SOLIDWORKS 2017 Beta Is Now Live!

By Courtney Bala on


Work with the SOLIDWORKS R&D team to help deliver the quality, performance and user experience that you expect. We’re excited to announce SOLIDWORKS 2017 Beta testing is now live and ready for your feedback! 

All active SOLIDWORKS Subscription clients are eligible to participate.

Why join the beta test?

SOLIDWORKS 2017 contains hundreds of new user-driven enhancements providing the power you need to drive innovation. As a Beta tester, you’ll get a sneak peek at the latest features before anyone else.

Key focus areas for SOLIDWORKS 2017 include:


  • Innovate: New capabilities to address emerging technologies
  • Design: More core power and performance
  • Validate: Innovation ecosystem for creating breakthrough designs
  • Collaborate: Unlock any 3D model to work with SOLIDWORKS
  • Build & Manage: Data integration from concept to manufacturing

Give Feedback Straight To SOLIDWORKS

Ready to tell SOLIDWORKS developers what you hope to see in the new release? Then, test SOLIDWORKS 2017 for yourself! 

Log on to the SOLIDWORKS beta website to access the Beta software, forum, contest leaderboards and more. If you have any questions, please refer to the Beta FAQs

We look forward to hearing from you as you test SOLIDWORKS 2017 Beta and compete for prizes!