SolidWorks 2022 Free Download

This article shows you how to download and install the full version of SolidWorks 2022 for free on a PC. Follow the direct download link and instructions below for guidance on installing SolidWorks 2022 on your computer.

About the software

Significant user-driven enhancements that will streamline and accelerate your product development process from concept to manufacturing.

Watch an overview of all the new feature enhancements in SOLIDWORKS® 2022 that will improve your every-day workflows for design, documentation, data management, validation, and more.

Get more done in less time with performance improvements when working with large assemblies, imported geometry, and your product data. Experience the freedom of our fastest graphics to date with improved display response and quality.

Discover how new enhancements in SOLIDWORKS 2022 and tools in the 3DEXPERIENCE® Works portfolio can help you weather the unexpected and keep your teams productive regardless of what life throws your way.

Recent releases of SOLIDWORKS have introduced significant enhancements that improve the way you work. Evolutions in assembly performance, graphics responsiveness, and drawing detailing give you time back in your day. New Design capabilities allow more flexibility and faster workflows. Don’t miss out, catch up with SOLIDWORKS!

New Enhancements to streamline and accelerate your entire product development process which will improve efficiency, accuracy and collaboration capabilities

Enabling remote access to design data is a must for every business, especially today. Now, you can connect your SOLIDWORKS data to the cloud and securely access it, along with additional design, simulation, manufacturing, and management tools, from anywhere with a browser. Get the facts on getting your SOLIDWORKS data connected today.

The main features of SolidWorks 2022 are:

  • Work Smarter, Work Faster, Work Together
  • Weather the Unexpected with SOLIDWORKS 2022 and 3DEXPERIENCE Works
  • Catch Up with SOLIDWORKS
  • eBook
  • Connect Your Design Data for Access Anywhere

SolidWorks 2022 System Requirements

  •  Operating System: Windows 11, Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7
  • Processor 64-bit; Intel or AMD
  • RAM 16 GB or more
  • Graphics Certified cards and drivers
  • Drives SSD drives are recommended for optimal performance

How to Download and Install SolidWorks 2022

  1. Click on the download button(s) below and finish downloading the required files. This might take from a few minutes to a few hours, depending on your download speed.
  2. Extract the downloaded files. If you don’t know how to extract, see this article. The password to extract will always be:
  3. Right-click on the SolidWorks.2022.SP0.Premium.DVD.iso and choose mount from the menu. This will open the file much like a DVD. You will see it listed among your drive letters in Windows explorer. Browse to the location of the setup file and double-click it to start your installation.
  4. Run Setup.exe and install the software.
  5. Run “sw2022_network_serials_licensing.reg” from _SolidSQUAD_ folder and confirm to add info into Windows Registry.
  6. You now have the full version of SolidWorks 2022 installed on your PC.

Required files

File #1 (15.05 GB)


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