Autodesk® Inventor®

Work with a complete set of design and engineering tools

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.

Work with a complete set of design and engineering tools

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.

Share timely feedback with built-in collaboration tools

  • Work with anyone, anywhere no matter what CAD software they use.
  • Use cloud-based design reviews to collect feedback from key stakeholders wherever they are.
  • Follow the entire product development lifecycle with one data model.

Collaborate with key stakeholders (video: 2:23 min.)


Satisfy demands for custom products and automated processes

  • Enable rapid assembly reconfigurations powered by iLogic.
  • Design efficiently using specialized tools for sheet metal and frame design.
  • Choose standard components from a customizable content library for bolted connections, gears, cams, and more.

Design automation (video: 2:00 min.)


New features in Inventor 2020

Inventor® 2020 3D CAD software for mechanical design improves workflows with increased performance, better collaboration, and new professional-grade design tools.

Design enhancements

New functionality for your core design commands in sketching and part modeling. (video: 1:33min.)

Video: Inventor 3D mechanical design enhancements


Inventor Experience

Work in a fresh user interface along with new property panels to streamline workflows, reduce clicks, and save time. (video: 1:30 min.)

Video: Inventor new user interface


Performance improvements

Continue to tackle larger and more complex designs with performance improvements in assemblies, parts, drawings, and AnyCAD. (video: 1:27 min.)

Video: mechanical design and 3D software performance improvements


Frame generator enhancements

Frame design is more productive than ever with new features, editing tools, and default naming conventions. (video: 1:36 min.)

Video: frame generator enhancements


Translation and interoperability

Find out the additional supported file types for AnyCAD and watch how generative design helps explore design alternatives. (video: 1:45 min.)

Video: enhancements for interoperability


Customer-driven improvements

See how your ideas and suggestions have contributed to this release. (video: 1:23 min.)

Video: improvements Autodesk customers requested




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