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Autodesk Inventor: Mechanical design software for ambitious ideas

Inventor® 3D CAD software provides professional-grade mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation tools.

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.

TrustedDWG ® compatibility and powerful Model-Based Definition capabilities for embedding manufacturing information directly in the 3D model.

Inventor overview (video: 2:08 min.)

Drum filling machine designed by Feige Filling

Commercial chiller model made by Mammoth Inc.

Trencher design by Mastenbroek

Automotive material process line

Industrial machine for filling steel drums with liquids or grains

Model showing the components of a water-cooled chiller

Rendering of trencher with wireframe and solid geometry digging in soil cutout

View of Hewland transmission design combining 2D drawing and 3D model

Why use Inventor?

Improve product performance

Use powerful 3D modeling and simulation capabilities to design and optimize performance.

Reduce repetitive tasks

Quickly create customizable configurations of your designs and automate common tasks.

Boost collaboration

Connect your designs with incoming customer data and share ideas in a secure cloud-based service.

What you can do with Autodesk Inventor

Share designs with key stakeholders (video: 2:13 min.)

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.

Automate model creation with iLogic (video: 1:50 min.)

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.

Learn manufacturing for BIM projects (video: 1:39 min.)

BIM interoperability

  • Increase your sales opportunities while participating in BIM projects.
  • Use data exchanges for a highly collaborative workflow when creating custom fabrications around Revit data.
  • Include necessary authoring metadata and export your designs to a BIM-ready Revit format.

Video: Kalitta Motorsports uses Inventor to optimize their top fuel dragster for better performance

“Inventor is helpful because races in our league can be decided by thousandths of a second.”

— Scott Finnis, CNC Shop Manager, Kalitta Motorsports

Video: Viewrail uses Inventor to automate the creation of custom staircase designs

“There’s so much power behind iLogic and we fell in love with the capabilities it provides.”

– JJ Johnson, Chief Operating Officer, Viewrail

Video: Learn how one company reduced the time needed to model impellers for their compressors from 2 days to 15 minutes

“To model an impeller manually took a couple of days previously. With iLogic it takes about 15 minutes.”

– Alex Curtin, Product Manager, FS-Elliott

Machine in use in the GEA baked goods production line

“We’ve shown our internal departments that they can create a new model in two hours instead of three weeks.”

— Lune Riezebos, Application Specialist in Service Delivery, GEA

Product Design & Manufacturing Collection

Extend the capabilities of Inventor with the collection

The collection is a powerful set of applications that provides extended capabilities to Inventor and AutoCAD for engineers who design complex and custom products, equipment, and systems.

Product Design & Manufacturing Collection includes:

Inventor Tolerance Analysis

Factory Design Utilities

Learn how you can do more with Inventor

Best practices for 2D and 3D design

Work in Inventor and AutoCAD to unlock capabilities that benefit the entire product development cycle. (Watch video 1:50 min.)

Explore a complete product development solution

See how the powerful integrated tools for Inventor bring your most ambitious designs to life. (Watch video 2:34 min.)

Explore Inventor resources

See what’s new in Inventor

Discover the latest enhancements in Inventor and begin implementing them into your workflows.

Inventor YouTube channel

Watch videos on the latest release, including productivity tips.

Trial resource center

Whether you’re just getting started or are a seasoned CAD user, check out these tutorials.

Find out how you can do more with Inventor

Learn from the experts about the powerful integrated tools in the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Autodesk Inventor used for?

Inventor is used to quickly model, simulate, and communicate design ideas.

How do I download Inventor?

Autodesk provides download and install instructions for individuals and administrators. Your available downloads appear in Autodesk Account. Find your product, select a version, platform, language, and download method. For more information, visit the Autodesk Knowledge Network.

Who uses Inventor?

Inventor is used by mechanical engineers who need automated and specialized tools to design and prepare for manufacturing.

Which operating system does Autodesk Inventor run on?

Inventor runs on Microsoft® Windows®. See system requirements for details.

Which versions of Inventor can I use if I subscribe to the current version?

Your Inventor subscription gives you access to install and use the 3 previous versions. Available downloads are listed in your Autodesk Account after subscribing. See also previous releases available for subscribers.

