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Design Software for Every Student, Educator, and Campus

Vectorworks software helps people transform the world. Whether you’re a student developing designs for a class, an educator teaching design, or an administrator making decisions about licenses and infrastructure, Vectorworks provides a comprehensive and intuitive design experience to help designers realize their visions.

Free Student Software
Free software for you

Students anywhere in the world can download a free copy of Vectorworks software and start bringing their designs to life.

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Lab Request
Free software for your lab

Institutions are eligible to receive donated lab licenses, so give students the edge they need to succeed.

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Young Talent Architecture Award
Young Talent Architecture Award

Learn about how we're actively supporting the next generation of visionaries.

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Vectorworks Grants
Academic Grants

Are you working on a design project that helps to make the world a better place? Tell us about it, and we may help fund it.

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Recent Grads

Purchase your design software at a discount and start your career with the Vectorworks advantage.

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Design Scholarship

Scholarships awarded to architecture, landscape, entertainment, and interior design students.

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