Inventor CAM: Integrated CAM software simplifies CNC programming processes

Available only as part of the Product Design & Manufacturing Collection.

Why use Inventor CAM?

Reduce mill time

Include Adaptive Clearing as a roughing strategy for efficiently clearing large quantities of material.

Increase tool life

Maintain maximum load throughout the machining cycle, so you can cut deep without risk of breakage.

Maintain associativity

Toolpaths update automatically as changes are made to the 3D model in Inventor.

What you can do with Inventor CAM

4- and 5-axis milling

Simultaneous 4- and 5-axis features for machining complex models include tilt, multi-axis contour, and swarf. (video: 1:52 min.)

Turning and mill-turn

Improve productivity with traditional turning, facing, grooving, and boring functions. Includes support for live tooling mill-turning. (video: 2:10 min.)

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

What is Autodesk Inventor CAM used for?

Inventor CAM is an integrated tool for creating 2.5- to 5-axis mill and mill-turn toolpath strategies.

Who uses Inventor CAM?

Inventor CAM is used by designers and engineers to create toolpath strategies without leaving the familiar Inventor interface.

Which versions of Inventor CAM can I use if I subscribe to the current version?

Your Inventor CAM subscription gives you access to install and use the 3 previous versions. Available downloads are listed in your Autodesk Account after subscribing. See also previous releases available for subscribers.

Can I install Inventor CAM on multiple computers?

With a subscription to Inventor CAM software, you can install it on up to 3 computers or other devices. However, only the named user can sign in and use that software on a single computer at any given time. Please refer to the Software License Agreement for more information.

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

Launch your trial software and click Subscribe Now on the trial screen or buy Inventor CAM here. 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.

How much does an Inventor CAM subscription cost?

Inventor CAM is available through the Product, Design, and Manufacturing Collection. The price of the Product, Design, and Manufacturing Collection subscription is  monthly, annually, or for 3 years. Please visit www.autodesk/collections/product-design-manufacturing/overview to learn more about the Product, Design, and Manufacturing Collection. If some of your users only occasionally use Inventor CAM, consider buying tokens to access it for 24 hours at a time. Visit to learn more.

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