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SOLIDWORKS is solid modeling CAD (computer-aided design) software that runs on 64-bit Microsoft Windows. It allows you to demonstrate the operation of your design under real-world conditions and simulate and analyze design performance.

alert icon  Important:

  • Files saved in SOLIDWORKS 2021 - 2022 are not backwards compatible with earlier versions.
  • Files saved in earlier versions of SOLIDWORKS can be opened and reviewed with later versions.
  • SOLIDWORKS 2018 will not be able to open files saved in 2021 - 2022.

How to Obtain


SOLIDWORKS 2021 - 2022 SEK for 64-bit Windows is licensed for use by MIT students for academic and research purposes only.

Download (MIT Student certificate required)



About this Version 

MIT-licensed SOLIDWORKS Premium components:

  • Composer
  • Composer Path Planning
  • Electrical
  • Flow Electronic Cooling
  • Flow HVAC
  • Flow Simulation
  • Plastics Premium
  • Simulation Premium