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DriveWorks 16 Now Available!

Just Released: DriveWorks 16

In DriveWorks 16 weve built on our extensive Design Automation capabilities, greatly enhanced our 3D capabilities and made sure DriveWorks is positioned as a powerful configurator and CPQ solution company-wide for manufacturing companies.

This release focuses on enhancements to stability and performance, scalability and usability alongside new features.

Many of the enhancements in DriveWorks 16 have come from customer suggestions. Thank you to everyone that has submitted requests & suggestions to

Here’s just a few of the enhancements/new features in DriveWorks 16:

  • Performance Enhancements
  • Timers
  • Insert position and mate in a SOLIDWORKS assembly
  • Dynamic 3D Preview including Layout
  • New Specification Tasks, Functions & Generation Tasks

The DriveWorks Solo and DriveWorks Pro Help Files and Online Documentation have been updated to reflect DriveWorks 16 so you can continue to find answersand articles online, whenever you need them.

We are very excited about DriveWorks 16. We hope you enjoy using it.

Download the Latest Release Now from the DriveWorks Community

DriveWorks Resellers and Customers with anActiveSubscription Support Contract can download DriveWorks 16 from the DriveWorks Community.

Here’s what you’ll need to download the latest release:

  • A DriveWorks Community Account,you can create an account if you don’t have one or reset your password if you’ve forgotten it.
  • Pre-Requisites can be found in our Online Documentation.
  • DriveWorks 16 License Codes have been provided* so you can test in a sandbox before upgrading your production environment to the new release.

*If you’re a DriveWorks Reseller AE, your DriveWorks 16 demo codes have been emailed to you. If you’re a DriveWorks customer with active subs, your codes have been sent to your reseller who will pass them on to you.If you haven’t received your DriveWorks 16 license codes yet, please email us.

Join Our What’s New in DriveWorks 16 Webinars

In May we’re hosting a What’s New DriveWorks 16 webinar series. Join Mike Loftus, our Technical Specialist as he takes you through all of the new features and enhancements in DriveWorks 16.

What’s New Part One

Thursday 10th May

What’s New Part Two

Thursday 17th May

What’s New Part Three

Thursday 24th May

Important Information

  • We have tested the updates rigorously across Windows Operating Systems and latest versions of SOLIDWORKS to test compatibility.
  • As with any upgrade, remember to take a back up of your data!
  • The download should take no more than 30 minutes.
  • If you are working in a multi-user environment make sure you upgrade all of the DriveWorks Modules e.g. DriveWorks Administrator, Autopilot, any DriveWorks User licenses, DriveWorks Live and DriveWorks Pro Server.
  • Make sure you have your DriveWorks 16 license keys to hand. We issue new license codes for each new major release so you can test out the new functionality before you use it in production. New DriveWorks 16 licence codes have been sent to DriveWorks Resellers for all companies with an active subscription support contract. If you havent received your codes yet please check with your reseller.