SOLIDWORKS® 3D CAD Packages

Powerful, easy-to-use SOLIDWORKS® 3D CAD solutions enable companies to speed up product development, reduce manufacturing costs, and improve product quality and reliability across a wide range of industries and applications. Intuitive product development tools give you the capabilities to create, validate, communicate, and manage your product designs and rapidly bring your products to market.

SOLIDWORKS Premium

Overview

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.



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SOLIDWORKS Professional

Overview

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.



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SOLIDWORKS Standard

Overview

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.



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Products Matrix
SOLIDWORKS PROFESSIONAL SOLIDWORKS PREMIUM SOLIDWORKS STANDARD
Ease of Use
Learn Fast: In-Context and Toolbar Menus, Command Search, Built-In Tutorials, Searchable Help Documentation check-icon check-icon check-icon
Work Fast: Hot Keys, Customizable Commands, APIs check-icon check-icon check-icon
Get Help Fast: Local and Worldwide Support Services check-icon check-icon check-icon
Part and Assembly Modeling
3D Solid Modeling check-icon check-icon check-icon
Conceptual Design check-icon check-icon check-icon
Assembly Structure Planning: SOLIDWORKS Treehouse check-icon check-icon check-icon
Direct Model Geometry Modification check-icon check-icon check-icon
Large Assembly Design check-icon check-icon check-icon
Advanced Surface Design check-icon check-icon check-icon
Sheet Metal Design check-icon check-icon check-icon
Weldments check-icon check-icon check-icon
Plastic Part Design check-icon check-icon check-icon
Mold Design check-icon check-icon check-icon
2D Drawings
Automatic Drawing View Creation check-icon check-icon check-icon
Automatic Drawing View Updates check-icon check-icon check-icon
Drafting Standards: ANSI, ISO, DIN, JIS, BSI, GOST, GB check-icon check-icon check-icon
Manual and Automated Dimensioning and Tolerancing check-icon check-icon check-icon
Annotations and Symbols check-icon check-icon check-icon
Automatic Bill of Materials (BOM), Exploded Views, Balloon Notes check-icon check-icon check-icon
Hole Tables, Weld Tables, Pipe Bend Tables, Cut Lists check-icon check-icon check-icon
Sheet Metal Bend Notes check-icon check-icon check-icon
Automated Creation of Radial/Cylindrical Exploded Views check-icon check-icon check-icon
Design Reuse and Automation
Find Your Data (SOLIDWORKS Search) check-icon check-icon check-icon
Design Automation (DriveWorksXpress) check-icon check-icon check-icon
Part and Assembly Configurations check-icon check-icon check-icon
Reuse 2D and 3D CAD Data check-icon check-icon check-icon
3D CAD Models from Suppliers (3DContentCentral.com) check-icon check-icon check-icon
Animation and Visualization
Move Assembly by Dragging Components check-icon check-icon check-icon
Move Assembly with Motors check-icon check-icon check-icon
CAD Videos check-icon check-icon check-icon
Basic CAD Rendering (RealView) check-icon check-icon check-icon
3D Walk Through/Fly Through check-icon check-icon check-icon
Interference Check
Collision and Interference Detection check-icon check-icon check-icon
Hole Alignment and Thread Checks check-icon check-icon check-icon
Collaborate and Share CAD Data
Read Printed Circuit Board Data as 3D Parts (IFC) check-icon check-icon check-icon
Import/Export Over 30 CAD Formats check-icon check-icon check-icon
Print directly to 3D printers: AMF and 3MF formats check-icon check-icon check-icon
MCAD to AEC: Prepare and export to AEC applications check-icon check-icon check-icon
3D Models for CAD/CAM Integration with CAM Partners check-icon check-icon check-icon
View eDrawings® Files check-icon check-icon check-icon
3D Dimensioning and Tolerancing (Model Based Definition) check-icon check-icon check-icon
2D DXF®/DWG® Data check-icon check-icon check-icon
Maintain and Update Existing 2D Drawings – edit and view DWG® files in DraftSight check-icon check-icon check-icon
2D to 3D CAD Conversion Tools check-icon check-icon check-icon
Convert 3D Solid Parts to Sheet Metal check-icon check-icon check-icon
Intellectual Property Protection (Defeature) check-icon check-icon check-icon
Design Review Markup and Viewing (Large Design Review) check-icon check-icon check-icon
Advanced CAD File Import
Interactive Feature Recognition and Conversion check-icon check-icon check-icon
Automatic Feature Recognition and Conversion check-icon check-icon check-icon
Basic Analysis Tools
Part Environmental Impact Analysis check-icon check-icon check-icon
Part Structural Analysis check-icon check-icon check-icon
Basic Flow Analysis check-icon check-icon check-icon
Productivity Tools
Power Selection Tools check-icon check-icon check-icon
Symmetry Check check-icon check-icon check-icon
