This file could then be opened as a "dumb-solid" in SW2013. in mind is only compatible between the last SP and first SP of the releases. Sep 11, 2012 . Once it is released in the near future, you will be able to open SolidWorks 2013 parts and assemblies using SolidWorks 2012 Service SolidWorks Simulation Professional and SolidWorks Simulation Premium are available as separately purchased products that can be used in SolidWorks. For example, in SolidWorks 2013 Service Pack 5 you will be able to open SolidWorks 2014 files. Interoperability is only supported between consecutive releases.