How to Find Parasolid Version of NX?

1. What Geometric Modeling Kernel does “NX” use?

NX uses “Parasolid” kernel owned by Siemens PLM Software.

2. How to find Parasolid version of NX?

a. From System Information

  1. File > Help > About NX
  2. Click on button ‘System Information’
Parasolid Version
NX Parasolid System Information

b. From File Export Parasolid dialog

  1. Open a part.
  2. Go to File > Export > Parasolid
  3. In the dialog ‘Export Parasolid’ click on the version drop-down arrow, it will list ‘Parasolid version – NX version’ from the current version to a previous version of NX/UgNX/Ug.
NX Export Parasolid

c. From System Log File

File > Help > Log File
In log file search for ‘Parasolid Version’. The result will highlight one of the lines having Parasolid details.

"Parasolid version 33.1 build 176 on...."


‘System Information’ and ‘Log File’ can also be accessed from Gateway application, whereas ‘Export Parasolid’ dialog can be accessed from Modeling/Sheet Metal application.

3. NX Parasolid table

The following table lists the Parasolid versions for the different releases of NX (Upto NX 1847).

NX/UGNX/Unigraphics versionParsolid Version
NX 184731
NX 1230
NX 1128
NX 1027
NX 926
NX 8.525
NX 824
NX 7.522.1
NX 722
NX 619
NX 518
NX 417
NX 316
Unigraphics NX 215
Unigraphics NX 114
Unigraphics 1813
Unigraphics 1712
Unigraphics 1611
Unigraphics 1510
Unigraphics 149.1
Unigraphics 139
Unigraphics 128
Unigraphics 11.17.1
Unigraphics 117

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