Desktop 3D CAD connected to PDM Cloud Collaboration

Connect your 3D CAD, Data, and Processes all in one place

The 3DEXPERIENCE® SOLIDWORKS® Offers connect the industry-leading SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD Desktop solution to the 3DEXPERIENCE Works platform, a cloud-based product development environment.

A Complete Solution for 3D Design and Project Management

Take advantage of the intuitive parametric and subdivision modeling, photo rendering and structural simulation capabilities, as well as the robust collaboration and data and product lifecycle management tools. Our offers come with online training courses, access to a vibrant online community and support from Javelin.

With all data saved securely on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, your design and engineering teams can access, share and manage your product information at any time, from anywhere and on any device. Collaborate in real time across disciplines, departments and your entire business ecosystem, including customers, partners and suppliers.

Add new roles that work together seamlessly, and have a consistent user experience so you can design, simulate and manufacture your products in one place, on the platform. Simplify license management with the ability to monitor usage, manage users and assign and remove licenses from a single administrative dashboard.


An intuitive and robust set of desktop 3D design tools matched with cloud data management, conceptual design with subdivision modeling

  • CAD software

    Desktop-based intuitive, robust SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD solution connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform featuring part and assembly modeling, 2D drawings and productivity and automation tools

  • SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2019

    All capabilities of 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Standard plus photorealistic rendering, automated cost estimation, reverse engineering, automated design and drawing checking, and tolerance analysis*


    All capabilities of 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Professional plus piping, tubing, electrical cable and harness routing design, and advanced surface flattening capabilities

  • SOLIDWORKS Simulation Essentials
    3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Simulation Designer

    Desktop-based simulation role connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, providing linear static structural and time-based motion analysis capabilities for parts and assemblies

* Note: SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is not included as this is replaced with Collaborative Industry Innovator


Choose your SOLIDWORKS Experience Bundle

Standard, Professional and Premium offerings

Standard Offer

Connected Desktop 3D CAD

Cloud Parametric Modeler

Collaborative Industry Innovator
Cloud PDM / PLM Solution

Collaborative Business Innovator
Cloud Collaboration Tools

Professional Offer

Connected Desktop 3D CAD

Cloud Parametric Modeler

Cloud Sub-D Modeler

Collaborative Industry Innovator
Cloud PDM / PLM Solution

Collaborative Business Innovator
Cloud Collaboration Tools

Premium Offer

Connected Desktop 3D CAD

Cloud Parametric Modeler

Cloud Sub-D Modeler

SOLIDWORKS Simulation Designer
Connected Desktop Simulation Tools

Collaborative Industry Innovator
Cloud PDM / PLM Solution

Collaborative Business Innovator
Cloud Collaboration Tools

Desktop CAD Features
Part and Assembly Modeling
Handle all aspects of your part and assembly modeling and transform ideas and concepts into virtual 3D models
2D Design
Create production-ready 2D drawings that are always current and clearly communicate how to manufacture and assemble your designs
Productivity Tools
Easily analyze, compare, check and report on your designs
Design Reuse & Automation
Simplify the reuse of existing design data with search, automation and configuration tools that help you speed up the creation of new designs
Interference Check
Before going into production, verify in 2D and 3D that your parts and assemblies will fit, assemble and operate correctly
Manufacturability Checks
Review your designs for Draft, Undercut, Thickness and Hole Alignments early in the development process to ensure manufacturability.
Advanced CAD File Import/Export
Convert incoming CAD data into SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD format and export SOLIDWORKS data to other CAD applications using 30+ translators
Xtended Reality (XR) Exporter
Export CAD data for AR, VR and web viewing experiences while retaining geometry, appearance, motion studies, display states and more
CAD Standards Checking (Design Checker)
Establish design standards and check drawings (or models) against them to create uniform designs and documentation.
Automated Tolerance Stackup Analysis (TolAnalyst™)
Automatically check the effects of tolerances on parts and assemblies to ensure consistent fit of components and verify tolerancing schemes before manufacturing your designs
Design for Cost (SOLIDWORKS Costing)
Continuously check your designs against cost targets with automatic cost estimation tools fully integrated within the 3D CAD solution
Reverse Engineering (ScanTo3D)
Recreate designs with the ability to import, edit, evaluate and create solid geometry from scanned point-cloud and mesh data
Advanced Photorealistic Rendering
Easily create photographic-quality images from your 3D models early in the design process to get feedback and make informed design decisions.
Advanced Surface Flattening
Flatten complex, nondevelopable surfaces typically encountered in products made from textiles, like clothing, or sheet metal, like metal stampings
Pipe and Tube Routing
Recreate designs with the ability to import, edit, evaluate and create solid geometry from scanned point-cloud and mesh data
Electrical Cable and Wiring Harness Routing
Quickly add cables, wires and harnesses to your design. Create flattened drawing representations of your 3D cables and harnesses with wire lists, connection information and bills of materials
Rectangular and Other Section Routing
Route rectangular and round sections that include ducting, cable trays, conveyors, material handling chutes and other systems.
Time-Based Motion Analysis
Realistically visualize your product moving throughout its operational cycle world, measure the forces and loads on your design, and use the data to correctly size motors and ensure product performance, quality and safety
Linear Static Analysis for Parts and Assemblies
Calculate the stresses and deformations of geometry using Finite Element Analysis (FEA) methods, and running linear stress analysis to determine the response of parts and assemblies
Parametric Modeling in the Cloud
Parametric Modeling in the Cloud with 3D Creator
Create, review and evaluate 3D models through an intuitive parametric modeling solution that interacts seamlessly with the 3D CAD solution
Subdivision Modeling in the Cloud with 3D Sculptor
Create organic shapes quickly and easily with an intuitive modeling solution that interacts seamlessly with the 3D CAD solution
Data Management and Collaboration in the Cloud
Data Access and Management in the Cloud
Store, share, access and manage the latest product design information from a centralized, secure location
Product Lifecycle Management in the Cloud
Manage the lifecycle of any type of content, such as CAD files, simulation models and documentation, across disciplines and CAD solutions. Track issues, changes and routes, and reduce conflicting edits from multiple contributors with revision control
Collaboration in the Cloud
Collaborate in real time using configurable dashboards, social communities, Kanban-style task management, activity streams, persistent chat and video calls. Easily search, visualize, explore and mark up SOLIDWORKS and other files directly in your browser
Governance in the Cloud
Monitor license usage, manage members, and assign and remove licenses from a single administrative dashboard, lowering administrative overhead. Easily stay up-to-date and benefit from the latest enhancements
Training and Support
Training and Support
Get up to speed fast using online training content, a vibrant community, and support from Javelin


