Exchange Apps in Inventor 2013

June 16, 2012

One of the new features in Inventor 2013 is quite hidden and I have not read about it much in all the Inventor reviews. In fact it adds tens of new functions to Inventor. You just need to pick and install them. It is the Exchange Apps online store.

Exchange Apps is similar to Google Market. It contains plug-in applications that can be easily added to your Inventor installation. Some of them are commercial (trial versions only) but some of them are completely free. The installation process is very straightforward – you even don’t need to exit Inventor.

You can browse Exchange Apps even without Inventor – just open apps.exchange.autodesk.com. You can find some very insteresting apps there. I like e.g. the:

Try to find your favorite app in Exchange Apps.