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side-by-side comparison of PowerMill vs. Solidcam
based on preference data from user reviews. PowerMill rates 4.3/5 stars with 16 reviews. By contrast, Solidcam rates 4.0/5 stars with 22 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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PowerMill
PowerMill
(16)
4.3 out of 5
PowerMill
Solidcam
Solidcam
(22)
4.0 out of 5
Solidcam
Star Rating
PowerMill
PowerMill
Solidcam
Solidcam
Market Segments
PowerMill
PowerMill
Enterprise (57.1% of reviews)
Solidcam
Solidcam
Mid-Market (42.1% of reviews)
Entry Level Price
PowerMill
PowerMill
No pricing information available
Solidcam
Solidcam
No pricing information available

PowerMill vs Solidcam

  • Reviewers felt that PowerMill meets the needs of their business better than Solidcam.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Solidcam is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of PowerMill over Solidcam.
Categories
Shared Categories
PowerMill
PowerMill
Solidcam
Solidcam
PowerMill and Solidcam are categorized as Computer-Aided Manufacturing
Unique Categories
PowerMill
PowerMill has no unique categories
Solidcam
Solidcam is categorized as Product and Machine Design
Pricing
PowerMill
PowerMill Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Solidcam
Solidcam Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
Ratings
Meets Requirements
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.8
Responses: 14
Solidcam
Solidcam
8.3
Responses: 11
Ease of Use
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.0
Responses: 14
Solidcam
Solidcam
8.6
Responses: 12
Ease of Setup
PowerMill
PowerMill
Not enough data available
Solidcam
Solidcam
Not enough data available
Ease of Admin
PowerMill
PowerMill
Not enough data available
Solidcam
Solidcam
Not enough data available
Quality of Support
PowerMill
PowerMill
7.9
Responses: 13
Solidcam
Solidcam
8.9
Responses: 9
Ease of Doing Business With
PowerMill
PowerMill
Not enough data available
Solidcam
Solidcam
Not enough data available
Product Direction (% positive)
PowerMill
PowerMill
6.7
Responses: 14
Solidcam
Solidcam
5.1
Responses: 12
Features
CAD to CAM
CAD-CAM Import
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.6
Responses: 13
Solidcam
Solidcam
Not enough data available
CAM Data Exchange
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.2
Responses: 13
Solidcam
Solidcam
Not enough data available
CAD/CAM Compatibility
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.3
Responses: 13
Solidcam
Solidcam
8.7
Responses: 5
CNC Programming
CNC Workflows
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.9
Responses: 14
Solidcam
Solidcam
Not enough data available
CNC Feature Recognition
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.6
Responses: 14
Solidcam
Solidcam
Not enough data available
Programming Control
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.7
Responses: 14
Solidcam
Solidcam
Not enough data available
Machining
Job Set-up
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.5
Responses: 12
Solidcam
Solidcam
9.0
Responses: 5
Operations
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.9
Responses: 12
Solidcam
Solidcam
9.0
Responses: 5
Tooling and Toolpaths
PowerMill
PowerMill
8.6
Responses: 12
Solidcam
Solidcam
9.3
Responses: 5
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of PowerMill were most often representing companies in the Enterprise segment, while reviewers for Solidcam were more commonly in the Mid-Market segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
PowerMill
PowerMill
21.4%
Solidcam
Solidcam
31.6%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
PowerMill
PowerMill
21.4%
Solidcam
Solidcam
42.1%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
PowerMill
PowerMill
57.1%
Solidcam
Solidcam
26.3%
Reviewers' Industry
PowerMill
PowerMill Industry
Research
35.7%
Higher Education
14.3%
Automotive
14.3%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
7.1%
Information Technology and Services
7.1%
Other
21.4%
Solidcam
Solidcam Industry
Machinery
21.1%
Automotive
21.1%
Education Management
15.8%
Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
5.3%
Maritime
5.3%
Other
31.6%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
PowerMill
AHMET Y.
User in Research

I'm very happy to used to this program. I was foreign to CNC and 5-axis machining. It was my first program we learned at university. Interface is so simple. You will feel comfortable when you enter the program because they gave you so many space to see your...

Solidcam
G
Consultant in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

The ability to model using a graphical user interface that is easily understood.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Solidcam
GF
User in Design

Software has its limitations as compare to others like overload part it cant proceed easily.

Discussions
PowerMill
PowerMill Discussions
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PowerMill has no discussions with answers
Solidcam
Solidcam Discussions
Monty the Mongoose crying
Solidcam has no discussions with answers
Screenshots
PowerMill
PowerMill Screenshots
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Solidcam
Solidcam Screenshots
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