If you are currently running a software, such as AutoCAD, but not within a suite you may have already received an e-mail similar to this from Autodesk:
So what does this mean and why are you receiving this?
Autodesk is changing how it will be selling licenses. However, these changes will not affect any of the design or creation suites. For example, your Infrastructure Design Suite or Building Design Suite licenses are not affected.
For many individual desktop software products, Autodesk will end the sale of new perpetual licenses after January 31, 2016. Customers who have a perpetual license for an individual product, or who purchase a perpetual license before Jan 31, 2016, will be able to continue to use that license. Customers who have a perpetual license with Maintenance Subscription will receive software updates and corresponding benefits for as long as the subscription remains active.
So, after January 31, 2016, the following products will no longer be available as perpetual licenses: