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Download simFlow Engine (OpenFOAM® for Windows)

How to install simFlow Engine (OpenFOAM® for Windows)

simFlow Engine comes as an automatic installation package. Just click on the installation file and enjoy OpenFOAM® for Windows in no time. After installation you might need to restart your computer.

Please remember that it will allow you to use OpenFOAM® solvers on Windows, but if you want to take advantage of our OpenFOAM® GUI, you have to download simFlow.

How to check if simFlow Engine is properly installed?

Just turn on your command prompt and type in any OpenFOAM® solver name, e.g.:


If simFlow Engine has been installed properly, you will see an output from OpenFOAM®.

OpenFOAM® 1612+

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OpenFOAM® 3.0+

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OpenFOAM® 3.0.0

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OpenFOAM® 2.4.0

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OpenFOAM® 2.3.1

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OpenFOAM® 2.3.0

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What is OpenFOAM®?

OpenFOAM® (Open Field Operation and Manipulation) is a free, open source CFD toolbox developed primarily by OpenCFD Limited since 2004, distributed by OpenCFD Limited and the OpenFOAM® Foundation. It is capable of simulating anything from complex fluid flows involving chemical reactions, turbulence and heat transfer, to solid dynamics, electromagnetics and even the pricing of financial options.


About simFlow Engine

simFlow comes with our own distribution of OpenFOAM® for Windows. To comply with the OpenFOAM® trademark guidelines, OpenFOAM® for Windows distributed with simFlow, is named simFlow Engine.


Build your own OpenFOAM® for Windows

If you are familiar with OpenFOAM® compilation process, you can build your own version of OpenFOAM® binaries for Windows using patches for Windows: