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SolidWorks Premium Review

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  1. What is SolidWorks Premium
  2. Product Quality Score
  3. Main Features
  4. List of Benefits
  5. Technical Specifications
  6. Available Integrations
  7. Customer Support
  8. Pricing Plans
  9. Other Popular Software Reviews

What is SolidWorks Premium?

Engineering processes can always be more efficient and SolidWorks Premium might just be able to help with that. This computer-aided design software has tools for product layout, strength and dynamics analysis, conceptual design, and more. All of it works to give users the ability to create, manage, publish, and simulate 3D models. With SolidWorks Premium, users can test how products perform against circumstances in real life, thanks to the software’s robust simulation capabilities. Businesses can be assured of a product’s manufacturability, as the software’s analytical properties help identify and solve complex assembly issues as early as possible in the development process. Printed circuit board data can also be incorporated into 3D models with the help of the software’s external tools. Document layouts for piping, tubing, and electrical wiring can also be created. SolidWorks Premium offers other solutions as well, such as linear static analysis for parts and assemblies, routing of electrical cabling and wiring harnesses, time-based motion analysis, routing of pipes and tubes, advanced surface flattening, and more.

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SolidWorks Premium features

Main features of SolidWorks Premium are:

  • 3D Solid Modeling
  • CAD Import/Export
  • Conceptual Design
  • Direct Model Editing
  • Large Assembly Design
  • Sheet Metal Design
  • CAD Productivity Tools
  • Automatic Drawing View
  • CAD Dimensioning
  • Electrical Cable Harness Design
  • Conduit Design
  • Piping and Tubing Design
  • Weldments
  • Plastic and Cast Part Design
  • Mold Design
  • Advanced Surface Design
  • Bill of Materials (BOM)
  • CAD Standards Checking
  • Drawing Comparison
  • Revision Control
  • CAD Search
  • Advanced Surface Flattening
  • Routing of Rectangular Sections

SolidWorks Premium Benefits


The main benefits of Snowflake are its user-friendliness, its ability to provide lifelike visualization, and its specialized tools.

Product development workflows are made more efficient by SolidWorks Premium’s powerful and user-friendly 3D CAD design capabilities. Company resources and time are saved as users are able to bring their products to the market at a much quicker rate. The reliability and quality of various industries’ product applications are also improved by the software.

Cost reduction when it comes to product development is also made possible by the software’s 3D solid modeling feature. Pre-manufacturing virtual testing and lifelike visualization are provided by this feature.

User-friendly tools for design creation and management make the management of complex assemblies simpler. This means that SolidWorks Premium can handle large assembly designs that can involve hundreds of thousands of parts.

A number of flexible and specialized SolidWorks Premium tools also let users come up with multiple sheet metal part designs. With tools that are specialized for sheet metal designing, users can come up with designs in a quicker and more efficient manner.

Users can create material bills and cut lists, as well as designs with extrusions, thanks to Weldments. With it, the manufacturing and design of welded bases, structures, and frames are streamlined.

Customers can also be assured that their durability and aesthetic requirements are met, thanks to the software’s ability to develop high-quality cast part and plastic designs.

Mold designs are also simplified by the software’s mold design capabilities, which also come fully integrated. Changes all the way up to final manufacturing are tracked and recorded as the software automatically updates all file parts.

The software also takes into account complete BOMs and path planning. Conduit systems, cable systems, harness systems, and wire systems can also be added, thanks to the conduit design and electrical cable harness features.

Product development is quicker and less costly because of features like tubing and piping design. These tools help with the 3D design of pneumatic, piping, hydraulic, and other systems, so no issues are encountered before the start of production.

Technical Specifications

Devices Supported

  • Web-based
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Desktop

Customer types

  • Small business
  • Medium business
  • Enterprise

Support Types

  • Phone
  • Online

SolidWorks Premium Integrations

The following SolidWorks Premium integrations are currently offered by the vendor:

  • 3DQuickForm
  • 3DQuickMold
  • 3DQuickPress
  • 3DQuickStrip
  • AeroHydro
  • Agni Link
  • BatchProcess
  • BuiltWorks
  • Camnetics
  • VisualXPORT for SolidWorks
  • Vuuch
  • WoodTools
  • CompareWorks
  • Conversion Engine
  • Power Surfacing
  • SolidProfessor
  • SolidWorks/GibbsCAM
  • SolidWorks Education Edition
  • DesignDataManager
  • DriveWorks
  • DezignWorks
  • Dynamic Designer
  • eDesignSync
  • elecworks for SolidWorks
  • FloEFD
  • Centare Group
  • CAMWorks
  • CFD-CADalyzer
  • CheckMate Programming
  • Logopress
  • Maxwell Render
  • Power SubD-NURBS modo
  • SimMechanics
  • SoftOrient
  • SolidWorksModel
  • PowerTools
  • GeometryWorks3D
  • Glovius
  • GrafiCalc
  • hyperMILL
  • Inoxtools
  • InspectionXpert
  • JetBox
  • MITCalc
  • MSC.visualNastran Desktop 2001
  • OptisWorks
  • PARTshare
  • Plot Service for PTC Windchill
  • QuadriSpace
  • Radeon ProRender
  • RuleStream
  • Sheet Metal Guy
  • ShipWorks
  • SoftFit Solver
  • COSMOSFloWorks
  • COSMOSMotion
  • COSMOSWorks
  • SPI –
  • SplitWorks
  • SurfaceWorks
  • TreeWorks
  • XNurbs
  • Xometry
  • Master SolidWorks Surfacing And Complex Shape Modeling


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Pricing Plans

SolidWorks Premium pricing is available in the following plans:

Free trial
Quote-based Plan
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