VEST recently released MDTools Essential for Autodesk Inventor, for people not designing many hydraulic manifold block to justify the need for MDTools

A new Software which represents an effective powerful solution to design Hydraulic manifolds within your CAD platform. MDTools Essential is also available for Solidworks users.

MDTools Essential can read a HyDraw circuit, helping the complete design process.

The description of a workflow with MDTools Essential can be found at this link

MDTools Essential for Inventor comes with ‘virtual cavity mode’, the fastest way to design hydraulic manifolds in a 3D CAD platform. Here’s a video of MDTools Essential for Autodesk Inventor