How do I download a SOLIDWORKS Service Pack?

What are solidworks service packs?

If you are a SOLIDWORKS subscription customer, you can take advantage of SOLIDWORKS service packs that are regularly posted on the SOLIDWORKS Web site. The SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager checks for downloads and installs updates.

How do I know what solidworks service pack I have?

Start SOLIDWORKS, Select Help Menu and pick About SOLIDWORKS as shown in the below image. The About SOLIDWORKS dialog will be displayed where you can find all the information about your SOLIDWORKS package, either Standard, Professional, or Premium; and, the version and service pack number.

How do I download solidworks addons?

Click Tools > Add-Ins. Select or clear applications under Active Add-ins or under Start Up. Selecting the check box under Active Add-ins loads the application for the current session. Selecting the check box under Start Up loads the application for every session.

What is the current solidworks Service Pack?

SOLIDWORKS 2019 SP5 is the last release to support SOLIDWORKS Explorer as a stand-alone application. The supported functions such as Pack and Go, Rename, Replace, and Move are available in file shortcut menus in File Explorer.

How do I downgrade my SOLIDWORKS Service Pack?

To change the installed SOLIDWORKS package:

  1. Go to your “Control Panel” > “Program and Features“
  2. Find your version of SOLIDWORKS from the list of programs and right-click on it.
  3. Select “Change” from the shortcut menu.
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How do I upgrade my service pack?

To manually install SP1 from Windows Update:

  1. Select the Start button > All programs > Windows Update.
  2. In the left pane, select Check for updates.
  3. If any important updates are found, select the link to view available updates. …
  4. Select Install updates. …
  5. Follow the instructions to install SP1.

What is the current version of Solidworks?

Release history

Name/Version Version Number Version History Value
SolidWorks 2018 26 11000
SolidWorks 2019 27 12000
SolidWorks 2020 28 13000
SolidWorks 2021

How do I get a free copy of SolidWorks?

Online free trials are now available from my.solidworks.com, requiring no installation whatsoever. When visiting my.solidworks.com, you’ll be prompted to log in or sign up for an account.



The SolidWorks Free Trial

  1. 3D Design.
  2. Simulation.
  3. Electrical Design.

How do I manually download SolidWorks?

Select the option in SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager to download individual files (for example, Conduct manual download on the Download Options page). Based on your product selections and system requirements, a web page appears in a separate window containing links to download all required files manually.

Is SolidWorks free for hobbyists?

There are free and low cost SolidWorks options. There are free 1-year trial licenses available (USC’s AME 101 Syllabus has instructions on how to get it, although I believe that I do not personally qualify for this license.

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