Enhancement Details

Creo Elements/Pro Interface for SolidWorks

The Creo Elements/Pro Interface for SolidWorks is an import-only ATB-enabled processor, which can read parts and assemblies from SolidWorks 2008.

Product Information

Product PTC Creo Parametric
Product / Module PTC Creo Parametric
Version Wildfire 5.0
Product Functional Area 3D Interface
User Interface Location Click File > Open and then select (*.sldprt) or SolidWorks Assembly (*.sldasm).
Processes, Initiatives, and Best Practices

Benefits and Description

This interface is included in the base package of Creo Elements/Pro. It requires an installation of SolidWorks 2007 or 2008 or the freely available SolidWorks Explorer 2007 or 2008, on the same machine as Creo Elements/Pro. The Creo Elements/Pro Interface for SolidWorks does not require a SolidWorks license. If SolidWorks 2007 is the latest installed version, you cannot open SolidWorks 2008 files.You can import into Creo Elements/ Pro 5.0, earlier releases of SolidWorks files that are upward compatible with the configured SolidWorks version.

Creo Elements/Pro Interface for SolidWorks is an ATB-enabled processor and supports import of exact geometry, density, curves, and colors. Batch import of SolidWorks files is supported using Distributed Pro/BATCH.

The benefits of Creo Elements/Pro Interface for SolidWorks are: