Autodesk Inventor

Professional 3D CAD software for product development and design  

Autodesk Inventor is the leading 3D CAD software and offers professional tools for 3D mechanical design, documentation and product simulation. Find out here how you can convince with attractive simulations, visualizations and validations.   

Autodesk Inventor Software

Autodesk Inventor CAD software provides professional tools for 3D mechanical design, documentation and product simulation. Increase efficiency with a powerful combination of parametric, direct, freeform and rule-based design functions. 

Autodesk Inventor

Professional 3D CAD software for product development and design.

Use Autodesk Inventor to design, simulate and visualize products. Use the same data model for the entire product development lifecycle and get faster feedback for cooperation using the integrated tools. Try for yourself the wide range of applications, functions and advantages. 


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Areas of Application

Use AutoDesk Inventor to meet demands for customized products and automated processes. Find out more about the potential areas of application.

Product Development

Benefit from the professional modeling tools included in Inventor. Use them to speed up product development and design.  


Calculate complete mechanical systems with integrated simulation.  


Visualize static and dynamic 3D renderings of product designs.

Production Plans

Use Inventor to create professional production plans and assembly instructions. 


Autodesk Inventor is the leading software for mechanical design. Find out more about its benefits. 

Reduce Tedious Routine Tasks

By using iLogic technology, you no longer have to waste time on tedious routine tasks. You can set the rule and define the configuration and parameters yourself.

Configure Products According to Customer Specifications

Configure products according to customer requirements and specifications. 

Automate Company Standards

Use Inventor to meet customer design specifications and standards. Define specifications and standards using automation tools and save valuable time.

Minimize Time-Consuming Programming Effort

Use iLogic design automation to save yourself the time and effort of complex programming. 

Automate Downstream Production Steps

Don't stop at modeling and assembly design. Use Autodesk Inventor to extend design automation to downstream process steps and get more from your models.

Linking Data

Connect and manage your data in Inventor, from both mechanical and electronic designs. Use simple push and drag controls to move, rotate, resize or scale elements from imported geometry.

Our Added Values

CIDEON advises and supports companies in optimizing their product development processes - from conception and engineering to manufacturing and service. We stand for:

Decades of Expertise

Rely on decades of practical knowledge in system integration and process consulting. CIDEON understands your business challenges in digital transformation and supports you with unique solutions along the entire value chain.

Customized Engineering

Benefit from customized solutions with CIDEON software and interfaces. Integrative, powerful and perfectly tailored to your individual requirements in day-to-day business.


End-to-End Process Consulting

Transform your digital requirements into corporate (added) value. We simplify your processes, map them digitally and make them economically viable - across functions and divisions throughout the entire product development process.  

International Cooperation

Place your trust in a strong group of companies. CIDEON is part of the family-run, globally active Friedhelm Loh Group and is guided by the principles of customer-focused and sustainable corporate management. 

Product Features

Develop Products

Using Autodesk Inventor parametric and assembly modeling, create and edit 3D models of your products. Quickly achieve clear, accurate and detailed drawings for production.

Support Cooperation

Increase cooperation. Work online on models or designs and connect to external CAD data via associative linking. 

Automate Designs

Use iLogic to speed up design configuration. Design and test frames and frame structures fully automatically. Simplify sheet metal operations by using Inventor to design and prepare complex sheet metal parts for manufacturing. 

Model Products

Use Inventor Form Generator to model production data from the 3D model. Create and evaluate powerful alternatives to your design in minutes. Select the required standard components from an extensive and customizable library. 

Simulate and Visualize

Use dynamic simulation to check the motion, velocity and acceleration of designs. Use load and stress analysis to quickly test components or perform detailed analysis of the entire design at any stage of the project. Use exploded views and animations of complex assemblies in product documentation, manuals and assembly instructions.

Linking Data

Connect your electronic and mechanical construction data with the Inventor CAD Software. The simple connection enables a simple data management in the implementation of the further construction steps.


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CIDEON Inventor Toolbox

The CIDEON Inventor Toolbox is the ultimate collection of high-value add-ons for Autodesk Inventor. As a designer, benefit from greater efficiency and increased quality in the everyday use of Autodesk Inventor. 

CIDEON Sparify

Spare parts management made easy: With CIDEON Sparify, you provide a modern medium for spare parts sales to your customers. Our solution is supplied with existing CAD data and meta data from your PDM system. The result: a digital spare parts catalog for your end customers. This makes ordering spare parts incredibly easy. Find out more about the advantages of our web application!

Better Advice: Create BIM Models with Your CAD Data

CIDEON supports you with BIM4Customer in the creation, preparation and provision of BIM models based on your design data. Benefit from comprehensive methodology consulting and integrate your design data into the desired BIM concept now. Use only proven Autodesk tools for this purpose.

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Our Business Areas

You know your market? We know your industry!

Use our know-how and get more out of your business area. Our industry-specific solutions and products at a glance.

Machine Building

Make development more efficient. Realize production faster.

Plant Construction

Create data consistency. Simplify document and supplier management.


Manage requirements efficiently. Realize individual solutions in series.

Design Offices

Provide flexibility. Leverage customer requirements.

Metal Construction

Simplify construction tasks. Process changes more efficiently. Speed up logistics.


CIDEON Support

Quality, speed and reliability in engineering play a crucial role in your success. All-round services are therefore as important as committed specialists and powerful software.

CIDEON Support gives you quick and easy answers to your questions, detailed information about products and solutions, and helpful tips and tricks.

Managed Services take us one step further: This service enables us to maintain an overview of your CAD/PDM/PLM environment and thus ensure your software's long-term operational reliability. You can then always be sure that your systems are always up to date and operable.

CIDEON Locations

CIDEON Headquarters

Cideon Software & Services GmbH & Co. KG
Lochhamer Schlag 11, 82166 Gräfelfing



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