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Autodesk Inventor Now Supported on Windows 8

Great news. Autodesk Inventor 2014 is now supported on the Windows 8 platform.

The following are the System requirements for Autodesk Inventor latest release:

System requirements for Autodesk Inventor 2014 products

For Inventor 2014 Windows users
For general part and assembly design (typically fewer than 1,000 parts):

  • Windows® 7 (32-bit minimum, 64-bit recommended), Windows® 8 64-bit, or Windows XP® Professional 32-bit[1] operating system
  • Intel® Pentium® 4, AMD Athlon™ 64 with SSE2 technology, 3 GHz or greater, or AMD dual-core processor with SSE2, 2 GHz or greater recommended, or Intel® Xeon® E3 or Core i7 or equivalent with SSE2, 3.0 GHz or greater
  • 4 GB RAM minimum for less than 500 part assemblies (8 GB recommended)[2]
  • 15 GB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 1,024 or higher screen resolution
  • Microsoft® Direct3D 9® or compatible graphics card (Microsoft® Direct3D 11® or higher recommended)
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 6 or later (.NET Framework Version 4.5 web browser)
  • Microsoft® Excel® 2003 or later software for iFeatures, iParts, iAssemblies, thread customization, and spreadsheet-driven designs
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10
  • Internet connection for web downloads and Subscription Aware access
  • Microsoft-compliant mouse or pointing device
  • DVD-ROM drive[3]

For complex models, complex mold assemblies, and large assemblies (typically more than 1,000 Parts):

  • 64-bit Windows 7 or Windows 8[1]
  • Xeon E3 or Core i7 or equivalent, 3.3 GHz or greater
  • 16 GB RAM or greater[2]
  • 15 GB free disk space for installation
  • 1,280 x 1,024 or higher screen resolution
  • Direct3D 9 or compatible graphics card (Direct3D 11 or higher recommended)
  • Internet Explorer 6 or later (.NET Framework Version 4.5 web browser)
  • Excel 2003 or later for iFeatures, iParts, iAssemblies, thread customization, and spreadsheet-driven designs
  • Flash Player 10
  • Internet connection for web downloads and Subscription Aware access
  • Microsoft-compliant mouse or pointing device
  • DVD-ROM drive[3]