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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,275
United States Rank #23,990
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.40 days
749.33 days >
Average installed length: 393.71 days


21.30.60 2.00%
21.20.50 2.00%
21.00.5024 96.00%

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SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API

What is SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API?  (from SolidWorks)

The SolidWorks Document Manager API allows you to write applications that emulate file management tools to perform such tasks as renaming, replacing, and copying SolidWorks documents. Is an independent software component that provides read-write functionality for SolidWorks documents. It includes interfaces for the doc...  Read more


SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API is a software program developed by SolidWorks. The most common release is 21.00.5024, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 9.24 MB (9,683,705 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 55% of users of SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SolidWorks.com
Help link: www.solidworks.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\SolidWorks Shared\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{900F3C78-D579-474E-AE45-7C9C2BC4EFC2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.24 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API

  • swBackOfficeCoreNet.dll - swbackofficecore
  • dimxpert.dll - DimXpert
  • PDMWorks.Interop.pdmworks.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'PDMWorks'.
  • sldshellutils10u.dll (by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks) - Solidworks sldsearchcommonres (sldsearchcommonres)
  • xceedzip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library
  • sldsearchifilter.dll (by Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks) - Solidworks sldsearchifilter (sldsearchifilter)
  • sldvistaelevate.dll - Solidworks sldvistaelevate. (sldvistaelevate)
  • pdmworks_libFNP.dll (by Flexera Software) - FLEXnet Publisher (32 bit) (FLEXnet Secure Activation Module)
  • slddwgifilter.dll - Solidworks DWF/DXF IFilter (slddwgifilter)
  • DwgDocumentMgrNET4.dll - SolidWorks DwgDocumentMgr (DwgDocumentMgr)
  • pdmwdwgutil.dll - SolidWorks PDMWorks Util
  • SwDocumentMgr.dll - Solidworks SwDocumentMgr (SwDocumentMgr)
  • PDMWORKS.dll - PDMWorks Workgroup API
  • sldwinshellextu.dll - Solidworks SldShlExt (SldShlExt)
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library

How do I remove SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API?

You can uninstall SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SolidWorks 2013 Document Manager API.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.00%
Windows 10 18.00%
Windows Vista 6.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.00%
Windows 8.1 4.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%
Windows 10 Pro 3.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.38%
  Israel 6.15%
  France 4.62%
  Canada 4.62%
  Taiwan 3.08%
  Thailand 2.31%
  Belgium 2.31%
  Australia 2.31%
  Netherlands 2.31%
  Germany 2.31%
  Singapore 1.54%
  South Africa 1.54%
  Turkey 1.54%
  United Kingdom 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.36%
Hewlett-Packard 23.29%
Acer 12.33%
Lenovo 10.96%
ASUS 8.22%
Toshiba 2.74%
Samsung 1.37%
American Megatrends 1.37%
MSI 1.37%
Common models
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 3.37%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.25%
Acer Aspire Z5610 2.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 1.12%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 1.12%

About (from SolidWorks Corporation)

Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks Corp. offers complete 3D software tools that let you create, simulate, publish, and manage your data.
Publisher URL: www.solidworks.com


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