Manage manufacturing operations, dimensional variations, and simplified representations all on one part file.
Create multiple representations of an assembly in a single document to manage configurations and model simplification.
Collaborate on BIM projects with improved tools to simplify and save Revit project files in Inventor.
Use the camera views, manufacturing information, and lighting style from your 3D model in your 2D drawing views.
See better performance when editing large assemblies and improved productivity in features you use often.
Get everyone on your team onto the latest release with a new installation and deployment experience.
I started using inventor 15 years ago at university and although the software has grown a lot, its use is still just as easy, of course with certain improvements and additions that must be learned with each new version. Although inventor generates high-quality blueprints, many times the drawing standards of each country or region are not met, so I usually edit the drawings in AutoCAD before presenting them
It is very easy to learn, it is a very intuitive software and you can start designing pieces from the first time you use it. Being Autodesk software, it is compatible with other important software such as AutoCAD or Fusion 360. It has a large number of libraries, so it is not necessary to draw standardized parts
This is very powerful software, so it requires a high-end computer, so the initial investment is somewhat expensive and the more elements an assembly has, the more RAM memory it will need, which can easily reach 64 or 128 GB.
All in all, it is a wonderful program.
The best thing about Inventor is the numerous modeling and analytical tools that are available for users. Unlike other modeling programs which offer a limited range of tools, Autodesk Inventor gives users everything including a built-in stress simulator.
The biggest downside of Inventor currently is that it is outdated compared to other programs and much more difficult to use. For instance, in rival programs, it takes much less time to create a simple 3D shape compared to Inventor. This is down to the fact that in Inventor, everything is manually done.
In general I always use this software to design any part, running the stress simulation.
You can start form 0 and perform a very specialized analysis for any part. Very organized to go from a point, line, sketch, solid and assembly.
How the constraints can be easily affected and the whole model ruined. Very complex to repair this.
Inventor allows me to do my job, mechanical engineering, I use it daily to design, analyze and draw components we make.
Inventor is used in everything we do. We need to accurately model things in 3d and create the fabrication and shop drawings. Since it is an Autodesk product it integrates easily with our use of AutoCAD too, with easy output to 2D cad formats as well.
It can be challenging to learn at first but it is easy if you know another 3D modeling program. The one thing I think the competition does better is exploded views, I dislike the exploded view functionality.
Inventor is very helpful for my business as I want to create the solid models of my new product ideas. Inventor allowa me to modell those ideas with perfect finishing. I can use these modells to express my ideas to my workers and customers. Though there are many modelling softwares, surface finishing in Inventor is exceptional. The modells look very attractive, colourful and realistic. I recommend Inventor for any solid modelling purpose.
Finishing Tools User interface Reliability
Nothing. This is the best modelling software with best finished look of the models.