SOLIDWORKS COMPOSER software enables you to easily create 2D and 3D graphical content directly from your 3D CAD files for your product technical communications. solidworks composer helps everyone in your organization, including non-technical users, leverage 3D CAD data to create dynamic graphical content that clearly and effectively depicts even your most complex products. The simple, intuitive interface gives you tools to help you easily develop informative graphics.


These graphics can be used in a broad range of technical communications, including assembly instructions, product manuals, training materials, and marketing collateral. And all with content that can be updated automatically.

With SOLIDWORKS Composer you can:


Enhance product communication and marketing collateral.

Create high-resolution images.

Start documentation earlier in the design process, and update it faster when design changes occur.

Add interactive graphics to training materials.

Demonstrate products more effectively with interactive storyboards.

Create technical illustrations that add clarity to your product documentation.

And much more…

Import SOLIDWORKS, Creo (read only)
Update content with latest design changes (geometry, BOM tree, metadata)
Create step-by-step procedures showing incremental components
Capture exploded views with automated trail lines
Add annotations (auto balloons, BOM table, arrows, detail views, and more)
Change appearances (hide/show, transparency, colors)
Create manufacturing BOM independent of engineering BOM
Customize parts lists and properties for each view
Create keyframe animation by drag-drop views on timeline
Create interactive storyboards by adding links to relevant views
Animate appearances and custom properties
Interactive animation with markers
Filter timeline keys for finer control
Update animation with latest design changes
Static images (raster graphics and vector line art)
Dynamic AVI videos (multiple codecs supported)
Interactive 3D documents (as lightweight executable)
Interactive 3D PDFs and web pages
Protect intellectual property (secure 3D brush, rights manager)
Standardize styles for creating content (balloons, labels, annotations)
Standardize profiles for publishing content (raster, vector, video, views, BoM)
Standardize default document settings (import, output qualities, security rights)
Publish consistent quality with paperspace (wYSiwYG—what you see is what you get)
Automate content creation by using custom API programs
Automate batch mode import of 3D files and publishing content
Automate document creation within existing workflow systems
Automate document translation by using custom XMl program
Rotate, zoom, animate, measure, view BOM, section (rights controlled by author)
View step-by-step interactive instructions with no additional UI
Create custom applications to distribute internally or over website