Autodesk products are eligible for the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
6. Am I eligible to “upgrade” my retired software?
7. Are both network and standalone deployment available for Legacy purchases?
8. Is Autodesk Subscription required to purchase through the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
9. Are there any other requirements to participate in the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
10. How can I get more information on the Autodesk Legacy Programme?

1. What is the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
The Autodesk® Legacy Programme provides customers who own valid licences of select retired Autodesk® software the
opportunity to purchase discounted, new licences of current Autodesk products.

2. What is the current discount Autodesk is offering to Legacy customers?
Under the Autodesk Legacy Programme, customers with AutoCAD R14 through 2006-based software licences have the
opportunity to purchase new licences of current Autodesk products at up to 50% discount off the Suggested Retail Price
when purchased with Autodesk Subscription. Autodesk® Subscription is required at time of Legacy purchase.

3. Who is eligible to participate in the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
Commercial customers, who own a valid licence of select, retired Autodesk software that was not upgraded before their
respective, publicly announced retirement dates are eligible for this Programme. The Autodesk Legacy Programme is no
longer available to education customers.

4. Are AutoCAD® LT customers able to participate in the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
Customers owning AutoCAD LT licences cannot participate in this offer.

5. Which Autodesk products are eligible for the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
Valid licences based on AutoCAD R14 through 2006 licences, Autodesk Inventor® 3, 4 and 5; Autodesk Inventor® Series 5,
6, 7, 8, 9, and 10; Autodesk® 3ds Max® 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8, Autodesk® VIZ 2, 3, 3i, 4, 2005, and 2006, and Autodesk®
Maya Unlimited 7.0.1 and 8 software products may be eligible to participate. This is not a complete list. Please contact an
Autodesk Reseller to find out if the product you are using is eligible.

6. Am I eligible to “upgrade” my retired software?
Legacy seats are not upgrades or crossgrades from retired products, but are discounted new seats. Upgrades or
crossgrades from retired products are not available for purchase from Autodesk after the retirement of that product. As with
upgrades and crossgrades, Legacy Programme transactions require a valid serial number from the retired product for each
new seat purchased.

7. Are both network and standalone deployment available for Legacy purchases?
Yes, if you require a network deployment for the new seats, then the network licence, rather than the standalone licence,
should be purchased. Legacy customers are not grandfathered into the deployment of their retired product.

8. Is Autodesk Subscription required to purchase through the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
Yes, Autodesk Subscription is required on all Legacy Programme purchases. Subscription holders receive benefits including
incremental product enhancements, personalised web support and self-paced training options with one annual fee.

9. Are there any other requirements to participate in the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
No. Other than the purchase of Autodesk Subscription, and providing a valid serial number for the qualifying products in an
amount equivalent to the number of new discounted seats a customer wants to purchase under this Programme, there are
no additional requirements.

10. How can I get more information on the Autodesk Legacy Programme?
An Autodesk Authorised Reseller will be able to assist you with any additional information you may need on the Autodesk
Legacy Programme. Contact your Autodesk Authorised Value Added Reseller today.

				
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