November 28, 2023
Dassault Systèmes makes available SOLIDWORKS 2024, the latest release of its portfolio of 3D design and engineering applications that streamlines and accelerates the development of product experiences, the company reports.
SOLIDWORKS 2024 features new functionalities and enhancements to existing solutions that respond directly to requests from the user community for capabilities to work smarter, faster, and together with their teams and partners, Dassault Systemes explains. The company explains that SOLIDWORKS 2024 will enhance the product development process through better data management, sharing and collaboration.
- Previous Release Compatibility: users can save SOLIDWORKS data as a previous release to collaborate with users who have older versions of SOLIDWORKS;
- Collinear Dimension Command: users can keep chain dimensions collinear, and avoid overcrowding and overlapping of dimension text and arrowheads;
Cloud Services: users can connect SOLIDWORKS design data to Dassault Systèmes’ cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE platform, leverage its data management and collaboration capabilities, and access simulation, manufacturing and lifecycle solutions in the 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio;
- 3DEXPERIENCE Transition Assistant: customers can bring their data securely from SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
Other enhancements to solutions for large assembly design, parts and features, drawing and detailing, sheet metal, structure systems and electrical routing will enable users to work across different disciplines and convey design intent more clearly.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.