Autodesk Inventor 3D CAD software was designed for 3D mechanical design, documentation, and product simulation. This advanced software offers a three year free trial.


Will it run on your computer? Check out the system requirements to see if it does.

Download Instructions:

Before you begin

  • Screen Shot 2014-11-21 at 2.09.46 PMTurn off all active applications, including virus checking software, before starting installation.
  • When you click DOWNLOAD TRIAL, download and installation to your computer begins immediately.

Installing your trial software

  • before-you-begin-large-1152x550Simply click Install and a wizard will take you through the software installation.
  • There is no need to enter a serial number. Just select “I want to try this product.”

Completing the installation

  • Launch the program from the icon on on your desktop if you are not prompted to start the trial.
  • You also must register for an Autodesk ID to use your trial.


Autodesk Inventor keeps an updated list of tutorials available for those working with this software. The organization of the tutorials is based on software version.