Geomagic Design™

Driving Engineering Forward with Geomagic Design

With comprehensive 3D CAD tools for design, engineering and preparation for manufacturing, Geomagic Design empowers rapid, accurate product development in an easy-to-use environment.

With a highly affordable price point, Geomagic Design delivers top-end tools at lower cost, including comprehensive assembly, parametric and direct editing tools, 2D documentation, sheet metal design, motion analysis and integrated CAD data sharing tools.

“The simplicity, power, and flexibility of Geomagic Design makes it the first tool I reach for in my role as a consulting mechanical design, development, and manufacturing engineer.”
-Lew Merrick, PE

Get to Market Faster

Empowering your business to get to production faster is crucial. Geomagic Design delivers efficiency from your first idea sketch to making product brochures to tracking orders. It’s an all-in-one solution streamlined to help you deliver.

Make Better Products

Turning ideas into the best products they can be is why you’re in business. Turning ideas into the best products is why you’re in business whether than means making them lighter, faster, stronger, less costly, more beautiful, less wasteful, or all of the above. Geomagic Design’s creation environment provides you the tools to design, analyze and refine your product until it’s perfect.

Achieve Lower Development Costs

No more fi ghting your design environment. Geomagic Design works with your engineering, marketing, sales and management teams. Benefit from incredible ease of use that boosts productivity without sacrificing power. Design, communicate and iterate more easily and faster than ever before.

Learn and Work as Fast as You Think

Every aspect of Geomagic Design’s interface is purpose-built for speed. Applicable commands appear at the mouse when you need them. The customizable interface, environment and hotkeys let you work the way you want. Create and modify with ease. The interface is rich with helpful, visual tips on what various tools do and how to use them. You’ll be productive in hours, not months.

  • Customers Use Geomagic Design for:

    Automotive Design and Production

    Automotive Design and Production

    Thordon Bearings Ing.
    Vaughn Power, Marine Systems Designer

    "Geomagic Design has allowed me to reproduce a full 3D assembly model of our lubrication system. I had already completed a similar design using Mechanical Desktop but was surprised to find that I could complete an entire new design in about half the time using Alibre Design."


    Triton Systems, DBA
    Wes Kelly

    "Currently, with much interest in small, commercial space projects (e.g., X-prize vehicles or successors cheap access to space, "space tourism") small groups of engineers are scurrying to find inexpensive means to do Computer Aided Design. My conclusion: Alibre Design is the way to go."
    Industrial Equipment Manufacturing

    Industrial Equipment Manufacturing

    Cincinnati Automation
    Ford Jacobs, Design Engineer

    "With the ability to share our concepts and ideas with our customers using 3D images, our ability to understand and provide the customers exactly what they need has been very much improved. We are tapping into new market areas that we simply could not have competed in before we started using Geomagic Design. I am very satisfied."
    Consumer Product Manufacturing

    Consumer Product Manufacturing

    Jeff Mitchell

    "I found the interface [of Geomagic Design] very intuitive and the learning curve short. I have since become enamored with the collaborative design features and hope that this product might help me leap some of the language hurdles present with our overseas manufacturers. This solid modeler fits my needs and it's a super value."
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    3D Model Creation

    Get the idea to working prototype fast. Geomagic Design offers a rich set of 3D modeling and assembly design tools for the fast creation of complex geometry. Bottom-up and top-down design allows you to work efficiently. Everything you make is instantly editable, allowing for fast iterations. Take your pick from parametrically-controlled design through to direct editing of the models and export out to production, milling and 3D printing at the click of a button.

    Sheet Metal Modeling

    If your design calls for sheet metal Geomagic Design offers advanced modeling tools that make it easy. Flanges, closed corners, complex lofts, dimples, and many other tools combined with instant flat patterns get accurate and fast results.

    Advanced sheet metal tools include: Conversion of normal or imported parts into unfoldable sheet metal parts, lofted flange creation, and contour flange creation. These tools fundamentally change sheet metal workflows, providing superior speed to the design process.

    2D Documentation Creation

    Turn any 3D model into a 2D drawing instantly. Comprehensive detailing tools make efficient work of fully conveying your intent. When you update your 3D model, all associated drawings update, including annontations, views, section views, etc.

    Infinitely Customizable Part Creation

    Create flexible designs that can be reused and customized using Global Parameters. Design a part one time, and re-parameterize it to fit your custom-fit application

    Direct Editing Toolset

    A toolset dedicated to working with geometry when feature history is not available. Easily change the sizes of holes, or move entire parts of the model around without editing a single feature. Perfect for working with imported parts or making last minute changes.

    Photorealistic Rendering

    Show clients what they're getting before it's made and use it to win bids. Create compelling brochures to drive sales or create a beautiful virtual product line on a website. Rendering so easy you will be productive inside of 30 minutes with no previous experience, guaranteed.

    Dynamics for Geomagic Design

    Dynamics for Geomagic Design offers advanced motion analysis capabilities. Easily set up motion elements by reusing relationships you've already set up in the assembly. Graph things like a part's velocity, position, and many other things. You can also export movies to illustrate motion analysis to clients and colleagues.

    (Only available for new purchases.)

    3D Import and Export Formats

    • 3D Import:
      STEP, IGES, SAT, 3DM (Rhino), Autodesk Inventor, Pro/ENGINEER, SolidEdge, CATIA, Parasolid, SolidWorks
    • 3D Export:
      STEP, IGES, SAT, STL, SolidWorks, Parasolid
    • 2D Import:
    • 2D Export:


    Geomagic Design is fully integrated with your own seat of TeamPlatform, a comprehnsive collaborative file sharing and project management platform that has no file size limits. Interactively, quickly and collaboratively share your design files, with version controls and immediate access to data for your team members, no matter where they are working.

  • 32-bit Edition 64-bit Edition
    Operating System Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
    Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
    Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit)
    Windows 8 (32-bit or 64-bit)
    RAM Minimum: 4 GB
    Minimum: 8 GB
    Recommended: 16+ GB (Based on version of Windows used)
    CPU Intel® and AMD® processors with a minimum 2 GHz clock speed.

    Recommended: Multiple core processors. Hyperthreading and clock speeds above 3 GHz can be beneficial but should be paired with a good balance of cores.
    Hard Disk 30 GB or more recommended

    Temporary file cache requires about 3 GB free disk space for every 100 million points

    Recommended: a SSD with more than 256GB of space or a 10000 RPM HDD

    Recommended for 3D Scanning products: using multiple hard drives and assigning one as a "cache" drive for temporary storage and paging files and assigning the other for the operating system
    Display OpenGL 2.1 or above, 32 bit true color required

    Minimum resolution: 1280 x 960

    Recommended resolution: 1280 X 1024 or higher
    Certified Graphics Card Foundation / Capture / Design Direct

    Design X / Verify / XOS

    ClayTools / Freeform / Freeform Plus
    Other 3 button mouse with scroll

    Sound card


    Network card

    Internet Explorer version 8.x or higher

    Adobe Acrobat/Reader version 8.x or higher

    Microsoft Office 2010 for reporting tools

    Microsoft Windows Installer 3.0

    Microsoft DirectX 9.0c or later

    Microsoft .NET 4.0 or 4.5 Framework
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