So both Autodesk products are free for me as a student so cost isn’t a problem, in terms of general cad many people recommend Innovator but in terms of Vex, which is more recommended? I’ve been able to find Vex component libraries for both and Autodesk recommends both for Vex. What would you recommend?
The library for fusion is currently a year or two out of date so you’d be missing a lot of the newer parts. I’ve also heard inventor is better for larger assemblies but I haven’t used fusion so I can’t test that myself.
It is, having used both myself.
I also find inventor a little more intuitive to use, so I’d personally recommend that.
Here’s the latest and most up to date library for inventor:
VEX Inventor Library Release Log
You have many more “free” options than you think!
Would you recommend this or Autodesk’s VEX kop?
This one. It is more up to date and has lots of nice features.
While I know you are talking about Autodesk I would also recommend Onshape. Someone created a complete list of all vex parts so you can copy and paste them to build things. it is called VRC Onshape Lib.
I used Protobot and it worked well, there is ways to get it online easily and it’s relatively easy to learn and use. I haven’t used the other two softwares you mentioned though, so take my recommendation with a grain of salt.