> > Does anyone have any experience changing from Pro-
> > E to Solidworks? We started using Pro-E three
> > years ago and are sick of PTC. They treat their
> > customers like *and charge a fortune for any
> > add on software. Now we are starting to look into
> > switching to SW. We are looking for some advice
> > as to what problems we might run into. Does the
> > Pro-E to SW translator work as well as they clam?
> > Is there anyway of converting the Pro-E drawings?
> > Any insight would be helpful.
> > Thanks
> > SOS
> Solid Works has a program called Xchange Works that will convert
> Pro-E files but only up to 2000. PTC added something else to their
> 2000i and above to keep others from converting their files.
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> > Before you buy.
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> Before you buy.
If you want to read ProE 2000i parts into Solidworks you can use SW
ProE converter in conjunction with Delcam's PS-Exchange product. PS-
Exchange 'decrptys the part' the SW's ProE converter can access the
PS-Exchange is FREE!
It also supports UG, Parasolid, Catia, STEP, IGES & VDA.
Have a look at
for info on using PS-Exchange with SW's ProE converter
for general info
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Before you buy.