Visualize. Faster.

Notably, U.S., Canada, and Mexico sales only.

KeyShot is widely recognized as the best rendering software for SOLIDWORKS professionals on both macOS and Windows. It’s the fastest, easiest, and most powerful for selling a concept. Use it for creating presentations, exploring digital prototypes, and creating sales or marketing visuals. To emphasize, do it all from your SOLIDWORKS data.

Another key point, KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS product will only accept native SOLIDWORKS files.

Start Rendering in Minutes.

Gain the advantage with the leading visualization tool for product visuals across all industries. To summarize, KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS + KeyShot Add-in supports:

  • Complete Assembly Structure import
  • Patterned Components import
  • NURBS import
  • Motion Study import
  • Face/Feature/Body/Part Appearance
  • Separate Materials by Part
  • LiveLinking model updates
  • KeyShot .bip export

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Amazing Features

So, why do professionals choose KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS? KeyShot provides you with more features and capabilities on both Mac and PC. KeyShot is the only one that offers:

  • Over 850 materials, in addition, download thousands more from the KeyShot Cloud
  • Exclusive Pantone, RAL, and custom color libraries
  • Advanced material import for AxF, u3m, and Substance Painter
  • Advanced Materials, such as Cloudy Plastic, Measured Materials
  • Patent-pending materials, such as RealCloth™and Multi-Layer Optics
  • Advanced, interactive node-based Material Editing
  • Displacement textures and volumetric lighting
  • Lighting presets, such as advanced HDRI Editor, Sun and Sky
  • Geometry editing including Re-tessellate and UV Unwrap
  • Studios, Model Sets, Image Styles, and, of course, Multi-Materials
  • Advanced camera control, DOF, and perspective matching
  • Interactive 360° visuals and product Web Configurator
  • Simple one-click switch between CPU and GPU rendering
  • Additionally, get the KeyShot Viewer (with Security Options)
  • SOLIDWORKS files import only, such as sldprt and sldasm

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Amazing Support

KeyShot Support is unmatched with an international support team and a passionate user community. Support options include:

  • Online support portal
  • Ticket system, coupled with the live chat
  • Telephone support
  • Knowledge-base and FAQ
  • In addition, the user community forum

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What’s the difference between KeyShot Pro and KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS?

KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS brings you all the features of KeyShot Pro. For this reason, it is limited only to the import of SOLIDWORKS files.

Can I upgrade from KeyShot for SOLIDWORKS to KeyShot Pro?

Of course. If you ever need to import one of the 30+ file formats supported by KeyShot Pro, you may upgrade anytime for an incremental fee. Please contact sales@toolfarm.com or through our contact page.


  • 64-bit platform
  • 2GB RAM
  • 2GB Disk Space
  • Dual core CPU1, 2
  • OpenGL 2.0 capable system3
  • 1024 x 768 resolution or higher
  • Internet connection (to activate product)

Microsoft Windows

  • Windows 8 or 10
  • Windows Server 2012 and above
  • Intel® Core 2 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor

Apple macOS

  • macOS 10.13 High Sierra or higher
  • Intel Core 2 Duo with SSSE3 or higher

[1] KeyShot will utilize all available CPU cores. Therefore, more CPU cores/threads will produce faster rendering times.
[2] CPU denoiser in KeyShot 9 requires SSE 4.1
[3] While KeyShot doesn’t require GPU for rendering, certain UI elements in KeyShot require a GPU with support for OpenGL 2.0 and up.

KeyShot World 2021 Sessions

Watch the full lineup here of KeyShot World 2021. The virtual event took place June 15-17, 2021. Create Amazing Visuals with KeyShot.