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Installation Changes for SOLIDWORKS PDM

You can install SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional using:
  • SOLIDWORKS Installation Manager (SLDIM)
  • SOLIDWORKS PDM InstallShield Wizard

Recommendation: Use SLDIM to install SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard or SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional.

You must install the SolidNetWork License Manager separately.

The installations of the SOLIDWORKS PDM clients and the SOLIDWORKS PDM servers are separate.

You can select a product type based on the license available. The following add-ins specific to the product type are available.

Client Product types and add-ins
SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard SOLIDWORKS PDM CAD Editor
  • SOLIDWORKS
  • DraftSight
SOLIDWORKS PDM Contributor
  • DraftSight

SOLIDWORKS PDM Viewer: No add-in

SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional SOLIDWORKS PDM CAD Editor
  • Microsoft Office Integration
  • SOLIDWORKS
  • DraftSight
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • AutoCAD
SOLIDWORKS PDM Contributor
  • Microsoft Office Integration
  • DraftSight
SOLIDWORKS PDM Viewer
  • Microsoft Office Integration


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