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3DEXPERIENCE has two easy ways to upload existing SOLIDWORKS files into a 3DEXPERIENCE cloud tenant. Both solutions do only the latest version of the file, so you won’t have version history for the initially migrated data. Instead, you’ll have every file set as the system’s initial revision, typically A. The two upload methods are: Bulk load tool and EDAT FTK (file-based transfer). The processes have some similarities in what they do and how they do it, but there are some important differences between them.

3DEXPERIENCE Design May 05, 2023

In this article, I show how I used the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to track my progress and manage my race plan. I wanted to use the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform to visualize my training and race preparation not because I needed some sort tool to do so, but because I wondered if the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform had the flexibility to provide similar visualization to my training and if it could show me new data in different ways.  


3DEXPERIENCE Design Feb 16, 2023

3DEXPERIENCE World 2023 in Nashville was a success! It was quite a week for education, networking, and getting to (3D)EXPERIENCE the power of the Platform in the Partner Pavilion. Our very own Nick Sweeney recaps the latest news and updates from this years conference. 


One of the biggest (and most common) challenges companies face is properly managing data and information. Whether it's siloed information or simply not knowing where to look, a reliable and secure data management process is essential. 3DEXPERIENCE 2023x is officially out and includes many data management improvements, including new tools, dashboards, and more. 

DraftSight Aug 13, 2021

Blocks are commonly reused pieces of geometry in your 2D drawings. By creating them in DraftSight, you can speed up your workflow and standardize how you create drawings. In this blog, we'll go over how to insert a block into an electrical symbol block into our latest schematic drawing.

DriveWorks Jul 02, 2020

DriveWorks Professional is your design automation tool that brings everything together. Whether you’re connecting to other business systems, hosting a website, or just sharing the project with your coworkers, DriveWorks Professional is a great tool for you. But the licensing for DriveWorks Professional works a little differently than with Solo and Xpress.


DriveWorks Jun 24, 2020

DriveWorks Solo is the second tier of DriveWorks licensing. The tool builds on the functionality of DriveWorksXpress by enhancing your drawing control, expanding your rules portfolio with tables, and so much more. Like DriveWorksXpress, you access DriveWorks Solo from SOLIDWORKS.


DriveWorks Jun 17, 2020

DriveWorksXpress is a free, design automation software that can speed up your design process. Whether you’re creating a simple, five-feature model or a complex assembly, DriveWorksXpress can benefit virtually anybody. For a simple model, you can quickly automate your designs and get a model and drawing in seconds.