Compare Centro vs SolidWorks PDM

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comparison of Centro vs. SolidWorks PDM
based on data from user reviews. Centro rates 3.9/5 stars with 12 reviews. SolidWorks PDM rates 4.2/5 stars with 19 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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Centro
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SolidWorks PDM
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
7.6
9.2
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.9
8.2
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
7.5
6.7
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.8
8.0
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.2
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
9.7
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
9.0
10.0
Meets Requirements
Centro
7.6
SolidWorks PDM
9.2
Ease of Use
Centro
7.9
SolidWorks PDM
8.2
Ease of Setup
Centro
7.5
SolidWorks PDM
6.7
Ease of Admin
Centro
7.8
SolidWorks PDM
8.0
Quality of Support
Centro
8.2
SolidWorks PDM
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Centro
9.7
SolidWorks PDM
8.3
Product Direction (% positive)
Centro
9.0
SolidWorks PDM
10.0

Features

Metadata
Repository
Centro
Not enough data available
SolidWorks PDM
Not enough data available
Taxonomy
Centro
Not enough data available
SolidWorks PDM
Not enough data available
Types
Centro
Not enough data available
SolidWorks PDM
Not enough data available
Data Management
Version Control
Centro
Not enough data available
SolidWorks PDM
Not enough data available
Alignment
Centro
Not enough data available
SolidWorks PDM
Not enough data available
Workflows
Centro
Not enough data available
SolidWorks PDM
Not enough data available
Lifecycle
Centro
Not enough data available
SolidWorks PDM
Not enough data available

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
8.3%
36.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
50.0%
47.4%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
41.7%
15.8%
Centro
Small-Business
8.3%
Mid-Market
50.0%
Enterprise
41.7%
SolidWorks PDM
Small-Business
36.8%
Mid-Market
47.4%
Enterprise
15.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Automotive
75.0%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
21.1%
 
Plastics
16.7%
Machinery
21.1%
 
Packaging and Containers
8.3%
Medical Devices
10.5%
 
Design
10.5%
 
Retail
5.3%
 
Other
0.0%
Other
31.6%
Centro
Automotive
75.0%
Plastics
16.7%
Packaging and Containers
8.3%
Other
0.0%
SolidWorks PDM
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
21.1%
Machinery
21.1%
Medical Devices
10.5%
Design
10.5%
Retail
5.3%
Other
31.6%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jeffrey S.
Administrator

The software has the ability to watch folders on our network drive, convert various CAD formats, and add the files to a user-friendly database. The web UI enables the user to view CAD assemblies in an organized and accessible manor. It includes a viewer...

User

It is a very good product that and is one of the most user friendly CAD programs on the market. Making a drawing and turning it into a 3D model is extremely simple and very easy to edit once it is created. Very cheap compared to its competitors and a great...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Executive Sponsor

We tried using Centro for CAD Data control... check-in / check-out control, and we have struggled for some time to get it to work. Seems strange, as Centro is made for this kind of thing. I think in some ways, we have created some of our own issues,...

User in Oil & Energy

Very slow to load, doesn't like previewing files

 
Centro
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jeffrey S.
Administrator

The software has the ability to watch folders on our network drive, convert various CAD formats, and add the files to a user-friendly database. The web UI enables the user to view CAD assemblies in an organized and accessible manor. It includes a viewer...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Executive Sponsor

We tried using Centro for CAD Data control... check-in / check-out control, and we have struggled for some time to get it to work. Seems strange, as Centro is made for this kind of thing. I think in some ways, we have created some of our own issues,...

SolidWorks PDM
Most Helpful Favorable Review
User

It is a very good product that and is one of the most user friendly CAD programs on the market. Making a drawing and turning it into a 3D model is extremely simple and very easy to edit once it is created. Very cheap compared to its competitors and a great...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Oil & Energy

Very slow to load, doesn't like previewing files

Screenshots

 
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Videos

 

Centro delivers a single unified platform that significantly speeds up enterprise data access, visible through a browser on a variety of hardware. Centro delivers a unified view of product data and associated documentation, including CAD.

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Centro

Centro delivers a single unified platform that significantly speeds up enterprise data access, visible through a browser on a variety of hardware. Centro delivers a unified view of product data and associated documentation, including CAD.

SolidWorks PDM
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