Compare Creo Parametric vs SOLIDWORKS

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comparison of Creo Parametric vs. SOLIDWORKS
based on data from user reviews. Creo Parametric rates 3.6/5 stars with 64 reviews. SOLIDWORKS rates 4.4/5 stars with 282 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

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Creo Parametric
3.6
Based on 64 reviews
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SOLIDWORKS
SOLIDWORKS
4.4
Based on 282 reviews
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8.2
(Based on 62 reviews)
8.8
(Based on 271 reviews)
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6.3
(Based on 62 reviews)
8.5
(Based on 271 reviews)
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7.2
(Based on 10 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 25 reviews)
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7.8
(Based on 10 reviews)
7.9
(Based on 24 reviews)
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7.4
(Based on 58 reviews)
8.1
(Based on 234 reviews)
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8.4
(Based on 10 reviews)
8.7
(Based on 25 reviews)
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6.4
(Based on 62 reviews)
8.4
(Based on 269 reviews)
Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
25.0%
39.0%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
21.9%
32.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
53.1%
28.2%
 
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
21.3%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
19.1%
 
Design
12.5%
Design
10.3%
 
Machinery
7.5%
Medical Devices
9.0%
 
Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
6.3%
Higher Education
7.2%
 
Defense & Space
6.3%
Machinery
5.9%
 
Other
46.3%
Other
48.5%
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Mike H.
User

Robust handling of large assemblies. Best-in-class feature solver. Highly-disciplined constraint management. Application stability. Memory management.

Yevgen G.
User in Higher Education

1. User friendly interface including - clear structure; - intuitively proper location of tools; - good help system; - customizable toolboxes. 2. Comprehensive functionality including - open platform with hundreds of add-ins; - add-ins present CAD,...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 Crowd User in Automotive

The modeling system is crude and difficult to use, switching units is overly complicated, maneuvering the model is anti-ergonomic, orbiting the model is borderline impossible. This is the mindset of creo: "We will charge you a lot of money for a software...

Ed D.
User in Machinery

1. SolidWorks continues to do things to make older files less stable and Excel bills of materials unstable. 2. Several SPR's have taken years to fix. 3. My request for a linear actuator in Motion was made in 2002 and has never implemented. 4. It took...

 
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