Attention Spoil Alert 1: SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer (SolidWorks online) is not Solidworks 3DEXPERIENCE!

Attention Spoil Alert 2: SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer (SolidWorks online) is also available for Mac, Chromebook or ZX81 fans connected to the web :)

SOLIDWORKS Online: What is theSolidWorks Cloud Offer?

Solidworks Cloud Offer is a new 3D design solutions offering from Dassault Systèmes, enabling technicians and engineers to create, modify and share 3D design data and 2D drawings from any Internet-connected device (PC, Mac, Chromebook, …)*.

With Solidworks Cloud Offer, you can access all the business functionalities of Solidworks, the most widely used CAD software in the world, without having to install or update the software on your computer. Solidworks Cloud Offer is powered natively by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform. You can collaborate, share and exchange in real time with your colleagues, customers and partners, in a cyber-attack-proof space on the Dassault Systèmes Outscale sovereign cloud.

Solidworks Cloud Offer (Solidworks Online) is the ideal solution for professionals who need an agile, cost-effective design solution (see Solidworks Online prices). this “Solidworks On Line” is broken down into several interrelated business applications, each with its own specific toolbar: SolidWorks advanced design and surface, SolidWorks sheet metal work, SolidWorks mechanical welding, etc.

Solidworks Cloud Offer not only saves you time, but also means you don’t have to worry about storage or backups, it also offers numerous advantages for your design business. You can benefit from a flexible, cost-effective license that adapts to your needs and budget. You can take advantage of the latest Solidworks innovations and updates, without having to worry about version compatibility or subscribing to SolidWorks maintenance contracts; everything is included in the monthly subscription price. You can access your projects from anywhere, even offline, thanks to automatic data synchronization. You can also take advantage of the advanced simulation, analysis and manufacturing tools available on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, including advanced modules for CATIAof SIMULIAfrom DELMIA, …. Another significant advantage concerns the equipment. With Solidworks Cloud Offer or SolidWorks OnlineThere’s no need to worry about which computer, workstation or graphics card to use ( For the 3DEXPERIENCE Solidworks version, see : SolidWorks graphics card). This is a major advantage, especially for industrial startups, mobile designers and small businesses.

SolidWorks cloud offer modules:

3DCREATOR: cloud-based 3D modeling solution

3D Creator is a cloud-based 3D modeling solution that enables designers and engineers to create, review and evaluate 3D models with easy-to-use parametric modeling features. It is powered by the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, which offers flexible workflows, real-time collaboration and seamless interaction with SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software and other design tools. 3D Creator also enables you to automate design tasks, control structural requirements, optimize designs using a generative approach, and modify design intent at any time. This SolidWorks Cloud Offer module is compatible with Windows, MAC, ChromeBook, …

3D STRUCTURE CREATOR: Web-based steel structure design solution

3D Structure creator is a 3D Web module for companies working in metalwork, locksmithing or boiler making. The design of frames based on business functions for each stage of the process, from conceptual design to the generation of manufacturing information (throughputs). The dedicated structural design interface lets you quickly and easily create welded frames using
intuitive functions for creating structural elements, adding plates, gussets and end fittings, and generating a list of welded fabrication parts. With secure, cloud-based data management powered by the3DEXPERIENCE® platform, you can view, create or modify designs from any Internet-connected device. This SolidWorks Cloud Offer module is compatible with Windows, MAC, ChromeBook, …

3D SHEETMETAL CREATOR : Online software for fine sheet metal work

3D SheetMetal Creator is an intuitive full web solution (Windows, Mac, Chromebook, … compatible) for companies working in the fields of sheet metal work, locksmithing, mechanical welding, …

3D SheetMetal Creator offers associative parametric sheet metal design capabilities for creating components, assemblies, housings and other “hoods”. Its specific ergonomic
all-in-one 3D sheet metal specialist streamlines the way you create, store, share, validate and manage
3D and 2D drawings. powered by the
3DEXPERIENCE® based on Dassault Systèmes’ sovereign cloud, 3D SheetMetal Creator stores design data securely without you needing to worry about backups. This SolidWorks Cloud Offer module is compatible with Windows, MAC, ChromeBook, …

3DSCULPTOR: The most powerful 3D Cloud software for industrial design

3D Sculptor is a full web “surface” modeling solution for designers, artists, engineers, …

3D Sculptor lets you create in record time
models with ergonomic or stylized organic shapes, faster and easier than with traditional parametric tools. Powered by Dassault Systèmes’ cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, 3D Sculptor seamlessly complements other SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer and SOLIDWORKS 3DEXPERIENCE solutions. This SolidWorks Cloud Offer module is compatible with Windows, MAC, ChromeBook, …

MANUFACTURING DEFINITION CREATOR: The WEB solution for the “methods office”.

Built on the cloud-based 3DEXPERIENCE® platform, Manufacturing Definition Creator finally brings a simple, intuitive product for the methods office (not to be confused with the office of legends :)). Define dimensions, tolerances, reference symbols, geometric dimensions and tolerances, bubbling, … everything that will enable the workshop or your subcontractors to manufacture or produce a coherent machining estimate. Manufacturing Definition Creator lets you organize manufacturing annotations for a better understanding of the part or assembly to be manufactured. This SolidWorks Cloud Offer module is compatible with Windows, MAC, ChromeBook, …

Other modules include Drafter for 2D drawing, Render for photo rendering, and full access to the 3DEXPERIENCE role portfolio. SolidWorks Cloud Offer is a powerful, simple and cost-effective solution. The files generated by these solutions are SolidWorks 3DEXPERIENCE compatible, but are not “native” SolidWorks 3DEXPERIENCE.


  • Freelancers, small businesses and SMEs who need simple, powerful, cost-effective 3D software.
  • Technical departments supporting the design office (innovation department, methods office, marketing departments, etc.)
  • Industrial start-ups wishing to conceptualize their project
  • Generally speaking, for all 3D software users needing a simple business product or a specific project.


  • Companies already equipped with Solidworks or Solidworks 3DEXPERIENCE that would like to replace their software with a cloud solution (3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS is the solution in this case).
  • Designers or engineers who need to supply files in native solidworks format (SOLIDWORKS CLOUD OFFER has its own file format).
  • Big design teams. The standard solution for design offices remains 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS)

For more information on Solidwork pricing, subscription or rental solutions, please contact us or log on to our dedicated page.

* For configurations and operating systems compatible with SOLIDWORKS 3DESPERIENCE, you can get the latest updates here: PC and windows versions for solidworks

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