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CAD translation and compatibility features

Inventor® and Inventor® Professional software products offer CAD file conversion and translation capabilities, including native file translation tools that read and write files from other CAD applications and translators for industry-standard formats. Manage and share production-ready DWG™ drawings with manufacturing teams and outside suppliers securely, and accurately.

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    CAD file conversion & compatibility

  • Edit geometry directly New

    INVENTOR, INVENTOR PROFESSIONAL

    Use Direct Edit to parametrically move, size, rotate, and delete imported solid models or native Inventor files.

    • Quickly and precisely change parametric/feature part geometry in models with complex histories.
    • Change imported base solid data.
    • Explore redesign possibilities without commitment. Evaluate the redesign of parts in the context of the parent assembly, and align geometry on the active part with geometry from other nonassociative parts.
  • BIM compatibility

    INVENTOR, INVENTOR PROFESSIONAL

    Inventor includes tools designed specifically for mechanical engineers and fabricators who work with architects, builders, and contractors.

    Easy-to-use geometry simplification tools reduce model complexity and use feature recognition to represent your Inventor designs with native features recognized by Revit building design software.

  • CAD file conversion and data exchange

    INVENTOR, INVENTOR PROFESSIONAL

    Inventor offers CAD translation tools, including native translators that read and write files from other CAD applications.

  • AutoCAD integration and DWG compatibility

    INVENTOR, INVENTOR PROFESSIONAL

    Directly read and write the true DWG™ file format. With AutoCAD DWG conversion you can share critical design data with partners and customers.

  • Extend value with Maintenance Subscription

    INVENTOR, INVENTOR PROFESSIONAL

    Add Maintenance Subscription with A360 cloud computing capabilities to any Inventor software license and benefit from more enhancements for Inventor. Increase mobility, improve collaboration, optimize your designs, and work virtually anywhere at any time.