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Inventor LT Alternatives & Competitors

(16)3.9 out of 5

Looking for alternatives to Inventor LT? Tons of people want Product and Machine Design Software. What's difficult is finding out whether or not the software you choose is right for you. SOLIDWORKS, Onshape, CATIA, and Rhinoceros are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Inventor LT.

Top Alternatives to Inventor LT

  • SOLIDWORKS
  • Onshape
  • CATIA
  • Rhinoceros
  • FreeCAD

Top 20 Alternatives & Competitors to Inventor LT

    #1
    #1
  1. SOLIDWORKS

    (353)4.4 out of 5

    SOLIDWORKS offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. SOLIDWORKS products are easy to learn and use, and help you design products better.

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  2. SOLIDWORKS offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data. SOLIDWORKS products are easy to learn and use, and help you design products better.

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    UM
    La facilidad para modificar los diseños, pudiendo generar diseños similares con pequeñas variaciones. Partiendo de un diseño inicial, es posible ir realizando las modificaciones en la pieza y...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, SOLIDWORKS is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #2
    #2
  3. Onshape

    (390)4.7 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Onshape is a modern CAD system that eliminates design gridlock and helps engineers do their best work. Onshape unites advanced modeling tools and design data management in a secure cloud workspace that has rapidly become the primary CAD system for thousands of companies worldwide.

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  4. Onshape is a modern CAD system that eliminates design gridlock and helps engineers do their best work. Onshape unites advanced modeling tools and design data management in a secure cloud workspace that has rapidly become the primary CAD system for thousands of companies worldwide.

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    SC
    Onshape is thought out. Some cars I work are a joy, others, I exasperate, "The engineers that designed this ought to have to work on it!" The "engineering" of Onshape was done by those...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Onshape is:

    Better at support
    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
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    #3
    #3
  5. CATIA

    (173)4.1 out of 5

    CAD and Product Design.

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  6. CAD and Product Design.

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    Brian R.
    BR
    I liked the way you can build the Catia system to what you need. You can add almost any package you need to get your job done which allows Catia to be used in almost any industry.

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, CATIA is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #4
    #4
  7. Rhinoceros

    (149)4.3 out of 5

    3D NURBS Modeller

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  8. 3D NURBS Modeller

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    Alex T.
    AT
    The interface is very easy to understand and start working. Also you have a huge quantity of tools to do anything, and this fact allow you to achieve the same in some ways. That feature provide...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Rhinoceros is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #5
    #5
  9. FreeCAD

    (44)4.3 out of 5

    FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size.

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  10. FreeCAD is a parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size.

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    AM
    FreeCad is a great modeling software to use because you are able to build and modify existing drawing like in inventor.

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, FreeCAD is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    Better at support
    #6
    #6
  11. Solid Edge

    (120)4.1 out of 5

    Complete hybrid 2D/3D CAD system that uses synchronous technology for accelerated design, faster change, and improved imported reuse.

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  12. Complete hybrid 2D/3D CAD system that uses synchronous technology for accelerated design, faster change, and improved imported reuse.

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    John W.
    JW
    The ability to directly edit parts from within an assembly environment without having to drill down to the part level. Direct modeling (synchronous technology) is a powerful tool that Solid Edge...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Solid Edge is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More expensive
    More usable
    #7
    #7
  13. KeyCreator

    (107)4.5 out of 5

    KeyCreator Direct CAD software allows designers and manufacturers to create and edit designs quickly, regardless of what CAD system created the design or how it was constructed. This saves hours in fixing CAD files.

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  14. KeyCreator Direct CAD software allows designers and manufacturers to create and edit designs quickly, regardless of what CAD system created the design or how it was constructed. This saves hours in fixing CAD files.

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    Don B.
    DB
    The ability to design anything I want, without having to figure out "work-arounds". Key Creator allows me to do what I want in several different ways, so I cant figure out what works best for me. I...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, KeyCreator is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    Better at support
    #8
    #8
  15. SolidWorks 3D CAD

    (110)4.4 out of 5

    SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD solutions provide easy-to-learn, yet extremely powerful functionality that shortens product development time, reduces costs, and improves quality.

