Important Information for Users
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CAMWorks Frequently Asked Questions
Before contacting your reseller, we suggest reading the following for system requirements and investigating problem areas.
No! You do not have to buy the whole version of SolidWorks or Solid Edge. You can purchase a cost-effective CAD/CAM software package that includes CAMWorks and CAMWorks Solids (an integrated solid modeler) or you can purchase CAMWorks to run with the retail version of SolidWorks or Solid Edge. For more information, contact a CAMWorks reseller in your area.
Current customers can download the latest release of CAMWorks and view the changelog by logging in to the Customer Area.
Yes. CAMWorks can only be installed as a new version. You can run different CAMWorks versions using the SolidWorks Add-in manager to switch the version. For best results, follow these steps:
- Close all part models.
- Select the Add-in Manager and disable the version you no longer want running.
- Close SolidWorks/CAMWorks Solids and restart.
- Select the Add-in Manager and enable the version you want to run and click OK.
- Open a part model.Top
Because of the addition of new features and advances in technology in CAMWorks 2015, CAMWorks data in files saved in CAMWorks 2015 cannot be restored in previous versions of CAMWorks.