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If you can imagine it, you can design it in Inventor

Inventor 3D CAD software provides mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation tools.

  • Powerful blend of parametric, direct, freeform, and rules-based design.

  • Integrated tools for machine design, sheet metal, frame design, tube and pipe, cable and harness, presentations, rendering, simulation, and more.

  • TrustedDWG compatibility and Model-Based Definition capabilities for embedding manufacturing information directly in the 3D model.

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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

How do I download Inventor?

Autodesk provides download and install instructions both for individuals and for administrators. Individuals should sign into theirAutodesk Account or education site. Find your product and click View Downloads. Select the version, platform, and language and then select a download method. For more information, visit Support.

How long is the Inventor free trial?

Trial versions of Autodesk software offer the chance to explore the full capabilities of the latest versions for a limited term (typically 30 days). To cancel a free trial, turn off automatic renewal before the trial period ends. If you were not required to enter a payment method at the start of the trial, it will expire automatically. 

How do I extend the Inventor free trial?

If your trial expires, you cannot extend the trial period. For short-term needs, you can buy a monthly subscription and turn off automatic renewal (to limit the length of the paid subscription to one month only) or purchase Flex tokens for a flexible pay-as-you-go plan.

How do I troubleshoot Inventor download issues?

If your installation or product download fails, try using the Browser Download method instead (not available in macOS). We recommend disabling pop-up blockers and trying a different browser, such as Chrome or Explorer. For more solutions, check out our guide to troubleshooting Autodesk product download issues (US Site). 

Where do I download free Inventor software for students?

Students and educators can get free one-year educational access to Autodesk products and services, renewable as long as you still are eligible. If you are a student or educator, you can access free Inventor software with an Autodesk Education plan (US Site).

How do I convert my Inventor free trial to a paid subscription?

Launch your trial software and click Subscribe Now on the trial screen or visit the Inventor product center. When buying your subscription, enter the same email address and password combination you used to sign in to your trial. Learn more about  converting a trial to a paid subscription

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