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Importing SOLIDWORKS Views, Cameras, and lights into SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Import options now include

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018 has now made it easier to create real view renderings, since we can now import all custom saved cameras, views and even the physical lighting straight into Visualize from SOLIDWORKS 2018. NOTE: These SOLIDWORKS Visualize Import Options ONLY work when importing from SOLIDWORKS 2018 to SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018. This feature will help…

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Discover the new Area Light capability in SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2018

What if I told you you could simply pick a point on your components, select a type of light and BOOM you have an ultra realistic reflection on your part ready to be rendered. It’s never been easier!  New in 2018, is the SOLIDWORKS Visualize Area Light tool which lets you do just that. Here’s…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize – Star Wars Lightsaber Edition

The release date for the new Star Wars® feature film “Star Wars:The Last Jedi” is just around the corner. We thought we would celebrate the best way we know how, making Lightsabres in SOLIDWORKS Visualize! By utilizing some techniques like the Visualize add-in for SOLIDWORKS, you can get a fast and great looking render in…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017 is a Game Changer with Motion Study Export

SOLIDWORKS Visualize 2017

With the release of SOLIDWORKS Visualize in 2016 DS SOLIDWORKS added an incredibly powerful true to life rendering tool to the Innovation Platform.   Visualize makes it as easy as a drag and drop to get jaw dropping, realistic images out of your CAD system, and even though it is very easy to use…they’ve made…

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize Navigation Controls

SOLIDWORKS Visualize Navigation Options

SOLIDWORKS Visualize was a great addition to the tools available to SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium users.  But the SOLIDWORKS Visualize navigation controls in the 2016 release were very different from SOLIDWORKS; which made switching back and forth between the programs a bit confusing for long time SOLIDWORKS users. Starting with the 2017 release of Visualize though,…

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Installing SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard 2017 (and subsequent releases)

The SOLIDWORKS Visualize product was added to the SOLIDWORKS group of products in 2016 as a high-level rendering tool.  SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard is available to users of SOLIDWORKS Professional and Premium licenses with a valid SOLIDWORKS Subscription Service contract.  Initially, in the 2016 version, a separate installation file set was required to install SOLIDWORKS Visualize…

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What’s New in SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2016-2017 [VIDEO]

SOLIDWORKS Education Edition 2017

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. — Lao Tzu, Ancient Chinese philosopher and writer The first step for any designer or engineer starts at the learning level. The first, best step, for anyone entering a design or engineering program is SOLIDWORKS. As the industry leader, SOLIDWORKS allows students to create and innovate…

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A big thank you to the SOLIDWORKS Visualize Community at SOLIDWORKS World

Unleashing the Power of Visualize Session

Last week we had the pleasure of interacting with SOLIDWORKS users in Los Angeles, CA., at the SOLIDWORKS World convention.  This year was packed full of informative and impressive sessions that really excite the inner engineering geek in me; and invigorates the passion that so many designers and engineers have for the great SOLIDWORKS Innovation Platform. SOLIDWORKS…

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