Mixed media: Demand for 3D products will boost industry revenue while R&D growth cuts into margins

Revenue for the industry is expected to increase over the five years to 2017 as corporate profit and investment in computers and software both rebound. Additionally, the adoption of new technology such as 3D printers by larger manufacturers and niche hobbyists has spurred demand for computer-aided design software. Despite strong demand for industry products, industry growth was hampered by the transition from a perpetual licensing model to a subscription model. Over the five years to 2022, revenue growth will accelerate as companies continue to shift to these revenue models, which will increasingly gain traction and popularity with customers...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$10bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
20,873
Businesses
467

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Revenue will increase as construction activity and demand for 3D software grows
  • The adoption of the SaaS model has hampered industry revenue growth during the period
  • Adoption of virtual reality will drive demand for new types of animation and video editing software
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Design, Editing and Rendering Software Publishing industry earns revenue primarily through the sale of software licenses and its new subscription model. This industry also generates revenue through technical support.CAD and other design softwareComputer-aided design (CAD) and other design software are the most economically important products of this industry. CAD software has revolutionized the way design- and engineering-intensive industries plan projects. CAD software allows users to create detailed 3D and 2D models and diagrams of objects, complete with documentation, including the materials, processes and tolerances associated with the design. Oth...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry are

  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Providing related products and services
  • Quick technology adoption
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Corporate profit and Private investment in computers and software in the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry?

    This industry develops and distributes design, picture-editing, video-rendering, object-rendering and audio-editing software. These types of software are widely used in the fields of graphic design, architecture, video game development, manufacturing and media production. The industry also includes companies that develop software add-ons. This industry does not publish software for editing textual documents (see IBISWorld report 51121a).

    Industry Products
  • CAD and other design software
  • Image editing software
  • Video postproduction and sound editing software
  • Computer graphics and animation software
  • Industry Activities
  • Developing image-editing software
  • Developing computer-aided design (CAD) software
  • Developing 3D image-rendering software
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Corporate profit
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Private investment in industrial equipment and machinery
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note
  • Demand from internet publishing and broadcasting
  • Demand from movie and video production

  • Current Performance
  • SaaS provide new opportunities and threats
  • Industry activity
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue stabilizes
  • Technology drives demand
  • Industry consolidation
  • Employment and profit
  • Table: Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Engineering Services
  • Internet Publishing and Broadcasting
  • Video Games

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Software Publishing

  • Products & Services
  • CAD and other design software
  • Image editing software
  • Computer graphics and animation software
  • Video postproduction and sound editing software
  • Chart: Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Media and entertainment companies
  • Manufacturers
  • Architecture and construction companies
  • Other companies and individuals
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Adobe Systems Inc., Dassault Systemes, Autodesk Inc.,
  • Table: Adobe Systems Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Dassault Systemes - financial performance
  • Table: Autodesk Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of broadband connections (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Computer-Aided Design (Cad)
  • The use of computer technology to aid the design and drafting of a part or product using software tools that can create two-dimensional drawings or three-dimensional models.
  • Open-Source Software
  • A computer software that is available in source code form, allowing users to freely study, change, improve and at times also to distribute the software.
  • Product Life Cycle Management (Plm)
  • A method of design similar to BIM but for product development rather than architectural design, and often inclusive of supply-chain automation solutions.
  • Software As A Service (Saas)
  • An increasingly popular business model for selling software online. With SaaS, customers do not buy a discrete copy of software but pay a subscription fee instead.
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