Autodesk says Autodesk Inventor Fusion is now available for download as a free technology preview ( for the Mac. The company claims it’s the first 3D direct modeling software for the platform.

Inventor Fusion’s 3D direct manipulation tools allow users to open and edit 3D models from almost any source and incorporate them into new or existing designs. Designers can freely explore complex shapes and forms. The software is fully interoperable with AutoCAD, Autodesk Inventor software and a variety of other Autodesk and third party CAD tools.