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SOLIDWORKS Composer is © 2007 - 2020 Dassault Systèmes.

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SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021 is protected by U.S. Patents number 7,250,947; 7,873,237; 7,913,190; 8,670,957; other patents pending.


SOLIDWORKS Composer, 3DEXPERIENCE, the Compass icon, the 3DS logo, CATIA, SOLIDWORKS, ENOVIA, DELMIA, SIMULIA, GEOVIA, EXALEAD, 3D VIA, 3DSWYM, BIOVIA, NETVIBES, IFWE and 3DEXCITE are trademarks or registered trademarks of Dassault Systèmes, a French “société européenne” (Versailles Commercial Register # B 322 306 440), or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are owned by their respective owners. Use of any Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries trademarks is subject to their express written approval.

Other Dassault Systèmes offerings may be trademarks or service marks of Dassault Systèmes or its subsidiaries.

Third-Party Copyrights Notices

Certain portions of SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021 contain elements subject to copyright owned by the following entities:

Copyright © 1992-2007 3Dconnexion. All rights reserved

SOLIDWORKS Composer 2021 may include open source software components. Source code for these components is available upon request. The original licensors of said open source software components provide them on an “as is” basis and without any liability whatsoever to customer (or licensee).

IP Asset Name IP Asset Version Copyright Notice
Datamekanics Copyright (C) 1998-2002 Cristi Posea. All rights reserved.
LibJPG   Copyright 1991-1998, Thomas G. Lane
OpCode   Copyright © Pierre Terdiman
Stdstring Copyright © 2002 Joseph M. O'Leary.
Under Boost Software License    
Boost 1.0 Copyright © Boost Community, August 17th 2003

Under PJ Naughter Freeware License
http download DLG   Copyright © PJ Nauther
LitFTP Transfer   Copyright © PJ Nauther
Under MIT license    
Exception attacher   Copyright © Bruce Dawson
sysInfo   Copyright (c) 2001 Paul Wendt
Under Apache 2.0 license    
U3D Lib   Copyright (c) 1999 - 2006 Intel Corporation
Under BSD license    
GDIPlus   Copyright (c) Microsoft license
Under Zlib license    
Zlib   Copyright 1995-2004 Jean-Loup Gailly and Mark Adler
In public domain:    
Crash Report    

The following components are distributed and licensed under the terms of their original licenses:

IP Asset Name IP Asset Version Copyright Notice
Under GNU LGPL 2.1
3D Studio File Format Copyright © J.E. Hoffmann
Scene Graph Library
Wild Magic Library   Copyright © Geometric Tools

Under Mozilla Public License 1.1    
Extended MFC Message boxes 1.1.a Copyright (c) 2004 Michael P. Mehl, all rights reserved

Restricted Rights

This clause applies to all acquisitions of Dassault Systèmes Offerings by or for the United States federal government, or by any prime contractor or subcontractor (at any tier) under any contract, grant, cooperative agreement or other activity with the federal government. The software, documentation and any other technical data provided hereunder is commercial in nature and developed solely at private expense. The Software is delivered as “Commercial Computer Software” as defined in DFARS 252.227-7014 (June 1995) or as a “Commercial Item” as defined in FAR 2.101(a) and as such is provided with only such rights as are provided in Dassault Systèmes standard commercial end user license agreement. Technical data is provided with limited rights only as provided in DFAR 252.227-7015 (Nov. 1995) or FAR 52.227-14 (June 1987), whichever is applicable. The terms and conditions of the Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corporation (DS SolidWorks) standard commercial end user license agreement shall pertain to the United States government's use and disclosure of this software, and shall supersede any conflicting contractual terms and conditions. If the DS SolidWorks standard commercial license fails to meet the United States government's needs or is inconsistent in any respect with United States Federal law, the United States government agrees to return this software, unused, to DS SolidWorks. The following additional statement applies only to acquisitions governed by DFARS Subpart 227.4 (October 1988): "Restricted Rights - use, duplication and disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(l)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at DFARS 252-227-7013 (Oct. 1988)

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