• Visualize rendered content

    Hello Visualize Community!   I'd like to start a thread where we can share our Visualize images, animations, and other rendered content for feedback from the community. I will also use this thread as the single ...
    Brian Hillner
    last modified by Brian Hillner
  • RTX Support in 2020 (and 2019 sp05)

    Hello Vizzies... for those who may not follow/see the SOLIDWORKS blog posts, I wanted to call your attention to this blog post from last week.   SOLIDWORKS Visualize Introduces RTX Acceleration    2 m...
    Ron Bates
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  • 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
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  • 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
    last modified by Brian Hillner
  • Textures doesn't applying on part

    Hello,   I need to add texture on surface in my model but not all of textures works. In some cases apllying texture on surface change only colour of it, but I don't see texture image. Additionaly some textures w...
    Mateusz Szurek
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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
    last modified by J. Buckallew
  • XR (VR/AR/MR) and Visualize

    I'd like to start a discussion about photoreal models brought into a XR experience of some kind trying to utilizing Visualize. The applications I am creating are for use by sales & marketing teams, for training an...
    Mark Jackson
    last modified by Mark Jackson
  • 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
    last modified by Luke Thompson
  • 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
  • Camera Positioning

    I want to make a Previs to match the Backplate with the real Photo of the car. The car model is centered and snapped to ground, the focal length is the same as  in the backplate, Pivot Point is set to the car.N...
  • Solidworks Free

    Is there any free version to use in a public educational institution for use by the teacher and students? Please, help me. Thanks
    Suely Rezende
    last modified by Suely Rezende
  • 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