SolidWorks® 3D CAD software delivers powerful design functionality with the intuitive SolidWorks user interface to speed your design process and make you instantly productive.
For an overview of what is in each version take a look at the comparison sheet.
SolidWorks Premium is a comprehensive 3D design solution that adds powerful simulation and design validation to the capabilities of SolidWorks Professional, as well as ECAD/MCAD collaboration, reverse engineering, and advanced wire and pipe routing functionality.
SolidWorks Professional builds on the capabilities of SolidWorks Standard to increase design productivity, with file management tools, advanced photorealistic rendering, automated cost estimation, eDrawings®. Professional collaboration capabilities, automated design and drawing checking, and a sophisticated components and parts library.
Get up to speed quickly with SolidWorks Standard and unlock the benefits of this powerful 3D design solution for rapid creation of parts, assemblies, and 2D drawings. Application-specific tools for sheet metal, weldments, surfacing, and mold tool and die make it easy to deliver best-in-class designs.
If you have SOLIDWORKS CAD Professional or Premium and are on active Subscription, then you get SOLIDWORKS Visualize Standard for free!