Render Pipeline in Drawings

Drawings and drawing annotations benefit from the graphics architecture introduced in SOLIDWORKS 2019, which implemented graphics acceleration and image quality scaling across graphics cards.

This architecture provides a more responsive, real-time display especially for large models. It takes advantage of modern OpenGL (4.5) and hardware-accelerated rendering to maintain a high level of detail and frame rate when you pan, zoom, or rotate large models. These performance improvements scale up with the higher-end graphics cards not fully supported in previous versions of the SOLIDWORKS software.