Siemens PLM to make student edition of Solid Edge free

The offer is to all students at all academic levels. The license is for 12 months.

Siemens PLM Software today announced it is releasing its Student Edition of Solid Edge 3D CAD software free of charge to all full- or part-time students throughout the world at any academic level.

The no-charge 12-month license is available only to students via download. To register for and download the Student Edition of Solid Edge, students can visit The license can be renewed each year provided the user remains a qualified student.

The Student Edition of Solid Edge contains all of the functionality necessary to create complete designs, including full access to synchronous technology, and all Solid Edge modules including drafting, sheet metal, surfacing, and advanced assembly design.

Registered users of the Student Edition will be given links to tutorials and other on-line media, and granted access to a dedicated Internet forum that will allow collaboration with other students using Solid Edge.