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PTC Windchill

PTC Windchill

Realize value quickly with standardized, out-of-the-box functionality across a comprehensive portfolio of core PDM and advanced PLM applications.

Windchill Product Lifecycle Management Software

Manufacturers have never needed real-time information sharing, dynamic data visualization, and the ability to collaborate more than they do today. With easy, secure data access for multi-disciplinary and geographically-distributed teams, quality-focused processes, and a data driven approach to manufacturing, Windchill is elevating how product development gets done.

Windchill’s open architecture enables easy integration with other enterprise systems, including IoT, providing a solid foundation for a product-driven digital thread. PTC’s PLM system provides comprehensive out-of-the-box functionality and highly configurable role and task-based apps. Expand self-service access of traceable product data to non-experts who don’t typically use PLM, while avoiding over-customization and complexity.

Windchill Application Suite

With a single PLM software platform, your technology can grow with your business, whether on-premises or in the PTC Cloud.

Expert Packages

Core PDM and PLM functionality for expert users in base, advanced and premium packages to best meet your organization’s needs.

Role and Industry Add-ons

Standards-based PLM applications that enable functional experts to leverage associative product data in the context of their role and/or industry.

Non-Expert Packages

Role and task-based apps for non-expert users to view and interact with product data in the context of their system using ThingWorx Navigate.

Visualization, Validation, and Review

Allow users to view, markup, interact with, and collaborate on all forms of digital product data in 2D, 3D, and augmented reality.

Enterprise System Integrations

Enterprise Application Integration (EAI) capabilities, designed to integrate PTC’s product lifecycle management software with other services.


Additional functionality and features that can be added to PTC’s PLM application, Windchill.

Architecture and deployment

PTC’s PLM software is optimized to support the extended enterprise and external partners with a high degree of automation and interoperability for cross-discipline configuration management.

Modern architecture

Manage data at scale with web architecture built for multi-system orchestration.

Secure collaboration

Work securely inside and outside the enterprise with IP- and platform-based protections.

Streamlined upgrades

Reduce user disruption by upgrading data in place with time-saving automation.


Admin and Support

Leverage IoT-based “always on” system monitoring and PTC’s expert-driven learning programs.

Flexible delivery

Deliver on-premises or in the cloud for greater uptime and security compliance.

What’s new in Windchill

Experience better collaboration, closed-loop quality, and concurrent manufacturing.