Inventor CAD software provides professional-grade 3D mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation tools. Work efficiently with a powerful blend of parametric, direct, freeform, and rules-based design capabilities.
Powerful blend of parametric, direct, freeform, and rules-based design capabilities.
Integrated tools for sheet metal, frame design, tube and pipe, cable & harness, presentations, rendering, simulation, machine design, and more.
Trusted DWG™ compatibility and powerful Model-Based Definition capabilities for embedding manufacturing information directly in the 3D model.
Share feedback with built-in collaboration tools
Work with anyone, anywhere no matter what CAD software they use.
Collect feedback from stakeholders wherever they are using cloud-based design review.
Follow the product development lifecycle with one data model.
Satisfy demands for custom products and automate processes
Design efficiently using specialized industry toolsets.
Enable design automation powered by iLogic.
Access Inventor API to create add-ins.
Access Forge Design Automation API for running job processes in the cloud.
Increase your sales opportunities while participating in BIM projects.
Automate the simplification of your designs for required LOD.
Include necessary metadata for BIM-authoring tools.
Export your designs to a BIM-ready Revit format.
The latest release of Autodesk Inventor is packed with user-requested updates and enhancements to help manage your design process, speed up your connected engineering workflows, and reduce repetitive tasks.
Fusion 360 interoperability Quickly access and launch Inventor-to-Fusion 360 workflows, including generative design, simulation, electronics, and manufacturing.
Revit data exchange enhancements Securely share data between Revit building design software and Inventor using an improved approach for seamless BIM (Building Information Modeling) and MCAD (mechanical CAD) interoperability.
Part modeling enhancements Better prepare your designs for manufacturing with the new mark command, updates to sheet metal export, and support for dimensional tolerances in additional features.
Assembly modeling enhancements Gain more control of your bill of material and manage tolerances. Enhancements also include performance and productivity improvements for graphics and large assemblies.
Documentation enhancements Get a clearer understanding of your design going into production with updates to view creation, model-based definition, and 3D annotations.
Parametric modeling -Focus on design as you create and edit your 3D models with an intuitive user interface.
Assembly modeling -See how your design will go together and perform at the assembly level.
Drawing creation -Quickly create clear, accurate, detailed drawings for manufacturing.
Shared view collaboration - Collaborate on your models or designs online. Anyone can review and comment on shared views in theAutodeskviewer.
Work with non-native data - Maintain an associative link to non-native CAD data.
BIM interoperability - Convert configurable 3D CAD models into BIM objects.
Design configurations - Enable rapid configurations powered by iLogic.
Automated frame design - Quickly design and test structural frames.
Sheet metal - Design and prepare complex sheet metal products for manufacturing.
Model-based definition - Include manufacturing information in your 3D model for downstream applications.
Content center - Choose your standard components from a comprehensive customizable library.
Shape Generator - Create and evaluate high-performing design options in minutes.
Flexible modeling - Use the right modeling tool for every job with parametric, freeform, and direct modeling tools.
Direct modeling - Use easy push/pull controls to move, rotate, resize, or scale features from imported geometries.
Freeform modeling - Freely sculpt the shape of your design by moving points, edges, and faces.
Mechanical concept and layout design - Open DWG™ files directly inside Inventor as the basis for your 3D model.
Component generators and calculators - Use built-in calculators to inform the design of common joints such as welds, clamps, and press fits.
Tube and pipe design - Use a combination of automated tools and full-control design functions in Inventor to build tube and pipe runs.
Printed circuit board interoperability - Integrate your electronics and mechanical designs into a single, complete definition of your product.
Data management - Robust search function makes it easy to find files and quickly copy design files. Connects to Vault (included in Product Design & Manufacturing Collection).
Simulation and visualization
Dynamic simulation - Apply forces to evaluate the motion, speed, and acceleration of your design.
Stress analysis - Run quick checks on parts or perform an in-depth analysis of the entire product at any stage.
Exploded views and animations - Use exploded views and animations of complex assemblies in product documentation, manuals, and assembly instructions.
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