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Design and engineering tools plus simulation, tooling, and routed systems.

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Professional-grade 2D mechanical design tools.

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Powerful, cost-effective 3D mechanical CAD software.

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Comprehensive 2D & 3D product design tools.

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  • Professional-grade mechanical design and 3D CAD tools
  • Powerful simulation, tooling, and routed system tools
  • Professional-grade 2D mechanical design
  • Design and drafting software for automating mechanical CAD tasks
  • Introduce 3D part modeling into your 2D drafting
  • Powerful, cost-effective 3D mechanical CAD software
  • Product design tools for your entire engineering process
  • Includes Inventor Professional, AutoCAD, and more
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Pay as you go for the latest desktop software with lower up-front cost, 1-on-1 web support, previous version use, and access to select cloud and software services. Learn more.




Shape Generator    

Easy-to-use 3D mechanical design    

Large assembly design    

Freeform modeling    

Sheet metal design    

Direct editing

Rules-based design/automation    

Catalog/purchased/standard part library    

Frame and weldment design    

Plastic parts design    

Electrical systems design/tube and pipe runs    

Mold, and tool and die    

Electrical schematics design    

Electromechanical design    

Explore design concepts in AutoCAD

Sketch designs, produce stunning artwork

Create 3D digital artwork

Point cloud tools    

Select material by environmental/cost impact    

Assembly collision and interference detection

Check for manufacturability    

Draft analysis    

Validate performance with simulation and FEA    

Simulate installation or demolition sequences    

Real-time design visualization    

Photorealistic rendering    

Cinematic-quality 3D animation    

Review/mark up DWG™, DWF, and PDF files    

Cloud-based 3D design reviews    

BIM interoperability    

Native translators    

Large-scale design review and collaboration    

Design fly-throughs and walk-throughs    

In-product data management    

Configurable data security    

Multiple user/concurrent design    

Easy administration    

Automated design organization    


Printed circuit board (PCB) interoperability    

3D PDF export    

Professional drafting and documentation tools    

TrustedDWG™ technology    

Automatic drawing view creation    

BOM generation    

International standards support    

Exploded views and animations