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imksa

Hello

 

We have a computer lab (40 PC) training for AutoCAD, we want to add training to computer-aided engineering (CAE)

 

 

What isbetter program in terms of price

 

Solid Edge

SolidWorks

Inventor

 

I do not think that these programs are different, Especially When used to training in college

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ReMark

College you say?

 

It's all free.

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imksa

I heard about this

But even AutoCAD we could not get it for free.

 

You may be talking about Students copy (without ploting), but we do not get This plan.

 

We only got a few copies of inventor for free.

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ReMark

There are many AutoDesk programs, including plain AutoCAD, available, for FREE to students and educators via the Educational Community. ALL programs are FULLY functional, that includes the ability to print. No features are disabled. Anyone saying something to the contrary is feeding you misinformation and shouldn't be listened to..

 

The same thing can be said for Solidworks. Dassault Systemes and AutoDesk have created these kinds of opportunities for students and educators hoping that by doing so they will gain new users who will buy their products for commercial use.

 

Where are you located?

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BIGAL

Remark when I worked for a Autocad reseller many years ago, the Education version to schools was not free ! It was heavily discounted. Yes all programs were fully functional. It appears different now.

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ReMark

Maybe it has something to do with the country one lives in? I don't know. However, here in the U.S. AutoDESK programs are free to the educational community.

 

Refer to this link...http://www.autodesk.com/education/free-software/all

 

I visited the website just moments ago and saw this...

 

ADESK Free.JPG

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ReMark

Regarding Solid Edge. There is a free version for students as well although it comes with a couple of restrictions.

 

SolidEdgeFree.jpg

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ReMark

Regarding SolidWorks. Seems Dassault Systemes has made a change. I'm almost positive that at one time it was free to students but now it seems one must pay. It is a 12 month term of use too.

 

SolidworksFree.jpg

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tzframpton

Theoretically, couldn't the school's IT admin create a set of *.edu emails to get free student software?

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imksa

Hello

 

Sent a letter to the three companies,

I got a response from Autodesk

 

 

There is no a free version for laboratories, each student can get a copy of, as well as the trainer

student also get a free training for 4 hours.

 

Waiting for a reply from Solid Edge SolidWorks

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ReMark

Maybe you should have first thought about what you were going to say before you said it when you contacted each software maker.

 

Are you, in fact, a student at a college? And what do you need one of these programs for specifically? What are you attempting to draw/design?

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imksa

Thanks for the suggestion

Actually we want to add that we do not have specific conditions (flexible).

 

At first we focus on simple products, such as vise English Key gears.

We also want that the student sees the design By using 3D printers

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Are you in fact a student at a college? If so which college might that be?

 

It sounds as though you are creating mechanical type drawings. Is that correct?

 

Have you looked at Fusion 360? It too is free to a select category of people.

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imksa

I am the supervisor of the mechanical computer lab, That has the Autocad 2013 & autocad mechanical 2014

I took courses on Solid Edge SolidWorks Investor and Mastercam.

 

As I told you we want to add a CDE program.

 

I will take fusion-360 courses:

https://www.udemy.com/product-design-fusion-360/#%2Flecture%2F2240462

 

i will wait for Emil from Solid Edge & SolidWorks, And I will submit a report to my manager.

 

 

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