Founder(s): Dassault Systemes
Founded: Nov 1, 1995
Type Of Software: CAD & CAE
Nature Of Business: Commercial
Headquarters: Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S.
Area Served: Worldwide
Industry Type: Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics
SolidWorks is a solid modeling computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided engineering (CAE) computer program that runs on Microsoft Windows. SolidWorks is published by Dassault Systèmes. SolidWorks is a solid modeler, and utilizes a parametric feature-based approach which was initially developed by PTC (Creo/Pro-Engineer) to create models and assemblies. The software is written on Parasolid-kernel.