Screenshot Tool

Screenshot Tool

Win64, English

The Screenshot Tool helps you create screenshots of your Autodesk® Inventor® graphic window and offers different output options, such as JPG to PDF conversion.

General Usage Instructions

This tool is perfect to make a presentation of your model using pictures. When you have multiple screenshots it is very convenient to put them all in a pdf file and the Screenshot Tool can do that. 

And, just to gain more time, you can attach the file to a new Outlook message. There is a list box provided to manage your screenshots.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

Screenshot Tool

The command is located under the Tools tab, both in part and assembly environments in a custom panel called AvantCAD Tools


The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, 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. OR, you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8.1/10), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

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Version History

Version Number Version Description


- Fixed error in save path fixed


- More settings for "Save location" Added Autodesk® Inventor® 2020 compatibility.


- Autodesk Inventor 2019 compatible - Custom save location for screenshots


- White background crash issue fixed - Tool added to presentation environment (.ipn)


Autodesk Inventor 2018 compatible Issues fixed: -when switching between documents, Screenshot tool will take screenshots only from the document when the app was loaded. Improvements: - the ability to retrieve components names in the main name box - the app will show in the position it was closed


Autodesk Inventor 2017 compatible. Issue fixed: Paint.exe will open 2 times for screenshot editing


- Small issues fixed


Issues fixed:

- When closing the application window, Inventor changes the background to gradient type.

- When creating a white brackground screenshot, Inventor brackground changes to one color type.


- small issues fixed


First release

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