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3D Applications for SOLIDWORKS customers and mid-sized companies

3DEXPERIENCE Platform Overview

With the 3DEXPERIENCE platform companies can design, simulate, optimize, and collaborate in real-time long before any products or services are produced.

With the power of combing the digital world with the real world, SOLIDWORKS customers in multiple industries are able to improve efficiency and productivity while at the same time reduce costs.


Applications for SOLIDWORKS users to innovate and collaborate throughout the design lifecycle

3D Component Designer

3D Component Designer

3D Component Designer connects SOLIDWORKS® users to the cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE platform, to manage product designs and documents directly from the desktop authoring application.


3D Creator (xDesign)

3DEXPERIENCE 3D Creator (xDesign) enables designers and engineers to create, review and evaluate 3D models through an easy-to-use SOLIDWORKS modeler.


3D Sculptor (xShape)

3DEXPERIENCE 3D Sculptor (xShape) allows you to design 3D organic shapes quickly and easily with an intuitive cloud modeling solution

3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace

3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace

The 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace allows you to connect with qualified industrial part suppliers to Make your Part or Download a Part from the vast content library

The Business Innovation on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Business Innovation

The Business Innovation role provides SOLIDWORKS users with collaboration and data sharing on the cloud through the DS 3DEXPERIENCE platform.



DELMIAWORKS provides manufacturers with a reliable system for their planning, scheduling, executing, and measuring results.



EXALEAD OnePart is a business discovery application that accelerates reuse of parts, leveraging past designs, specs, tests, costing & related documentation

Industry Innovation

Industry Innovation

Industry Innovation provides a scalable, online environment for managing product design, multi-physics simulation and manufacturing process planning with maximum traceability and flexibility.

Project Planner

Project Planner

3DEXPERIENCE Project Planner accelerates idea to completion by connecting team members together through a flexible, team-based schedule to meet key milestones and delivery dates.

SIMULIA Simulation Foundation

SIMULIA Simulation Foundation

SIMULIA Simulation Foundation connects to a cloud dashboard to access a library of simulation methods allowing users to find, monitor, and resume simulation studies.


SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer

SOLIDWORKS Conceptual Designer cloud software enables you to accelerate your concept design for more innovation, better collaboration, and faster time-to-market.

SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer

SOLIDWORKS Industrial Designer enables you to create multiple 2D and 3D industrial designs concepts, where product aesthetics are being evolved and judged.



SOLIDWORKS xDesign combines ease of use with innovative design methodologies and cloud collaboration from inside your browser. Create parametric models and assemblies, or let xDesign suggest solutions for you.

Structural Designer

Structural Designer

Structural Designer is an intuitive design simulation solution powered by the ABAQUS solver for designers looking for product performance assessment under linear static conditions.

SIMULIA Structural Simulation Engineer

Structural Professional Engineer

Structural Professional Engineer enables SOLIDWORKS analysts to tackle the most challenging of static non-linear problems using the ABAQUS FEA Solver on the cloud.

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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.

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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.

Online Training & Certification

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:

  • MySolidWorks Standard Account includes 600+ 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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