Download SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta software and give your feedback

Article by Rod Mackay updated June 25, 2015



Now is your chance to help impact the quality, performance and usability of SOLIDWORKS products. All SOLIDWORKS Subscription customers are invited to join in SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta testing now.

Why Participate in Beta Testing?

Subscription customers get exclusive access to:

  • Test-drive new and enhanced products
  • Connect with the community
  • Interact with the R&D and management teams
  • Show off your skills and gain recognition – over 100 prizes available to win!

What are the new features in SOLIDWORKS 2016?

We can’t disclose the new features publically yet, but what we can tell you is SOLIDWORKS 2016 includes many of the most user requested enhancements and new capabilities that will help you:

  • Design – Focus more on design, not the software
  • Validate – Solve complex problems faster and easier
  • Collaborate – Streamline your parallel design processes
  • Build – Fast-track your designs to manufacturing

But as a Subscription Service customer you can join the beta program to find out what’s new before everyone else and help influence which features will be available in the production release.

Where do I download SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta?

The SOLIDWORKS Beta website is your resource for access to the SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta download, forum, contest leaderboard and much more. The SOLIDWORKS Beta program has an active and vibrant community where you can interact directly with the SOLIDWORKS R&D team.

Download SOLIDWORKS 2016 Beta

If you have any questions, please refer to the SOLIDWORKS Beta FAQ’s or email

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Rod Mackay

Rod has been using 3D CAD software for over 25 years and has trained thousands of designers to use their CAD systems more effectively. Rod is the Javelin Webmaster and is based in Ottawa, ON., Canada.