Installing the 3DEXPERIENCE Add-In

Prerequisites for installing the 3DEXPERIENCE add-in are:
  • 3DEXPERIENCE platform credentials.

    You can sign in with your SOLIDWORKS ID and password if it uses the same email address your administrator used to invite you to 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

  • A web browser.
  • The 64-bit version of the Java 11 JRE component or higher.
  • A full product installation of SOLIDWORKS 2018 SP0 or later.

To install the 3DEXPERIENCE add-in:

  1. Before you begin, exit SOLIDWORKS.
  2. Log in to the 3DEXPERIENCE platform.

    If your company has an on-premise installation, contact your administrator to get the sign in link.

  3. At the top bar of the 3DDashboard, click the Compass .
  4. Under Me, click SOLIDWORKS.
  5. Follow the prompts to download and install the 3DEXPERIENCE Launcher and more add-in components.

    The add-in components available to you depend on your platform roles. They download sequentially, so keep your browser window open and watch for prompts.

  6. To use the 3DEXPERIENCE add-in for the first time:
    1. Return to the 3DDashboard in your browser.
    2. Click the Compass and click SOLIDWORKS.
    3. Log in if required.