What’s New in Product Design Suite 2017

With Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD at the core of Product Design Suite, you can view what’s new in Autodesk Inventor here and AutoCAD here. Depending on which Suite (premium or Ultimate), here’s the list of programs in the 2017 Suite: Inventor / Inventor Professional AutoCAD AutoCAD Mechanical AutoCAD Raster Design AutoCAD Electrical 3ds Max Showcase …

Autodesk Inventor Vs. Solidworks Review

With CAD systems constantly changing features, versions, licencing and subscription models, two of the most popular comparisons is between Autodesk Inventor and Solidworks. Having used and supplied both, I’ve put together a licencing and feature comparison. Product Choices You can buy Autodesk Inventor in Limited Technology (LT), Autodesk Inventor Professional, Autodesk Inventor HSM or Autodesk Inventor/ Inventor Professional …

What’s New in Autodesk Inventor 2017

It’s that time of year again to see what’s new in Autodesk’s Inventor 2017.Another pretty good release with new technology that are in line with where things are heading, a focus on cloud collaboration and enhancements that users have been requesting.   Below is a full list of what’s new, but here’s the top new things …

What’s New in Inventor 2016 – Release 3

The new R3 release not only has hotfixes but Autodesk have added more technology for users on subscription. To recap, Release 2 had: Simulation  Shape Generator – Punch in a force, factor of safety and how much weight you need reduced and Shape generator will provide a design that meets the criteria Force Effect, which is a …

Create 3D Models from Photos with Autodesk Momento

Autodesk Momento is a free Autodesk Labs Preview  that allows you to upload Laser Scans or 250 photos at a time to create 3D Meshes. It has editing and export tools that allows you to work with 3D Meshes. I couldn’t be bothered taking 250 photos, so instead, I recorded a video of my cars dashboard …

What is AnyCAD?

AnyCAD is a way CAD users can maintain associativity between different CAD platforms. It is compatible with Alias, AutoCAD, CATIA V4/V5, Creo, NX, Pro Engineer and Solidworks 3D file formats. The way it works is that you import a model as a reference file and creates a, link, instead of having to convert, translate CAD …

What’s New in Autodesk Inventor 2016

One of the biggest and best releases in CAD let alone Inventor. When Inventor 2015 was released I thought it was one the No.1 CAD system on the planet, Inventor 2016 cements it. Inventor blows away anything else on the market, add to that you get it in a Suite of other best of breed products …