|CPU 1||Intel or AMD with SSE2 support|
|RAM 1||8GB or more recommended.|
|Hard Disk 1||300MB required for installation.|
|Graphics 1||A DirectX 11 approved graphics card, which must be SOLIDWORKS certified if working with SOLIDWORKS.|
|Network (if using DriveWorks in a shared environment)|
100Mb or faster network card.
Microsoft Active Directory Domain.
Windows® 7 SP1, (64-bit only) Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate
Windows® 8.1 Pro/Enterprise
Windows® 10 Professional/Enterprise
Windows® Server 2016
Windows® Server 2019
A full list of previous DriveWorks versions and the operating systems each support can be found here.
When installing DriveWorks alongside SOLIDWORKS please check SOLIDWORKS System Requirements. Please see Info: Third Party Information And Downloads for link.
|SQL Server® Compact Edition||4.0|
|SQL Server® Express||2008 R2
|SQL Server® Standard or higher editions||2008 R2
|Microsoft Azure||All DriveWorks modules are supported to run on Microsoft Azure Virtual machines with a Windows Server operating system listed above.
DriveWorks Shared Groups are supported to run on Microsoft Azure SQL Database.
For more information on working with Microsoft Azure please see How To: Microsoft Azure.
|CAD Application||Supported Version||Notes|
2017 (must use DriveWorks 14 SP2 or newer)
2018 (must use DriveWorks 15 SP2 or newer)
2019 (must use DriveWorks 16 SP2 or newer)
SOLIDWORKS is only required on the machines that are required to capture SOLIDWORKS models and drawings (through DriveWorks Administrator), or to generate SOLIDWORKS models and drawings (through DriveWorks Administrator, DriveWorks User or DriveWorks Autopilot).
We always recommend installing the most recent service pack for the SOLIDWORKS version you are running.
Please check SOLIDWORKS System Requirements for SOLIDWORKS supported hardware, operating system and Microsoft products. Please see Info: Third Party Information And Downloads for link.
Please see Important Notice - SOLIDWORKS 2016 Support when using this version.
SolidWorks Product Data Management
Please see Info: SolidWorks Product Data Management for the supported versions of PDM products.
Microsoft Office is only required on the machines that are required to capture Microsoft Office Documents (through DriveWorks Administrator), or to generate Microsoft Office Documents (through DriveWorks Administrator, DriveWorks User or DriveWorks Autopilot).
A Web Browser is only required when running Personal Web Edition (through DriveWorks Administrator) or when accessing or running a project over the internet (through DriveWorks Live).
DriveWorks products are supported on virtual and remote environments as long as the guest operating system meets the requirements set out above.
This is due to limitations of the operating systems when virtualized.
Also when utilizing the SOLIDWORKS capabilities of DriveWorks (for example Capture and Model Generation), please check SOLIDWORKS Support for Virtual Environments.
The link can be found under the heading SOLIDWORKS System Requirements in the topic Info: Third Party Information And Downloads.