Just a hour or so ago the SOLIDWORKS 2012 Beta 1 has released. So for all you eager beta testers past, present, and future, its "Time to step up and DOWNLOAD!"
If you are not a member for the beta program you can sign up on the SOLIDWORKS customer portal. To download beta you will go to Downloads/Updates in the customer portal and select 2012 from the year pull down.
For more information visit the BETA SITE
Bob McGaughey, CSWE