Copy Feature Info into Other Features (Feature Paint) check-icon check-icon check-icon
Find and Replace in Drawing check-icon check-icon check-icon
Design for Manufacturing
Thickness Analysis check-icon check-icon
Geometry Check for CAM check-icon check-icon
Compare Parts and Drawings for Changes check-icon check-icon
Rules-based Manufacturability Checks (DFMXpress) check-icon check-icon
Draft and Undercut Analysis check-icon check-icon
Sheet Metal Checks and Flat Pattern check-icon check-icon
CAD Libraries
Over One Million Standard Fasteners and Components (Toolbox) check-icon check-icon
Beam, Bearing, and Cam Design Wizard check-icon check-icon
Automatic Assembly of Fasteners and Components check-icon check-icon
Automatic Task Scheduling and Batch Processing check-icon check-icon
Design for Cost & Cost Estimation
Compare Manufacturing Costs check-icon check-icon
Automated Manufacturing Cost Estimation check-icon check-icon
Customizable Manufacturing Settings check-icon check-icon
Output Cost Report check-icon check-icon
ECAD/MCAD Collaboration (CircuitWorks™)
Import/Export of Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Designs check-icon check-icon
Automatic Electrical Component Assembly check-icon check-icon
Two-Way Data Exchange: ECAD to MCAD – MCAD to ECAD check-icon check-icon
IDF, ProStep (IDX) or PADS (*.ASC) check-icon check-icon
PCB Outlines, Keep-Out Areas, Maximum Heights check-icon check-icon
Filter Display for Clarification check-icon check-icon
Compare Board Designs for Differences check-icon check-icon
Design Change Notes check-icon check-icon
Advanced Photorealistic Rendering (PhotoView 360)
Photo Quality Images and Animations check-icon check-icon
Control Camera View, Lighting, Materials, Textures check-icon check-icon
CAD Standards Checking
Verify Designs against Company Standards check-icon check-icon
Automatically Correct Non-Conforming Issues check-icon check-icon
Customize Design Check Rules check-icon check-icon
Automated Tolerance Stack-Up Analysis (TolAnalyst)
Worst Case and RSS Maximum/Minimum check-icon check-icon
Identify Highest Contributing Tolerances check-icon check-icon
Automatic Update of Analysis when Design Changes check-icon check-icon
SOLIDWORKS File Management
User and Group Access Rights check-icon check-icon
File Vaulting check-icon check-icon
Secure Check-in and Check-out check-icon check-icon
Automated Revision Control check-icon check-icon
Reverse Engineering (ScanTo3D)
Import, Edit, Evaluate, and Create Solid Geometry from Point Cloud and Mesh Data check-icon check-icon
Import Adobe® Illustrator® Files check-icon check-icon
Import Image Files and Convert Raster to Vector Data check-icon check-icon
eDrawings® Professional
Create and Publish eDrawings Files check-icon check-icon
Allow Measurement in eDrawings Files check-icon check-icon
Enable Markup of eDrawings Files check-icon check-icon
Exploded Views Support for eDrawings Files check-icon check-icon
View Assembly Animations check-icon check-icon
Password Protect Intellectual Property check-icon check-icon
Motion Analysis
Kinematic and Dynamic Analysis check-icon
Inputs: Forces, Springs, Dampers, Gravity, Contact, Bushings check-icon
Outputs: Displacement, Velocities, Accelerations, Body Loads, Joint Forces check-icon
View/Publish Animations, Graphs, Reports check-icon
Structural Part and Assembly Analysis
Inputs: Variable Forces/Pressures, Full Restraint Sets, Connectors, Gravity, Contact, Materials check-icon
Outputs: Factor of Safety, Stress, Displacement, Strain check-icon
View/Publish Animations, Graphs, Reports check-icon
Life-Cycle Assessment (LCA) for Environmental Impact: SOLIDWORKS Sustainability check-icon
Routing of Pipes and Tubes
Create Detailed Piping Systems check-icon
Create Flexible or Rigid Tubing Lines check-icon
Customizable Library of Piping Components check-icon
Automatic Assembly of Hangers and Supports check-icon
Output Tube Bend Data for Manufacturing check-icon
Cut Length Calculations Automated for BOM check-icon
Automatic Routing Option for Pipes and Tubes check-icon
Minimum Bend Radius Check for Tubes check-icon
Output of PCF files for ISOGEN® piping software check-icon
Routing of Electrical Cabling and Wiring Harnesses
Create Detailed Electrical Cable and Wiring Harnesses check-icon
Run Rigid or Flexible Electrical Conduit Segments check-icon
Conduit check-icon
Ribbon Cable check-icon
Wire Lengths Automatically Calculated check-icon
Automated Harness Flattening for Manufacturing check-icon
BOM and Wire Cut Lists check-icon
Automatic Routing Using Imported “From-To” Connection Data check-icon
Mounting Hardware, Splices, Connectors, Insulation, Looms, Heat-Shrink Tubing, Cable Ties check-icon
Routing of Rectangular and Other Sections check-icon
Advanced Surface Flattening check-icon
Assembly Level Cost Roll Up check-icon

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