Design and market products faster by turning imagination into reality through impactful content and experiences.

SOLIDWORKS Visualization Products

SOLIDWORKS® Visualization 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.

SOLIDWORKS Visualization 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 Visualization 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. Help reduce errors and ensure that products get to market faster:

  • Improve internal design, engineering, and sales reviews to help make more educated final decisions
  • Drastically reduce the cost and number of physical prototypes, helping to arrive at final design decisions much more efficiently
  • Deliver photorealistic imagery and content to marketing much earlier to help promote the newest products via web/print
  • Added time savings allow for more design time, which results in an overall better final product

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RENDERING
Hardware agnostic, unbiased, interactive wysiwyg pathtracing using NVIDIA Iray (Accurate Mode)  check box  check box
Hardware agnostic, biased, interactive wysiwyg raytracing using NVIDIA Iray (Fast Mode)  check box  check box
Hardware agnostic, high quality, interactive wysiwyg rasterizer (Preview Mode)  check box  check box
Integrated switch for Fast mode to prioritize faster interactivity or better quality  check box  check box
Supported techniques such as global illumination, ambient occlusion, screenspace shadows, IBL, color bleeding, dispersive caustics, unlimited raybounces, refraction, rough reflections and more.  check box  check box
Automatic “Blending” between rendering modes  check box  check box
AAutomatic downsampling of Viewport image for fastest interaction with the model  check box  check box
HDRI lighting  check box  check box
Light emission from geometry  check box  check box
Ground reflectivity and roughness  check box  check box
Visualize Boost network rendering (offline) One seat included with Visualize Professional  check box
Visualize PowerBoost streaming raytracing live to Viewport (realtime)  check box
Rasterized baked lighting  check box
Rasterized accumulation  check box
INPUT
Solidworks (SLDPRT/SDLASM)  check box  check box
Autodesk Alias (WIRE)  check box  check box
3D PDF  check box  check box
3DXML  check box  check box
ACIS (SAT)  check box  check box
IGES  check box  check box
STEP  check box  check box
STL  check box  check box
Collada (DAE)  check box  check box
PTC Creo / Pro/E / NX (PRT, ASM)  check box  check box
Autodesk FBX Scene (FBX)  check box  check box
Animated Autodesk FBX Scene (FBX)  check box
Autodesk 3D Studio Max (3DS)  check box  check box
Rhino (3DM)  check box  check box
Wavefront (OBJ)  check box  check box
SketchUp (SKP)  check box  check box
Maya (MB)  check box  check box
SolidEdge (ASM, PAR, PSM)  check box  check box
Autodesk (DWG/DXF)  check box  check box
Inventor (IPT/IAM)  check box  check box
CATIA V4 (MODEL, EXP, SESSION)  check box  check box
CATIA V5/V6 (CATpart, CATproduct, CGR)  check box  check box
ICEM  check box  check box
Universal 3D (U3D)  check box  check box
Parasolids  check box  check box
JT  check box  check box
NX  check box  check box
VDA-FS  check box  check box
Live Update from CAD  check box  check box
OUTPUT
Unlimited resolution offline rendering  check box  check box
Alpha Channel  check box  check box
Early image save  check box  check box
Threaded offline renderings  check box  check box
JPG, BMP, PNG, TIFF, HDR and PSD output  check box  check box
Built in image viewer tab  check box  check box
Render Profiles  check box  check box
Preview (raster) output  check box  check box
Render all Cameras  check box  check box
Render all Configurations  check box
Render Passes  check box
Turntable rendering  check box
Automatic movie (.mp4, .mkv, .flv) output  check box
Browser based VR output  check box
Browser based Interactive Image output  check box
Browser based Panoramic output  check box
Spherical (360) output for true Virtual Reality  check box
Integrate Preview Panorama (360) for Virtual Reality  check box
Support for Stereo (left eye; right eye) in output  check box
SCENE PREPARATION
CAD Live-Update  check box  check box
Auto-Paint  check box  check box
Direct manipulation of parts  check box  check box
Surface/Part Splitter  check box  check box
Cut Planes of objects (multiple)  check box  check box
