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How do I find older Solidworks software?


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My name is Steve T. and I am hoping someone will be able to give me a little help. I am a mechanical engineer by training and used Solidworks when I was part of a small firm called Bindery Solutions based in S. Burlington, Vt (no longer in business). I own a license for Solidworks 2003. I don’t currently do any design work but would like to access and modify my old drawings. parts and assemblies. Unfortunately, I have not been able to come up with a disc to download the software. I tried for some time to get my reseller CAP, inc to help with a download link, as they have done in the past, but they and Solidworks told me they were unable to help me this time. I am hoping someone may have or know someone who has the software available and would be able to help me out. I would be extremely grateful for any help you can provide and would be willing to pay a fee if that helps and can provide more information if needed. If I was going to use it in any fashion to earn income I would be happy to buy a new seat but I am just doing hobby work and cannot justify the expense.

Thank you in advance for any help or guidance you are able to provide.




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All of the versions of SWX were available by disc until 2015 or 2016, maybe even 2014, when the software became available by download only.