SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard is the ideal data management application for smaller single-site SOLIDWORKS customers with an easy-to- use solution that can be easily upgraded to SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional when needs change. SOLIDWORKS PDM Standard utilizes Microsoft® SQL Server Express.
SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional is an all-inclusive application that utilizes Microsoft SQL Server Standard to provide high performance and scalability, and is included along with integrations to various authoring applications, including third-party CAD applications and Microsoft Office.
SOLIDWORKS Manage is an advanced, record-based data management system that extends the global file management and application integrations enabled by SOLIDWORKS PDM Professional to include a comprehensive set of capabilities that you can use and distribute to many areas of your business.
|PDM Standard||PDM Professional||Manage|
|Design and Reuse|
|Secure File Vaulting|
|Engineering Change Management|
|Bill of Materials Management|
|Advanced Search and Favourites|
|Automated Neutral File Creation|
|Automated Data Import and Export|
|Serial Number Generators|
|Distributed Design Teams|
|Automated Approved Process|
|Dashboards and Reports|
|Microsoft® Outlook Integration|