Accelerate product development by enabling real-time collaboration

What is Power'By?

SOLIDWORKS Power'By is a SOLIDWORKS desktop term license connected to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform enabling you to securely save your SOLIDWORKS design data to the cloud and access it from anywhere with a browser.

All 3DEXPERIENCE solutions for design, simulation, manufacturing and governance can leverage your data once it’s on the platform.

Key Capabilities

  • Save your CAD data on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform and make it available to all solutions on the platform.
  • Review tasks and open design data on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform without leaving SOLIDWORKS.
  • Enable stakeholders to use your design data along with all available business data in the cloud while you continue to work in SOLIDWORKS.
  • Share your SOLIDWORKS designs within your business ecosystem from any device, at any time.
  • Search, explore, and select relevant design contexts from a web browser, and perform lifecycle operations including revise, release and lock/unlock.


All 3DEXPERIENCE solutions work together seamlessly making data management, sharing and collaboration easy. With SOLIDWORKS Power'By you can take advantage of the following platform capabilities:

  • View, share, annotate, discuss and manage designs from anywhere, at any time and on any device with a web browser.
  • Visualise 3D components instantly from any web-enabled device.
  • Navigate tabular and 3D design data simultaneously and easily validate the differences between two product structures.
  • Avoid rework and data translation errors through seamless interaction with 3DEXPERIENCE design tools such as 3D Creator and 3D Sculptor.
  • Collaborate in real time with all internal and external team members through cloud-based dashboards, messaging, activity streams,  communities and drag-and-drop task management.
  • Securely manage your data and all facets of your product development process on the Control revisions with specialised tools.
  • Easily source parts and services from around the world in 3DEXPERIENCE Marketplace.