Control object opacity per part/model/group  check box  check box
Group and reorganize parts in the tree view  check box  check box
Model/Part reset and freeze  check box  check box
Automatic pivot point snapping  check box  check box
Formation tool  check box
Part re-tessellation  check box
Multiple model sets  check box
Simple vehicle wheel building to turn front wheels  check box
ANIMATION
Import SOLIDWORKS CAD Motion Studies (Geometry, Camera, Appearance)  check box
Proprietary “3D graph editor” Ribbon  check box
Turntable Animations  check box
Sun Study Animations  check box
Keyframe animations of Models, Groups and Parts  check box
Keyframe animation of Materials  check box
Keyframe animation of Cameras  check box
Keyframe animation of Environments  check box
Keyframe animation of Lights  check box
Keyframe animation of Cut Planes  check box
Keyframe animation of object opacity (fading object transparency)  check box
Realtime turntable  check box
MATERIALS
Scientifically accurate preset and adjustable materials  check box  check box
Supported techniques such as fresnel reflections, absorption, transmittance, anisotropy (mappable), emission  check box  check box
Color/texture, opacity, specular, anisotropic, bump and normal mapping  check box  check box
Advanced materials: Subsurface, Thin Film, Backscatter  check box  check box
Common SOLIDWORKS CAD appearances and textures included on Visualize Cloud Library  check box  check box
Flexible local or cloud based asset storage  check box  check box
Sharable material definition files (.svap)  check box  check box
Drag and drop materials/textures from desktop or any folder  check box  check box
Unique in and out of app color picker/dropper  check box  check box
Save favorite colors  check box  check box
Texturable and paintable decals  check box  check box
Layered decals  check box  check box
Decal projection  check box  check box
Controllable decal depth  check box  check box
Decal projection  check box  check box
Multiple part decals  check box  check box
Support for all SOLIDWORKS Decal types  check box  check box
Animate decals (including opacity)  check box
LIGHTING
Lighting, shadow and reflection casting from HDRI  check box  check box
High Dynamic Range Image (HDRI) integration and control  check box  check box
HDR Light Studio compatible  check box  check box
Prop creation for additional light sources  check box  check box
Create HDR environment from Visualize scene using 360 camera  check box
Import and edit SOLIDWORKS Lights  check box
Geometric shaped light sources (also supported in Fast mode)  check box
Place lights interactively within the Viewport  check box
Time of day (Sun and Sky) lighting model  check box
Photometric lights (Point, Spot and Directional)  check box
Raster object reflections (Preview Mode)  check box
Raster culling (Preview Mode)  check box
CAMERA OPTICS
F-Stop, Focal length, Field of view and Perspective settings  check box  check box
Exchangeable camera files (.svcm)  check box  check box
Interactive depth of field with focal point selection  check box  check box
Multiple cameras with individual aspect ratio and settings  check box  check box
SOLIDWORKS CAD camera navigation  check box  check box
Orthographic camera  check box  check box
Walk-around camera  check box  check box
Rule of thirds overlay  check box  check box
Preset photographic camera filters  check box  check box
Real world camera positioning  check box  check box
Real-time customizable photographic camera filters  check box
Follow and aim cameras and objects  check box
Motion blur  check box
Region rendering  check box
FBX camera export  check box
PRODUCTIVITY
Highly optimized parallel architecture  check box  check box
Hybrid Based CPU and GPU rendering  check box  check box
Near Linear performance scaling with added CPU’s and GPU’s  check box  check box
Best-in-class 3DConnexion device support  check box  check box
Context sensitive Help Menu  check box  check box
Integrated SOLIDWORKS Visualize Cloud Library  check box  check box
Visualize Boost network rendering (offline)One seat included with Visualize Professional  check box
Visualize PowerBoost streaming raytracing live to Viewport (realtime)  check box
Queue rendering manager  check box
Configurations  check box
Multiple viewports (Dual, Quad and Orthographic)  check box
Presentation Mode with customizable Toolbar  check box