solidThinking Inspire : CAD Software

solidThinking Inspire enables designers, engineers, and architects to quickly create designs and use them.

The software is easy to use and works with existing CAD tools to design structural parts right away, by reducing costs, development time, materials consumption, and product weight.

solidThinking Inspire interface


solidThinking’s goal is to create, develop and market technology to help our user community to provide the most desirable products to their customers as quickly as possible.The company was created in 1991 to meet the needs of Italian industrial designers and was purchased by Altair in 2008.

Properties of solidThinking Inspire software

solidThinking Inspire software allows you to:

solidThinking Inspire software supports the following 3D file formats:

ACIS (.sab, .sat), CATIA V4 (.model), CATIA V5 (.CATPart, .CATProduct); IGES (.iges, .igs), JT (.jt), Parasolid (.x_b, .x_t, .xmt_bin, .xmt_txt), Pro/Engineer (.asm, .prt), SolidWorks (.sldasm, .sldprt), STEP (.step, .stp), STL (ASCII .stl), UG NX (Unigraphics) (.prt), STL (.stl), IGES (.iges, .igs)

solidThinking Inspire software is not free but you can download a trial version from the official website.

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If you encounter difficulty printing a file you designed with solidThinking, check out our eBook,  “Fix your Files” eBook. These tips will help you to improve your 3D files to make them printable!

Is your 3D file ready? Then upload it and bring your object to life!