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Although topology optimization has been around for decades, advancements in generative design make it an indispensable tool for engineers. And the combination of generative design plus cloud computing promises to be the way of the future.

Creo Generative Topology Optimization (GTO) and the Generative Design Extension (GDX) are two industry-leading tools that can revolutionize your product development.

Generative techniques bring a bundle of benefits, but you must use the right tool to realize them. Creo GTO and GDX are similar, but not synonymous; here’s a quick primer on what they are and when to use their strengths to your advantage.