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SOLIDWORKS Licensing

Flexible purchasing options give you the power to choose a license that best suits your needs

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Perpetual License with Subscription Services

  • Any user can access on a single machine
  • Cloud Services for SOLIDWORKS
  • Immediate access to software upgrades
  • Live technical support from your local value-added reseller
  • Access to SOLIDWORKS Certification exams

Duration: Perpetual with Annual Subscription Service

License availability: SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

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Term License

  • Lower upfront costs
  • Flexibility to change products at the end of each term
  • Any user can access on a single machine
  • Cloud Services for SOLIDWORKS
  • Immediate access to software upgrades
  • Live technical support from your local value-added reseller
  • Access to SOLIDWORKS Certification exams

Duration: 3 months or 1 year

License availability: SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD

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Named User Subscription License

  • Lower upfront costs
  • Flexibility to log in and securely access software on multiple devices
  • Flexibility to change products at the end of each term
  • Immediate access to software upgrades
  • Live technical support from your local value-added reseller
  • Access to SOLIDWORKS Certification exams

Duration: 3 months or 1 year

License availability: All tools in the 3DEXPERIENCE Works portfolio, such as 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS and the SOLIDWORKS Cloud Offer

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