Inventor Mechanical Design & 3D CAD Software Modeling flexibility Choose the way you design. Use the right modeling tool for every job with parametric, freeform, and direct modeling tools. Anycad data Work with data from any 3D CAD system and maintain an associative link. Apply constraints, build references and run interference checks as if it were a native model. automation Set up your product configurator without writing complex code. Easily set up and deploy complex product configurations. Simulation and visualization See exploded views and animations, run dynamic simulations, conduct stress analysis and see your final product with visualization and render tools.