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3D PDF™ for Autodesk® Inventor®


tetra4D® is Adobe’s exclusive provider of 3D PDF technology, as a Gold Technology Partner. With tetra4D’s 3D PDF Plug-in for Autodesk®  Inventor®  software, you can easily create stunning 3D PDFs of your design and manufacturing data and share them with anyone, anywhere with the free Adobe® Reader ®power everyone on the extended team to participate in the product development process without putting your source model at risk or requiring non designers to download proprietary viewing applications. The free Adobe Reader is installed on 98% of desktops worldwide so it’s easy to share all design and supporting data in the universal 3D PDF format.

The 3D PDF Plug-in for Inventor loads directly into Inventor as a toolbar and allows you to bring all 3D model elements into the 3D PDF. In addition to Inventor, tetra4D also provides 3D PDF plug-ins for AutoCAD® software, Autodesk®  Revit® software products, Autodesk® 3ds Max® software, Autodesk®  Maya® software and Autodesk®  Navisworks®  software products.


  • Create - 3D PDFs directly from Inventor with password security
  • Templates – build customized background templates to include your company logos, letter heads or title blocks
  • Merge - 2D and 3D PDFs to one consolidated and highly-consumable PDF document

Target Industry Segments: Industrial Equipment, Building Products & Equipment, Automotive

Compatible with Autodesk products: Autodesk® Inventor® 2014, Autodesk® Inventor® Professional 2014, Autodesk® Inventor® 2013, Autodesk® Inventor® Professional 2013

Integration: Create a 3D PDF of your design data directly from within Inventor

Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, German, French

Countries: tetra4D products are sold and supported worldwide

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As the exclusive provider of 3D technology for Adobe® Acrobat®, tetra4D provides solutions to combine the value of 3D CAD data with all the benefits of PDF document management and data archiving. Let tetra4D and its global partners help you configure a 3D PDF based solution specific to your unique business processes.

Contact Information:
2211 Elliott Avenue, Suite 145
Seattle, WA 98121
Phone: 206-734-4490