How to Update to the latest NX Release | Siemens NX Continuous Release

March 23, 2021

In this video tutorial we demonstrate the process for updating to the newest NX release.


This video will instruct you on how to locate and download the appropriate NX file, install the update, and confirm that the installation was successful. To get started, you will need your Siemens webkey username and password.

To follow along, navigate to https://support.sw.siemens.com/en-US/signin with your Webkey username and password.


What is Siemens NX Continuous Release?

On June 21, 2019, Siemens PLM released NX 1863, the first major update to NX in the new “Continuous Release” paradigm. NX 1847 was the first in the NX continuous release series, followed by monthly releases (1851, 1855, 1859).

We’ve prepared a handy 10-page PDF on how to install updates for NX Continuous Releases to walk you through the steps.

Questions it answers include:

  • What version should I download?
  • Are the older versions of NX still around?
  • Where do I find stuff that is release independent like the Machinery Library?
  • How do I obtain a copy of NX 10 for instance?
  • Is it recommended to install a new version of NX for testing on a client machine currently being used for production with NX 1847 Series installed?

The latest version of Siemens NX Continuous Release is designed to remove the barriers to innovation and empower engineers to quickly achieve optimal design solutions by utilizing their full creative potential. This delivery strategy will keep you current with NX and allow you to gain the benefits of hundreds of end-user CAD/CAM and CAE enhancements that will boost your productivity and keep you ahead of the competition.

NX 11 introduced Convergent Modeling™ and support for generative design by allowing direct editing of scanned, faceted data. These tools have been refined and extended in the latest version of NX. The addition of a Technical Data Package that can contain 3D-PDF along with supporting content to streamline your interactions with your supply chain, minimizing errors and rework to provide a higher quality product.


NX Rolls On Continuous Release how to tutorial PDF

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