Design on your desktop and collaborate in the cloud


Organized Data on the cloud

Secure data and product lifecycle management on a collaborative cloud platform

  • Store all your product data in a centralized, secure location and access it from any device without any installation.
  • Manage the lifecycle of CAD data, simulation models and documentation across disciplines and CAD applications.
  • Track issues, changes and routes, and reduce conflicting edits from multiple contributors with revision control.

Connected Powerful Desktop 3D CAD

Robust 3D modeling, photorealistic rendering and Finite Element Analysis simulation

  • Build complex models for a broad range of industries with ease, using specialized capabilities for sheet metal, cast parts and weldments, surfacing, injection molds, tools, dies, plastics, electrical cable and harness routing, and more.
  • Easily create photorealistic renders and animations from your 3D models to get feedback and make informed design decisions.
  • Run linear stress analysis and time-based motion studies to ensure product performance and safety.
3D Sculptor

Flexible Modeling in the Cloud

Parametric and subdivision (sub-d) modeling 3DEXPERIENCE Apps

  • Understand structural requirements such as support loads and constraints before creating geometry, through an easy exploration of optimal material with Design Guidance.
  • Automate tasks never before possible, from sketching to feature selection and much more with Design Assistant, the artificial intelligence engine on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
  • Create complex surfaces quickly using intuitive push-pull interaction to shape your design and automatically convert subdivision surfaces to geometry when finished.

The 3DEXPERIENCE platform provides a Safe, Social, Connected, Informed and Structured environment for team leaders, project managers and other professionals who want to manage data on the cloud and collaborate without constraints.

Safe: Customer controlled access. Transparent cloud backup. Encrypted communication protocols. Data always safe—no overwrite, no loss of data.

Social: Integrated structured and unstructured collaboration tools enabling social innovation. Collaborate on product design or engage with your stakeholders early in product development.

Connected: Every user always connected to a single, common database. Access data anywhere, anytime, on any device. Review and markup models.

Informed: Choose from the widget library, Create and share Dashboards. Get the latest information about your product development. Always have access to your latest data.

Structured: Zero overhead data management - store and manage data across collaborative spaces, share information in communities. Find indexed data faster by using tags, custom search, etc.

SOLIDWORKS Services included

Improve your performance and productivity with Javelin services

Javelin Support Team

Technical Support

With SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service, you have access to extensive help from our SOLIDWORKS experts. Which will enhance your software investment and guide you through development challenges.

  • Live Technical Support from our certified support team.
  • Remote Support to solve your technical issue right on your machine.
  • Regular Communication of software updates and technical tips and tricks.

Upgrades & Resources

Enjoy the latest version of your software and direct access to a comprehensive library of drawings, parts, assemblies, and features contributed by users around the globe.

  • Automatic Upgrades to the most Up-to-date Version of your SOLIDWORKS software.
  • FREE access to the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal for Macros, Documentation, and the ability to submit Enhancement Requests.
  • Full access to the SOLIDWORKS Knowledge Base for Articles, Tech Tips, and Best Practices.
SolidProfessor on-demand learning platform SOLIDWORKS Add-in

Online Training & Certification

A SolidProfessor and a MySolidWorks online account is included with your subscription service where you can get answers, stay current, and sharpen your design skills with online training:

  • SolidProfessor includes 15K+ online tutorial videos.
  • FREE access to SOLIDWORKS testing and certification to help you become a Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate (CSWA) or Professional (CSWP).

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Working on the Cloud

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