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    Shorten your time to results with the combined power of Process Simulator's predictive analytics integrated with Autodesk® Factory Design Utilities, AutoCAD® and Inventor®.

    Quickly define a process using Autodesk Factory Design Assets, and simulate your model with the click of a button. Process Simulator for use with Autodesk software allows you to seamlessly create, run, and optimize simulation models that you can synchronize with Factory Design Utility Layouts in AutoCAD and or Inventor.

    • Process Simulator Autodesk Edition - Overview

    • Process Simulator Autodesk Edition - Model Building


    Create a model in Process Simulator Autodesk Edition using the Factory Asset Browser.   

    2 Press play and watch your model run with realistic animation.


    View dynamic model output metrics and run "What-If" scenarios. Compare and contrast your "What-If" scenarios in automatically generated reports that display the KPI's that define an optimized system.


    Sync the optimized model back into AutoCAD or Inventor.

    Get your complimentary 30-day
    evaluation copy at the Autodesk App Store:

    Process Simulator Autodesk Edition - Evaluation


    What's New


    Process Simulator  — (December 23, 2020)

    Enhancements and Improvements

    • Improvements to window reload behavior (i.e. Scenario Manager window).
    • Improvements with add-in load behavior.
    • Improvements with array stability when using 64-bit Office.
    • Improvements with Output Viewer load speed.
    • Licensing stability enhancements.
    • Improved model error report.
    • Updated localization

    Material Handling and Autodesk Edition

    • Path Network refinement
    • Auto Orientation of Entities on Conveyors - users can now toggle on or off auto orientation of entities within Process Simulator Material Handling and Process Simulator Autodesk Edition.

    Process Simulator — October 8, 2020

    Enhancements and Improvements

    • Licensing stability enhancements

    Material Handling:

    • Improved data collection for statistics



    Process Simulator

    Enhancements and Improvements

    • Routing arrow stability enhancements.
    • Route stability with copy paste
    • Stability with output results related to Save As.
    • Improvements with PMOV stability.
    • Output Viewer enhancements to location state charts.
    • Updated Autodesk icon stability.
    • Upgrading models from Process Simulator 2016 to version 10 improvements.
    • Improvements with Import/Export.
    • Improvements with model validation.
    • Improvements to model compilation.
    • Resource Group improvements.
    • Stability with animation enabled/disabled.
    • Stability with variable graphics.
    • Debugger improvements allowing access to ribbon during debugging.


    Material Handling

    • Improvements to non-passing path network.
    • Localization improvements.
    • Conveyor width improvements.


    Process Simulator

    Enhancements and Improvements

    • Resource downtimes now allow for users to choose the unit of a resource to apply to the downtime.
    • Path network Sheet and resource sheets in export issues resolved.
    • Validation switching from Pattern Schedule arrivals improvements.
    • Foreign language export of Scheduled Arrivals and simulation options do not export correctly resolved.
    • Resource Calendar and Resource Downtime simulation error message improvements.


    Material Handling:

    • Resource Downtime Node selection for Material Handling.
    • Station connection points improvements.
    • When creating a work unit and connect it to a station as a conveyor you get an Internal Error - Exception occurred resolved.


    System Requirements


    Autodesk Factory Design Utilities, AutoCAD and/or Inventor are required to integrate with AutoCAD or Inventor.  They can be evaluated for free and purchased as part of Autodesk’s Product Design and Manufacturing Collection. Click here to access these products.



    Computer and processor

    1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster 32-bit (x86) or 64-bit (x86-64) processor


    1 GB RAM (32-bit); 2 GB RAM (64-bit)

    Hard disk

    1.5 GB available disk space

    Operating system

    Windows 10

    Microsoft Visio

    Microsoft Visio - Visio 2016 and Visio 2019 (32-bit or 64-bit)


    Internet access (for online registration and updates)

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