Getting Started with SOLIDWORKS

How to register your serial number, download and install SOLIDWORKS software


To get started you will need to download and install SOLIDWORKS on your desktop machine.

Learn how in the following blog posts...

Amy Young

Amy Young

Customer Success Manager

STEP 1: Download & Install

Download & Install

Download SOLIDWORKS software from the DS SOLIDWORKS website
. If you do not have a 3DEXPERIENCE ID account, you may need to create one first.

STEP 2: Activate


Your SOLIDWORKS license will require activation after installing on your machine.

You can activate Online or by Email.

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