Connecting Applications to Extend and Customize Technology

Fundamentally CAD Agnostic

The Aras Innovator Platform is unique in the way that it did not emerge from the need to manage a specific type of CAD. 

Innovator manages all CAD with equal fidelity in a unified environment.  Connectors are available through a variety of partners who leverage our open APIs to build robust integrations.

XPLM integrations with Aras Innovator

Do you want to react flexibly to new customer requirements and shorten time-to-market while always making fact-based decisions? Then integrate all relevant product information via XPLM into your workflows, whether the data comes from internal sources or your customers, business partners, and suppliers. XPLM’s powerful integrations with Aras Innovator help implement the end-to-end data and process consistency you need.

ECAD Integrations

Automate the data management of your ECAD tools for PCB and electrical design in Aras Innovator – and do it from your familiar CAD environment.

MCAD Integrations

If your goal is mechatronic product lifecycle management, integrate your MCAD tools in Aras Innovator to reap the benefits of broad data management support.

Other Integrations

Increase your digital added value by easily interlinking any product and business data across all system-, functionality- and organizational boundaries.

Connect to Extend Technology

Expand your Aras Innovator Experience

The ability to seamlessly connect applications is critical in today’s complex system environments. Aras connectors are an example of the platform’s open architecture allowing the creation of new capabilities that extend and customize technology.

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End-to-end actionable data to transform products and businesses. 

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Capture your complete, evolving product definition and allow teams across the enterprise to follow a product’s digital history and all of its related digital assets.


Secure External Access

Improve productivity and collaboration by securely sharing designs with outsourced partners. A flexible approach for connecting partners, suppliers, and manufacturers.

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Component Engineering

Simplifies component selection, approval, sourcing, and compliance processes. Aras' partnership with IHS provides access to over 450 MM parts.

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Document Management

Manage critical information created throughout the engineering, manufacturing, and maintenance of products.



As your product is developed, it goes through certain stages. Aras's Workflow capabilities allow you to manage the process and see where your product stands.

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Visual Collaboration

Capturing the conversation demystifies how decisions are made. Visual Collaboration enables users to mark up and comment on items inside the system. 

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