Industry-leading 3D design software

Solid Edge uses synchronous technology to help you accelerate product design, make revisions faster, and improve design data re-use. With faster 2D drafting, best-in-class sheet metal design, flexible part and assembly modeling, built-in photo-realistic rendering, and unmatched mobility, Solid Edge transforms your business.

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Capabilities

Best-in-class 3D design

Next Generation Design

The future of 3D product development—generative modeling, additive manufacturing and reverse engineering, enabled by Convergent Modeling technology.

Synchronous Technology

Combining the speed and simplicity of direct modeling with the flexibility and control of parametric design.

Sheet Metal Design

Build complete sheet metal design system with support for the entire design-through-fabrication process.

Assembly Modeling and Management

Superior assembly performance, whether you’re dealing with a few components or hundreds of thousands of parts.

Modular Plant Design

Streamline your P&ID workflow process with database-driven access to pipe specifications.

CAD Drawing and Drafting

Drawing layout, detailing, annotation and dimensioning controls that automatically comply with mechanical drafting standards.

Photo-Realistic Rendering

Photo-realistic images and animations from within the modeling environment to bring your models to life.

Cloud-ready Design

Easy access across different devices, instant configuration of your CAD environment, and quick sharing of data with team members, suppliers and customers.

Model-Based Definition

Realize significant gains in manufacturing productivity; spend less time on engineering documentation using fully digital processes.

Augmented Reality

Bring ideas to life with design visualization; validate digital designs in a physical environment.

Parasolid Inside

The engine behind Solid Edge is Siemens Parasolid® software, the most widely used computer-aided geometric modeling kernel in the industry. Parasolid delivers 100 percent 3D model compatibility between product development applications. By enabling the creation and modification of digital 3D models, Solid Edge delivers on the Siemens commitment to provide digital transformation capabilities to its users. Digital transformation allows even the smallest organizations to leverage technology to level the playing field with large enterprises.

FREE Software

Free 3D Design Software

Free Software for Your Startup

If you’re an early stage startup in business for less than three years, you can now apply to get Solid Edge for free. With no application fee!

Download Free Solid Edge for Students

Build the skills you need with Solid Edge Student Edition software—a free version of the same easy-to-use software suite used by professionals.

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Mechanical Design in Solid Edge 2020

Solid Edge continues to improve in the area of design with each new release.

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We feel that Solid Edge gives us an unfair advantage. It’s such a powerful technology without the unnecessary complications that you get with larger programs, and it allows us to be competitive with bigger manufacturers even though we have fewer resources.

Theodore Turner, Head of Design and Development, Theebo Tech Pty Ltd

Customer Stories

How real companies are seeing the benefits of 3D Design

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