The HAWKWARE Team created this FREE SOLIDWORKS add-in to help you get through your day a more productive way.  Download the plug-ins that help you the most.  Utilize the resource shortcuts to access the Support and media content to answer your immediate questions.  Even use your own macros to automatically perform important tasks whenever you Open, Save or Rebuild your SOLIDWORKS files.


An exciting new product for SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM to greatly extend its Bill of Material & parts list management capabilities.


Do you need a better way to track time on work done in your SOLIDWORKS PDM vault? Are you looking for simple way to see how all your projects are progressing? Do your team need a n easy place to openly discuss vault documents or projects? This might just be your answer!

PDM Custom Notifications

Do your vault documents follow the same general workflows, but require certain people to get notified, depending on the document? Is the dynamic selection tedious because you need to select the same people for these documents every time? But you can’t select them in the workflow settings, because its a different set of people for each document? Would you like to select the people to be notified on the data card instead? Help has arrived!

PDM Folder Permissions Editor

Are you about to perform a major restructuring of your SOLIDWORKS PDM folders? Have you made use of the automated folder creation capabilities of the PDM Template engine? And now you are faced with the daunting task of going through each group and resetting permissions for all those recurring folders? Fear Not! We are here to help!

PDM Transition Blocker

Do you need to ensure that all your child components are approved and promoted in your workflow before the assemblies are? This add-in could be just what you are looking for.

Change Control Board for EPDM

Would you like to use the parallel approval options in the SOLIDWORKS PDM workflow, but different groups need selected for different sets of documents? Does adding duplicate transitions or states to to your workflows seem overly complicated to accomplish this? Would you rather select the approval committee right on the data card for these documents? We have your answer!

About Us

SOLIDWORKS inspires users not just to make better products, but also to contribute ideas for improving the user experience. This is how HawkWare™ was born. With a dedicated team of SOLIDWORKS Certified Engineers developing and testing HawkWare tools, your experience is enhanced, and your design tools have even more functionality. We strive to create applications that truly solve everyday user problems.

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Try our free SOLIDWORKS macros today. Combine with HawkWare tools and the SOLIDWORKS Task Scheduler to perform batch operations.

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Custom Solutions

The HawkWare Team specializes in custom development solutions for SOLIDWORKS and PDM.

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