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How to active solidworks realview graphics?

By H.U.Manupriya on 20 Jun 06:29 16 answers 6 comments

I like to know how to active solidworks real view graphics?
Thank you.

16 answers

  • Antti Nieminen
    Antti Nieminen over 1 year ago

    Hi Nicolas, I had same problem and I solved it.
    This is pretty old topic, but I write solution for this anyway if someone needs it in future.

    I'm not sure how this work with AMD cards, but with all Nvidia Geforce cards this should work.

    1.Open the registry (Run -> regedit)
    2.Navigate to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER>SOFTWARE>Solidworks>SOLIDWORKS 2015>Performance>Graphics>Hardware>Current"
    3. Double click on the "Renderer" key and copy the text under "Value Data". For example, for the GTX 770 mine was "GeForce GTX 770/PCIe/SSE2"
    4.Navigate to "HKEY_CURRENT_USERSOFTWARE>Solidworks>SOLIDWORKS 2015>Performance>Graphics>Gl2Shaders>NV40"
    5.Right-click on the NV40 folder on the left pane and select "New -> Key"
    6.Rename the new key with what was copied in step #3
    7.The only key in this folder should be a "(Default)" key
    8.Right-click on the right pane and select "New -> DWORD (32-bit) Value"
    9.Name this new key "Workarounds"
    10.Double-click on the "Workarounds" key and enter the value "30408". You should be in Hexadecimal mode.
    11.RealView should now be available. If it is not, try setting the value in step #10 to "31408" or "30008"

    hope this works for you.

  • Lukasz Siwiec
    Lukasz Siwiec over 3 years ago

    Teemu and John have a right. When you don't have a certificate graphics card :AMD Fire Pro or NVIDIA Quadro SolidWorks don't have this option.

    But is the one way to do this :)

  • john fall
    john fall over 3 years ago

    see attached Jpeg, NB realview graphics will not show if you do not have a suitable graphics card

  • Lionel Eaton
    Lionel Eaton 4 months ago

    If you work on mac/parallels - here you find the registry-patches regarding your used Solidworks version: find it attached below for Version 2016. Cheers!


    solidworks2016_disable_acceleration.reg, 749 Bytes
    solidworks2016_enable_acceleration.reg, 800 Bytes
  • constantinos schoinas
    constantinos schoinas almost 3 years ago

    There is a third party -not officially supported- application that enables realview graphics in SW2010-2015 called realhack (v3.9.1 for up to SW2015) you can google it and give i t a try ;) If i recall correct most other software, including Catia, Inventor, TopSolid 7 etc. support realview-like graphics with any card. It is just a marketing nvidia-solidworks thing :)

  • manuel
    manuel over 2 years ago

    You can just edit the register to enable it in almost every nvidia or ati card ... What card do you have?

  • Nicolas Cote
    Nicolas Cote almost 2 years ago

    and how would you go about editing the register? I have an Nvidia 780 card

  • Saqib Ali
    Saqib Ali over 1 year ago

    thank you Antti Nieminen its very helpfull

    JOSUE over 1 year ago

    Thanks... it work like a charm.

  • Ben Thomas
    Ben Thomas 10 months ago

    Just wanted to say thank you so much Antti Nieminen it works perfectly now :)

  • Anjum Arshi
    Anjum Arshi 7 months ago

    I have AMD Radeon (TM) HD graphics card in my system..I have tried all the tricks like real hack and regedit..
    But didn't work,plz help me out guys

  • hafedh
    hafedh 6 months ago

    i have Intel(R) HD Graphics 3000
    plz help me

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