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Inventor Add-Ons, 3rd Party Tools





  • 3G.author - design analysis, validation, optimization of designs created in Autodesk Inventor, Solid Edge, Pro/Engineer, Wildfire, SolidWorks, CATIA, XXen, others (reviews)

  • ACAD Stahl Inventor - provides ability to create skeleton steel construction in Autodesk Inventor, by Schäfer Computer GmbH (German)

  • Agni Link - CAD-ERP data integration system, by Elmo Solutions  

  • AutoPOL Unfolder - sheet metal unfolder, handles simple models with elements like regular bends, complicated free-form models, by FCC Software AB
  • Camnetics - makers of GearTrax, for solid models of gears, CamTrax for cams, works with SolidWorks, Solid Edge, Inventor
  • CFD-CADalyzer - fluid flow mesh generation, analysis operates directly on native Inventor geometry, by ESI Group
  • Conversion Engine - web, interactive 3D formats for PLM processes, by Cideon Software
  • COPRA MetalBender TDi - sheet metal application for Inventor, with lofting, transitions, sheet metal part library, flat pattern calculation, by data M Software GmbH
  • COPRA MetalBender Analyser·i - flat pattern calculation of sharp-edged 3D solids, sheet metal parts imported into Inventor, by data M Software GmbH
  • COSMOS/DesignSTAR - offers design analysis associative with Autodesk Inventor by Structural Research & Analysis Corp
  • Design Manager - drawing, document management system for AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD LT by Curve Design Solutions
  • DezignWorks - reverse engineering software compatible with Microscribe, Faro, Romer measuring arms or use with SolidWorks, Pro/E, Inventor
  • DesignDataManager - data management for SolidWorks, Pro/E, Inventor, IronCAD, by CSI
  • DesignSpace - automated, knowledge-based, fundamental engineering analysis for design engineers, by ANSYS
  • Dynamic Designer - motion analysis, assembly modeling, by MSC Software
  • easy Tools - Autodesk Inventor add ins simplify creation of balloons, revision clouds, saving, construction, BOMs, printing, more
  • Eco Materials Adviser - Autodesk Inventor software for product environmental impact estimation, design decisions, by Granta
  • eDrawings - generate representations of 2D, 3D product designs for viewing, mark up, sharing, by Geometric 
  • FX64 Plot - concurrent plotting of multiple documents from Inventor, supports, converts PDF, DWF, DWG, by FX64
  • GearTrax - creates solid models of spur, helical, involute splines gears with true involute tooth profiles, by Camnetics
  • GrafiCalc - pre-modeling analysis, optimization software allows evaluation of design alternatives, back solves geometry, by GEOMATE (reviews)
  • hyperMILL - geometry-oriented CAM software with 2.5D, 3D, HSC and 5axis machining integrated in Inventor, by Open Mind
  • The Inventor Tool Site - project file organizer, color scheme organizer, gallery, VBA/VB code, more, by Patrick de Stobbeleir
  • Inventor Tools - utilities for Inventor for plotting, file name generation, more

  • Inventor/IDF PCB Modeler - allows PCB designers to create 3D models of PCB's in Inventor, by Desktop EDA
  • InventorPlot - batch plot tool for Inventor drawings, by 65° nord ab
  • iProperty Collection - Autodesk Inventor add-on provides collection of small routines to customize properties, by Patrick de Stobbeleir (reviews)
  • Jig & Fix Design - design with Inventor, provides library of standard jig, fixture components with automation intelligence
  • Made2Manage - CADLink Interface, ERP software to streamline production, by Consona 
  • MITCalc - calculations, parametric modeling, interface to Excel, for Inventor, as well as Solid Edge, SolidWorks, Pro/E
  • MotionInventor - simulate, analyze physical motion, loading of mechanical assemblies, by Solid Dynamics
  • MSC.Dynamic Designer - motion analysis add-on, by MSC Software
  • Netstream Solutions - creators of iCenter, bill of material management application for engineering, manufacturing companies

  • PARTshare - storage technology to maintain 3D models, flat parts, by Striker Systems    

  • Plot Service for PTC Windchill - reduce time, cost of plotting CAD interoperability, viewable file generation, by ETRAGE 

  • Project Krypton - Autodesk Labs application for plastics design, cost effectiveness, environmental impact
  • Open Inventor - object-oriented interface, cross-platform 3D graphics toolkit, applications using C++, .NET, Java, built-in components for rapid application prototyping, by VSG  
  • Quadrispace - publishing software uses CAD files to create interactive 3D documents (reviews)
  • QWiKMcad - TopTen sited contains several utilities for Inventor
  • SMARTEAM - IN Integration - Autodesk Inventor integration for SMARTEAM environment for collaborative PDM
  • SPI - Sheetmetal Inventor - design, unfolding of complex sheet metal parts with Autodesk Inventor
  • ThreadModeler for Inventor - create realistic modelized threads based on an existing thread feature, by Autodesk Labs
  • ToleranceCalc - add-on tool to calculate acceptable tolerances by running quick simulations on single part or combination of several parts in assembly, by GEOMATE (reviews)
  • VisualXPORT for Inventor - plugin that lets users export their parts in VisualMILL formatted files (.vcp), by MecSoft
  • VRML Translator for Inventor - VRMLout translator allows to publish Inventor parts, assemblies to VRML2 3D format, AAC Solutions