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

3D CAD Packages

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 Package

SOLIDWORKS Premium

SOLIDWORKS Premium is a comprehensive 3D design solution that adds powerful simulation and design validation to the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Professional, as well as ECAD/MCAD collaboration, reverse engineering, and advanced wire and pipe routing functionality.

SOLIDWORKS Professional Package

SOLIDWORKS Professional

SOLIDWORKS Professional builds on the capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Standard to increase design productivity, with file management tools, advanced photorealistic rendering, automated cost estimation, eDrawings® Professional collaboration capabilities, automated design and drawing checking, and a sophisticated components and parts library.

SOLIDWORKS Standard Package

SOLIDWORKS Standard

Get up to speed quickly with SOLIDWORKS Standard and unlock the benefits of this powerful 3D design solution for rapid creation of parts, assemblies, and 2D drawings. Application-specific tools for sheet metal, weldments, surfacing, and mold tool and die make it easy to deliver best-in-class designs.

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Ease of Use

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Learn Fast: In-Context and Toolbar Menus, Command Search, Built-In Tutorials, Searchable Help Documentation check box check box check box
Work Fast: Hot Keys, Customizable Commands, APIs check box check box check box
Sketch and UI Support for Touch Compatible Devices check box check box check box
Get Help Fast: Local and Worldwide Support Services check box check box check box
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Part and Assembly Modeling

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3D Solid Modeling check box check box check box
Conceptual Design check box check box check box
Assembly Structure Planning: SOLIDWORKS Treehouse check box check box check box
Direct Model Geometry Modification check box check box check box
Large Assembly Design check box check box check box
Advanced Surface Design check box check box check box
Sheet Metal Design check box check box check box
Weldments check box check box check box
Plastic Part Design check box check box check box
Mold Design check box check box check box
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2D Drawings

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Automatic Drawing View Creation check box check box check box
Automatic Drawing View Updates check box check box check box
Drafting Standards: ANSI, ISO, DIN, JIS, BSI, GOST, GB check box check box check box
Manual and Automated Dimensioning and Tolerancing check box check box check box
Annotations and Symbols check box check box check box
Automatic Bill of Materials (BOM), Exploded Views, Balloon Notes check box check box check box
Hole Tables, Weld Tables, Pipe Bend Tables, Cut Lists check box check box check box
Sheet Metal Bend Notes check box check box check box
Automated Creation of Radial/Cylindrical Exploded Views check box check box check box
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Design Reuse and Automation

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Find Your Data (SOLIDWORKS Search) check box check box check box
Design Automation (DriveWorksXpress) check box check box check box
Part and Assembly Configurations check box check box check box
Reuse 2D and 3D CAD Data check box check box check box
3D CAD Models from Suppliers (3DContentCentral.com) check box check box check box
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Animation and Visualization

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Move Assembly by Dragging Components check box check box check box
Move Assembly with Motors check box check box check box
CAD Videos check box check box check box
Basic CAD Rendering (RealView) check box check box check box
3D Walk Through/Fly Through check box check box check box
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Interference Check

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Collision and Interference Detection check box check box check box
Hole Alignment and Thread Checks check box check box check box
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Collaborate and Share CAD Data

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3D Interconnect for Associative Import of 3D Models check box check box check box
Read Printed Circuit Board Data as 3D Parts (IFC) check box check box check box
Import/Export Over 30 CAD Formats check box check box check box
Print directly to 3D printers: AMF and 3MF formats check box check box check box
MCAD to AEC: Prepare and export to AEC applications check box check box check box
3D Models for CAD/CAM Integration with CAM Partners check box check box check box
View eDrawings® Files check box check box check box
3D Dimensioning and Tolerancing (Model Based Definition) check box check box check box
2D DXF®/DWG® Data check box check box check box
Maintain and Update Existing 2D Drawings – edit and view DWG® files in DraftSight check box check box check box
2D to 3D CAD Conversion Tools check box check box check box
Convert 3D Solid Parts to Sheet Metal check box check box check box
Intellectual Property Protection (Defeature) check box check box check box
Design Review Markup and Viewing (Large Design Review) check box check box check box
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Advanced CAD File Import

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Interactive Feature Recognition and Conversion check box check box check box
Automatic Feature Recognition and Conversion check box check box check box
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Basic Analysis Tools

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Part Environmental Impact Analysis check box check box check box
Part Structural Analysis check box check box check box
Basic Flow Analysis check box check box check box
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Productivity Tools

