PTC Academic Products

Academic Products

PTC’s suite of products work together to help you every step of the way from design to creation. With PTC Academic, students and professors are able to leverage industry standard product design and development tools in the classroom. Create, design, and innovate with PTC Academic software.


Our campus-wide CAD software license enables up to 500 students to create, analyze, view, and share the products of the future. Leverage breakthrough capabilities in additive manufacturing, model-based definition, and smart connected design. Students and educators can take their CAD skills to the next level with online trainings from PTC University.



Vuforia Studio

Vuforia Studio provides all the components needed for students and educators to quickly and easily develop augmented reality experiences. AR is made easy with access for 10 educators and their students to publish up to 2,500 public AR experiences. Faster AR authoring through the drag and drop interface makes it easy for students with no prior coding knowledge to get up and running quickly. Vuforia is hosted by PTC for use inside and outside the classroom.



Vuforia Engine

Vuforia Engine is a powerful, market-leading augmented reality software that enables students to prototype applications for free then publish their projects with an academic license. Making AR a part of your curriculum is easy and flexible with the choice of a single class package or full campus offering of 500 application licenses. Vuforia Engine is compatible with leading software development tools such as Unity, Android Studio, Xcode, and Visual Studio and can be published cross-platform on phones, tablets, and AR headsets.

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A cutting-edge product that combines technology, interactive online courses, and hands-on learning to engage students in the Internet of Things. ThingWorx creates smart connected applications with access for an educator and a classroom of up to 50 students and up to 2500 connected assets. Through our classroom resources you can build projects that enable practical, hands-on experience. Engaging videos, project-based challenges, and dynamic learning exercises can be accessed on-demand with PTC University.


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Student Offerings

PTC Academic is committed to preparing students for the future by providing them with free and discounted premium versions of the same software used by industry leaders.


Do you have technical questions or need technical support? Connect with other PTC users via our Community Forum or directly with our PTC Academic technical support team.

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