Design & Manufacturing Technologies

Software Download Info. & Tech Tips

Questions email: Max Gilleland - CAD Support Staff

Dassault Systemes products

PTC products

 Autodesk 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 Parametric 3.0 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

Basic instillation instructions

Hardware Notes

Support Forum:
Support Request:

Instructions to configure PTC Creo 3.0 for Schools -

Creo 2.0 Installation Guides:  ( Legacy data with useful information )

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 about how to get the SolidWorks software.

Installation Guides and Support Resources

SolidWorks System Requirements + Configuring a SolidWorks workstation

SolidWorks 2016 Hardware FAQs

SolidWorks 2015 Education Product Installation Instructions


Siemens NX

NX 10 Student Edition: student version of NX 10 is the only version you 
can get and is now 64-bit only.
Siemens Learning Advantage Academic Gold Membership: self-paced training

Academic Resource Centerat - Siemens


Tech Tips:


Design & Manufacturing Technologies Building: E-2
Contact: Max J. Gilleland
Phone: 408.864.8796

Last Updated: 9/26/16