ProtoTech's 3DPDF Exporter for Inventor®

ProtoTech's 3DPDF Exporter for Inventor®

Win64, English

ProtoTech Solutions and Services Pvt. Ltd
3DPDF Exporter for Autodesk® Inventor® exports your model to a secured and encrypted 3DPDF file.

General Usage Instructions

    1. Download and install 3D PDF Exporter plugin for Inventor.
    2. Run Inventor and load a model.
    3. There is a new toolbar panel named '3D PDF Exporter'. 

It contains three ribbon buttons as mentioned below.
A) Export
      1. After selecting the Export option, a 'Save As' dialog box will display on your screen.
      2. Click on the Save button to export the current model to a 3D PDF file.  

B) Preferences
      It contains a set of features in which you can control the different parameters to get the desired output. 

C) About
      It displays information about the product. It provides the facility to activate your product license at any time.




The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store, will start installing the app/plug-in.
Simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You can unload the plugin without uninstalling it, by unchecking the "Loaded/Unloaded" check box associated with the plugin in the Inventor Add-In Manager.
You may have to restart Inventor to completely unload the application.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it. Simply rerun the installer and select the "Uninstall" button.
You can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8.1/10/11), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


1. Added support for Inventor 2024.


1. Added support for: 1. WorldAxis, Open Model Tree, Show/Hide Toolbar, and Show FullScreen. 2. Different Navigation modes. 3. Light Power intensity.


1.Enhancement: Added Support to Autodesk® Inventor® 2021. 2.Enhancement: Added 'Render mode' and 'light mode' control functionality 3.Enhancement: Added smart update functionality 4.Enhancement: Added hidden export option to UI.


1.Enhancement : Added license reset functionality. 2.Enhancement : Added annotations support for Inventor- 2020 3.Fixed : Sketch transformation issue. 4.Fixed : Current view of inventor is set to be default view of output PDF file 5.Fixed : Export parts, missing on enabling texture at body level tessellation 6.Fixed : Corrected model tessellation at default quality


1.Fixed: Issues in license mechanism.


Enhancements: 1.Design Representation view. Fixed:- 1.Template Position Supported.


Enhancements: 1. Added support to Inventor 2020 Fixed : 1. Model was not getting attached with Single page template.


Enhancements: 1. Implemented new enhanced licensing with many features e.g. subscription, floating etc. 2. Model annotations are now exported into 3D PDF (only from Autodesk® Inventor® 2018 & 2019). 3. Allow user to export origin, planes, axis and workplanes into 3D PDF. 4. Implemented disable measurement tool in 3D PDF Exported with template. 5. Tree view in 3D PDF is now similar to the tree view in Inventor. Fixed : 1. Task bar was flickering while export operation was running.

Enhancement: Added feature to export selected 3D Views into PDF. Enhancement: Added feature to 'Disable Selection' in 3D PDF.

Fixed: Positions of some parts were incorrect in 3D PDF Exported from Autodesk® Inventor® 2013/2014.
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