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Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing in the US: Market Research Report

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Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Market Research Report | NAICS 51121d | Oct 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Revenue will increase as construction activity and demand for 3D software grows
  • Industry revenue is highly dependent on the performance of CAD and design software sales
  • Market demand for 3D software from hobbyists and small businesses will spur industry revenue
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Revenue for the Design, Editing and Rendering Software Publishing industry is expected to increase in the five years to 2016. However, in 2016, industry revenue is expected to decrease as businesses transition from perpetual licensing to subscription models. During the period, businesses' increasing demand for product lifecycle management and computer-aided design (CAD) software, which greatly accelerates the cost-analysis and production phase of product development, has driven growth. Over the next five years, smaller operators will adopt new technologies, such as sophisticated 3D printers... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

Capital intensity in the Design, Editing and Rendering Software Publishing industry is low, with companies spending an average of $0.06 on capital for every $1.00 spent on labor in 2016. Most software companies use only limited capital goods, like computers, furniture and office space. However, the need for capital goods is dwarfed by the industry's requirement for highly skilled employees to create computer code. Over the period, capital intensity has remained steady at $0.06, despite companies investing in infrastructure to support the distribution of their software via the cloud.

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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... purchase to read more


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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 softwareImage editing softwareVideo postproduction and sound editing softwareComputer graphics and animation softwareSoftware related support services
    Industry Activities
    Developing image-editing softwareDeveloping computer-aided design (CAD) softwareDeveloping 3D image rendering software

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    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
  • Trade
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Revenue stabilizes
  • Technology drives demand
  • Consolidation and expansion
  • Employment and profit
  • Trade
  • 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
  • Products & Markets
    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
  • Video postproduction and sound editing software
  • Image editing software
  • Computer graphics and animation software
  • Software related support services
  • Chart: Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Architecture and construction companies
  • Media and entertainment companies
  • Manufacturers
  • 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
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • 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
    Major Companies
    Dassault Systemes
    Adobe Systems Inc.
    Autodesk Inc.
  • Table: Dassault Systemes - financial performance
  • Table: Adobe Systems Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: Autodesk Inc. - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    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
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Design, Editing & Rendering Software Publishing Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of broadband connections (2007-2021)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Table: Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary
    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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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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