SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD
SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD is a powerful and easy-to-use design software. It includes functionalities that shorten your development time and get your product to market faster, with reduced costs and higher quality.
Speed up your design process
Looking for a design software that can help you bring your visions to life with ease and efficiency?
Look no further than SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD.
With its powerful features and intuitive interface, this software is the perfect solution for product designers who want to streamline their workflow and get their ideas to market faster.
With SOLIDWORKS, you’ll be able to create stunning 3D renderings in no time, taking your designs from concept to reality with ease.
Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting out, SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD is the ideal tool for anyone who wants to create high-quality products that stand out from the crowd.
Why SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD?
There are plenty of reasons.
Here are some of the most important benefits:
- Precise 3D modeling for accurate designs
- Reduced costs with shorter development processes
- User-friendly interface that lets your team become more productive
- Scalable packages depending on your needs
- Real-time design data sharing for enhanced collaboration
Our SOLIDWORKS options
This is the CAD workhorse of many companies worldwide. Being a well-proven tool in daily use among many thousands of big and small companies, SOLIDWORKS is one of the most popular CAD packages there and has held that position for more than two decades.
Connect CAD with the cloud:
3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS is a locally installed version of SOLIDWORKS which is connected to the cloud. Get the power of the desktop SOLIDWORKS combined with the freedom of the cloud.
It is licensed with a named user licensing, so the user will have access to the license on any workstation he or she is logged into. Read more.
SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer
Design on the cloud:
On the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, there is a selection of CAD tools that run in your web browser without the need for installation.
They let you create, edit, and manage feature-based parametric 3D CAD content without any need for installation and upgrade.
SOLIDWORKS in the cloud
3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS is a solution that enables real-time collaboration with other stakeholders, cloud storage including revision management, and quick access to additional productivity tools in a digital ecosystem – all based in the cloud!
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WHICH SOLIDWORKS DESIGN SOLUTION IS RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?
First look SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD
SOLIDWORKS CAD provides dedicated tools and workflows that streamline the design and development of your products from concepts to reality.
Watch the video and see how
To make an informed choice about SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, you need all the relevant information.
Here are the answers to the questions we are asked most frequently.
Important Information about SOLIDWORKS Business Model Changes Coming in July 2023
Dassault Systèmes has announced that there will be changes in their business models starting from July 1st 2023.
- New SOLIDWORKS Perpetual Licenses: All new purchases of CAD license Subscriptions will automatically include SOLIDWORKS Cloud Services.
- All new SOLIDWORKS Perpetual licenses require two years of initial subscription with Cloud Services at the time of purchase.
- The subscription with Cloud Services will experience an uplift in price to a fraction of the cost of the value included.
- New SOLIDWORKS Term Licenses: All new SOLIDWORKS CAD TERM licenses will automatically include SOLIDWORKS Cloud Services.
- Term licensing will experience an uplift in price to a fraction of the cost of the value included.
- Existing Subscription: It does not affect your current SOLIDWORKS CAD licenses on subscription and the price will not change. However, you will have the flexibility to upgrade to a Subscription with Cloud Services for a nominal fee.
Read about the changes and how they will affect different licenses here: Important Information about SOLIDWORKS Business Model Changes Coming in July 2023
Can I get SOLIDWORKS for free?
Unfortunately, a SOLIDWORKS license is not free. The software comes in 3 different packages Standard, Professional and Premium, which all have various functionalities and prices. Learn more above or contact us.
However, Dassault Systèmes offers the software to students for education. If your school or university already has SOLIDWORKS Education, the student access is automatically available for you as student. Your professor will provide a license code granting you instant access. If not, please contact us, and we will help you gain access. Researchers, who meet requirements are also eligible for attractive discounts.
Start-ups that meet certain requirements can obtain access to SOLIDWORKS for free for the first year to help you to get started.
SOLIDWORKS also offers network licenses to eligible incubators, who help start-ups. This provides them with the best tools to work with from the beginning of their journey.
Finally, if you are interested in investing in SOLIDWORKS, but want to test the capabilities of the software first, our free trials may be a great option for you.
Contact us to learn more about your options.
Can I rent SOLIDWORKS?
Which SOLIDWORKS design solution is the right for my business?
Every company is unique and faces different challenges when trying to find the perfect design tool.
As customer needs and expectations evolve, Dassault Systèmes SOLIDWORKS is offering more varied, cloud-focused product development solutions.
Get the full overview of SOLIDWORKS Design Tools here – Download whitepaper
How do I learn how to use SOLIDWORKS?
Although SOLIDWORKS is one of the most intuitive CAD solutions on the market, its immense capability can be challenging to take advantage of.
We offer an extensive range of trainings, where you and your company can obtain all the skills you need and keep them up to date. With an active subscription, you will also gain unlimited support from our certified local SOLIDWORKS experts.
What are the hardware requirements for SOLIDWORKS?
We recommend that you combine a CPU clock speed of at least 3,3 GHz with 32 GB RAM and an SSD. Dassault Systèmes has official recommendations for which GPU is qualified to use with SOLIDWORKS – visit SOLIDWORKS website.
Read more about the things to consider when choosing hardware for SOLIDWORKS.
Using a workstation, which adheres to these recommendations will give you a smooth experience with SOLIDWORKS software products.
Where can I purchase SOLIDWORKS?
You can only purchase SOLIDWORKS through a certified reseller like PLM Group. The SOLIDWORKS Software offering is a comprehensive solution for all your design needs, and it may be challenging to decipher, which tools you need. Our experts can help you find the perfect solutions for your needs – contact us
“I love using SOLIDWORKS because I can start bringing my ideas to life the moment I open the software.
It’s so easy to turn my thoughts into a concrete sketch, and I’m always amazed by how quickly I can create complex designs with this powerful tool!”
Peter Ulrik Kann, Quantum Machines
Our SOLIDWORKS services
Not to brag, but have the best-in-class SOLIDWORKS experts
So we can help you in the best way possible. We know how important it is to get instant support when you are experiencing challenges.
Our dedicated, local service and support teams are product experts, always ready to answer your questions quickly. So you can continue to do what you do best; design and innovate.
Our dedicated, local service and support teams are product experts, always ready to answer your questions quickly.
Be the best you can be. Get the most out of your software — our training courses provide you with the skills you need.
We are the largest partner of Dassault Systèmes’ SOLIDWORKS in Northern Europe, with over 6,000 successful implementations.
Get a scalable model with SOLIDWORKS Term Licensing
With our flexible and scalable licensing options, you can rent your software for a 3-month or 1-year period – all depending on your need.
SOLIDWORKS Term Licensing
For you who want easy and cost-effective access to top-notch SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD, while also providing complete flexibility in terms of usage and subscription.
In the dynamic world of 3D design and engineering, staying at the forefront of innovation is essential. In the July release this year, SOLIDWORKS has
Our Cloud Data Management experts Christoffer Stokkebro and Anders Wentzel hosted an appreciated webinar about Cloud Services, and how it can improve your CAD workflow.
Dassault Systèmes has announced that there will be changes in their business models starting from July 1st 2023. Read about the changes and how they
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