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SOLIDWORKS - Add-Ons & Third-Party Tools

  • 3DQuickForm - SOLIDWORKS add-in for inverse forming simulation, imports different types of CAD data, by 3D QuickTools
  • 3DQuickMold - tool for plastic mold design with functions like product assembly, layout, mold base, ejector manager, by 3D QuickTools
  • 3DQuickPress - SOLIDWORKS add-in for progressive die design, by 3D QuickTools
  • 3DQuickStrip - developed on SOLIDWORKS technology, imports types of 3D data into system for unfolding, bending, cutting operations for die design, by 3D QuickTools
  • AeroHydro - multisurf, focusing on marine design, SurfaceWorks, for SOLIDWORKS users
  • Agni Link - CAD-ERP data integration system, by Elmo Solutions 
  • BuiltWorks - AEC extension for SOLIDWORKS for steel design application, parametric, prototype libraries, physical 3D modeling, by SolidACE
  • Camnetics - makers of GearTrax, for solid models of gears, CamTrax for cams, works with SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge, Inventor
  • Centare - custom API development for SOLIDWORKS, plus packaged products like Simple PDM, Simple eRouting, Simple STATS, Simple Scan
  • CAMWorks - knowledge-based machining, automatic and interactive feature recognition, integrated within SOLIDWORKS, associated with CAD model, by Geometric
  • CFD-CADalyzer - fluid flow mesh generation, analysis operates directly on native SOLIDWORKS geometry, by ESI Group
  • CheckMate Programming - CAD based application of dimensional metrology software designed to qualify parts, identify, fix problems, improve manufacturing processes, by Origin International
  • CompareWorks - allows SOLIDWORKS users to validate CAD models, detect geometry deviations between imported, original CAD models, by Capvidia
  • Conversion Engine - web, interactive 3D formats for PLM processes, by Cideon Software 
  • COSMOSMotion - mechanical simulation software based on ADAMS, by SolidWorks
  • COSMOSWorks - linear stress, strain, displacement, thermal, design optimization, nonlinear, more, by SOLIDWORKS
  • DataWorks - property editor, object initialization tool for SOLIDWORKS
  • DesignDataManager - data management for SOLIDWORKS, Pro/E, Inventor, IronCAD, by CSI
  • DriveWorks - design automation for SOLIDWORKS 
  • DezignWorks - reverse engineering software compatible with Microscribe, Faro, Romer measuring arms or use with SOLIDWORKS, Pro/E, Inventor
  • Dynamic Designer - works with Autodesk Mechanical Desktop, SOLIDWORKS, Solid Edge, by Design Simulation Technologies
  • eDesign - interactive interface for part, mold modeling, by Moldex3D
  • elecworks - for electrical cabinets, 3D routing, cabling module, automatic point to point component cabling, cable segregation, raceway fill factors, by Trace Software
  • FloEFD - CFD integrated with  Pro/ENGINEER, SOLIDWORKS, CATIA, allows flow, heat transfer analysis, by Mentor Graphics
  • GeometryWorks3D - surfacing system SOLIDWORKS, suited for mold making, automotive, aerospace, by CAD/CAM Components (3Ci)
  • Glovius - 3D visualization tool, enables CAD files import from SOLIDWORKS
  • GrafiCalc - pre-modeling analysis, optimization software allows evaluation of design alternatives, backsolves geometry, by GEOMATE
  • Inoxtools - SOLIDWORKS integrated for vessels modeling, library of vessel components, models for metal structures design, layout, by ALTHIMA
  • InspectionXpert - application for creating inspection sheets, sampling sheets from SOLIDWORKS drawings, by Extensible CAD Technologies
  • JetBox - develops innovative software tools to deploy and maintain out-of-box PLM applications, IC5 Turbo, IC5 Designer
  • Learn SOLIDWORKS - downloadable free e-book filled with tutorials to model yacht in SOLIDWORKS, by Jan-Willem Zuyderduyn
  • Logopress - unfolding, unstamping of 3D pieces for tool designers, creation of flat pattern
  • Master SOLIDWORKS Surfacing And Complex Shape Modeling - step-by-step video tutorial showing quick way to master SOLIDWORKS surfacing plus complex shape modeling for purchase
  • Maxwell Render - plug-in brings Maxwell Fire to SOLIDWORKS viewport
  • MITCalc - calculations, parametric modeling, interface to Excel, for SOLIDWORKS, as well as Inventor, Solid Edge, Pro/E
  • MULTICAx SolidWorks (S) - plug-in for importing SOLIDWORKS native data, Parasolid formats, VDA-FS data
  • OPTICAM - plug-in for SOLIDWORKS with programming based directly on designed or imported 3D parts
  • PARTshare - storage technology to maintain 3D models, flat parts, by Striker Systems 
  • PAS CMM - automated programming tool for SOLIDWORKS in DMIS environment, by PAS Technology
  • Plot Service for PTC Windchill - reduce time, cost of plotting CAD interoperability, viewable file generation, by ETRAGE 
  • Power SubD-NURBS modo - plug-in converting sub-D models into NURBS-based format that can interface with CAD systems, by nPower
  • Power Surfacing - plug-in that converts virtually any sub-D model into precise NURBS representation, by nPower
  • PowerTools - SOLIDWORKS integrated tool set for creation of beams based on splines, automatic length, weight calculation, more, by ALTHIMA
  • QuadriSpace - publishing software uses CAD files to create interactive 3D documents
  • Radeon ProRender - add-in for SOLIDWORKS for producing stunningly photorealistic images
  • RuleStream - captures rules or processes related to product design, executes them in real-time
  • ShipWorks - metal ship design add-in for SOLIDWORKS, with set of naval specific drawing creation, reporting, by ALTHIMA
  • Simscape Multibody - offers multibody simulation environment for 3D mechanical systems, like robots, vehicle suspensions, construction equipment, by MathWorks, previously called SimMechanics
  • SoftOrient - software fixture aimed to provide fast, accurate orientation of CMMs to free-form surfaces, by Origin
  • SoftFit Solver - fitting technology for non-conforming parts, by Origin
  • SolidProfessor - multimedia instruction for both novice, experienced SOLIDWORKS users, update training
  • SolidWorks Education Edition - tools for design, simulation, documentation, curriculum, tutorials
  • SPEOS - lighting simulation software integrated in SOLIDWORKS, by OPTIS, previously called OptisWorks
  • SPI - sheet metal design for AutoCAD, Mechanical Desktop, Inventor, SOLIDWORKS, Autodesk MAI partner
  • SplitWorks - mold design tool that streamlines process of creating core, cavity inserts, pins, electrodes, from R&B Mold, Die Design.
  • SurfaceWorks- advanced surfacing for SOLIDWORKS with this add-on
  • TreeWorks - automatically creates family tree of SOLIDWORKS assembly, by Delta Group
  • VisualXPORT for SolidWorks - plug-in that lets users export their parts in VisualMILL formatted files (.vcp), by MecSoft 
  • WoodTools - automatically creates drawings for assembly components for wood furniture design, customized reports with data for manufacturing, purchasing, quoting, by ALTHIMA
  • XNurbs - integrated with SOLIDWORKS, available as SOLIDWORKS add-in 
  • Xometry - instant quoting add-in for SOLIDWORKS
  • XTract3D - reverse engineering plug-in works natively inside SOLIDWORKS