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SpaceClaim is a 3D CAD software used for designing intricate parts and assemblies. The software eliminates many of the constraints found in traditional CAD systems by allowing users to manipulate geometry directly, without having to go through a series of complex commands or history trees. SpaceClaim facilitates simulation-driven product development and rapid prototyping by letting engineers and designers make design changes on the fly during analysis. Since being acquired by Ansys in 2014, SpaceClaim has been integrated with Ansys’ simulation technology as part of its multiphysics discovery platform, making it more accessible for non-experts while maintaining robust capabilities for advanced users.