Technical Communications

SOLIDWORKS Composer is easy-to-use software that anyone associated with product development can use to quickly create 2D and 3D images and animations, allowing you to create a full range of product documentation — whether for assembly instructions, marketing collateral, technical illustrations, interactive animations, or training materials. With its easy-to-use product approach, SOLIDWORKS Composer streamlines the creation of 2D and 3D graphical contents for product communication and technical illustrations. SolidWorks Composer allows non-technical users to create associative 2D and 3D product communication deliverables directly from your 3D CAD data. By leveraging existing product designs, SOLIDWORKS Composer enables deliverables to be initiated earlier and then kept up to date automatically, helping to lower costs and speed time to market. 3D interactive animations, 2D line art images (SVG, EPS, CGM), as well as high-resolution raster images (BMP, JPG, PNG, and TIF files), can be created easily earlier in the design process. By leveraging the power of 3D, manufacturers can produce technical product communications that help customers and partners understand and retain information more effectively.

SOLIDWORKS Composer Player

The SOLIDWORKS Composer Player is a free utility to distribute the content you create to end-users. More than a simple viewer, SOLIDWORKS Composer Player provides your customers and partners with an interactive 3D product experience. Anyone can see your animated files, just by using the free Player software. Show how your product works, what you can do with it, and how to do it with interactive 3D content.

The Traditional Way

Traditionally, engineers spend valuable hours capturing digital pictures and screen shots of their designs for both internal departments and external agencies. This imperfect system often leads to workflow bottlenecks on the engineering side and costly delays in getting products to market.

The SOLIDWORKS Composer Way

Now, a company’s design and documentation can be produced on parallel tracks, greatly reducing a products time to market. With SOLIDWORKS Composer, companies realize substantial savings in time and rework costs by not having to recreate or redo product documentation when there are changes to the product. For engineers, SOLIDWORKS Composer means less time focusing on ad hoc work, and more time focusing on innovation.


Add a new dimension to your product communications

SOLIDWORKS Composer software brings the next generation of 3D product communication, helping product developers cut costs, save time, and grow their competitive advantage.

With SOLIDWORKS Composer technology, manufacturing organizations can leverage existing 3D CAD data to streamline development of technical communications content and create more compelling documentation with higher impact. You can start your product communication deliverables sooner, update them faster, and complete them with the product design, giving you lower costs and improved time to market.

SOLIDWORKS Composer Sync and SOLIDWORKS Composer Enterprise Sync

Education Products

All students must be ready to present their ideas in a global environment. By illustrating products in 3D, students can create more accurate, understandable communications that make them more prepared for employment. SOLIDWORKS Composer software complements the SOLIDWORKS Education Edition, helping students develop a wide range of communication and interactive visualization skills. SOLIDWORKS Composer tools help you quickly and cost-effectively create dynamic 3D technical communications using your existing design data. Students can utilize SOLIDWORKS Composer software to communicate their senior capstone project or present their ideas in SAE, Robotic and other design competitions.

SOLIDWORKS Student Edition Software

With SOLIDWORKS software skills, you’ll have a clear advantage in the engineering or industrial design job markets. The easy-to-use SOLIDWORKS Student Edition lets you sharpen your skills outside the classroom as you learn to design better products.

SOLIDWORKS Education Edition Software

The complete 3D design teaching tool provides software plus a full curriculum and interactive courseware. SOLIDWORKS Education Edition is your all-inclusive resource for teaching 3D mechanical CAD, design validation, and data management.

University Researchers

With the SOLIDWORKS University Research License, researchers can access the latest in engineering technology, while communicating with other researchers and industrial users around the world.


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