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  16. SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD solutions provide easy-to-learn, yet extremely powerful functionality that shortens product development time, reduces costs, and improves quality.

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    NM
    Out of all the cad programs I used while in college (autocad, inventor, mastercam), I found that Solidworks was the easiest to learn.

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, SolidWorks 3D CAD is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #9
    #9
  17. Altium Designer

    (100)4.5 out of 5

    Altium Designer bridges all facets of the PCB design process to keep you seamlessly connected to every aspect of your design at all times.

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  18. Altium Designer bridges all facets of the PCB design process to keep you seamlessly connected to every aspect of your design at all times.

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    Ashok K.
    AK
    The very best PCB program in the marketplace is actually Altium Designer. I love the software most since it allows you to layout, edit at the convenience of yours and mimic everything you're...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Altium Designer is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #10
    #10
  19. Creo Parametric

    (98)3.8 out of 5
    Optimized for quick response

    Creo Parametric provides a broad range of powerful yet flexible 3D CAD capabilities to accelerate the product development process.

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  20. Creo Parametric provides a broad range of powerful yet flexible 3D CAD capabilities to accelerate the product development process.

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    Ryan S.
    RS
    Customization and complex modeling are Creo's bread & butter. There's a reason a lot of Fortune 500 companies trust their engineering data to PTC. I first messed with Pro-E back in college nearly...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Creo Parametric is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #11
    #11
  21. NX

    (40)4.0 out of 5

    Design to Siemens NX is an integrated product design solution that streamlines and accelerates the product development process for engineers who need to deliver innovative products in a collaborative environment.

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  22. Design to Siemens NX is an integrated product design solution that streamlines and accelerates the product development process for engineers who need to deliver innovative products in a collaborative environment.

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    Fredrik H.
    FH
    NX is very capable in tools and have a comprehensive set of features in 3D modelling. The Parasolid core is stable and capable of handling many complex geometries. Simulation tools are very...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, NX is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #12
    #12
  23. Altair Inspire

    (32)4.2 out of 5

    Altair Inspire allows design engineers, product designers and architects to investigate structurally efficient concepts quickly and easily.

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  24. Altair Inspire allows design engineers, product designers and architects to investigate structurally efficient concepts quickly and easily.

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    Marcel J.
    MJ
    The fast learning curve and simple straight forward approach. Very welcome was the cost free use for our students. We use SolidWorks as modelling software throughout the curriculum. Importing...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Altair Inspire is:

    More usable
    Better at meeting requirements
    #13
    #13
  25. SolidWorks Simulation

    (29)4.4 out of 5

    SOLIDWORKS Simulation is an easy-to-use portfolio of structural analysis tools that use the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) method to predict a product's real-world physical behavior by virtually testing CAD models. The portfolio provides linear, non-linear static and dynamic analysis capabilities.

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  26. SOLIDWORKS Simulation is an easy-to-use portfolio of structural analysis tools that use the Finite Element Analysis (FEA) method to predict a product's real-world physical behavior by virtually testing CAD models. The portfolio provides linear, non-linear static and dynamic analysis capabilities.

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    UN
    SolidWorks Simulation is very user-friendly since this tool is embedded in SolidWorks. Also the technical support is timely and useful.

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, SolidWorks Simulation is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More expensive
    Better at support
    #14
    #14
  27. IronCAD

    (22)4.1 out of 5

    IronCAD's mission has and continues to be the creation of award winning 3D Design Collaboration Solutions that lead the industry in their ease-of-use and design productivity.

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  28. IronCAD's mission has and continues to be the creation of award winning 3D Design Collaboration Solutions that lead the industry in their ease-of-use and design productivity.

