• Visualize 2020 GPU support - Geforce RTX support?

    Just got 2020 SP0 installed and it's not recognizing my RTX2080ti.  I'm seeing some notes referring to 2019 SP5 for users that are "not ready" to jump to 2020 but SP5 doesn't seem to be available anywhere. Edit ...
    Jake Sclare
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  • What changed from Visualize 2017 to 2019 (Texture issue)

    So, I've been using Visualize 2017 for some time to create some really nice images.   I had this smart idea that Solidworks 2019 could be worth upgrading to.   Without getting into too much detail, I can't...
    Michael Vasilantone
    last modified by Michael Vasilantone
  • Visualise - how to run with on RTX2080 when Quadro P4000 installed alongside it?

    We have a simulation rig specifically for CFD/FEA analysis - running a Threadripper 2990WX + Quadro P4000 combo. We just installed an RTX2080 to run Visualise through. So both the Quadro driver and the separate RTX ...
    Stuart O. Neill
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  • Importing Vis. projects in other Vis projects- Select configs.

    We have multiple products with various combinations of hardware and each hardware has different color options.  Right now we are making visualize projects for each piece of hardware than making another visualize...
    Luke Thompson
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  • why is visualize not using the gpu when i have it set to?

    i have the settings in visualize set to use the gpu only for rendering and in task manager its showing its not using it and only using the cpu. cpu is maxed.
    J. Buckallew
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  • SOLIDWORKS Visualize Feature Requests

    Hello Visualize Community,   Some of you have asked me to create a single forum post where all global Visualize users can request product features for future releases, and bounce these ideas off each other. This...
    Brian Hillner
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  • is there a way to render to a svg file?

    i've been asked if i can render out to an svg file format. is this possible?
    J. Buckallew
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  • HDRI recommended resolution?

    We are looking at either creating or purchasing HDRI images for our renderings. My question is what resolution would be recommended for a high quality rendering?    Thanks.
    Luke Thompson
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  • Visualize Queue not Purging

    not sure if anyone else has had this issue but it looks like there are some "Phantom" projects in my queue that refuse to clear. I have used both Terminate Current Render and Purge Queue multiple times with no joy. &#...
    Scott Ellery
    last modified by Scott Ellery
  • Visualize 360-VR examples

    Hi Visualize community,   We would like to promote our exciting 360-VR feature that we released back in Visualize Pro 2018 with actual customer examples. Many of you create fantastic examples of this 360-VR...
    Brian Hillner
    last modified by Brian Hillner
  • New components, decals and display state do not appear...

    I made a number of changes to one of my models which included a couple of small components adds, around 20 decals, and color changes which were done using display states.    Since the file monitor feat...
    Dale Johnston
    last modified by Dale Johnston
  • Know of any Visualize-friendly render farms or places that can host your seat of Boost?

    I've asked our VAR already, but it's not something they have had any demand for so they don't have anything available at this time. They gave me some quotes for putting together something in-house but I know I'm going...
    Kristina Smith
    last modified by Kristina Smith
  • What is the best NVIDIA GPU to get?

    Hi everyone! I am new to this community and excited to learn more about SolidWorks Visualize and rendering. My company is going to be getting the latest SW with Visualize SP3 and I am supposed to spec out the best po...
    Will Hovik
    last modified by Will Hovik
  • How to define Joints/Connections in Visualize?

    Hi,   I am trying to animate an industrial 6 axis robot in Visualize.   Is there a way to define joints or connections?   Just pulling the pivot point to the center of the joint is not really practic...
    Clemens Ambros
    last modified by Clemens Ambros
  • weird camera behavior

    Hi,   I imported a motion study from Solidworks into Visualize including the camera.   This camera does behave quite weird when I try to change orientation and position. It seems like it's turning around a...
    Clemens Ambros
    last modified by Clemens Ambros
  • I get an error message when trying to start Visualize.

    I cannot start Visualize. After the normal startup screen (with the render) I get an error message saying Solidworks Visualize has encounterd an error.   Bunkspeed.objectpanarchy.panarchy.builder.buildfailedexep...
    Joost Hopmans
    last modified by Joost Hopmans
  • Preview/ rendered lighting disparity

    We're on Visualize Standard 2019 R4, just learning how to use it. Having problems getting the light level right. The SolidWorks model just has a plain white background (graphics guy wants no background, shadows, etc.)...
    Carl Finney
    last modified by Carl Finney
  • Choppy Edges on Curved Surfaces

    This is rendered in Perspective Mapping Mode. I've also tried UV.   Any suggestions to make these go away?
    Armand Matossian
    last modified by Armand Matossian
  • Why has Visualize SP2 tessellated my models?

    Hello,   After updating Visualize 2019 from SP0 to SP2 i have noticed that models no longer have smooth surfaces. The image below shows the same file before and after the update (ignore black part). Arrows show ...
    Sam Billington
    last modified by Sam Billington
  • What does "End of Central Directory record could not be found." mean?

    I have a project file that is not opening and giving me this error. Any suggestions in how to recover the file? The file finished saving 2 min before a power outage. Computer lost power and turned off.  
    Chris Cunningham
    last modified by Chris Cunningham