Autodesk is a US software company for digital 3 and 2 design. Autodesk produces software for computer-aided design (CAD) and computer animation. Autodesk software users use Autodesk technology to create digital models and processes for visualization, simulation and analysis. Autodesk is a major manufacturer of 3D printers. Most recently, Autodesk launched a 3D printer for teenagers together with the US veteran toy manufacturer Mattel.