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Features solidThinking Evolve

From your sketches to the final surfaces, solidThinking Evolve is a comprehensive NURBS-based 3D modelling and rendering environment for Windows and Mac that delivers all the necessary tools for the creation of high-quality, manufacturable models and the power to render them with unsurpassed photorealism. Based on our industry-leading ConstructionTree™ technology, the modelling process in solidThinking grants you the greatest freedom to experiment with shapes and innovate.

Enhance your design experience. Invent. Explore.

Perfect. Develop and visualize product concepts without the limitations of traditional software. With automated construction history management, solidThinking enables rapid development of design alternatives to discover new design opportunities, explore form and innovate upon existing designs. solidThinking’s unmatched flexibility and streamlined designer’s desktop environment speed workflow and improve productivity – providing more creative time for designers to design.

Model in Complete Freedom

Choose the modeling technique that best suits your needs. Surfaces or solids, NURBS or polygonal modeling, solidThinking implements them all and allows you to mix these techniques effortlessly.

Create stunning visualizations in a realistic environment.

After creating your design, visualize it with diverse settings and lightings that accurately reproduce the real world. Quickly and easily generate photorealistic/artistic renderings or animations, HTML Web pages or QuickTime VR movies to prepare presentations that will “take your viewer’s breathe away.”

Work in an integrated environment with a top-quality rendering engine.

You don’t need another 3D software to render your models. solidThinking delivers all the latest rendering techniques with one of the fastest and most reliable rendering engines available on the market today harnessed in an intuitive user interface. Modeling and rendering phases are seamlessly integrated. Third-party rendering engines are also supported. Photorealistic images can be easily created for business documents and multi-media applications, including sales and market research, that visually convey your product concept in a powerful way.

Exchange your projects with CAD and animation programs

Import/export plug-ins include IGES, DXF, 3DS, 3DStudio Max, DWG, Lightwave, Maya, RIB, SolidWorks, STEP, STL, VDA-FS and VRML.

Create your own libraries of models, materials and scenes

Build on previous designs and save time. The extensible libraries of models, materials and scenes let you create an unlimited archive of parts, assemblies, surface attributes and materials that can be easily retrieved, customized and used for development of new products.

Create your own plug-ins

Expand and extend core functionality. The solidThinking Plug-Ins Development Kit (PDK) contains documentation for developers and users who want to create their own modeling, I/O and rendering plug-ins. Included in the PDK are code samples that furnish a reference guide for programmers.

Compress the product-development cycle

Create and explore more ideas. Reduce the number of physical prototypes. Eliminate interpretation of design between designers and engineers. Speed and improve the quality of decision-making.

Reduce product-development costs

Decrease prototype development expenses. Eliminate flaws early in the product-development process by creating realistic, accurate 3D models and using design evaluation tools. Implement market research early in the process.

KeyShot LiveLinking

Evolve has got a LiveLink with the render application KeyShot. With this advanced integration, users can develop their designs in Evolve, then send it to KeyShot directly from the Evolve user interface. They may start creating their scene inside KeyShot or continue on the design in Evolve sending any geometry changes back to KeyShot without affecting any material, environment or camera settings. It all add up to a lot of time saved and with KeyShot and solidThinking Evolve supported on Mac or PC, they complement each other beautifully.



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Windows 7 and higher
Mac OS X 10.10 and higher
**Only 64-bit versions**

Intel Chip
4GB RAM (8GB recommended)
OpenGL Video Card 256+ MB

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solidThinking Evolve starts at:

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Latest version
Mac OS X:
2017 build 7305
2017 build 7305
Mac OS X:
2017 build 7305


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