Successful installation

If your installation was successful, you should see "Mindesk" on SOLIDWORKS tab. 

First launch

Once installed, open the "SOLIDWORKS Link for Mindesk" tab in SOLIDWORKS and press "Link VR Single-user". 

You can check “Remember me” for your next session.

This is your first launch, so you will be asked to log into your Mindesk account by entering your email address and password (the same used to register on

Soon after the Mindesk console will pop up and you'll already be in VR!
From the console you can see information about your machine, swap left/right controllers and open a VR mirror of the size you prefer.

VR mode: if you have a connected VR headset, you can continue from there. 

No VR mode: if you don't have a VR headset connected, you can navigate the 3D model as if you were in a video game simply by using mouse and WASD keys.

You can safely stop Mindesk by just closing the Mindesk console (not just the mirror) or by clicking on the "Unlink" button in the top bar.