Computer-Aided Design & Manufacturing
Top SOLIDWORKS Alternatives and Competitors

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8.7

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+94

Emotional Footprint

53

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Best Alternatives and Competitors to SOLIDWORKS

Compare how SOLIDWORKS stacks up to the competition in the areas that matter most to real users to short list options that will best fit your business needs.

AVEVA Group plc

AVEVA Engineering

9.1

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+99

Emotional Footprint

22

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, AVEVA Engineering is:

Easier to Customize

More Transparent

Better at Integrating

Better at Support

More Inspiring

Better at Training

Trimble Navigation Limited

Trimble SketchUp Pro

8.8

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+93

Emotional Footprint

44

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, Trimble SketchUp Pro is:

More Inspiring

Better at Support

Easier to Customize

Easier to Implement

More Efficient

Less Respectful

Corel Corporation

CorelDRAW

8.7

Composite Score

+94

Emotional Footprint

64

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, CorelDRAW is:

More Transparent

Easier to Customize

More Inspiring

Easier to Implement

More Reliable

Less Innovative

BENTLEY SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED

Bentley MicroStation

8.7

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+90

Emotional Footprint

19

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, Bentley MicroStation is:

Better at Support

More Reliable

Easier to Use

Easier to Customize

Less Innovative

Less Efficient

Robert McNeel & Associates

Rhino 6

8.7

Composite Score

+93

Emotional Footprint

22

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, Rhino 6 is:

More Transparent

More Reliable

Better at Integrating

Easier to Customize

Better at Training

Less Innovative

Hexagon PPM

CADWorx

8.5

Composite Score

+89

Emotional Footprint

14

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, CADWorx is:

More Reliable

More Inspiring

More Transparent

Less Caring

Worse at Training

Harder to Customize

CADISON

CADISON

8.5

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+82

Emotional Footprint

11

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, CADISON is:

Better at Integrating

Easier to Customize

Better at Support

Less Reliable

Less Innovative

Less Respectful

Dassault Systemes

Dassault Systemes Catia

8.5

Composite Score

+90

Emotional Footprint

23

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, Dassault Systemes Catia is:

More Caring

Less Innovative

Harder to Use

Less Inspiring

Less Respectful

Worse at Integrating

Autodesk Inc

AutoCAD

8.4

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+90

Emotional Footprint

152

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD is:

Easier to Implement

Better at Training

Less Innovative

Less Respectful

Harder to Use

Less Caring

PTC

Creo

8.2

Composite Score

+90

Emotional Footprint

30

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, Creo is:

More Transparent

Harder to Use

Harder to Customize

Worse at Integrating

Harder to Implement

Worse at Support

ANSYS SpaceClaim

Ansys SpaceClaim Engineer

8.1

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+86

Emotional Footprint

21

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, Ansys SpaceClaim Engineer is:

Less Innovative

Less Efficient

Harder to Use

Less Reliable

Less Respectful

Less Inspiring

Oracle

Oracle AutoVue Enterprise Visualization

7.2

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+73

Emotional Footprint

25

Reviews

Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, Oracle AutoVue Enterprise Visualization is:

Less Efficient

Less Innovative

Less Caring

Less Inspiring

Less Respectful

Worse at Training

IMSI/Design, LLC.

TurboCAD

7.0

Composite Score

+52

Emotional Footprint

32

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Reviews Say

Compared to SOLIDWORKS, TurboCAD is:

Less Efficient

Less Innovative

Less Transparent

Less Caring

Less Inspiring

Less Respectful