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COSMOSWorks Alternatives

COSMOSWorks is described as 'provides easy to use yet powerful design validation and optimization tools for designers and engineers alike' and is an app. There are more than 25 alternatives to COSMOSWorks for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and GNU Octave. The best alternative is SOLIDWORKS. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try OpenModelica or Xcos. Other great apps like COSMOSWorks are Elmer, OpenFOAM, SimScale and COMSOL Multiphysics.

COSMOSWorks alternatives are mainly CAD Software but may also be 3D Modelers or Programming Languages. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of COSMOSWorks.
This page was last updated Feb 20, 2021
  • Windows

COSMOSWorks provides easy to use yet powerful design validation and optimization tools for designers and engineers alike.

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  1. SOLIDWORKS

    • Windows

    SOLIDWORKS is a leading 3D CAD software for design, analysis and product data management. SOLIDWORKS solutions can help boost productivity, harness intelligence, foster innovation, and facilitate collaboration.

  2. OpenModelica

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenModelica – A Free Modelica Environment!.



  3. Xcos

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Xcos is a graphical editor to design hybrid dynamical systems models. Models can be designed, loaded, saved, compiled and simulated.

  4. Elmer

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Elmer is an open source multiphysical simulation software mainly developed by CSC - IT Center for Science (CSC). Elmer development was started 1995 in collaboration with Finnish Universities, research institutes and industry.

  5. OpenFOAM

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    OpenFOAM is the leading free, open source software for CFD, owned by the OpenFOAM Foundation and distributed exclusively under the General Public Licence (GPL).



  6. SimScale

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    SimScale offers a software that allows you to perform CFD, FEA, and Thermal simulations to your CAD model in the cloud without needing high-performance computing power.

  7. COMSOL Multiphysics

    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    COMSOL Multiphysics is an engineering, design, and finite element analysis software environment for the modeling and simulation of any physics-based system.

  8. KRATOS Multiphysics

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Kratos Multiphysics (A.K.A Kratos) is a framework for building parallel multi-disciplinary simulation software. Modularity, extensibility and HPC are the main objectives. Kratos has BSD license and is written in C++ with extensive Python interface.

  9. CFDTool

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    CFDTool™ (https://www.cfdtool.com) is a fully integrated and dedicated MATLAB® Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Toolbox for modeling and simulation of fluid flows with coupled heat transfer.

  10. ANSYS Fluent

    • Windows

    ANSYS Fluent software contains the broad physical modeling capabilities needed to model flow, turbulence, heat transfer, and reactions for industrial applications ranging from air flow over an aircraft wing to combustion in a furnace, from bubble columns to oil platforms, from...

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