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Add-ons available from SolidWorks

SolidWorks Utilities  with SP5 of 2001
SolidWorks Utilities is a suite of time-saving productivity enhancements, fully integrated with SolidWorks, the premium brand in affordable 3D CAD software. Only SolidWorks Utilities gives you the added capabilities you need to work efficiently in any collaborative environment that requires multiple design changes and revisions.

Find difference between two versions of the same part quickly and easily. Identify and highlight problematic imported geometry in a part and avoid errors downstream. Find, modify, and suppress features within a model. So easy to learn and use, you'll be up and running in minutes.
Download Utilities Data Sheet (152KB)

SolidWorks Toolbox

SolidWorks Toolbox is a time-saving library of standard parts, fully integrated with SolidWorks, the premium brand in affordable 3D CAD software. Only Toolbox allows you to take advantage of SolidWorks Smart Part Technology, a unique capability that automates assembly tasks.

Here's a simple, affordable way to be more productive every day. It's SolidWorks Toolbox. No more thumbing through parts catalogs to check values and specifications. No more fiddling to make pieces fit into your model. No more stacking one-washer-one-bolt-one-nut at a time. Presenting Toolbox. Now you have instant access to an entire encyclopedia of standard components.
Download Toolbox Data Sheet (165KB)

SolidWorks PhotoWorks
Present design concepts more effectively, reduce prototyping costs, and bring products to market more quickly. PhotoWorks provides you with easy-to-use, best-in-class rendering capabilities. Integrated seamlessly with SolidWorks, the standard in 3D product design software for Windows, PhotoWorks lets you easily create photo realistic images that add visual impact to presentations and proposals.

Anyone familiar with Microsoft Windows programs will feel immediately comfortable creating fully rendered images of SolidWorks parts and assemblies with PhotoWorks.
Download PhotoWorks Data sheet (156KB)

SolidWorks Animator
Demonstrate easily how a future product will look and perform. Speed up the review of product designs and reduce time-to-market. Create animations that you can email quickly or post to the web. SolidWorks Animator is the first and only animation software that is fully integrated with SolidWorks 2001, the standard in 3D product design software for Windows. SolidWorks Animator enables you to create compelling AVI files from SolidWorks parts and assemblies, allowing you to communicate design concepts and collaborate more effectively with anyone who has a PC. No special expertise is required to use SolidWorks Animator, and itís affordable enough for every designer and engineer.
Download Animator Data Sheet (180K PDF)


Ease sharing of 3D models between organizations that use different CAD systems. Leverage the value of legacy data. Make a complete transition to a SolidWorks solution more quickly. These are some of the benefits provided by FeatureWorks, the first parametric feature recognition software for CAD users.

Fully integrated with SolidWorks 2001, FeatureWorks helps recreate or introduce new design intent when bringing 3D models created in other software applications into SolidWorks 2001. FeatureWorks applies intelligence to static translated files, increasing their usefulness and reducing time spent rebuilding models.

FeatureWorks is best-suited for recognition of quadrangular, conical, and cylindrical machined and sheet metal parts.

FeatureWorks includes new flexible functionality including the ability to run interactive and automatic feature recognition at any time in any order. FeatureWorks has the capability to re-recognize features as different features types and the ability combine multiple features inside the new FeatureWorks feature tree. Also new is the ability to recognize draft features and rib features. This brings the total to 10 different feature types that FeatureWorks supports.
Download FeatureWorks Data Sheet (165KB)

SolidWorks Piping
Save time by automating complex piping design tasks. Improve quality and reduce errors. SolidWorks Piping is a powerful piping design application and fittings library, fully integrated with SolidWorks 2001. SolidWorks Piping streamlines the design of machinery and equipment used for industrial processes that involve the flow of gases or liquids.
SolidWorks Piping lets you perform piping design tasks easily and automatically, speeding up the process of creating, editing, assembling, and routing pipes and piping components. Results include greater design efficiency, better designs, faster time-to-market, and lower costs.
Download SolidWorks Piping Data Sheet (184K PDF)

Subscription Services
Automatic Upgrades - Technical Support - Value Added Resources
As a business manager, access to the latest technology, information, and support protects your investment and ensures continuous productivity improvements.
As an engineer, your annual subscription entitles you to major upgrades, comprehensive hotline support, and 24 x 7 access to the latest enhancements, downloads, technical tips, via the private Solid Support area of the SolidWorks web site.
Subscription Support Data Sheet (186K PDF)