ANSYS 12.1 Standalone Architecture and Operation System Support

Platform Supported Architecture(s) Supported Operating System(s)
Windows 32 on x86 Intel or AMD 32-bit chip sets Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise 32-bit
Microsoft Windows Vista Business 32-bit
Microsoft Windows XP Pro 32-bit
Windows 64 on x64 Intel or AMD 64-bit chip sets Microsoft Windows Vista Enterprise x64
Microsoft Windows Vista Business x64
Microsoft Windows XP Pro x64
Linux 32 on x86 Intel or AMD 32-bit chip sets Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 5
Linux 64 on x64 Intel or AMD 64-bit chip sets Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 5
SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) Version 10
Windows HPC Server on x64 Intel or AMD 64-bit chip clusters Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008
Linux 64 on Itanium Itanium 2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 5
SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) Version 10
IBM AIX on Power Power5 or Power6 IBM AIX 5.3
HP HP-UX on Itanium Itanium 2 HP-UX 11.23
SGI ProPack on Itanium Itanium 2 ProPack 5.0
Sun Solaris on x64 Intel or AMD 64-bit chip sets Sun Solaris 10
HP HP-UX on PA-RISC PA-RISC HP-UX 11.11
Sun Solaris on UltraSPARC UltraSPARC III or UltraSPARC IV Sun Solaris 10


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Windows 7 is pre-qualified with 12.1, but pending official certification. Expected early 2010.
AIX 6.1 is functional, but not certified, for 12.1 applications that are certified on AIX 5.3.