Five Advantages of Data Management on a Cloud Platform: Part Two

As discussed in part one, product organizations increasingly adopt cloud technology to enable real-time collaboration and more-agile processes. Let’s continue reviewing the advantages of managing your data and product lifecycle on a cloud-based platform. 3. Connect your ecosystem. Successful product organizations have discovered the importance of going beyond siloed systems and resources, and moving to […]


Five Advantages of Data Management on a Cloud Platform: Part One

What makes a whopping 94 percent of businesses use cloud technology? According to a recent survey, companies of all sizes are increasing their investment in the cloud. With the need to support faster product development cycles, many organizations are relying on cloud technology to enable better-connected teams and more-agile processes. One of the key challenges […]


Five things you can do with SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer that You Couldn’t do Before!

SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE) brings new advanced simulation capabilities to SOLIDWORKS users. With SSE, you can validate complex product designs fast and cost-effectively, helping to speed up innovation, enhance quality, and reduce time to market. Further, SSE integrates with SOLIDWORKS through the cloud-based Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, meaning you can run simulations on both […]

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Webinar on Demand: Advanced Simulation for SOLIDWORKS Users

Advanced Simulation capabilities are now available to SOLIDWORKS users with SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE). SSE brings best-in-class Finite Element Analysis (FEA) tools, enabling you to validate complex product designs quickly and cost-effectively, helping to speed up innovation, enhance quality, and reduce time to market. Powered by SIMULIA Abaqus, SSE expertly handles high-complexity nonlinear problems. […]


SOLIDWORKS 2019 SP3 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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Announcing SolidPractices for all SOLIDWORKS Customers on Subscription

In today’s information age, many software users expect instant access to unambiguous and helpful product and support information. Much of the knowledge for the SOLIDWORKS family of products is already documented in the form of Help, Tutorials, and Knowledge Solutions. In addition, there is a distinct knowledge domain of Best Practices, representing existing methodologies and […]

Collaborating on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform using the 3DPLAY App

The 3DPlay App on 3DEXPERIENCE platform is a powerful tool that enables collaboration of many different disciplines. One of them is the ability to share the simulation results from Structural Simulation Engineer (SSE). This is very similar to eDrawings in SOLIDWORKS where the simulation results can be shared with someone who may not have the […]


Four Reasons Why PDM Pro is the Only Way to Go

How many SOLIDWORKS part files do you have on your hard drive? I did a search this morning for ‘*.sldprt’ and Windows returned 15,701 items – and that’s just my local data drive. What about the shared network folders I work from? What if I included everyone else’s files in the scope of my search? […]

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SOLIDWORKS Support Monthly News – April 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.   SOLIDWORKS Inspection Integration with SOLIDWORKS PDM By Nicole Phillips With SOLIDWORKS PDM 2019 we have the SOLIDWORKS Inspection Integration.  Similar to Microsoft Office integration, we […]

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Welcome to the 3DEXPERIENCE Certification Center

In 1998 a project was set in motion at SOLIDWORKS to figure out how to gage the success of the newly launched training program for customers. Late that year the Certified SOLIDWORKS Professional (CSWP) exam was born. For nearly eight years, the CSWP exam was an eight-hour long exam that could only be taken at […]


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