How to Download SOLIDWORKS Installation Media


  • A SOLIDWORKS Customer Portal Account
  • Internet connection


  • Open your web browser, navigate to and login to your customer portal account.
  • On the home page of your customer portal account, click ‘Downloads and Updates’.
  • Navigate to the major version and service pack that you would like to download. Click the associated link under the ‘Edition’ column to begin your download.
  • Accept the End User License Agreement.
  • If your download does not start automatically, click on the ‘Download’ link.
  • Open the download once it has finished.
  • When prompted, choose to Unzip the download files.
  • Once the files are extracted you will see a new installation manager appear. From here you can proceed to install SOLIDWORKS.
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