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Buy New 3DEXPERIENCE Works Solutions Online Now Buy New 3DEXPERIENCE Works Solutions Online Now
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
During 3DEXPERIENCE World 2020 3D Creator and 3D Sculptor are available on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform for an introductory offer, for a limited time.
DraftSight Free Versions to End Soon- Time to Upgrade DraftSight Free Versions to End Soon- Time to Upgrade
Announcement by Dassault Systemes
On December 31,2019 free versions of DraftSight will end. Upgrade for as little as $99 a year for DraftSight Standard. Here are your options.
SPECapc Releases New SOLIDWORKS Benchmark SPECapc Releases New SOLIDWORKS Benchmark
Press Release Issued by SPECapc
The SPECapc for Solidworks 2019 benchmark includes 10 updated and new tests exercising a full range of graphics and CPU functionality.
Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2020 Dassault Systemes Introduces SOLIDWORKS 2020
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
SOLIDWORKS 2020 lets users extend designs to the cloud with 3DEXPERIENCE.WORKS, and includes improvements to SOLIDWORKS PDM and more.
New Beta for VR Mode in eDrawings New Beta for VR Mode in eDrawings
Announcement by SOLIDWORKS
eDrawings has a new Open in VR command from the File menu for instant viewing of SOLIDWORKS files in Virtual Reality.
Industry News
KISTERS Delivers VisShare for Collaboration KISTERS Delivers VisShare for Collaboration
Press Release Issued by KISTERS
VisShare provides high performance viewing, advanced analysis and integration capabilities and ships with importers for 2D and 3D file formats.
Aras and Minerva to Launch Minerva PLM Come Spring Aras and Minerva to Launch Minerva PLM Come Spring
Press Release Issued by Aras and Minerva Group
Aras and Minerva have partnered on Minerva PLM, a PLM software solution based on the Aras Innovator platform for small to medium sized manufacturers.
DSC and PROSTEP Collaborate on Data Exchange DSC and PROSTEP Collaborate on Data Exchange
Press Release by PROSTEP
The partnership provides integration between DSC Software's SAP Engineering Control Center and PROSTEP's OpenDXM.
The PLM Green Global Alliance is Launched The PLM Green Global Alliance is Launched
Press Release Issued by PLM Green Global Alliance
Started by Richard McFall from PLM Alliances, Jos Voskuil from TacIT, Oleg Shilovitsky from Beyond PLM, and Bjorn Fidjeland from plmPartner.
Pay-as-you-Simulate with OnScale's SaaS Model Pay-as-you-Simulate with OnScale's SaaS Model
Press Release Issued by OnScale
OnScale announced the availability of its Pay-as-you-Simulate SaaS model, making enterprise simulation capabilities available to every engineer, on-demand.
SolidWorks Partners
Origin Releases Latest Version of CheckMate Origin Releases Latest Version of CheckMate
Press Release Issued by Origin International
The SOLIDWORKS add-in features a new Measure All feature that analyzes the SOLIDWORKS CAD and converts all hole, cylinder and surface plane features.
myCADtools Achieves SOLIDWORKS Certified Product Status myCADtools Achieves SOLIDWORKS Certified Product Status
Press Release Issued by Visiativ
Visiativ's myCADtools now supports the latest SOLIDWORKS releases and has full integration into SOLIDWORKS. They offer more than 50 CAD tools.
ASCENT Offers SOLIDWORKS Titles ASCENT Offers SOLIDWORKS Titles
Press Release Issued by ASCENT
ASCENT has expanded its courseware catalogue to include content for SOLIDWORKS and CAMWorks software.
Seebo Launches IoT Add-in for SOLIDWORKS
Press Release Issued by Seebo
Seebo's add-in lets users turn 3D designs into a visual model of the entire IoT system, and get auto-generated specs, simulations, and analytics.
Stratasys Teams with Dassault and Prosthetics Company Stratasys Teams with Dassault and Prosthetics Company
Press Release Issued by Stratasys
Stratasys has partnered with Dassault Systemes and Easton LaChappelle on a 3D printing prosthetics initiative called Unlimited Tomorrow.
User News
STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time STAMOD Takes World Record for Engineering Design Time
Press Release Issued by STAMOD Engineering
The engineering consultancy firm specializes in rapid tooling, simulation, legacy data, and new product design (NPD), using a variety of CAD tools.
Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration Minerva Partners with Saab for Aras Integration
Press Release by Aras
Aras will be used to strengthen the PLM capabilities of the Gripen aircraft, a smart fighter system.
BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform BAE Systems Sweden Standardizes on Aras PLM Platform
Press Release Issued by Aras
BAE Systems Sweden, a manufacturer of weapons systems and military vehicles, has selected Aras Innovator as the new common PLM platform.
Frost and Sullivan Present Awards for Top 10 Manufacturers Frost and Sullivan Present Awards for Top 10 Manufacturers
Press Release Issued by Frost and Sullivan
Four manufacturing leaders were recognized at the 10th annual Manufacturing Leadership Awards, presented by the Manufacturing Leadership Community.
Ten80 and Dassault Host STEM League Competition Ten80 and Dassault Host STEM League Competition
Press Release Issued by Dassault Systemes
More than 30 teams will compete at the National STEM League Finals in Charlotte, NC in May, 2014.
Q & A
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How do I determine the version format of a DWG file to ensure that SOLIDWORKS PDM is able to manage it?
How do I determine the version format of a DWG file to ensure that SOLIDWORKS PDM is able to manage it? Share your answer here on…
When using the SOLIDWORKS Electrical PDM Connector to check in a project to the vault, why do I see the following error? 'Cannot save file, access denied'
When using the SOLIDWORKS Electrical PDM Connector to check in a project to the vault, why do I see the following error? 'Cannot save file,…
How do I resolve the following error? Could not obtain a license for SOLIDWORKS CAM.
How do I resolve the following error? "Could not obtain a license for SOLIDWORKS CAM. Error Invalid block name (-5,147,0)" Share your answer here on SOLIDWORKS…
Decals
When I apply a decal on a face of a subject, in some cases the decal also appears mirrored on the opposite side of the…
5 Things to Check When Your Simulation Results are Wrong in SOLIDWORKS Simulation
This article by CAPINC points out five things to check when your simulation results are wrong. Check it out here: http://www.solidworkscommunity.com/feature_full.php?cpfeatureid=116196…
Installation Manager Cannot Find Required Source Files
A common hurdle to a pair or update of the SOLIDWORKS application is a failure of the Installation manager to locate the source files that…
Why Does My Machine Crash So Often?
Crashes may happen for a multitude of reasons. The main reasons we find are due to unsupported hardware or drivers. Read this article from GoEngineer…
Difficult to select/delete dimensions in SWKS16
It is difficult to just select by clicking it - especially angular dimensions. When I select a dimension it opens the small number input dialogue...I…