Mechanical Download and Installation
You can set up your DesignSpark Mechanical software in just a few simple steps.
We recommend checking whether your machine can facilitate the software requirements listed at the bottom of the page before getting started. After that, all you need to do is follow the instructions below to get the software installed.
Our in-depth tutorials will help you get to grips with the software, covering the basics right up to more advanced functions so that you can get good use out of its CAD modelling capabilities.
There are plenty of resources you can use to build your skill set and aid the learning process. We have a page with dedicated DesignSpark Mechanical software articles, as well as a forum that allows you to connect with and learn from other users.
You may have to unzip the folder to access the install file, if no separate install file has been downloaded
Click "Install DesignSpark Mechanical" or the installation file to begin the installation. Then follow the instructions to complete the process.
Note: If you are a business user/ behind a firewall or Proxy server, you may need to allow access to the following two URLs:
Contact your IT adminstrator if you do not have sufficient rights to install software
Windows 10 (64 bit)
Windows Server 2016 (64 bit)
Windows Server 2019 (64 bit)
Integrated graphics card (Intel HD graphics or AMD APU) with at least 1GB of graphics memory and supports DirectX 11, Shader Model 5.0, OpenGL version 4.5 and with Direct3D Acceleration enabled.
Dedicated graphics card (NVIDIA Quadro or AMD Radeon Pro) with at least 1 GB of discrete video memory.
4GB RAM or higher