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by Brian Mongkolpoonsuk, April 7, 2017

What is Fusion 360?

“Why invest time in Fusion 360? Is it a glorified 3D modeler that can also create organic shapes? I hear it does CAM. Is that separate? Can I test my model with simulation? What is this thing?!” Read on as we answer these questions and…

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by Daniel Hwang, March 30, 2017

How to Download and Install 2018 Autodesk Software

With Inventor, AutoCAD, Vault, and other newly released 2018 Autodesk software, we want to share the best ways to download these releases for yourself and start exploring what’s new in 2018. We’ll cover how to download the latest release…

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by Eric Paul, March 24, 2017

What's New in Autodesk Inventor 2018 - Part 3

Read Part 2 | Overview New Measurement Tools What is it? For our last highlighted feature, we’re looking at the newly redesigned Measure Tool. One of the most common tasks used in the design process is checking the size and position of parts…

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by Nigel Ambayec, March 23, 2017

What's New in Autodesk Inventor 2018 - Part 2

Read Part 1 | Overview | Read Part 3 Model Based Definition – GD&T and 3D Annotation What is it? The demand for integration between design and manufacturing has grown and the need for more information from 3D models has become part of the…

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by Jose Paredes, March 22, 2017

What's New in Autodesk Vault 2018

The release of Autodesk Vault 2018 will have a major impact on user workflows. The new release includes the ability to publish in PDF format straight from the Vault Client as well as improvements to how Vault opens large assemblies and…

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by Nigel Ambayec, March 22, 2017

What's New in Autodesk Inventor 2018 - Part 1

Overview | Read Part 2 AnyCAD and Backwards Compatibility What is it? Autodesk has continued to take steps in improving the AnyCAD functionality in Inventor. This release contains what may be the largest enhancements ever since AnyCAD’s inception.…

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by Nigel Ambayec, March 21, 2017

What's New in Autodesk Inventor 2018 - Overview

The wait is over! Autodesk Inventor 2018 is now available to download and here’s your first look at what’s new. This year, Product Managers at Autodesk have focused much of their efforts on adding professional-grade design enhancements,…

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by Daniel Hwang, March 21, 2017

What's New in AutoCAD 2018

The 2018 release of AutoCAD brings new features that allow you to stay at the forefront of the design world. Create and share precise drawings with innovative productivity and collaboration tools and save time with new tools to fix broken paths for…

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by Nigel Ambayec, March 15, 2017

Get Started in Inventor's Shape Generator

Inventor’s Shape Generator is a new approach to design lightweight, structurally efficient parts in Autodesk Inventor. It provides an intelligent strategy for maximizing part “stiffness” based on the constraints you specify. Worried about…

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by Alex Alvarez, March 10, 2017

3D Printing in Fusion 360

In a world where subtractive manufacturing (CNC) has been the focus, advancements in 3D Printing has led to a transition towards additive manufacturing. In this recap of Autodesk Virtual Academy, you’ll learn how to import a concept sketch…

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