You know who love students? I mean, really, REALLY loves student? Autodesk. They’re getting all giddy with excitement about their relationship with students (who in the past have been the biggest software pirating extension of the Autodesk marketing plan *ahem*) and making it possible to turn their passion for learning into a passion for all things Autodesk. 35 things to be exact. Software from Alias to 3ds Max, Inventor, Revit and Sketchbook are all available for download to program hungry student, faculty and the unemployed. No more searching for AutoCAD serials kiddies… now you’re legit. More at the Autodesk Student Center


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