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Installing the Solid Edge 2019 Free Viewer

John Pearson - Monday, October 22, 2018
Note: This Free Viewer can only be installed on computers that do not have an existing seat of Solid Edge.

  • 1.Go to the following site to download the Solid Edge Viewer Software:

https://solidedge.siemens.com/en/free-software/solid-edge-free-viewer/solid-edge-viewer-download/

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  • 2.Instructions for installing the viewer.

- Download the self-extracting executable from the web page

 

- Double-click the Solid_Edge_Free_Viewer_2019.exe file to begin the automated process of installation

- When the following screen appears, check the “I accept the terms in the license agreement” box, enter in your name and company(optional), and select the Modeling standard(optional). You can use the default install to path. Leave the License File and Optional File fields empty, and click Install.

 

 

 
  • 3.Obtain the license for the viewer.

 

Once installed, launch the Solid Edge viewer by clicking on the Solid Edge 2019 icon on the desktop. You will get an error message because you have not loaded a license file yet.

 


 

Click OK to dismiss this message and you will see the following dialog: 

 


 

Select the last option “I want to use the Viewer Mode/Free 2D Drafting” and click OK. This will complete the installation and launch the Solid Edge viewer.

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