eDrawings 2024 SP1 Release Notes

For a list of fixed SPRs, click here.

You can view the most recent Release Notes here.

Refer to What's New, available from the Help menu, for descriptions of new functionality.

End of Life Announcements

For current information about active products and End of Life products, see System Requirements. For Microsoft Operating System Lifecycle information, see Microsoft’s Windows lifecycle fact sheet.

System Requirements

System and Graphics Requirements

To ensure successful installation and optimum performance, see System Requirements.

For optimum graphics performance and stability, see Video Card Requirements. Recommended graphics cards and drivers are flagged with the RealView icon.

Graphics Card Requirements for Virtual Reality

AMD graphics cards that support virtual reality (VR):
  • Radeon™ Pro WX 7100
  • Radeon™ Pro WX 8200
  • Radeon™ Pro WX 9100
The earliest supported driver version is 19.Q1.2. Drivers are available at: https://www.amd.com/en/support.
NVIDIA™ graphics cards that support VR:

Installation

Antivirus Software

Some antivirus software prevents proper installation of SOLIDWORKS. For additional information, see Antivirus.

Performance

The option, Display internal edges for transparent part, lets you see internal edges in transparent parts. This option is off by default because it may affect performance. You can specify the option when you have a document open. The option saves across sessions.

Functionality

Backwards Compatibility

You cannot open eDrawings files (.EPRT, .EASM, .EDRW) created in eDrawings 2024 in earlier versions of eDrawings (eDrawings 2023 and earlier).