SOLIDWORKS 2017

SOLIDWORKS 2017


DISCOVER THE POWER YOU NEED TO DRIVE INNOVATION


Discover the Power You Need to Drive Innovation

Explore the new power and performance in SOLIDWORKS 2017 and quickly turn your ideas into finished products

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What's New?

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SOLIDWORKS 3D INTERCONNECT

  • Open proprietary 3D CAD data directly into SOLIDWORKS including Creo®, CATIA® V5, SolidEdge®, NX™, and Inventor® and retain associativity to the original file

Benefits

Work seamlessly with anyone, and incorporate design changes dramatically faster.


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IMPROVED LARGE ASSEMBLY PERFORMANCE

  • New Asset Publisher, Ground Mates and Magnetic Mates speed equipment layouts
  • Replace a sub-assembly with a multi-body part and maintain downstream references; Replace missing references all at once

Benefits

Speed design of large assemblies and layouts of machinery equipment.


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MORE POWERFUL MODELING TOOLS

  • New Advanced Hole Wizard creates/reuses customized holes
  • Wrap Feature now for any surface; Offset 3D Curve on surface with multiple faces
  • Sheet Metal support for three-bend corners

Benefits

Faster, easier modeling with fewer picks and clicks.


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RENDERINGS AND ANIMATIONS GET A BOOST FROM VISUALIZE

  • New “Visualize Boost”: Network rendering made simple for blazing fast render speeds
  • Import animations and motion studies
  • Map SOLIDWORKS camera navigation and hot keys
  • Support for HTC® Vive™, Oculus, Google® Cardboard, Samsung®

Benefits

Dramatic improvement in rendering speed and improved workflow between modeling, rendering, and viewing.