Autodesk® DirectConnect software lets you exchange industrial design data efficiently with engineers using CAD products. The result is a fluid digital design workflow that eliminates rework, saves time, and preserves your design intent.
To exchange data with mechanical design and engineering products from Autodesk, such as Autodesk® AutoCAD or Autodesk® Inventor® software, a commercial DirectConnect translator is not needed. The DirectConnect software should however be installed to enable these imports.
Autodesk DirectConnect’s a family of data translators that lets you import and export CAD data into:
-Autodesk Opticore Studio
Each Autodesk DirectConnect translator lets you import a specific CAD file format into one or more of the Autodesk software products listed above. In addition, you can export some CAD file formats from some products with Autodesk DirectConnect.