Solidworks 2005 (3 CD)
The quest for innovation shows no sign of slowing
It seems unbelievable that market upstart SolidWorks Corporation
has passed its tenth birthday.
And, despite having spent more than half its life under Dassault
ownership, its strong, innovative culture thrives.
As the market has matured the primary focus has shifted from
satisfying disenchanted users of legacy 3D systems to migrators
A recent SolidWorks survey of data received from manufacturing
contractors (machining, sheet metal, moulding, prototyping, design
shops) indicated the percentage of 3D data being received having
increased from 38% in 2003 to 51% in 04.
It would seem design is increasingly 3D to remain competitive with
the predominant remaining use of 2D for machine design.
Software updates can create a stressful time, for users to grasp
the new functionality, deal with data format compatibility and
contend with any new bugs, and for vendors to be able to
innovate without disenchanting existing users.
Even if it is temporarily uncomfortable, SolidWorks have always
taken an aggressive stance on the need to innovate to avoid the
kind of stagnation experienced by the AutoCAD interface for many
This approach appears to be endorsed by the eager SolidWorks
subscription customers who have wholeheartedly embraced the
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