Intuitive 3D design and product development solutions from SOLIDWORKS® let you conceptualize, create, validate, communicate, manage, and transform your innovative ideas into great product designs.


SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD solutions provide easy-to-learn, yet extremely powerful functionality that shortens product development time, reduces costs, and improves quality.

SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software offers three packages building in functionality and tiered to best suit the needs of your organization. All packages utilise the intuitive SOLIDWORKS user interface to speed your design process and make you instantly productive.


Dramatically improve the way you develop and manufacture products. As the foundation for the entire SOLIDWORKS suite of product development solutions, SOLIDWORKS CAD packages cover design, simulation, cost estimation, manufacturability checks, CAM, sustainable design, and data management.

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  • Streamlines product development process from design through manufacturing.
  • Eliminates rework, the duplication of work, and data translation errors.
  • Significantly reduces costs associated with supporting multiple design and manufacturing tools by implementing one seamlessly integrated design-to-manufacturing solution.
  • Enables fast and easy learning with online help and tutorials, live technical support, and training.
  • Works directly with CAD data created in any major 3D CAD system.
  • Updates documentation and BOMs automatically when designs change.
  • Uses estimation tools and manufacturability checks to “design for cost” and “design for manufacturing”.
  • Speeds the creation of 2D drawings, possibly eliminating the need altogether.
  • Provides CAM programming for CNC machining with SOLIDWORKS CAM, powered by CAMWorks®.


Advantages of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD solutions enable you and your team to quickly transform new ideas into great products. Its intuitive interface and powerful design capabilities drive smarter, faster product development that powers your company’s success. Easy-to-use yet powerful toolsets, clear communication of design information, virtual prototyping, and quick generation of manufacturing-ready drawings and data give you the distinct advantage in a competitive market. Discover all the advantages of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD.

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