Can I install Inventor on multiple computers?

With a subscription to Autodesk Inventor software, you can install it on up to 3 computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the Software License Agreement for more information.

Key features of Inventor

Image of an industrial machine design in Inventor

The latest release of Inventor® 3D CAD software is packed with user-requested updates and enhancements to help manage your design process, speed your connected engineering workflows, and reduce repetitive tasks.

New features of Inventor 2024

iLogic with Vault

Apply iLogic code directly with Vault to copy files, apply numbering schemes, and check out documents. (video: 1:24 min.)

Video: iLogic technology applied to Vault features for automation

Use the new finish feature to specify the appearance and manufacturing process such as material coating or surface finish. (video: 3:28 min.)

Video: Finish features include rich data to describe the manufacturing process

Mark feature enhancements

Mark across all faces in your path and wrap around curved geometry with new mark feature options. (video: 56 sec.)

Video: New options in the mark feature enable more capabilities for geometry creation

Drawing revision cloud

Isolate areas of special interest with the sketch-based revision cloud feature in the drawing environment. (video: 59 sec.)

Video: Creating drawing revision clouds for communicating areas of concern in the drawing view

View setting improvements

Create compelling visual representations of your design with improved view settings, section view enhancements, and IBL environments. (video: 1:24 min.)

Video: Creating compelling visual representations of the design with new view options

Tube and pipe enhancements

Create custom elbows quickly and easily in the tube and pipe styles area. (video: 1:33 min.)

Video: Include custom angles for elbows in tube routes

Include hardness and parameter in expanded unit type export with the option to export Boolean values for custom iProperties. (video: 36 sec.)

Video: Parameters contain new options for unit types and export capabilities

Optimized bounding box assembly

Automate the orientation and size of bounding boxes for parts with additional angle options in assemblies. (video: 1:38 min.)

Video: Bounding boxes are now configured automatically based on the orientation of the model

Connected inspection workflow

Create an inspection plan of your design by sending your models directly to Fusion 360. (video: 57 sec.)

Video: Send models from Inventor to Fusion 360 for an inspection plan

Create drawing-associated weld and subweld symbols to be included upon export to 3D PDF, DWF, and Shared Views. (video: 1:29 min.)

Video: Create weld symbols in the 3D model and export to 3D formats for review

Use the new edge symbol feature with appearance settings based in ISO standards and a properties panel with various customization settings. (video: 1:09 min.)

Video: Add edge symbols based on ISO standards

Model-based definition enhancements

Explore several improvements to model-based definition for your documentation workflows in the 3D environment. (video: 47 sec.)

Video: New options for model-based definition to prepare your design for manufacturing

More features of Inventor

Product design

Drive the design intent of your model with sketch constraints, dimensions, and intelligent formulas for parameters. (video: 3:01 min.)

Video: Collaborate with teams inside and outside of your organization from any location and on any device

Assess the fit and function of your assemblies and check for interferences as you build relationships between components. (video: 2:43 min.)

Video: Assess fit and function at the assembly level to create renderings and simulate how your product will perform

Quickly place appropriate views and annotations in your drawings for manufacturing in Inventor or AutoCAD. (video: 3:07 min.)

Video: Drawing tools in Inventor are designed to help you create accurate drawings fast


Shared view collaboration

Share your design with a secure web link that can be accessed from any device to review, redline, and add comments. (video: 2:23 min.)

Video: Collaborate with teams inside and outside of your organization from any location and on any device

Work with non-native data

Maintain an associative link as you open 3D models that were created and saved from other CAD applications. (video: 1:57 min.)

Video: Open and edit non-native CAD files error-free directly inside Inventor

Create a simplified 3D representation of your product along with the required metadata and product classification for use in a BIM project. (video: 2:27 min.)

Video: Create BIM objects from manufacturing models to make it easier to specify the use of your products in BIM projects

Fusion 360 interoperability

Quickly access and launch Inventor-to-Fusion 360 workflows, including generative design, simulation, electronics, and manufacturing. (video: 1:10 min.)

Video: Connect Inventor parts and assemblies to Fusion 360

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. (video: 48 sec.)

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