What is SOLIDWORKS Desktop?

SOLIDWORKS Desktop is a native client application that provides global industry standard 2D and 3D CAD modeling, design, manufacturing and simulation tools.

This scalable suite of product development software is best for organizations handling their data, software and hardware on-premise.

SOLIDWORKS Desktop Portfolio


Available on Standard, Professional and Premium Offers

Global industry standard 3D CAD for creating, reviewing and evaluating 3D models


Available on Standard, Professional and Premium Offers

Integrate design and manufacturing to prepare designs manufacturability early on


Only available on Professional and Premium Offers

Access an extensive library of standardized product parts through a full integration with SOLIDWORKS


Only available on Professional and Premium Offers

Accurately calculate cost estimations from manufacturing processes based on your 3D models


Only available on Professional and Premium Offers

Simplify the electric design process by connecting electrical schematics with 3D mechanical models


Only available on Professional and Premium Offers

Create photo-realistic renderings of 3D models incorporating lighting, scenes, decals and more

Piping & Tubing

Only available on Premium Offer

Simplify design and documentation of piping and tubing for a wide range of systems and applications


Only available on Premium Offer

Reduce prototyping costs and optimize your product lifecycle by accurately simulating real-world applications

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Design Engineering

  • Create, share and collaborate anytime, anywhere.
  • Realize the full potential of your product early in the development stages with all design data stored securely on cloud.
  • Accelerate the engineering process by 30% to 50%. Search faster, design faster, design together.

Need some engineering design support?

TECHNIA Engineering Centre of Excellence (ECoE) provides top tier Design Engineering Software, Training and Consultancy.
Our dedicated team of experts, spanning across 13 countries, advise and support your innovation with a wealth of specialist knowledge and experience.

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Project Management

  • Plan, develop and release your product with total confidence.
  • Provide a secure, real-time environment for all users to find, share, review & report information.
  • Take a strategic approach to supplier and customer relations that enhance your product lifecycle.

Need some guidance on PLM Project Management?

We promise to provide our customers with measurable and sustainable business improvements, to accelerate performance and transform their vision into value. We help customers resolve tough business challenges and realize business opportunities, because our experience matters.

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  • Provide early guidance during the most critical stages of innovation.
  • Create, Assemble, Mesh, Model, Complete and Learn about simulation models and their results.
  • Improve product design & quality, and foster collaboration with specialists.

Need expert support with your simulation?

TECHNIA Simulation provides top tier FEA, Non-linear, and Advanced Simulation Software, Training and Consultancy. Our dedicated team, of more than 30 Simulation experts across 13 countries, advise and support your innovation with a wealth of specialist knowledge and experience.

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  • Drive manufacturing innovation and efficiency by planning, simulating, and modelling global production processes.
  • Improve visibility into, control over and synchronization across manufacturing operations and supply chain processes on a global scale.
  • Reality-based planning, scheduling and optimization for complex business processes across all planning horizons.

Looking for manufacturing services expertise?

Delivering a quality product first time, every time used to be the goal of a production process, now it’s a new build requirement. With high expectations, the ability to design, visualize and simulate every stage in the lifecycle of a production process is changing the way we plan and make products.

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What's New in SOLIDWORKS Desktop 2022?

First Look at What's New in SOLIDWORKS 2022

SOLIDWORKS 2022 features many enhancements to help you work smarter, work faster, and work together.

To streamline and accelerate your product development process from concept through manufactured products, SOLIDWORKS 2022 contains new, user-driven enhancements focused on:

  • Creating better products in less steps with new workflows and feature enhancements in assembly and part design, drawing detailing, simulation, and product data management.
  • Getting more done in less time with significant quality and performance improvements when working with large assemblies, importing STEP, IFC, and DXF/DWG files, detailing your drawings, and managing your product data.
  • Improving innovation and decision-making by connecting to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and leveraging its collaborative capabilities.

Why Work Together with TECHNIA?


Strategic Implementation

We work together closely with our customers to provide a global, consolidated solution that perfectly matches your business and organizational requirements.

  • Identify business drivers and key objectives
  • Collect requirements and establish project plan
  • System installation
  • Data migration and integration
  • System testing and user acceptance
  • Documented Go Live with performance tuning
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In-line Training

All of our training is provided by certified discipline experts and strategically delivered to your users to ensure optimal results.

We even partnered with SolidProfessor to provide you with 275 online training courses for all skill levels and specializations.

  • Knowledge and information transfer
  • Competence and methodology development
  • Expert knowledge development and certification
  • Light My Way – the Digital Adoption Solution for 3DEXPERIENCE
  • SolidProfessor online learning



TECHNIA Customer Care team are highly qualified consultants with a broad array of support systems and tools on hand.

We provide 24-hour multilingual support during the working week. So wherever you are, whatever you need, we’re here to help.

  • Self Support – TCC platform
  • Assisted Support
    • Remote diagnostics via secure connection
    • OS and hardware support
    • Dedicated weekend coverage on request
  • Product Updates
  • TECHNIA JIRA Service Desk
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Skills Analyzer for Teams

Put your design skills to the test and get customized recommendations
Frequently Asked Questions

How much does SOLIDWORKS cost?

If you’re just looking for a rough guide for SOLIDWORKS licensing in your organization, you should probably look to budget between 8K EUR and 11.5K EUR per user.

How do I learn more about using SOLIDWORKS?

Our partners SolidProfessor can you help you build your CAD & CAM skills with a broad range of online resources and training.

Are there SOLIDWORKS offers for Startups?

The 3DEXPERIENCE Works for Startups program offers software, training and co-marketing resources at no cost to qualifying early-stage hardware startups.

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