Connecting with the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for Collaboration, Data Sharing and Secure Access

We have simplified connecting SOLIDWORKS® desktop to the 3DEXPERIENCE® platform with the SOLIDWORKS Connector, adding considerable value to your SOLIDWORKS investment. SOLIDWORKS Connector has an easy setup and works seamlessly with your SOLIDWORKS desktop application with no additional hardware requirement. The platform operates with a subscription-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) model. The SOLIDWORKS Connector provides a “bridge” […]


Extending SOLIDWORKS Simulation’s Capabilities with the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform

With the 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, you can now leverage the most advanced and powerful simulation capabilities in the industry: the gold standard for advanced nonlinear solvers, world-leading general contact algorithm, ability to quickly solve large and complex assemblies, cloud computing that reduces computation time, advanced mechanics, hex meshing—the list goes on and on. You can, with […]

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SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation 2020 Helps You Make Better Decisions for Superior Performance

What if ordinary designers and engineers at your company could quickly simulate fluid flow, heat transfer, and fluid forces that are critical to the success of your design? Fully integrated with SOLIDWORKS®, SOLIDWORKS Flow Simulation is a user-friendly, computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solution that enables your team to simulate liquid and gas flow in real-world […]

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SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2020 Helps You Innovate Better and Get Your Products to Market Faster

SOLIDWORKS® Plastics solutions help you to predict and avoid manufacturing defects in plastic parts or injection molds during the earliest stages of part and mold design, eliminating costly mold rework, improving part quality, and decreasing time to market. One of the critical features in SOLIDWORKS Plastics 2020 is Design to Analyst, which enables you to […]

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SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News – November 2019

Hello to all, Welcome to the new edition of the SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News!  This monthly news blog is co-authored by members of the SOLIDWORKS Technical Support teams worldwide. 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List is now live! By Nicole Phillips Attention all SOLIDWORKS users! The 3DEXPERIENCE World SOLIDWORKS Top Ten List is now […]

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3 Reasons to Upgrade to SOLIDWORKS 2020

We are always looking for ways to design faster and smarter. With SOLIDWORKS® 2020, improvements to weldments, large assembly design and drawings provide several big reasons to upgrade that will deliver improved productivity and increased performance.   1. Improved weldment structures. Last year, SOLIDWORKS 2019 introduced Structure Systems, a reboot of our capabilities for weldment […]

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Life just got a little easier with Structure Systems in SOLIDWORKS 2020

What if I told you I built this entire gazebo with just two sketches?   You’re probably thinking, “I could build it with one super complicated 3D sketch, but why would I want to do that?” You wouldn’t be wrong in thinking that. 3D sketches, while very powerful, are also very confusing. It can take […]

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SOLIDWORKS 2019 SP5 is now available to download

This service pack for SOLIDWORKS and SOLIDWORKS PDM, is now available to Subscription Service customers. To download, click here. Alternatively log into the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal at and click Download Software and Updates to access the update. You will need your SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal login details to download SOLIDWORKS. If you don’t have an […]

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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020

SOLIDWORKS® Simulation 2020 is all about ease of use and performance! New Default: Incompatible Mesh for Bonded Contact (Improved Ease of Use) SOLIDWORKS Simulation 2020 took a big leap forward by changing the Bonded Contact setup default from Compatible mesh to Incompatible mesh. This change makes it easier than ever to mesh assemblies that don’t […]

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How to Create Exploded View Animations in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

How to Create Exploded View Animations in SOLIDWORKS Visualize An animated exploded view is a fantastic way to present your design. It can wow customers while also giving them an understanding of what goes into your product. With SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional, animating exploded views is now easier than ever. Keep reading to learn how I […]


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