Solid Edge Package Comparison

Key Features/Functions Solid Edge Premium Solid Edge Classic Solid Edge Foundation Solid Edge Design and Drafting
2D Drafting



2D data import/re-use (All popular formats)



3D data import/re-use (All popular formats)




3D part design Advanced Advanced Advanced Basic
3D assembly design Advanced
Advanced
Advanced
Basic
Automated 2D Drawings



Synchronous technology (intelligent direct modelling)



Model Based Definition (MBD) preparation



Standard parts library



Standard parts library extension - machinery



Visualization - animation


Basic
Visualization - augmented reality (AR) and export to third-party AR/VR/MR



Visualization - photorealistic rendering Advanced Advanced Basic Basic
Additive manufacturing (3D printing) preparation and service



Data Management



IFC import and export for BIM



Mesh data reuse (Convergent Modeling)



Viewing tools (free mobile apps, free desktop viewer mode)



Motion simulation Advanced Basic Basic
Stress simulation Advanced Basic Basic
Simulation optimization



Vibration simulation (normal modes) Basic Basic Basic
Cloud-enabled



Cloud-based collaboration (View, comment, secure share)



Sheet metal design



Frame and weldment design



Surface modeling



Plastic part design



Jig and fixture design



Conceptual assembly layout



Design for cost



Reverse Engineering (3D Scanning)



Generative design



Cam, gear, pulley and shaft design



Spring design



Beam and column design



Electrical routing



PCB collaboration



Pipe and tube design



SolidWorks data migration



Inventor data migration



Pro/Engineer/Creo data migration



Creo Elements direct migration



Perpetual Licenses

Solid Edge can also be purchased as a perpetual license.
Single seat, unlimited term licenses of any product types. 

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