Archive | SOLIDWORKS Training

Welcome to the SolidWorks section of the Video-Tutorials.Net blog. In this area we provide many resources to support your use of our SolidWorks training. We also publish frequent responses to the questions submitted by our users, in the SolidWorks entries entitled Questions & Answers. SolidWorks is the fastest-growing CAD software on the market today, and is gaining market share even in the industries previously monopolized by CATIA, such as the industries tied to aeronatics (airplane and space ship design) as well as automotive design.

SolidWorks is most frequently used for generic 3D part modeling. Don’t feel bad for CATIA, for actually, SolidWorks and CATIA are owned by the same company, Dassault. This is the French manufacturer of CATIA that bought the American manufacturer of SolidWorks out many years ago. Video-Tutorials.Net provides SolidWorks tutorials in html and pdf that support the SolidWorks video tutorials for sale at our website. Our SolidWorks training provide comprehensive and lengthy training in this CAD software that gets you working productively in just a short time. Our SolidWorks training is organized by level and module. The best place to start is with our SolidWorks Tutorials Essentials course here:

Our SolidWorks video tutorials offer beginner SolidWorks training that teaches you the absolute basics: to use the interface, navigation, and understand, manage and customize the display and position of commands. Continue from there with basic sketching, part modeling and assembly. After this, you can study any of our specialized SolidWorks video tutorials on advanced sketching, part modeling, advanced assembly, sheet metal, weldments, mold design, PhotoWorks (where you create photorealistic images and animations of your models and assemblies), Simulation, Surface Design and Modeling, Visual Basic for applications / Application Programming Interface, Routing, Simulation Xpress and much more. Video-Tutorials.Net’s SolidWorks video tutorials are available automatically via online streaming and download at the time of purchase. If you would like a disc of the SolidWorks training, please don’t forget to order the “back up disc” item in the shopping cart.

Click each of the SolidWorks tutorials to see a detailed list of the video chapters included with each course. Please visit our youtube channel here: for dozens of sample SolidWorks video tutorials that can help you gauge the quality and pacing of our work. Don’t forget to subscribe to our monthly newsletter or social media pages to receive free SolidWorks tutorials and discount coupon codes for our courses. Bookmark these SolidWorks blog pages to receive additional tips and training opportunities. SCROLL DOWN FOR SOLIDWORKS POSTS.


SolidWorks Tutorials for Beginners – The Interface, Part 2

SolidWorks Tutorials for Beginners – The Interface, pt.2 Welcome back, to our SolidWorks Tutorials for Beginners Series. This is part 2 of the SolidWorks Tutorials – Interface section. In my previous lesson, we’d left off at customizing the Command Manager. The Command Manager, as you may remember, is that strip of commands known as a ribbon at […]

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SolidWorks Tutorials for Beginners – The SolidWorks Interface part 1

SolidWorks Tutorials – The Interface, pt.1 Welcome to the next installment of our SolidWorks tutorials for Beginners series. In this document I’ll be teaching you about the SolidWorks interface. When you open SolidWorks, you’ll see the screen that I have excerpted below, gray in the center with the SolidWorks logo, and some tools and menu […]

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New SolidWorks 2014 updates released!

Want to know what’s new in SolidWorks 2014?  The new SolidWorks 2014 Video Tutorial Update is now available. SolidWorks 2014 offers numerous improvements to tools in the sketching, modeling, assembly, sheet metal, eDrawing, and surface modeling environments, but there are no major cosmetic changes, so our existing courseware is of course applicable to SolidWorks […]

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What’s new in SolidWorks 2014

What’s New in SolidWorks 2014?  Hey there, I’ve been getting some questions about what’s new in SolidWorks 2014. And, of course, yes, our 2013 SolidWorks tutorial courseware still applies! We’ll be issuing a video course about some of the design module updates in SolidWorks. The new release of SolidWorks includes some tool tweaks, but no major functional […]

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SolidWorks Tool Box Playlist & Course – SolidWorks Tutorials

New SolidWorks ToolBox Video Tutorial just released 88 minutes, 28 videos. $25; available online and via downloaded (both included in the price). What is SolidWorks ToolBox? It’s a great little library utility used by SolidWorks. Your default installation of SolidWorks won’t have it enabled however; you’ll need to go through the “add-in” process to make […]

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SolidWorks Tutorials Playlists – New posts at YouTube

New SolidWorks Tutorials Playlists and SolidWorks Tutorials Updates We’ve just published numerous updates to our SolidWorks tutorials video library. You can see many of these new tutorials on our youtube playlists, which are cited below. Be sure to enter “youtube” in our shopping cart at checkout to save 10% on any video tutorials. Reminder, you […]

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New SolidWorks Tutorials – Utilities

SolidWorks Tutorials – New Utilities course. We’ve just published a new course on SolidWorks, about Utilities. You may be wondering what the heck Utilities is… well, these are the SolidWorks tools (in the standard edition) that let you compare and analyze your entities and part / assembly documents. The tools and their interfaces are simple […]

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SolidWorks beginner tutorials – What’s a top down assembly?

SolidWorks Beginner Tutorials – What is Top Down Assembly?  A common question we hear asked by beginner SolidWorks users is, “What’s a “top-down” assembly? This working strategy applies to any 3D CAD software modeller, such as CATIA, Inventor and others, not just SolidWorks, but I’ll post it here at our SolidWorks pages for quick reference, […]

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