Autodesk® Inventor CAM™ 2020.2 Update

Release Notes

Build / 1 November 2019
Autodesk, Inc.


This document covers all three Inventor CAM products:

What’s New
System Requirements


The following changes have been made in the current update (2020.2):

New Turning Strategies

New functionality within the new turning strategies includes Tangential Extensions, Back Z Tool Limits, Radial Tool Limits, Canned Cycles for roughing, and more. You can read a detailed description on the Fusion 360 blog.

Turning Toolpaths

Milling Toolpaths


Post Process


User Interface


In some circumstances, an incorrect update version appears on the Windows "Installed Updates" page and this update cannot be uninstalled there. When this is the case, this update can be uninstalled using one of the following commands in the Windows Command Prompt. Choose the command corresponding to your HSM product:

The following changes were made in an earlier update (2020.1):

Patch Updates

Milling Toolpaths

Turning Toolpaths

Tool Library

User Interface

Post Processor

NC Editor


The following changes were made in an earlier update (2020.0):

General Improvements

Post Processor Improvements

General Fixes

Toolpath Fixes

Turning Fixes

Post Processor Fixes

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New installation

Updating an existing installation

Before installing an update there is no need to uninstall a previous Inventor CAM release; but if you prefer to do so, you can uninstall the relevant release in Programs and Features in Windows Control Panel by accessing “View installed updates”.

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We encourage you to provide your feedback to us and help make Inventor CAM even better. If you encounter issues not covered in this document, please report them to Autodesk through your reseller, on the CAM discussion forum, or to the Inventor CAM team using 'Send Feedback' on the 'Help' menu.

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