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SOLIDWORKS

8.9 / 10
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SOLIDWORKS
8.9 / 10

What is SOLIDWORKS?

Our powerful, yet easy-to-use solutions help drive innovation while covering all aspects of your product development process, regardless of the size of your business, industry, or preferred platform.

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Awards & Recognition

SOLIDWORKS won the following awards in the Computer-Aided Design & Manufacturing category

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SOLIDWORKS Ratings

Real user data aggregated to summarize the product performance and customer experience.
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89 Likeliness to Recommend

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Since last award

99 Plan to Renew

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Since last award

81 Satisfaction of Cost Relative to Value


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Emotional Footprint Overview

+95 Net Emotional Footprint

The emotional sentiment held by end users of the software based on their experience with the vendor. Responses are captured on an eight-point scale.

How much do users love SOLIDWORKS?

0% Negative
4% Neutral
96% Positive

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Respectful
  • Trustworthy
  • Saves Time

Feature Ratings

Average 85

3D Modeling

92

Technical Drawings

88

Parts and Assembly Mode

87

Simulation

86

Raster Graphics

82

Digital Architecture

82

Plant Design

81

Collaboration

80

Laser Scanning

79

Analytics and Reporting

76

Vendor Capability Ratings

Average 81

Ease of IT Administration

100

Quality of Features

100

Ease of Customization

98

Usability and Intuitiveness

97

Breadth of Features

96

Ease of Data Integration

94

Availability and Quality of Training

93

Product Strategy and Rate of Improvement

93

Ease of Implementation

92

Vendor Support

92

Business Value Created

89

SOLIDWORKS Reviews

Rupesh M.

  • Role: Operations
  • Industry: Other
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Feb 2024

Good product.

Likeliness to Recommend

8 / 10

What differentiates SOLIDWORKS from other similar products?

Better in 3D CAD designing than others

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

Analysis.

What do you dislike most about this product?

It is fine

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

Can go for it as it is better than others.

Pros

  • Helps Innovate
  • Enables Productivity
  • Trustworthy
  • Efficient Service

Obaid U.

  • Role: Industry Specific Role
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Feb 2024

Best for 3dmodelling

Likeliness to Recommend

8 / 10

What differentiates SOLIDWORKS from other similar products?

Interface That's Easy to Use: Because of its well-designed and user-friendly interface, SOLIDWORKS is well-suited for both novice and expert users. Modeling using parameters: With the software's powerful parametric modeling features, users can quickly make design adjustments by changing parameters and dimensions. Combining Simulation and Design: Tools for 3D modeling and simulation are seamlessly integrated with SOLIDWORKS. The same environment may be used for various simulations as well as finite element analysis (FEA).

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

Interface That's Easy to Use: Assembly Capabilities: With tools that enable effective assembly design and management, SOLIDWORKS excels in managing big and complicated assemblies. Tools for designing sheet metal and welding:  Customers value the strong tools for designing sheet metal and welding, which facilitate the creation of intricate welded structures and sheet metal parts. Community assistance: Through forums, tutorials, and other resources, the vibrant and large SOLIDWORKS community offers helpful assistance that promotes cooperation and knowledge-sharing.

What do you dislike most about this product?

The price of a license: Some customers feel that SOLIDWORKS license is quite expensive, particularly for individual or small company users. Learning Curve: Like any complex CAD program, SOLIDWORKS has a learning curve. It might be difficult for certain users to become proficient with all the features and functions, especially novices. System prerequisites: SOLIDWORKS may need a powerful computer system to run smoothly. Users that have less powerful hardware may encounter problems with performance.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

Assess Your Particular Requirements: Make sure you have a clear definition of the features and capabilities your project requires. Determine whether SOLIDWORKS is a good fit for your engineering and design objectives. Benefit from Trial Versions: SOLIDWORKS frequently offers demo versions. Take use of free trials to examine the features and functions of the program and determine how well it satisfies your needs. Invest in Resources and Training: Understand that there is a learning curve in SOLIDWORKS, particularly for new users. To improve your talents, devote time to training materials, tutorials, and maybe official training courses.

Pros

  • Saves Time
  • Performance Enhancing
  • Unique Features
  • Acts with Integrity

Giridhar V.

  • Role: Industry Specific Role
  • Industry: Machinery
  • Involvement: End User of Application
Validated Review
Verified Reviewer

Submitted Jan 2024

Easy to learn and Lot of tutorial available in onl

Likeliness to Recommend

9 / 10

What differentiates SOLIDWORKS from other similar products?

User friendly, Easy customisation and Lots of tutorial available in online.

What is your favorite aspect of this product?

API usage is simple and API help availability

What do you dislike most about this product?

Suddenly crashes when files size is bigger.

What recommendations would you give to someone considering this product?

Highly recommend. Flexible, esay to learn and us.

Pros

  • Continually Improving Product
  • Reliable
  • Performance Enhancing
  • Trustworthy

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