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Software Download Info

Questions email: Max Gilleland - CAD Support Staff  gillelandmax@fhda.edu

Dassault Systemes products

PTC products



Other useful resources of interest.

Tech Tips: hardware & software ideas

CAD computers ideas  Dell  BOXX  Xi

Student Software - Foundation for California Community College


Creo Info:

The Next Step: Now called "PTC Creo Parametric 3.0" – Classes & New Book Jan. 2015

PTC Creo Parametric 3.0 Students Edition Software - FREE to our enrolled students.

For additional resources, please visit www.ptc.com/go/academicprogram

Hardware Notes

Support Forum: http://communities.ptc.com/community/academic-program/support
Support Request: www.ptc.com/go/academic-request

Instructions to configure PTC Creo 3.0 for Schools -


Creo 2.0 Installation Guides:

Creo 2.0 Minimum Hardware Specifications

Hardware Notes - Creo 2.0

PTC Academic Program: Support

Graphics issues? This may fix it.

General FAQ: Deals with questions about PTC online accounts, support available to Academic customers and where to go for support.

Installation FAQ: Deals with questions on hardware requirements, the installation process, download problems and other installation related issues.

Licensing FAQ: Deals with questions about the licenses needed for PTC Academic software, problems encountered obtaining a license and installing a license on a new machine.

PTC Platform Support

Best deal is to purchase the PTC Creo 2.0 Academic Edition & eLearning Library Bundle - One Year Term License

PTC Software: Student Editions
Pro/ENGINEER Student Edition eLearning Library - Special offer for our students
PTC Web Store



Solidworks Info:


The required SolidWorks software is available as a free downloads to our enrolled students.

Please email Max Gilleland - CAD Support Staff  gillelandmax@fhda.edu about how to get the SolidWorks software.

Installation Guides and Support Resources

ThinkEDU - Academic Software Discounts! - CreationEngine.com

SolidWorks System Requirements + Configuring a SolidWorks workstation

SolidWorks 2014 Hardware FAQs

** SolidWorks 2014 Will Not Install on Windows XP **

SolidWorks 2014 Education Product Installation Instructions



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Last Updated: 11/5/14