What Geometric Modeling Kernel does “Solidworks” use?
Solidworks uses “Parasolid” kernal owned by Siemens PLM Software.
How to find parasolid version of Solidworks?
For compatibility purpose, sometimes it is necessary to know the parasolid version of the Solidworks.
Parasolid version information can be found under options settings .
From Solidworks, Go to Tools > Options
Go to System Options > Export
Select File Format as “Parasolid” and note the default version.
In the following example, Solidworks 2019 is installed which corresponds to the parasoild version “31” as shown.