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SimScale Alternatives

SimScale is described as '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' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to SimScale for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and GNU Octave. The best alternative is COMSOL Multiphysics. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try CFDTool or FEATFLOW. Other great apps like SimScale are SimFlow, ANSYS Fluent, FEATool Multiphysics and COSMOSWorks.

This page was last updated May 11, 2021
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  • Online

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  1. 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.

  2. 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.



  3. SimFlow

    • Windows
    • Linux

    SimFlow is a powerful CFD software, focused on engineering and science. It combines an intuitive user interface with the advantages of the open-source OpenFOAM® libraries in something more than a compact OpenFoam® GUI.

  4. 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...

  5. FEATool Multiphysics

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • GNU Octave
    • MATLAB

    FEATool Multiphysics is a fully integrated Finite Element FEM CAE simulation toolbox for Matlab. With FEATool you can easily model and simulate heat transfer, fluid flow CFD, structural mechanics, chemical reactions, general PDEs, and more.



  6. FEATFLOW

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    The program package FEATFLOW is both a user oriented as well as a general purpose subroutine system for the numerical solution of the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations in two and three space dimensions.

  7. COSMOSWorks

    • Windows

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

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  8. SimulationHub

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online

    Cloud-based CFD solution.

  9. SimWorks

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    SimWorks is a free CFD software built upon established open-source simulation tools integrated into an intuitive GUI. It supports the entire CFD simulation process: CAD import, pre-processing, meshing, running and fully integrated post-processing.

  10. LISA

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    LISA is a free finite element analysis software package limited to 1300 nodes; the node limit can be removed for a low cost for individuals and businesses.

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