SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP5 Hotfix

SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP5 Hotfix instructions

If you plan on sticking with SOLIDWORKS 2017 SP5 and are affected by any of the issues below, you’ll be pleased to hear that the team at SOLIDWORKS have created a hotfix…

SolidWorks FeatureWorks Step File 3D Interconnect Issue

FeatureWorks missing? Can’t edit STEP files?

We’ve had a number of calls since the release of SOLIDWORKS 2018 on neutral file format importing – more specifically issues with .STEP and Parasolid files being un-editable. If you’ve seen this or do this on a regular basis then read on…

SolidWorks 3D Models In Microsoft Office 365

SOLIDWORKS 3D models in Microsoft Office 365 docs

A recent update of Microsoft Office 365 means that you can now add your 3D models from SOLIDWORKS to Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint files and the process is pretty simple…



PTC Creo will be subscription-only on all new licenses from January 2018. With that in mind, is it time for another look at SOLIDWORKS? Rental or perpetual – you decide…


SOLIDWORKS Visualize at
D Cube Design Ltd

We spoke to Josh Fear, Managing Director at startup, D Cube Design Ltd. in Leicester to talk about how SOLIDWORKS Visualize enables him to create his amazing renders…


Quick render setup in SOLIDWORKS Visualize

If you’re used to the way the  SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD user interface looks, you’ll notice that SOLIDWORKS Visualize looks a little different the first time you load it up. Read on to find out how to set up a quick render if you’re just starting out.

Large Assembly SolidWorks

SOLIDWORKS tutorial: Large assembly tips

A large assembly can be challenging for slower computers. Fortunately, there are a number of techniques that you can employ in order to improve performance whilst maintaining functionality.

Solidworks Visualise Turntable Animation settings

SOLIDWORKS Visualize animation settings tutorial

Here are a few simple (but important) steps to take in the animation settings window before you can create a decent animation in SOLIDWORKS Visualize. Read our quick guide and you’ll be on your way in minutes…


Delta Systems swap AutoCAD for SOLIDWORKS

We sat down with Martyn Eliff, veteran AutoCAD user and Design Office Manager at Delta Systems to talk about the past, present and future of his design career and his ongoing partnership with Innova Systems…

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