Posts By Dave Murray

SOLIDWORKS Download Pitfalls

SOLIDWORKS Download Pitfalls

How To Avoid Common Issues When Downloading SOLIDWORKS And Ways Around Them Some things in life should be easy. Downloading software is one of them. Navigate to a website, find the download section, pick the desired software and download it. Unfortunately, it's rarely...

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SOLIDWORKS For Architecture

SOLIDWORKS For Architecture

Is This Even A Thing? As a SOLIDWORKS user, you're aware that SOLIDWORKS' forte is mechanical design. Does that mean SOLIDWORKS can't be used for architecture? No, it doesn't. Let's be clear, though. If you are drafting house plans for a living, you will find better...

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Techniques for Opening Corrupt Assemblies

Stop me if you’ve heard this one: “SolidWorks has encountered an error and needs to close”. Have you ever tried to open an assembly and encountered this error? Fortunately, it happens rarely, and many SOLIDWORKS users have never experienced this error. For those who have, it can be very frustrating.

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Download Once, Use Everywhere

Considering how frequently installation questions arise during technical support cases, it needs to be discussed more frequently. Specifically, the fact that you can download SOLIDWORKS from any computer and use that file set to install the product anywhere. There is...

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