SOLIDWORKS PDM Licenses – What Do I Need?

Article by TriMech Solutions, LLC updated April 12, 2022


With SOLIDWORKS PDM, engineers and designers no longer accidentally (or purposefully) step on each others toes while working on a file. With defined workflows, the right person at the right time has access to the file. But how do decide what SOLIDWORKS PDM license is best for you and your business?

Watch the on-demand video below as System Architect – Data Management, Patricia Bar, goes through each license type that SOLIDWORKS PDM offers in-depth. She will discuss the pros and cons of each, what the intended usage is and who needs to have licenses available at all times.

Included in the PDM Webinar

In this on-demand webinar, Patricia covers:

  • What the differences are between SOLIDOWORKS PDM license types
  • Who needs one vs who can share?
  • How licenses are handled globally
  • Can you switch license types?

About The Presenter

Patricia Bar, System Architect – Data Management

Patricia has been an Application Engineer with SOLIDWORKS VARs since 2007, where she has worked with the general CAD product as well as the PDM products. Prior to joining the VAR world, Patricia had 5+ years working on consumer products from personal printers to coin-operated dryers, which means she has worked in a lot of different part development methods.

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TriMech provides thousands of engineering teams with 3D design and rapid prototyping solutions that work hand-in-hand, from sketch to manufacturing. Javelin became a subsidiary of TriMech Solutions LLC in 2021.