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    RM
    - Catalog of shapes allow me to get closer to the end design without work planes and sketches - The Triball is an amazing feature, it allows me to place any shape/part or assembly anywhere I need...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, IronCAD is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    More expensive
    More usable
    #15
    #15
  29. Solidcam

    (22)4.0 out of 5

    SolidCAM runs directly inside your existing SOLIDWORKS or Autodesk Inventor CAD system, with seamless integration and full tool path associativity - design changes initiate automatic tool path updates to the CAD model.

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  30. SolidCAM runs directly inside your existing SOLIDWORKS or Autodesk Inventor CAD system, with seamless integration and full tool path associativity - design changes initiate automatic tool path updates to the CAD model.

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    CM
    The ability to model using a graphical user interface that is easily understood.

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Solidcam is:

    More expensive
    Better at support
    More usable
    #16
    #16
  31. Creo Direct

    (12)4.0 out of 5

    Creo Direct is a stand-alone app that enables casual CAD users to create new geometry or modify any existing 3D CAD design, regardless of file format.

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  32. Creo Direct is a stand-alone app that enables casual CAD users to create new geometry or modify any existing 3D CAD design, regardless of file format.

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    Cody M.
    CM
    I found it a bit more powerful than Solidworks, which was the first software I learned

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Creo Direct is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable
    #17
    #17
  33. Creo Elements/Direct Modeling

    (10)4.0 out of 5

    Creo Elements/Direct Modeling (formerly CoCreate Modeling) provides robust, comprehensive direct modeling capabilities.

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  34. Creo Elements/Direct Modeling (formerly CoCreate Modeling) provides robust, comprehensive direct modeling capabilities.

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    UM
    The ability to "share" parts. As a company we went through many 2D Drafting software to get the right balance, but this feature, which I believe is unique to Co-Create is a major help and helps in...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Creo Elements/Direct Modeling is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #18
    #18
  35. Dymola

    (13)4.2 out of 5

    Dymola is a tool for modeling and simulation of integrated and complex systems for use within automotive, aerospace, robotics, process and other applications.

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  36. Dymola is a tool for modeling and simulation of integrated and complex systems for use within automotive, aerospace, robotics, process and other applications.

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    AA
    I am Senior Simulation Engineer with Mercedes Benz India , I have been using Dymola for almost 4 Years. It is a very hand tool to the Simulation Engineer for System Model development . I have...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, Dymola is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    #19
    #19
  37. SolidWorks xDesign

    (11)4.2 out of 5

    Innovate, collaborate, and create great designs any time, from any device with SOLIDWORKS xDesign. Capture and realize your ideas or let xDesign offer solutions for your design challenges

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  38. Innovate, collaborate, and create great designs any time, from any device with SOLIDWORKS xDesign. Capture and realize your ideas or let xDesign offer solutions for your design challenges

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    UM
    What I enjoy about SolidWorks xDesign is that , I don't need a powerful laptop or desktop, I just need a good internet connection, and i'm good to go. Using the Solidworks software without a...Read more

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, SolidWorks xDesign is:

    Better at meeting requirements
    #20
    #20
  39. SolidWorks Industrial Designer

    (11)4.2 out of 5

    SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer augments existing SOLIDWORKS design tools for creating freeform organic shapes typical of industrial design. It delivers a truly collaborative design environment connecting your whole ecosystem management, design team, customers and suppliers to a single, cloud-based, business and product development platform that is accessible at anytime, anywhere, on any device

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  40. SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer augments existing SOLIDWORKS design tools for creating freeform organic shapes typical of industrial design. It delivers a truly collaborative design environment connecting your whole ecosystem management, design team, customers and suppliers to a single, cloud-based, business and product development platform that is accessible at anytime, anywhere, on any device

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    UF
    The software eases the design process of a an industrial design project since it creates, manipulates geometries and allow design modifications.

    Reviewers say compared to Inventor LT, SolidWorks Industrial Designer is:

    More expensive
    Better at meeting requirements
    More usable