Design and market your products better by turning imagination into reality through impactful content
SOLIDWORKS Visualize – fast and easy
SOLIDWORKS Visualize products (formerly known as Bunkspeed) provide a suite of standalone software tools that combine industry-leading rendering capabilities with design-oriented features and workflows that enable easy and fast creation of visual content for designers, engineers, marketing, and other content creators. Import SOLIDWORKS, Autodesk Alias®, Rhino®, SketchUp® and many other CAD formats to create compelling scenes and ultimately the most realistic content possible.
Fun photo-quality content creation
SOLIDWORKS Visualize products help organizations, including nontechnical users, leverage 3D CAD data to create photorealistic marketing content that is print and web ready in minutes. From static images to animations and immersive web content, SOLIDWORKS Visualization products deliver photographical content that clearly and emotionally depicts products in the real world. The simple, intuitive interface gives users the tools to easily develop rich, photo quality content enabling all users of any skill level to have an enhanced 3D decision making experience in a fast, easy and fun way.
By improving concepts that are viewed throughout the design, development, and marketing phases, SOLIDWORKS Visualize products help users and stakeholders select, validate, improve, and sell the best and most robust design concepts before committing expensive engineering, prototyping, and marketing resources to the project.
WHY CHOOSE SOLIDWORKS VISUALIZE?
- To get the fastest way to photorealistic imagery for anyone that needs to take “photos” of their 3D data
- To create convincing, lifelike movies and images to use for product comparisons, print and web content, design reviews, or even interactive experiences
- To communicate effectively the most complex design details
THREE BENEFITS OF SOLIDWORKS VISUALIZE
- Making design decisions and visualize them in real time help you reduce design cycle
- Rapidly create and compare multiple design directions, to make better business decisions
- “Live CAD Update” feature gives you a truly seamless workflow that provides the flexibility you need to work dynamically
SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard
Features include all Visualize Standard features plus these and many more:
Demonstrate products more effectively with full animation of parts, models, appearances, cameras, and environments
Quickly show off the final design with one-click 360 degree spins
Create interactive web content (Virtual Reality and Panoramas)
SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional
Photo-quality imagery at unlimited resolution
Accurate simulation of real-world lighting with High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for photorealism without cumbersome manual lighting techniques
Interactive Part Splitter for separating surfaces without going back to CAD modeling package
“I was using SOLIDWORKS at university so it was natural for me to also use it at Baser. I contacted PLM Group to find out if there was any kind of solution where we could use SOLIDWORKS for free. They offered us an entrepreneurial license, which was perfect.”
Frequently asked questions
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?
Yes, you can.
With SOLIDWORKS Term licensing you’ll forget all about expensive one-time licenses. It gives you the opportunity to explore the benefits of having a flexible and scalable solution, where you pay for the software on a subscription basis.
Read more about options for renting 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.
To learn more, get access to an extensive range of free educational material on our support site and YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.
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
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