Which SOLIDWORKS Render Tool should I use? PhotoView 360 or Visualize?

Are you confused why we have two choices of render tool in the SOLIDWORKS Innovation Platform? When should we be using PhotoView 360 and when should we be using SOLIDWORKS Visualize? Should we be using only one and not the other?

Both of these render tools are great for different purposes. Watch this on-demand webinar to clear up any confusion about these two products, and how and when to use them.

Who should watch this webinar?

  • Product designers
  • Industrial designers
  • Marketing professionals


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SOLIDWORKS Visualize (formerly known as Bunkspeed) provides a suite of standalone software tools that combine industry-leading rendering capabilities with visual design-oriented features and workflows, allowing easy and fast creation of visual content that communicates a design’s vision, passion, and emotion. SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard is included with SOLIDWORKS Professional and SOLIDWORKS Premium.

About SOLIDWORKS PhotoView 360

PhotoView 360 is a visualization and render tool included with SOLIDWORKS Professional and SOLIDWORKS Premium. PhotoView 360 provides a highly interactive environment for viewing designs as well as for creating photo-realistic renderings that can be used to showcase designs. PhotoView 360 is based on SOLIDWORKS Intelligent Feature Technology (SWIFT) and helps beginning CAD users achieve expert results. Its simple-to-use progressive rendering tools lets users photo-realistically render a scene while allowing the user to continue working on the same scene.