Student Edition Products


The below list of products are available as part of the Altair Student Edition

Industrial Design

Inspire Studio is a 3D Hybrid Modeling and Rendering environment that enables industrial designers to evaluate, research and visualize various designs faster than ever before.

Inspire Render is the new 3D rendering and animation powerhouse for innovative designers, architects, and digital artists to produce stunning product presentations faster than ever before.

Thea Render is a physically-based global illumination renderer of high quality. It is a unique renderer that is able to render using state-of-the-art techniques in Biased photorealistic, Unbiased and GPU modes.

Conceptual Design & Simulation

Inspire is a Generative Design/Topology Optimization and rapid simulation solution for design engineers.

Manufacturing Simulation

Inspire Print 3D provides a fast and accurate toolset for the design and process simulation of selective laser melting (SLM) parts.

Inspire Mold provides a modern integrated approach to streamline design for manufacturing (DfM) of injection molded components.

Inspire Cast is a Casting simulation environment focused on creating high quality components with increased profitability through a highly intuitive user experience. It is the only tool that caters to beginners and experts alike, from product designers to foundry engineers.

Inspire PolyFoam provides a modern integrated approach to streamline design for manufacturing (DfM) of flexible molded foam components and rigid foam panels.

Inspire form is a Stamping simulation environment that can effectively be used to optimize designs, simulate robust manufacturing & helping users to iterate and simulate multi-stage forming, trimming and springback.

Inspire Extrude Metal allows for simulations to be performed quickly and accurately without the inconvenience of complicated tools and interfaces.

Inspire Extrude Polymer is a virtual press where users can visualize material flow and temperature inside a die during extrusion and make necessary changes to ensure balanced flow, while identifying and eliminating product defects.

Model-Based Development

Activate is an Open & flexible tool for rapidly modeling and simulating products as multi-disciplinary systems in the form of 1D models (expressed as signal-based or physical block diagrams), optionally coupled to 3D models.

Compose is an environment for doing calculations, manipulating and visualizing data (including from CAE simulations or test results), programming and debugging scripts useful for repeated computations and process automation.

Embed is a proven tool for developing embedded systems, by automatically generating code from block diagram models and transferring to popular controller hardware.

PSIM is a Motor drive simulation and design software with an intuitive, user-friendly interface and a robust simulation engine

Multi-Disciplinary Optimization and Simulation

SimLab is a process-oriented multidisciplinary simulation environment to accurately analyze the performance of complex assemblies

Advanced Modeling & Visualization

HyperMesh is a Multi-disciplinary finite element pre-processor which manages the generation of the largest, most complex models, starting with the import of a CAD geometry to exporting ready-to-run solver file.

MotionView is a Multibody systems modeling environment. Its built-in parametric modeling capability and open architecture allows users to quickly build, analyze, and improve mechanical system designs even before physical prototypes are available.

HyperView is a Post-processing and visualization environment for finite element analysis, CFD and multi-body system data.

HyperGraph is a plotting client for evaluation of thousands of curves without losing overview. It provides effortless curve manipulation and fits in seamlessly any work environment.

SimLab is a process-oriented multidisciplinary simulation environment to accurately analyze the performance of complex assemblies

Advanced Analysis & Optimization

OptiStruct is a Structural analysis solver for linear and nonlinear problems under static and dynamic loadings.

Multiscale Designer`s material modeling is a powerful method to gain insights into advanced material behavior. Especially for composite materials

SimLab is a process-oriented multidisciplinary simulation environment to accurately analyze the performance of complex assemblies

RADIOSS is a Structural analysis solver for highly non-linear problems under dynamic loadings (e.g. crashworthiness, safety, and manufacturability)

MotionSolve is a Scalable and integrated multibody solution that enables you to graphically build systems, numerically solve the underlying equations, evaluate system behavior by examining plots and animations and improve their performance through design exploration and optimization.

HyperStudy is a Design exploration tool for engineers and designers. It automatically creates intelligent design variants, manages runs, and collects data.

AcuSolve provides powerful fluid flow analysis capabilities without the difficulties associated with traditional CFD applications.

EDEM quickly and accurately simulates and analyzes the behavior of coal, mined ores, soils, fibers, grains, tablets, powders, and more.

Esacomp tool is for Analysis and design of composites. Its scope ranges from conceptual and preliminary design of layered composite structures to advanced analyses.

Flux captures the complexity of electromagnetic and thermal phenomena.

FluxMotor is a flexible software solution dedicated to the pre-design of electric motors

PSIM is a Motor drive simulation and design software with an intuitive, user-friendly interface and a robust simulation engine

Feko is a comprehensive computational electromagnetics (CEM) code used widely in the telecommunications, automobile, space and defense industries.

WinProp is a new dimension of wave propagation and radio network planning.

PollEx is not just a printed circuit board (PCB) verification tool, it is solution that accelerates the development of today’s smart, connected, and tightly packaged electronic products.

Data Analytics, AI & ML

Monarch is a market leading desktop-based self-service data preparation solution. Monarch connects to multiple data sources including structured and unstructured data, cloud-based data, and big data.

Knowledge Studio is a market-leading easy to use machine learning and predictive analytics solution that rapidly visualizes data as it quickly generates explainable results.

Architecture, Engineering and Construction

S-FRAME allows users to simulate the response to internal and external forces during and after construction, regardless of geometric complexity, material type, loading conditions, or nonlinear effects.

Use S-LINE to Analyze, Design and Detail reinforced multi-span continuous beams having different section dimensions and reinforcement layout for each span.

S-CONCRETE quickly and accurately designs reinforced concrete column, beam, wall sections, and continuous beams to regional design code requirements.

Use S-PAD to quickly code check a structural steel column, beam or brace without modeling the entire structure. Simply input design loads and effective lengths of the steel member then run a quick check in seconds

With S-CALC, users can increase their productivity and design accuracy by quickly generating over sixteen distinct section properties for nonstandard geometry and multi-material configurations.

Use S-VIEW to render your model with more realistic object representation and view its analysis results. Study your structure’s response by animating the results, capture good quality images of your model or results

S-TIMBER is a dedicated design environment for mass timber and hybrid timber analysis. Users can design Sawn Lumber, Glulam, and CLT elements to code compliance and optimize after analyzing the timber/hybrid-timber structure.

With S-FOUNDATION, users can analyze, design, and detail foundations in a flexible, automated foundation management solution. With versatile modeling capabilities, users can design irregular or stepped mats, and deep or shallow foundations.

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Student Guide


This guide is meant to help you navigating through our huge portfolio of simulation programs. We explain which program you may use to solve a given task - including information about available learning material.

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