System Requirements - 5.1 Interfacing Product Suite
CAD Import Module and Design Module Requirements
|Windows®||Windows® 7 or later are supported. Vista is supported but functionality may be limited.|
|Mac OS X||Mac OS X 10.8 or later supported.1|
|Linux®||General Linux requirements as specified under COMSOL Multiphysics Requirements1.|
1File import of the NX® file format is available only on a supported Windows® or Linux® operating system. File import of the AutoCAD®, Inventor®, SOLIDWORKS® file formats is available only on a supported Windows® operating system.
The bidirectional interface functionality of the product suite detailed in the table below is only available for Windows® 7 and higher operating systems. For other included functionality, such as file import and geometric operations, see the CAD Import Module and Design Module Requirements.
|LiveLink™ for AutoCAD®||AutoCAD® 2014, 2015, and 2016|
|LiveLink™ for Inventor®||Inventor® 2014, 2015, and 2016|
|LiveLink™ for PTC® Creo® Parametric™||PTC® Creo® Parametric™ 2.0 and 3.0|
|LiveLink™ for PTC® Pro/ENGINEER®||PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire® 4.0 and 5.0, and PTC® Creo® Elements Pro 5.0|
|LiveLink™ for Revit®||Revit® 2015 and 2016, and Revit® Arcithecture 2015|
|LiveLink™ for Solid Edge®||Solid Edge® ST6 and ST7|
|LiveLink™ for SOLIDWORKS®||SOLIDWORKS® 2014 and 2015|
File Import for CATIA® V5
The File Import for CATIA® V5 add-on to the CAD Import Module is only available for Windows® 7 and higher.
LiveLink™ for Excel®
LiveLink™ for Excel® is compatible with Excel® 2007, 2010 and 2013 on Windows®. Excel® 2010 Starter is not supported.
LiveLink™ for MATLAB®
LiveLink™ for MATLAB® is compatible with MATLAB® R2015a and R2014b, on all operating systems. For Linux® Operating Systems, the programs
csh are required.
NOTE: This information is provided for your benefit but should not be used as a substitute for your own investigation of the system requirements that may be appropriate for your use of COMSOL® software or other software, given your particular circumstances. Systems and hardware change regularly, which may impact any determination of what system requirements are appropriate you.