Autodesk Forge Model Derivative

represent and share designs in different formats


The Model Derivative API enables users to represent and share their designs in different formats, as well as to extract valuable metadata. (Its translation functionality was previously bundled as part of the “View and Data API”).

Terms of Service

Autodesk services are governed by the following Terms of service http://www.autodesk.com/company/legal-notices-trademarks/terms-of-service-autodesk360-web-services/autodesk-web-services-api-beta-terms-of-service

API status page

The status of the Autodesk services can be found here https://developer.autodesk.com/en/support/api-status


Authentication is done with a 2-legged token a guide on how to create an application and retrieves the bearer token is available in the Forge Documentation

Libraries and Utilities

There is a wealth of tools and libraries available for the forge services on their Github