Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac Debuts on the Mac App Store
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Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac Debuts on the Mac App Store

3D Direct Modeling Software Now Available for OS X Mountain Lion

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — July 25, 2012Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) has announced that Autodesk Inventor Fusion technology for 3D CAD modeling is now available for download in the Mac App Store for the first time. Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac takes advantage of new OS X Mountain Lion capabilities to help increase productivity and transform how designers share designs and receive feedback, whether in face-to-face meetings or participating in social communities.

From hobbyists working in their garages to professional designers of machinery, Autodesk Inventor Fusion lets designers freely explore complex shapes and forms, enabling rapid design changes with fewer limitations. Its intuitive 3D direct manipulation tools allow users to open and edit 3D models from almost any source and incorporate them into new or existing designs.

“Autodesk’s direct modeling technology changed the game in ease of use for 3D CAD design,” said Robert “Buzz” Kross, senior vice president, Design, Lifecycle and Simulation at Autodesk. “With Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac, we are excited to bring the same disruptive innovation to users of Apple’s newest OS X Mountain Lion.”

Available through the Mac App Store, Autodesk Inventor Fusion’s key features include:

Autodesk Inventor Fusion technology for Mac was created with Apple’s latest OS X in mind and takes advantage of new features in Mountain Lion including:

Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac additionally helps users leverage their 3D CAD modeling in Full Screen to help maximize productivity and bring design to the forefront.

The software is fully interoperable with AutoCAD and Autodesk Inventor software and a variety of other Autodesk and third party CAD tools.

Autodesk has also created a Wiki Help Site for Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac, designed to help users more effectively collaborate, troubleshoot and take advantage of this Mac-compatible release. Users can add or edit Help information, while also sharing videos, best practices, tips and tricks, tutorials and more.

Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac is available as a free download, in English, in the Mac App Store. For more information and to download Autodesk Inventor Fusion for Mac, visit the Mac App Store.

About Autodesk

Autodesk, Inc., is a leader in professional and personal 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Autodesk tools help unlock the creativity in everyone, from children and hobbyists to design and engineering professionals. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, digital art and entertainment industries, including the last 17 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects, use Autodesk software, mobile apps, cloud services and communities to design, visualize, simulate and communicate their ideas. For more information follow @autodesk or visit

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