Solid Edge ranks No. 1 for CAM software in G2 Winter 2023 Report

By Kyzmen Wood

We are excited to share that Solid Edge has continued to solidify its leading position in the Computer-Aided Design (CAD) software industry by earning top rankings across 32 different categories in the Winter 2023 report by G2, the world’s largest and most trusted software marketplace.

This position isn’t a first for Solid Edge, as we have continued to earn top marks like this one thanks to the trust and support our customers around the world place in Solid Edge — our complete portfolio of product development tools for mechanical and electrical design, simulation, manufacturing, technical publications, data management, and so much more.

Solid Edge G2 Rankings

Solid Edge Winter 2023 rankings

Solid Edge earned a total of 32 badges in the G2 Winter 2023 Report across multiple categories for Small Business, Mid-Market, and Enterprise level solutions and industry software applications.

Best Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAM) Software

  • Rated #1 Overall
  • Rated #2 for Ease of Set Up, Ease of Admin, Market Presence, and Easiest to Do Business With
  • Rated #3 for User Satisfaction and Ease of Setup

Best Mechanical Computer-Aided Design (MCAD) Software

  • Rated #1 for Easiest to Do Business With
  • Rated #2 for Market Presence and File Interoperability
  • Rated #3 for Ease of Setup, Text Editing Tools, Custom Interface, Ease of Admin, and User Satisfaction

Best 3D Printing Software

  • Rated #1 for Ease of Doing Business With, Ease of Admin, Ease of Setup, and File Editing
  • Rated #3 for Integrated 3D Modeling, Mesh Repair, Market Presence, and Downloadable Applications

Best General-Purpose CAD Software

  • Rated #1 for Hardware Support and Custom Menus
  • Rated #2 for Command Clarity, File Size, Rendering, Text Editing Tools, Custom Commands, and Easiest to do Business With
  • Rated #3 for Custom Interface, Push/Pull, Modeling, File Import, Rendering Tools, Market Presence and Task-Based Interfaces

Best Simulation & CAE Software

  • Rated #2 for Manufacturing Process Simulation, Support, Ease of Use, and Discrete Event Modeling
  • Rated #3 for Multibody Dynamics, User Satisfaction, Hardware Support, Market Presence, Drawing Tools, and 3D Solid Modeling Tools

How G2 rankings work

G2 is the world’s leading business solution review platform. Operating a software marketplace used by more than 60 million software buyers annually, G2’s quarterly updated lists rank the world’s best software companies and products based on authentic, timely reviews from real users.

Business professionals, buyers, investors, and analysts use the site to compare and select the best software and services based on user reviews. Basing its analytics on customer feedback, performance surveys, rigorous product comparisons and market research, G2’s quarterly reports synthesize data relating to key software performance metrics for major business sectors.

Leaders in G2’s report are ranked based on a combination of Satisfaction and Market Presence scores for each seller. To be included in one of G2’s reports, a software seller or product must maintain a great ranking within satisfaction and market presence scores amongst competitors for each review left by a customer. Scores are based on reviews submitted during the current evaluation period.

Learn more about what real users have to say (or write your own review) on G2’s Solid Edge review page!

About Siemens Solid Edge

Solid Edge® is an integrated portfolio of powerful, comprehensive, and accessible software tools that advance all aspects of the product development process. Solid Edge addresses today’s complex challenges with automated digital solutions that cultivate creativity and collaboration.

By harnessing the latest innovative technologies in mechanical and electrical design, simulation, manufacturing, publications, data management, and cloud-based collaboration, Solid Edge dramatically shortens time-to-market, provides greater production flexibility, and significantly reduces costs with its collaborative and scalable solutions.

Solid Edge is a part of the Siemens Xcelerator™ portfolio, the comprehensive and integrated portfolio of software and services from Siemens Digital Industries Software and provides an innovative and comprehensive approach to product development for the mainstream market.

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