Alibre Design
Professional

Alibre Design
Expert

3D Part Modeling3D Part Modeling
3D Assembly Creation3D Assembly Creation
2D Documentation2D Documentation
Basic import/exportBasic import/export
Extended import/export
Photorealistic Rendering
Sheet Metal Modeling
Work with Surfaces
Push/Pull Modeling
Global Parameters
Advanced Assembly Features
(Assembly Cut, Assembly Hole)
Design Configurations
Alibre DesignPROFESSIONALEXPERT
Operating System Support
Windows 7 and later – 64 bit only
Learning
Integrated Tutorials
Easy, streamlined user interface
3D Modeling
Accurate physical properties
3D part modeling
3D assembly creation
Easy constraint creation
Excel-driven designs
Accurate assembly motion
Interference detection
Re-use 2D files (DWF/DXF) as the basis for 3D parts
Standard part libraries
Push/pull modeling
Create classes of parts (Design Configurations)
Advanced Assembly features (Assembly Cut, Sketch, and Hole)
Global Parameters
Sheet Metal Modeling
Sheet metal design
Convert solids to sheet metal
Surfacing Tools
Import and use Surface Models
2D Documentation Creation
Complete 2D detailing toolset
Automatic updating of 2D drawings when design changes
Automatic and manual BOM creation
Automatic title blocks
Design Communication
PDF Publishing (2D and 3D)
Photorealistic Rendering
Keyshot for Alibre Design with Live Link
Import Formats
SolidWorks
IGES, SAT, STEP
DWG, DXF
Inventor, ProE/CREO, Catia, Parasolid, SolidEdge
Export Formats
SolidWorks, Parasolid
IGES, SAT, STEP, STL
DWG, DXF
3D and 2D PDF