SolidWorks 3D CAD software is available in three different versions building in functionality and tiered to best suit the needs of your organization. The available versions are Standard, Professional and Premium. All packages utilize the intuitive SolidWorks user interface to speed your design process and make you instantly productive. To compare the features available in each version view the SolidWorks Comparison Matrix.
A no-compromise solution for the engineer who wants it all. SolidWorks Premium combines the capabilities of SolidWorks Professional with powerful simulation and design validation toolsets, as well as advanced wire and pipe routing functionality. SolidWorks Premium further expands on the capabilities of SolidWorks Professional to deliver the flagship 3D solution in the SolidWorks family.
Rich simulation capabilities let users test product performance against real life motion and forces. Tolerance stackup analysis ensures manufacturability and helps resolve complex assembly issues early in the design process. Extended toolsets help layout and document electrical wiring, piping, and tubing, and let you quickly incorporate PC board data into the 3D model. SolidWorks Premium can also work with 3D scanned data. You get all the benefits of a complete 3D design solution with SolidWorks Premium.
For maximum design productivity, SolidWorks Professional
builds on the capabilities of SolidWorks Standard. It introduces data management, photo realistic rendering, and a sophisticated components and parts library. Efficiency and innovation increase with the solution that is used by millions of designers.
SolidWorks Standard is a powerful 3D design solution for rapid creation of parts, assemblies and 2D drawings with minimal training. Application-specific tools for sheet metal, weldments, surfacing, mold tool and die make it easy to deliver best-in-class designs. Unlock the benefits of 3D with SolidWorks Standard.
packages provide a range of electrical system design functionality to meet the needs of design professionals. All project design data is synchronized with real-time, bi-directional updates between 2D schematics and the 3D model.
SolidWorks Plastics brings easy-to-use injection molding simulation directly to the designers of plastic parts and injection molds. It simulates how melted plastic flows during the injection molding process to predict manufacturing-related defects on parts and molds. You can quickly evaluate manufacturability while you design, to eliminate costly mold rework, improve part quality, and accelerate time to market. A Results Adviser provides troubleshooting steps and practical design advice to help diagnose and solve potential problems.
Over 75% of the world's top-ranked academic institutions have enhanced engineering graphics and CAD instruction with SolidWorks software - Learn more on SolidWorks Education Edition Software .
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