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3D Designer for Education

3D Designer for Education fosters collaboration between teachers and students with comprehensive CAD, CAM, and CAE capabilities on the browser-based 3DEXPERIENCE platform.
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Collaborative, Browser-Based Design Tools for Education

3D Designer for Education provides educators with an extensive suite of innovative design tools. With the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, schools can get a browser-based solution that will work across any device.

This allows schools to have incredible collaboration between teachers and students and offers the ideal infrastructure to bring modern industry practices into learning. The 3DEXPERIENCE platform has comprehensive powerful solutions for managing collaborative work and joint innovation for classroom or at-home learning.

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Key Features & Benefits

Collaborative Business Innovator

This application enables collaboration through social tools and dashboards.

Collaborative Industry Innovator

This application allows you to manage permissions and access to secure data storage.

3D Creator

Use this browser-based design tool for parametric 3D modeling.

3D Sculptor

This application is designed for browser-based subdivision (sub-d) modeling for fast concept design.

3D SheetMetal Creator

Easily create sheet metal components with this specialized browser-based modeling tool.


This application will enable bi-directional communication between SOLIDWORKS and designs in the 3DEXPERIENCE platform

Project Planner

Students can easily collaborate on projects with task planning and project status monitoring within this application.

Flexible Licensing

Create a licensing package to fit your needs, whether that is a single class or an entire district. Choose from packages for 10 to 900 users.


Exceptional Solutions, Even Better Support

Creating the best products requires the best solutions, training and support. With a little insight into your product development process, our team of pros can point you to any tools you need (and nothing you don’t).

But it doesn’t end there. We’ll stay with you every step of the way, helping solve complex design issues, 3D printing application questions and so much more. No matter where you’re at, both in your process and geographically, we’re here.

Engineering Success Together

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Frequently Asked Questions

Are there watermarks on education licenses?

Yes, there are watermarks on designs created using the Education licenses.

Is it possible to use 3D Designer for Education outside of the school's network?

Yes. With the browser-based tools of the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, students can access their designs from anywhere, on any web-enabled device.

Can you purchase both Research and Education licenses for a school?

Yes, the SOLIDWORKS Campus Wide Solution combines 3D Designer for Education, SOLIDWORKS Research licenses, and SOLIDWORKS Education Network licenses in a discounted bundle.

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