Migrating to SOLIDWORKS From Autodesk Inventor and Inventor Fusion Made "Easy"

December 7, 2018

Sometimes switching software can seem daunting. With the right path and the right state of mind, making the change is definitely achievable. Switching between two 3D CAD programs isn’t nearly as hard as switching from 2D to 3D, and we’ve made that leap already! 

3D CAD, DriveWorks, SOLIDWORKS, MySolidWorks

Three Easy Steps to Get Started with DriveWorksXpress

December 29, 2017

Every SOLIDWORKS user has access to a series of “Xpress” products which are introductory versions of fully featured add-ins to the software. This blog will focus on DriveWorksXpress specifically, but the same procedure can be applied to SimulationXpress, FloXpress, DFMXpress and SustainabilityXpress.

3D CAD, Training, SOLIDWORKS, MySolidWorks

Log On To MySolidWorks & Gain Access To Certification Prep Material

June 17, 2016

One of the most common questions we receive regarding SOLIDWORKS certifications is "What's the best way to study for an exam?" We often direct users to MySolidWorks, where they can find loads of videos designed to help them prepare for (and pass) their certification exams.


The Best SOLIDWORKS Resources, Part 3: My.Solidworks

August 18, 2015

In Part 3, we will discuss the benefits of using My.SolidWorks, your online portal to the worldwide SOLIDWORKS community.

Catch up on Part 1 and Part 2 as we demonstrate SOLIDWORKS Help and the Customer Portal.


Manufacturers & SOLIDWORKS Users Connect On MySolidWorks

April 14, 2015

The MySolidWorks Manufacturing Network made its debut this February at SOLIDWORKS World. If you haven’t checked it out, you could be missing a great opportunity to directly promote your services to thousands of SOLIDWORKS users.


MySolidWorks: Learn And Get Certified For Free

March 11, 2015

The Certified SOLIDWORKS Associate Certification has been earned by more than 85,000 people worldwide. Aimed at SOLIDWORKS users with less than a years’ worth of experience, the CSWA is a great entry into the certification program for those looking to show their knowledge of the software.

Now for the first time, SOLIDWORKS is offering an official prep course to pass the CSWA exam available at The 45 module prep course is meant to prepare you to take and successfully pass the CSWA exam.

SOLIDWORKS, 3D CAD, Tech Tips, MySolidWorks

Why I Love MySolidWorks (And You Should, Too)

March 4, 2015

As an engineer, I'm always excited to see the latest and greatest technologies. From streaming devices, iOS apps, TV technology, cameras and phones, I can't help but be drawn to them.
Over the past few months there have been several new "toys" getting a lot of attention. I looked beyond all this noise and discovered SOLIDWORKS released a gem of a product with  MySolidWorks. It's been my browser's homepage ever since. It was love at first sight.