19 June 2024

Installing SOLIDWORKS on your Desktop

If you’ve recently purchase a SOLIDWORKS license or are installing your existing license onto a new machine, you’ll need to download the installation files and activate the license with your serial number. The first step is to download the installation manager for the version you require. For customers on an active subscription, you can access the last 3 releases from the SOLIDWORKS Download Page

5 April 2024

Eye Catching SOLIDWORKS Pricing

We tell you the Dassault  Systems Recommended Price (RRP) - it's front and central on every product we sell. That's why we are different - we have nothing to hide. To get our name known for being different, we've created and published number of adverts in the well respected and widely published Develop 3D magazine... www.develop3d.com

5 February 2024

Buying SOLIDWORKS – made easy

Buying SOLIDWORKS has long been a complicated process. You go onto a Reseller website, trawl around a bit at the products and then find you only have the option of having to request a quote. You then get contacted by...

18 January 2024

SOLIDX Limited.. off to a great start

We just wanted to say a big thank you to all of our new customers that placed orders with us during our first year of business. As a new company, starting a business in a mature market place can be a daunting experience - but we are fortunate to have many years of understanding what SOLIDWORKS customers really need. You've told us that dealing with ourselves is refreshingly simple and very different to what you have been used to, that our Prices being clearly shown on our website has saved you a lot of time and that the flexibility of our product offerings is not something you have seen before - Refreshing!

5 January 2024

Refreshingly simple SOLIDWORKS….

Are you fed up with the long winded time consuming process to get a price for SOLIDWORKS? We know you are. Thats why we are here, to make your life more simple and easier. We tell you the Dassault  Systems...

19 December 2023

SOLIDWORKS Certification – What’s Covered & How Do You Take Them?

Certification Blog Part 2. In this second part, we look at what's covered and how to take the SOLIDWORKS Certification exams. In Part 1 we looked at the benefits of the Certification program for employers and employees. SOLIDWORKS Certification Program - Outline Following on from our blog looking into the benefits of certification, here we’ll be looking in more detail at what’s covered and at how you actually take the exams.

15 December 2023

The Benefits of SOLIDWORKS Certification

Certification Blog Part 1. In this first blog of our 2 part blog series we look at the benefits of SOLIDWORKS Certification. In Part 2 we look at what's covered and how to take the exams. SOLIDWORKS - Why get certified? In today's competitive marketplace, staying ahead of the competition and improving skill levels is crucial for both employers and employees. A good way of achieving this is with SOLIDWORKS Certification.

12 December 2023

SOLIDWORKS Hardware Recommendations

Of all the questions we get asked regarding SOLIDWORKS, Hardware is always right up there as one of the most hotly discussed topics. Here, we will take a look at the specs for Workstations that will run SOLIDWORKS correctly and make sure that you are working optimally.

5 December 2023


There’s no doubt that AI is currently causing quite the stir in the media and is the most hotly discussed topic in technology today. In this blog, we’ll be exploring how it can be used to improve design and, more specifically, how SOLDWORKS are integrating the technology to help make life easier.

28 November 2023

Adding Users to a company’s 3DEXPERIENCE Account

From 2023, all information and applications that were previously controlled through the SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal, have now switch to the 3DEXPERIENCE Customer Portal. In order for a SOLIDWORKS user to access the subscription benefits of their company, they will need to be added as a user by the company’s SOLIDWORKS Administrator.

21 November 2023

How to Borrow a Network License

Network licenses offer fantastic flexibility for companies needing to share licenses between multiple users and machines, managing the distribution of licenses from your company server. But what if you’re working away from the server? How can you still use SOLIDWORKS? The ability to “Borrow” a license from the server for up-to 30 days is your solution.

14 November 2023

How to activate SOLIDWORKS Xpress Products

All SOLIDWORKS CAD licenses come with some fantastic lightweight Simulation tools called SimulationXpress and FloXpress. These are cut down version of the bigger packages. While included with every desktop CAD License, they need to be activated before they’ll be accessible.