WASHINGTON, DC 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
                     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
                         Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)          July 20, 2005 

                        Parametric Technology Corporation
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

      Massachusetts                   0-18059                    04-2866152
(State or Other Jurisdiction         Commission                (IRS Employer
     of Incorporation)              File Number)            Identification No.)

140 Kendrick Street,  Needham,  Massachusetts                    02494-2714
   (Address of Principal Executive Offices)                      (Zip Code)

Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code:        (781) 370-5000 

          (Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)

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                        Section 2 - Financial Information

Item  2.02.   Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On July 20, 2005, Parametric Technology Corporation issued a press release
announcing results for its fiscal quarter ended July 2, 2005. A copy of the
press release is furnished herewith as Exhibit 99.1.

                  Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits

Item  9.01.   Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(c)  Exhibits

99.1     A copy of the press release issued by Parametric Technology Corporation
on July 20, 2005 is furnished herewith.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

                                     Parametric Technology Corporation

Date: July 20, 2005                  By: /s/ Cornelius F. Moses, III       
                                        Cornelius F. Moses, III
                                        Executive Vice President and
                                        Chief Financial Officer