Optimal Beam Alternatives

    Optimal Beam is described as 'A simple beam calculator that analyzes statically indeterminate beams and provides support reactions, shear force, bending moment, deflection and stress diagrams'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Optimal Beam, not only websites but also apps for Windows, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is FTOOL, which is free. Other great sites and apps similar to Optimal Beam are CBeam R5 (Paid), Beam Analysis Program (Free), JBeam (Free, Open Source) and BAP (Paid).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jan 18, 2019