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News Release

Autodesk Announces Quarterly Dividend

Sep 18, 2000

San Rafael, California, September 18, 2000—Autodesk, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADSK) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.06 per share on its Common Stock including holders of Exchangeable Shares of Discreet Logic Inc. The dividend is payable October 20, 2000, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 6, 2000.

As of July 31, 2000, the Company had $442.2 million in cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities and approximately 57.6 million shares of Common Stock outstanding, including Exchangeable Shares outstanding. Autodesk reported net income of $20.8 million, or earnings per share of $0.35, on net revenues of $226.3 million for the second fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2000.

About Autodesk
Autodesk is the world's design and digital content creation resource, providing software and Internet portal services to help customers drive business through the power of design. One of the largest software companies in the world, Autodesk has more than 4 million customers in over 150 countries. For more information contact any Authorized Autodesk® Reseller, call Autodesk at 800-964-6432, or visit Discreet™ product information is available at 800-869-3504 or on the Web at Autodesk shares are traded on the Nasdaq national market under the symbol ADSK.

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