SOLIDWORKS 2016 has been released!


FOCUS ON DESIGN, NOT SOFTWARE Work smarter and get the CAD system out of your way with fewer “picks and clicks”, increased modeling flexibility, a more intuitive interface, and easier access to commands.

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SOLVE COMPLEX PROBLEMS QUICKLY Innovative design simulation makes analysis more efficient to solve complex problems, visualize and verify functionality, and find potential errors before they occur.

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STREAMLINE YOUR PARALLEL DESIGN PROCESS Communicate, collaborate, and work concurrently across teams, disciplines, customers, and vendors with mechatronic design, concurrent design, and streamlined electrical/mechanical design.

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FAST-TRACK YOUR DESIGNS THROUGH MANUFACTURING Create more detailed outputs for manufacturing and shorten product development to manufacture while you save time and reduce errors.

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SOLIDWORKS 2016 includes over 100 new features and enhancements covering the entire range of SOLIDWORKS solutions for 3D design, simulation, technical communication, product data management, and sustainable design to maximize your productivity. Read more about SOLIDWORKS Applications for SOLIDWORKS 2016.


SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD solutions enable you and your team to quickly transform new ideas into great products. Its intuitive interface and powerful design capabilities drive smarter, faster product development that powers your company’s success. Easy-to-use yet powerful toolsets, clear communication of design information, virtual prototyping, and quick generation of manufacturing-ready drawings and data give you the distinct advantage in a competitive market. Discover all the advantages of SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD.

What is the cost of SOLIDWORKS 2016?
SOLIDWORKS 2016 Price starting at $3,995

Check out the New Features in the previous releases at SOLIDWORKS New Features

SOLIDWORKS 2018: Assembly Performance

SOLIDWORKS 2018: Assembly Performance One of the most talked about topics with SOLIDWORKS is Assembly Performance. We constantly look for better and faster ways to design assemblies so that they open and perform as quickly as possible. Over the years of working with SOLIDWORKS, I have accumulated several ‘best practices’ and I would like to share some of those with you in this article. When you install a new release of SOLIDWORKS, your first instinct is to open those older […]

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SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional 2018 – Area Lights

Lighting a product within a virtual environment can be tricky at times. SOLIDWORKS Visualize Professional 2018 adds new features to help you position lights exactly where you need them, and import light sources from previous projects created in SOLIDWORKS. Now it’s easier than ever to light your scenes and get the perfect studio quality photograph you are looking for. The physics behind the scenes of SOLIDWORKS Visualize are quite complex, using a physically based technology from NVIDIA IRAY that simulates […]

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