Geomagic Design Comparison

This page details the differences between the Geomagic Design product levels. Different levels of Geomagic Design include various pieces of functionality shown under the Product Info section of the website.

Geomagic is very flexible - if you have specific or special needs, please don't hesitate to ask us about your options.

Prices in US dollars and valid in the United States and Canada.
(Note: Geomagic Design Suite formerly known as Alibre Expert and Professional)

Cubify Design

Geomagic Design Elements

Geomagic Design


With first year of Geomagic Subscription Service


Without Geomagic Subscription Service


Installs and Operating System Support

Number of allowed installations (1 active machine)


Native 32 bit support

Native 64 bit support



Integrated Tutorials

Instant-on live support  (first and only in the industry)
*requires active Geomagic Subscription Service

Easy, streamlined user interface

3D Modeling

Accurate Physical Properties

Parametric part modeling

Parametric assembly modeling

Drag-and-drop Constraint Management

Excel Driven Designs

Accurate Assembly Motion

Interference Detection

Re-use 2D Files (DWG/DXF) as the basis for 3D parts

Standard Part Libraries


Direct Editing  for push/pull modeling


Intelligent part class and assembly class design


Sheet Metal Modeling

Sheet Metal Design


Contour Flange Tool


Lofted Flange Tool


Convert Solid Parts to Sheet Metal Parts


Design Communication

Basic 3D PDF Publishing

2D PDF and Advanced 3D PDF Publishing


PhotoRealistic Rendering


2D Drawings

2D Drawing creation wizard

Full 2D detailing toolset


Automatic updating of 2D when design changes

Automatic and manual BOM creation


Automatic title blocks



Basic 3D Import
IGES - SAT - STEP - SolidWorks


Basic 3D Export


STL Export Format for 3D Printing

Basic 2D Import/Export
DXF - DWG - Image formats

Geomagic Translate - Extended 3D Import
Inventor - ProE - Catia - Parasolid - SolidEdge


Mesh Import    STL, WRL, OBJ, 3DS, PLY


Geomagic Translate - Extended 3D Export
Solidworks - Parasolid


Graphic Design / Other Export
OBJ, SKP (SKP Only Available through MOI)



Moment of Inspiration (MoI) surface modeling


Native Surface Manipulation Tools


Integrated Data and Process Management

Windows integration


Single-source data management


Check-in / Check-out


Secure access


Lightning fast and robust search


Scalable to large deployments


Highly customizable to fit your organization's processes and requirements


Remotely accessible


Automatic notifications


Process definition and enforcement


Easily connect to existing databases


Further integration with Office 2007


Design Verification

Integrated Motion Analysis


Automatic Constraint Mapping(ACM) for automatically set-up motion elements


Real time graphical output for forces, positions, velocities, etc.


Excel output for motion analysis