3D CAD software for mechanical design

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. 

When you buy a perpetual license with Maintenance Subscription, you get the latest releases, flexible licensing, web support, and e-learning. No upgrades available without Maintenance Subscription.

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Inventor software for foundational 3D CAD


Foundational 3D CAD

Easy-to-use 3D CAD software for part, assembly, and drawing creation.

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Inventor Professional for advanced 3D CAD

Inventor Professional


Builds on Inventor, adding simulation, routed systems, and tooling capabilities.

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Inventor Professional
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Benefits include:

  • Product upgrades
  • Flexible licensing
  • 1-on-1 web support
  • Previous version rights

Maintenance Subscription is the only way to upgrade after this year.


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High-quality, Autodesk-approved product apps integrate easily with Inventor and enhance its capabilities.
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