Autodesk® Inventor®

Autodesk® Inventor® 3D CAD software offers professional-grade tools for 3D mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation. Develop, manage, and deliver great products with Digital Prototyping capabilities.

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System requirements for Autodesk Inventor 2016 products

3D CAD software for mechanical design

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8/8.1 Enterprise, Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Pro, Microsoft Windows 8/8.1, Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Recommended: 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 or Windows 8.1 ® Minimum: 64-bit Microsoft Windows 7 with Service Pack 1
  • Recommended: Intel® Xeon® E3 or Core i7 or equivalent, 3.0 GHz or greater ® Minimum: 64-bit Intel® or AMD, 2 GHz or faster ®
  • Recommended: 16 GB RAM ® or more Minimum: 8 GB RAM for less than 500 part assemblies ®
  • Recommended: 250 GB free disk space or more ® Minimum: 100 GB free disk space
  • Recommended: Microsoft® Direct3D 11® or capable graphics card or higher ? Minimum: Microsoft® Direct3D 10® capable graphics card or higher ?
  • DVD-ROM ? 1,280 x 1,024 or higher screen resolution Internet connection for Autodesk® 360 functionality, web downloads, and Subscription Aware access Adobe® Flash® Player 15 ? Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8 or higher Full local install of Microsoft® Excel 2007, 2010 or 2013 for iFeatures, iParts, iAssemblies, thread related commands, clearance/threaded hole creation, Global BOM, Parts Lists, Revision Tables, spreadsheet-driven designs and Studio animation of Positional Representations. Excel Starter®, Online Office 365® and OpenOffice® are not supported. 64-bit Microsoft Office is required to export Access 2007, dBase IV, Text and CSV formats. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 ?

 

 

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

  • Microsoft® Windows® 8/8.1 Enterprise, Microsoft Windows 8/8.1 Pro, Microsoft Windows 8/8.1, Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise, Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate, Microsoft Windows 7 Professional, Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium
  • 64-bit Microsoft® Windows® 7 with Service Pack 1 or Windows 8.1 ®
  • Recommended Intel® Xeon® E3 or Core i7 or equivalent, 3.0 GHz or greater ®
  • 16 GB RAM ® or more
  • 250 GB free disk space or more ®
  • Microsoft® Direct3D 11® or capable graphics card or higher
  • DVD-ROM ? 1,280 x 1,024 or higher screen resolution Internet connection for Autodesk® 360 functionality, web downloads, and Subscription Aware access Adobe® Flash® Player 15 ? Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8 or higher Full local install of Microsoft® Excel 2007, 2010 or 2013 for iFeatures, iParts, iAssemblies, thread related commands, clearance/threaded hole creation, Global BOM, Parts Lists, Revision Tables, spreadsheet-driven designs and Studio animation of Positional Representations. Excel Starter®, Online Office 365® and OpenOffice® are not supported. 64-bit Microsoft Office is required to export Access 2007, dBase IV, Text and CSV formats. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 ?
Features
  • AnyCAD
  • Sheet metal design
  • Harness and cable design
  • Free-form modeling shape creation
  • Customizable Inventor Home
  • Assembly design and ease of assembly
  • Layout and system design
  • Plastic part design
  • Rules-based design
  • Tube and pipe design
  • Edit geometry directly
  • Tooling and mold design
  • Large assembly design (enhanced)
  • Sketch constraint control
  • AutoCAD integration and DWG compatibility
  • BIM compatibility
  • CAD file conversion and data exchange
  • Manufacturing and design documentation
  • Data management
  • CAD rendering and visualization tools
  • Integrated finite element analysis