SolidWorks API Getting Started Overview
The SolidWorks API SDK contains all of the functionality needed to develop
SolidWorks API applications.
To download the SolidWorks API SDK:
Log in to the SolidWorks Customer Portal.
and Updates in Download.
Click the SolidWorks tab and click the version
of SolidWorks whose SolidWorks API SDK you want to download.
Click the English
button and click Accept Agreement &
Continue, which is located at the bottom of the page.
Click the download, unzip, and install all
the files link located at the bottom of the Download
and Install page.
Select a version in the Upgrading
from Service Pack list, select the product in the SolidWorks
Product list, and click Continue.
API SDK in the Step 5 - Optional
Follow the online instructions to complete the
Prior to developing SolidWorks API applications, you should be familiar
with using the SolidWorks software interactively and programming in the
languages that you intend to use. If you are not, then you should: