SOLIDWORKS® 3D CAD software delivers powerful design functionality with the intuitive SOLIDWORKS user interface to speed your design process and make you instantly productive.

SolidWorks Premium

SOLIDWORKS® Premium is a comprehensive 3D design solution that adds to the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Professional with powerful simulation, motion, and design validation tools, advanced wire and pipe routing functionality, reverse engineering capabilities, and much more.

Users can test product performance against real life motion and forces with our rich simulation capabilities. Ensure manufacturability and resolve complex assembly issues early in the design process with tolerance stack-up analysis tools. Quickly incorporate printed circuit board data into your 3D model, and create and document layouts for electrical wiring, piping, and tubing with the extended toolsets of SOLIDWORKS. You can also work with 3D scanned data in SOLIDWORKS Premium. Experience all the benefits of a complete 3D design solution with SOLIDWORKS Premium.

SOLIDWORKS Premium solutions include:
- Time-based Motion Analysis
- Linear Static Analysis for Parts and Assemblies
- Routing of Pipes and Tubes
- Routing of Electrical Cabling and Wiring Harnesses
- Advanced Surface Flattening
- Routing of Rectangular and Other Sections

SolidWorks Professional

SOLIDWORKS® Professional gives you all the power of SOLIDWORKS Standard with additional capabilities that increase productivity, ensure accuracy, and help you communicate your design information more effectively.

SOLIDWORKS Professional includes libraries of standard parts and fasteners, tools to automatically estimate manufacturing costs and help convert imported geometry, and utilities that search designs for errors. Realistically render your designs with PhotoView 360 software and then share them with others using eDrawings® Professional. SOLIDWORKS Professional also gives you integrated file management tools that securely store all project information and track all design changes. Streamline your design process and increase design productivity with SOLIDWORKS Professional.

SOLIDWORKS Professional solutions include:
- CAD Libraries
- Advanced Design for Manufacturing
- Design for Cost (SOLIDWORKS Costing)
- Automated Tolerance Stack-Up Analysis (TolAnalyst)
- ECAD/MCAD Collaboration (CircuitWorks™)  - Advanced Photorealistic Rendering
- CAD Standards Checking SOLIDWORKS File Management
- eDrawings® Professional Reverse
- Engineering (Scan to 3D)

Solidworks Standard

SOLIDWORKS® Standard delivers robust 3D design capabilities, performance, and ease-of-use. Not only can you create fully detailed parts, assemblies, and production-level drawings, but you can access all the tools required to generate complex surfaces, sheet metal flat patterns, and structural welded assemblies. SOLIDWORKS Standard also includes wizards to automate designs, perform stress analysis, and determine the environmental impact of components. Discover increased design productivity with SOLIDWORKS Standard.

SOLIDWORKS Standard solutions include:
- Part and Assembly Modeling
- 2D Drawings
- Design Reuse and Automation
- Animation and Visualization
- Collaborate and Share CAD Data
- Interference Check
- First Pass Analysis Tools
- Design for Manufacturing
- Productivity Tools
- Advanced CAD File Import

System Requirement

Use this information to ensure you are always working with a SOLIDWORKS supported and optimized system for hardware, operating system and Microsoft products.


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