What’s New in SOLIDWORKS 2023?

Wednesday April 26, 2023 at 8:00am

As upgrade season rolls around, many of our customers are looking to move to SOLIDWORKS 2023.

Whether you are working on SOLIDWORKS Desktop or 3DEXPERIENCE SOLIDWORKS, or have already updated to the latest version and service pack, there are plenty of enhancements available to you.

Let’s recap what’s new in SOLIDWORKS 2023 across the SOLIDWORKS portfolio.

Parts & Features

From single-line fonts to equations, there are plenty of new features to improve your experience and help you design efficiently.


Assembly configurations see enhancement as well as a brand-new automatic repair tool for mates. There are plenty of new features to improve your experience and help you create assemblies efficiently.


In SOLIDWORKS 2D technical drawings, BOMs see a handy upgrade, while opening drawings of parts from inside assemblies has just got easier too.

User Interface

We love a new shortcut and streamlining our workflow. Find out the latest enhancements to the user experience in SOLIDWORKS 2023.

Fabrication Tools

Sheet metal & weldment features see some great enhancement in SOLIDWORKS 2023.

This year sees improved intelligence in bending, and some helpful additions to Structure Systems sprinkled into the mix.

3D Creator

The 3DEXPERIENCE platform is the home of powerful design applications. Let's dive into some of the latest enhancements in the browser-based design roles including the 3D Creator role.

Learn more about managing your CAD data with the Cloud Data Management on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

3D Sculptor

With 3D Sculptor on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, Sub-division modelling can be integrated with SOLIDWORKS to give you more control over your designs.

Learn more about getting started with the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.


2023 brings some major changes to SOLIDWORKS PDM that are really going to help users and admins streamline their workflows and manage their data effectively.

Robust data management is key to successful design. Here are 10 reasons why you need SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard.


SOLIDWORKS Simulation sees efficiency improvements, faster solving and optimisation improvements in 2023.


Use SOLIDWORKS Visualize to take your ideas from concept to reality without the cost of a physical prototype.

From simplified import options to a new rendering engine, SOLIDWORKS Visualize has seen some vital enhancements that are sure to streamline your processes and help you produce Stellar renders.


Generate inspection reports and ballooned drawings in a matter of minutes with SOLIDWORKS Inspection and streamline the creation of inspection documents regardless of whether files are SOLIDWORKS, PDFs, or TIFFs.

Find out what's new in SOLIDWORKS Inspection 2023 with this quick overview.

View all of our Technical Communication software here.


Deleting components is easier and component properties will automatically propagate to 3D views.

Let's see what else is new in SOLIDWORKS 2023…

View our tutorials for learning SOLIDWORKS Electrical.


Design harnesses more efficiently in SOLIDWORKS Routing 2023 and show cable cores clearly, even accounting for unused cores and splicing through multiple connection points.

Why not come on a CPD-accredited training course to improve your piping and electrical routing skills?

Take the Next Steps...

Our hardware specialists know exactly how to help you optimise your computers for SOLIDWORKS 2023.

Check out this breakdown of upgrades to improve your workstation’s performance, and get in touch with our dedicated team of experts to discuss your needs and tailor your workstation to your individual requirements.

Give us a call on 01 297 4440 or email

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