Autodesk® Inventor®

Autodesk® Inventor® 2015 software takes manufacturers beyond 3D to Digital Prototyping. With Inventor software products, users can create a single digital model that helps them to design, visualize, and simulate products digitally before they are ever built.

 

 

 

System requirements for Autodesk Inventor 2015 products

3D CAD software for mechanical design

  • Windows® 7 (32-bit minimum, 64-bit recommended), Windows® 8 64-bit, or Windows XP® Professional 32-bit[1] operating system
  • Intel® Pentium® 4, AMD Athlon™ 64 with SSE2 technology, 3 GHz or greater, or AMD dual-core processor with SSE2, 2 GHz or greater recommended, or Intel® Xeon® E3 or Core i7 or equivalent with SSE2, 3.0 GHz or greater
  • 4 GB RAM minimum for less than 500 part assemblies (8 GB recommended)[2]
  • 15 GB free disk space for installation 1,280 x 1,024 or higher screen resolution
  • Microsoft® Direct3D 9® or compatible graphics card (Microsoft® Direct3D 11® or higher recommended)
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 6 or later (.NET Framework Version 4.5 web browser)
  • Microsoft® Excel® 2003 or later software for iFeatures, iParts, iAssemblies, thread customization, and spreadsheet-driven designs
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10
  • Internet connection for web downloads and Subscription Aware access
  • Microsoft-compliant mouse or pointing device DVD-ROM drive[3]

 

 

For complex models, complex mold assemblies, and large assemblies (typically more than 1,000 Parts):

  • 64-bit Windows 7 or Windows 8[1]
  • Xeon E3 or Core i7 or equivalent, 3.3 GHz or greater
  • 16 GB RAM or greater[2]
  • 15 GB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 1,024 or higher screen resolution
  • Direct3D 9 or compatible graphics card (Direct3D 11 or higher recommended)
  • Internet Explorer 6 or later (.NET Framework Version 4.5 web browser)
  • Excel 2003 or later for iFeatures, iParts, iAssemblies, thread customization, and spreadsheet-driven designs
  • Flash Player 10
  • Internet connection for web downloads and Subscription Aware access
  • Microsoft-compliant mouse or pointing device
  • DVD-ROM drive[3]
Features
  • Freeform modeling shape creation
  • Large assembly design (enhanced)
  • Sketch constraint control (enhanced)
  • Customizable Inventor Home
  • Tutorial learning and search
  • Sheet metal design
  • Assembly design and ease of assembly
  • Layout and system design
  • Plastic part designs
  • Rules-based design
  • Harness and cable design
  • Tube and pipe design
  • Flexible sketching tools
  • Customize Inventor with apps
  • Tooling and mold design
  • Edit geometry directly
  • BIM compatibility
  • CAD file conversion and data exchange
  • AutoCAD integration and DWG compatibility
  • Extend value with Maintenance Subscription
  • Manufacturing and design documentation
  • Data management
  • CAD rendering and visualization tools
  • Integrated motion simulation