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What’s new in Inventor 2018

New and enhanced features in Inventor 2018 improve design workflows with increased performance, expanded interoperability, and new professional-grade design tools.

  • Document in 3D

    Incorporate manufacturing information directly into your 3D designs. Use that data in derived 2D drawings, 3D PDFs, or downstream manufacturing. (video: 2:14 min.)

  • Enhanced

    Navigate assemblies faster

    Improvements include faster graphics interaction and faster open time for large files, speeding up the design process. (video: 1:21 min.)

  • Enhanced

    Expanded interoperability

    AnyCAD adds new and enhanced file support. It also allows Inventor 2017 to open and edit Inventor 2018 files. (video: 2:20 min.)

  • Mesh in drawings

    Expanded interoperability adds support for displaying and documenting mesh objects commonly used by manufactures. (video: 1:19 min.)

  • Enhanced

    More intuitive interface

    New tabs speed navigation. Get information-rich interactive panels, more drawing data on-screen, and refreshed commands. (video: 3:46 min.)

  • Enhanced

    Simplify your model for BIM

    Remove information and publish your 3D model directly to Revit format—to reduce file size and complexity. (video: 1:38 min.)