Solid Edge for Small
& Medium Businesses

Small and medium businesses have access to industry-leading, professional product development software—with flexible licensing to meet your budget needs. Solid Edge is a portfolio of affordable, easy-to-use software tools that address all aspects of the product development process – 3D design, simulation, manufacturing, design management and more.

In addition to advanced product development capabilities, we provide access to training and resources to get you up to speed quickly and a vibrant online and offline community where you can ask questions and share successes.


Learn more about the Solid Edge portfolio

Solid Edge provides users with a full portfolio of solutions to meet a wide range of business needs. Solid Edge not only offers rich design solutions, but scalable solutions for simulation, manufacturing and data management as well.

3D Design

Speed, flexibility and next generation design

Everything you need in a design solution, plus everything you want, including synchronous technology, generative modeling, additive manufacturing and reverse engineering.

Electrical Design

Integrated electrical design

Overcome electrical design challenges early in the design cycle. Solid Edge electrical design software was developed to satisfy the requirements of companies where ease of use and value are as important as functionality.


Scalable simulation software that drives design

By starting simulation early in design, changes are made when they are easiest, time-to-manufacture is shortened, and cost-to-manufacture can be reduced.

Data Management

Scalable data management

Data management that meet the needs of all manufacturers, from startups and very small firms to larger manufacturers with distributed operations.


Traditional and additive manufacturing

Solutions to support a variety of traditional and new manufacturing techniques, including machining, welding, sheet metal, molding and additive manufacturing.

Technical Publications

Dynamic technical publications

Quickly create many types of technical documents, from simple illustrations for end user manuals to interactive technical documents for manufacturing and service.


Cloud-based collaboration

Share your design and manufacturing data securely throughout the product development process with the free Solid Edge Portal.

Analyst Report

How to Select Essential Tools for Product Design

Download the Buyer’s Guide for Engineers, by industry analyst Tech-Clarity, to learn how to select essential tools for product design.

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How Hall Designs finishes first with Solid Edge

Using Solid Edge with synchronous technology, Craig can design new components quickly, easily use and modify vendor’s CAD parts, and create realistic 3D models to share with customers—without having to create costly physical prototypes. Solid Edge also offered something else that competitive CAD products didn’t—a low cost of entry subscription model, allowing him to make the jump to starting his own business without the huge financial risk of an upfront software purchase.

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FREE Software

Free 3D Design Software

Try Solid Edge for free

Get instant access to a free trial of Solid Edge and try it for yourself.

Free software for your startup

Early-stage startups in business for less than three years can apply to get Solid Edge for free. No application fee!

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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