ANSYS 13.0 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 7 Business 32-bit
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise 32-bit
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 32-bit
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 7 Business x64
Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise x64
Microsoft Windows 7 Professional x64
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 51
SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) Version 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) Version 11
Linux 64 on x64 Intel or AMD 64-bit chip sets Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 51
SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) Version 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) Version 11
Windows HPC Server on x64 Intel or AMD 64-bit chip clusters Microsoft Windows HPC Server 20082
Linux 64 on Itanium Itanium 2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 51
SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) Version 10
SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) Version 11
IBM AIX on Power Power5 or Power6 IBM AIX 5.33
HP HP-UX on Itanium Itanium 2 HP-UX 11.23
SGI ProPack on Itanium Itanium 2 ProPack 5.04
Sun Solaris on x64 Intel or AMD 64-bit chip sets Sun Solaris 10


NOTE: Release 13.0 may be the final release to support some platforms. See details. 

 

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1 - 32-bit and 64-bit Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) Version 6 is not certified and is currently incompatible with the ANSYS 13.0 release
2 - Windows HPC Server 2008 R2 will be tested for certification post-release; known to work at time of release
3 - AIX 6.1 is functional, but not certified, for 13.0 applications that are certified on AIX 5.3