3D Designer student


3D DesignerBrowser-based design, engineering and sculpting on the cloud, complete with AI- powered Design Guidance.
Built with the students of tomorrow in mind, 3D DESIGNER Student is a portfolio of tightly integrated cloud-based design apps, featuring our next-generation CAD technology


  • Easily and quickly create 3D models with xDesign and organic shapes with xShape, all in your browser
  • Create detailed drawings, sheet metal designs, molds, 3D frame structures and more with apps featuring a dedicated set of tools, tailored to these tasks
  • Bring your existing SOLIDWORKS files to your 3DEXPERIENCE platform with the included SOLIDWORKS Connector for extended benefits like collaboration, Design Guidance, and sub-D modeling
  • Plan projects like the pros with a dedicated milestone, task planning and execution tracker
  • Choose your device to design – all apps included work on mobile, Macs and Chromebooks!

Discover the Apps included

xDesign (3D Creator)

xDesignInnovate, collaborate, and create great designs anywhere and anytime. xDesign combines ease of use with innovative AI-powered Design Guidance and cloud collaboration from inside a web browser.

xShape (3D Sculptor)

xShapeCreate highly stylized and organic shapes with far less effort than traditional parametric surfacing tools, using cloud-based subdivision (Sub-D) modelling solution on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and work seamlessly with SOLIDWORKS CAD.

xSheetMetal (3D SheetMetal Creator)

xSheetMetalxSheetMetal is an intuitive, browser-based solution that provides a focused user experience tailored to the needs of sheet metal designers and engineers who need to design sheet metal components and enclosures.

xMold (3D Mold Creator)

xMoldSpeed mold tooling design and reduce costs while maintaining high molded part quality by using specialized mold design tools all available in a web browser.

xFrame (3D Structure Creator)

xFramexFrame provides users with associative feature-based frame design tools for every stage in the design process—from conceptual design to generating manufacturing information, it includes a parametric structure modeling application that runs completely in a web browser.

xDrawing (Manufacturing Definition Creator)

xDrawing xDrawing allows users to define products in a more integrated, flexible, and intelligent way that combines the benefits of model based definition with the ease and familiarity of 2D drawings. The combination of 2D and 3D definition delivers next generation flexibility, empowering the designer to choose the best output for the job.

Project Planning

Project PlanningOrganize your design work with team-based planning, monitoring and collaborative tasks with the Project Planning App combined with Collaborative Tasks.

SOLIDWORKS Desktop Connector

Solidworks Connected Bring your work done with SOLIDWORKS Desktop on the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform and enjoy the collaborative and cloud possibilities!



In addition to the roles available, 3D Designer Student takes advantage of the platform capabilities, you will find the following common roles:

  • Collaborative Business Innovator – record your ideas in real time with the building blocks of our easy-to-use Platform. It connects you with your data, dashboards, communities, learning content and so much more, all-in-one single streamlined cloud platform. With integrated cloud storage and sharing capabilities, you’ll always have your content right at your fingertips.
  • Collaborative Industry Innovator –  learn to innovate, organize, collaborate and manage in real-time like the pros with industry tools. It comes pre-loaded with best-in-class Product Data Management (PDM) apps, teaching valuable data management skills and preparing them for their future workplace.

Through these roles, you will be able to fully manage your projects directly from the web. Here is a preview of the available Apps inside:

Dashboard 3D Dashboard: create, personalize and share multiple dashboards with extensible widgets/apps catalog Compass 3D Compass: an intuitive, compass-like interface providing easy-to-use navigation to all apps (based on your available roles)
Drive 3D Drive: store, sync, share and preview any file on the cloud. It also allows light design review 3D Play 3D Play: visualize your designs and review them in real-time
Swym 3D Swym: connect instantly in context, share designs and collaborate via Communities 3D Space 3D Space: manage and share data, documents, related information

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System requirements

Any device3D DESIGNER STUDENT is full browser-based solution, you can use it from any device, any time, anywhere!

Even Macs, tablets and smartphones! All you need is an internet connection.