Bridge the gap between SOLIDWORKS desktop design data and secure cloud data storage with cloud-connected solutions

3DEXPERIENCE Works Design Choice

A portfolio of powerful and collaborative 2D and 3D CAD solutions connected to the cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE® platform. Users can choose to design with SOLIDWORKS either connected to the cloud or with web tools on the cloud.


SOLIDWORKS Cloud-connected CAD

Bridge the gap between desktop design data and secure cloud data storage with cloud-connected solutions. You can use SOLIDWORKS desktop, and connect with your team and stakeholders from anywhere with the power of 3DEXPERIENCE® Works.



3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS Offers connect the industry-leading SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD solution to the cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE platform

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The future of design is collaborative: teams can design from anywhere and connect remotely with the powerful browser-based design tools found within 3DEXPERIENCE® Works. Design anything, anywhere, at any time, and securely share your data.



Powerful next-generation design solutions running on the cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE® Platform


3DEXPERIENCE Works Design Capabilities

Flexible design workflows and real-time collaboration

  • Access SOLIDWORKS Data from the Cloud

    With Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS, you can securely save and access SOLIDWORKS CAD data to/from the cloud based 3DEXPERIENCE platform, enabling you to:

    • Review tasks and open design data on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform without leaving SOLIDWORKS
    • Enable stakeholders to use your design data in the cloud, while you continue to work in SOLIDWORKS desktop
    • Share SOLIDWORKS designs with your ecosystem using web-based technologies, on any device at any time
  • Accelerate Product Development

    Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS enables real-time, safe concurrent designs across distributed teams, allowing you to:

    • Manage product designs and documents directly from SOLIDWORKS desktop while making your CAD data accessible on the 3DEXPERIENCE cloud-based platform.
    • Enable stakeholders to use your design data along with all available business data in the cloud while you continue to work in SOLIDWORKS desktop.
    • Search, explore, and select relevant design contexts from a web browser, and perform lifecycle operations including revise, release and lock/unlock.
    • Enable downstream usage of the vast 3DEXPERIENCE portfolio of applications.
  • Next generation Design Tools and Features

    3DEXPERIENCE Works Design applications include a range of innovative, next generation capabilities designed to save you time. Key features include:

    • Design Assistant cuts repetitive tasks with artificial intelligence
    • The patented “super features” allow change of design intent anytime
    • Single modeling environment eliminates planning assembly structures
    • Design Guidance inspires new designs based on real-world loads
  • Connect to SOLIDWORKS Desktop

    Connect your traditional desktop experience with SOLIDWORKS to the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.

    • Integrated directly into SOLIDWORKS, the 3DEXPERIENCE Desktop Add-in allows you to access all of your information from the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform right from within SOLIDWORKS.
    • This workflow allows you to combine the power of SOLIDWORKS to quickly create and edit your engineering designs, with the collaborative features of the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform.
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3DEXPERIENCE Works Design Software and Roles

Discover the 3DEXPERIENCE Works Design Software and Roles available from TriMech

3DEXPERIENCE Works Design Features

Advanced 2D and 3D capabilites


Connect to the Cloud

3DEXPERIENCE® SOLIDWORKS® connects the industry-leading SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD Desktop solution to the 3DEXPERIENCE Works platform, a cloud-based product development environment.

  • 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS combines intuitive, robust SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform
  • Connect your desktop 3D CAD to the cloud with Collaborative Designer for SOLIDWORKS
  • Design with SOLIDWORKS then securely save your data to the cloud and access it from any web browser
  • Collaborate in real time with every part of your business, including customers, partners, and more

Design in the Cloud

Choose the SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer and you can design anything, anywhere, at any time, and securely share your data with the people who matter.

  • Pick and choose the design tools you need for your design and engineering toolbox.
  • Create and share mechanical, organic, or complex designs quickly and easily on the cloud
  • Get real-time feedback and design reviews for your products within a growing suite of design tools
  • Access the design data and features you need at any time, with only internet
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Connected Data Management

SOLIDWORKS Data Management solutions enable organizations to efficiently and securely manage product data and associated files to maximize productivity and free engineers’ time so they can focus on product innovation.

  • Automate tedious manual tasks to boost productivity
  • Eliminate revision control headaches and execute ECOs more efficiently
  • Facilitate collaboration by connecting teams
  • Foster greater levels of innovation by more efficiently eliciting feedback

3DEXPERIENCE Works provides a Safe, Social, Connected, Informed and Structured environment for team leaders, project managers and other professionals who want to manage data on the cloud and collaborate without constraints.

Safe: Customer controlled access. Transparent cloud backup. Encrypted communication protocols. Data always safe-no overwrite, no loss of data.

Social: Integrated structured and unstructured collaboration tools enabling social innovation. Collaborate on product design or engage with your stakeholders early in product development.

Connected: Every user always connected to a single, common database. Access data anywhere, anytime, on any device. Review and markup models.

Informed: Choose from the widget library, Create and share Dashboards. Get the latest information about your product development. Always have access to your latest data.

Structured: Zero overhead data management - store and manage data across collaborative spaces, share information in communities. Find indexed data faster by using tags, custom search, etc.