SOLIDWORKS for Academics

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The Future of Design is Collaboration

The future of your business is collaborative…and so are the new SOLIDWORKS Offers for the Academic audience: an intuitive and robust set of 3D design capabilities combined with data management, conceptual design with subdivision modeling. Now you can connect the right people with real-time information and the right tools—on one unified platform—to make better decisions faster.

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Project Collaborator

Connect existing legacy SOLIDWORKS Desktop data to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, enhancing your students’ design and engineering abilities.
Increase collaboration anytime, on any device using communities and newsfeeds, synced with your 3D and project data team members & milestones, all connected together via the platform.

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Design, refine, organize, manage and collaborate on content in real-time – all in the cloud.
Based on SOLIDWORKS and powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud, 3D DESIGNER is the right full-cloud solution, ready to use from any browser and device!

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Discover the Education version of 3DEXPERIENCE Works and experience collaborative engineering practices of the industry. 3DEXPERIENCE Engineer provides you with a broad set of design, engineering, simulation, collaboration, management and marketing tools to cover the entire design-to-manufacture ecosystem.

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SOLIDWORKS Education Edition

SOLIDWORKS Education Edition is an inclusive resource for teaching 3D mechanical CAD, design validation, and data management. SOLIDWORKS educational products are utilized at over 80% of the world’s top engineering schools, giving students and teachers the functionality and ease-of-use to become productive almost immediately.

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