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Power Selection Tools check box check box check box
Symmetry Check check box check box check box
Copy Feature Info into Other Features (Feature Paint) check box check box check box
Find and Replace in Drawing check box check box check box
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SOLIDWORKS CAM Standard *

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Design for Manufacturing

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Thickness Analysis check box check box check box
Geometry Check for CAM check box check box check box
Compare Parts and Drawings for Changes check box check box check box
Rules-based Manufacturability Checks (DFMXpress) check box check box check box
Draft and Undercut Analysis check box check box check box
Sheet Metal Checks and Flat Pattern check box check box check box
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SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard *

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Must be on Active Subscription check box check box
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CAD Libraries

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Over One Million Standard Fasteners and Components (Toolbox) check box check box
Beam, Bearing, and Cam Design Wizard check box check box
Automatic Assembly of Fasteners and Components check box check box
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Automatic Task Scheduling and Batch Processing

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Design for Cost & Cost Estimation

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Compare Manufacturing Costs check box check box
Automated Manufacturing Cost Estimation check box check box
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Output Cost Report check box check box
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ECAD/MCAD Collaboration (CircuitWorks™)

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Import/Export of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Designs check box check box
Automatic Electrical Component Assembly check box check box
Two-Way Data Exchange: ECAD to MCAD – MCAD to ECAD check box check box
IDF, ProStep (IDX) or PADS (*.ASC) check box check box
PCB Outlines, Keep-Out Areas, Maximum Heights check box check box
Filter Display for Clarification check box check box
Compare Board Designs for Differences check box check box
Design Change Notes check box check box
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Advanced Photorealistic Rendering (PhotoView 360)

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Photo Quality Images and Animations check box check box
Control Camera View, Lighting, Materials, Textures check box check box
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CAD Standards Checking

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Verify Designs against Company Standards check box check box
Automatically Correct Non-Conforming Issues check box check box
Customize Design Check Rules check box check box
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Automated Tolerance Stack-Up Analysis (TolAnalyst)

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Worst Case and RSS Maximum/Minimum check box check box
Identify Highest Contributing Tolerances check box check box
Automatic Update of Analysis when Design Changes check box check box
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SOLIDWORKS File Management

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User and Group Access Rights check box check box
File Vaulting check box check box
Secure Check-in and Check-out check box check box
Automated Revision Control check box check box
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Reverse Engineering (ScanTo3D)

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Import, Edit, Evaluate, and Create Solid Geometry from Point Cloud and Mesh Data check box check box
Import Adobe® Illustrator® Files check box check box
Import Image Files and Convert Raster to Vector Data check box check box
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eDrawings® Professional

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Create and Publish eDrawings Files check box check box
Allow Measurement in eDrawings Files check box check box
Enable Markup of eDrawings Files check box check box
Exploded Views Support for eDrawings Files check box check box
View Assembly Animations check box check box
Password Protect Intellectual Property check box check box
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Motion Analysis

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Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis check box
Inputs: Forces, Springs, Dampers, Gravity, Contact, Bushings check box
Outputs: Displacement, Velocities, Accelerations, Body Loads, Joint Forces check box
View/Publish Animations, Graphs, Reports check box
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Structural Part and Assembly Analysis

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Inputs: Variable Forces/Pressures, Full Restraint Sets, Connectors, Gravity, Contact, Materials check box
Outputs: Factor of Safety, Stress, Displacement, Strain check box
View/Publish Animations, Graphs, Reports check box
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Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Environmental Impact: SOLIDWORKS Sustainability

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Routing of Pipes and Tubes

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Create Detailed Piping Systems check box
Create Flexible or Rigid Tubing Lines check box
Customizable Library of Piping Components check box
Automatic Assembly of Hangers and Supports check box
Output Tube Bend Data for Manufacturing check box
Cut Length Calculations Automated for BOM check box
Automatic Routing Option for Pipes and Tubes check box
Minimum Bend Radius Check for Tubes check box
Output of PCF files for ISOGEN® piping software check box
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Routing of Electrical Cabling and Wiring Harnesses

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Create Detailed Electrical Cable and Wiring Harnesses check box
Run Rigid or Flexible Electrical Conduit Segments check box
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Ribbon Cable check box
Wire Lengths Automatically Calculated check box
Automated Harness Flattening for Manufacturing check box
BOM and Wire Cut Lists check box
Automatic Routing Using Imported “From-To” Connection Data check box
Mounting Hardware, Splices, Connectors, Insulation, Looms, Heat-Shrink Tubing, Cable Ties check box
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Routing of Rectangular and Other Sections

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Advanced Surface Flattening

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Assembly Level Cost Roll Up

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