How To Find Your SOLIDWORKS License Serial Number

dateFebruary 5, 2024

SOLIDWORKS serial number is the key to unlocking the full spectrum of capabilities that this powerful 3D CAD software offers. It determines the specific set of products you are entitled to use and install. In this article, we will delve into the importance of your SOLIDWORKS serial number and explore three essential locations where you can find this critical information.

Understanding the Importance of Your SOLIDWORKS Serial Number

Your SOLIDWORKS serial number is crucial for accessing and installing the software, verifying your license, and determining the features and functionalities available to you. It ensuring compliance, providing access to different product editions and add-ons, and facilitating technical support and updates. Additionally, the serial number is essential for license management and software upgrades.



  1. Open SOLIDWORKS on your
  2. Navigate to the 'Help' menu, usually located in the upper right corner of the
  3. Select 'About SOLIDWORKS' from the dropdown


   4. A dialog box will appear, providing information about your SOLIDWORKS version and release service pack. To view the serial number, you need to click on ‘Show Serial Number’.



Inside the Windows Control Panel

*Local Administrator right on computer is required

  1. Open the Windows Control Panel on your
  2. Locate the 'Programs' or 'Programs and Features'
  3. Find SOLIDWORKS in the list of installed programs, right click on it and select ‘Change’.
  4. If you get a message on system rebooting indicate by the installation manager that shows up, please click ‘OK’ to continue.


5. Select "Modify your installation' then click "Next".



6.  Your serial number will be displayed in the installed program


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