Plugin Description

SimLab 3D PDF Exporter is a plugin for Inventor.

SimLab 3D PDF exporter for Inventor plugin enables Inventor users to export their 3D models in customized 3D PDF file format. Sharing models in 3D PDF format are very efficient and secure. The size of the file is smaller, it is not possible to change the model in 3D PDF format, and viewing the 3D models inside PDF only requires the Free Acrobat Adobe Reader, which is available on almost every machine.

The plugin is supported on Inventor 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 (32, and 64-bit), 2017, and 2018 (64-bit), 2019, 2020.

3D PDF Exporter for Inventor Tutorial

This video tutorial shows you how to export a 3D PDF file from Autodesk Inventor application using a specialized SimLab plugin.

Try and Buy

SimLab Plugins are the right option for users who are looking for a specific feature to complete their 3D design application.

Plugin Features

Export Using Customized Templates

SimLab Designer is a standalone application used for designing templates which be used for exporting 3D PDF files, as well as exporting Html5 (WebGL).

The user can use one of the pre-designed templates included in the plugin, or to create a new customized one using the template designer.

Embed 3D PDF files into HTML

With Html support, users can embed 3D PDF files into Html documents, also users can share their 3D PDF files on the web.

If a new template needs to designed, clicking the New button will launch SimLab Designer window.

After selecting the required 3D PDF template, clicking Export will open the Export Geometry dialog where a user can select the name and location of the Html5 file.

Merge PDF files

This option enables users to merge two or more PDF files together. This can used to append a 3D model to a company's header, or a project description available in PDF format.

PDF files can opened using Acrobat Adobe Reader.

Different 3D PDF files generated using SimLab products can also be merged together. Upon selecting this option the Merge PDFs window will open.

  • Download the plugin and install 3D PDF Exporter plugin for Inventor.
  • Run Inventor and Load a model.
  • Open tool ribbon, Simlab tab, click Export.

  • It contains following nine ribbon buttons as shown in the image below.

SimLab 3D PDF exporter for Inventor enables users to export 3D models along with 2D drawings of a model.

To make sure that, a user will need to change the DWF export settings in Inventor. 

From Inventor menu go to Export > Export to DWF, the Publish Assembly dialog will open.

Change the publish option to Express, and make sure that the settings checked / unchecked, as shown in the image below.


  •   You can request a free trial for using all features of the plugin. Trial license works for 30 times or two weeks
    (which ends first).

Users who already have a valid license for the old version of the plugin, can download from here.

64 bit

Windows 64 bit

32 bit

Windows 32 bit


What it is the difference between standalone and floating license??


  • If you had already bought a previous version of the plugin and want to use it with the latest version of Inventor.