ANSYS Student

Free Student Product Downloads

ANSYS Student products are introductory software packages for engineering students interested in learning the fundamentals of simulation while gaining exposure to our state-of-the-art simulation workflows.

The renewable twelve-month product license is free and can be downloaded and used by students anywhere in the world. We offer two student products:

ANSYS AIM Student - Our next generation academic simulation experience. Has integrated geometry modeling based on ANSYS SpaceClaim technology, structural, fluids and electromagnetics solvers.

  • Choose ANSYS AIM Student if: You are new to simulation and seek an intuitive, cutting edge simulation tool. Many professors are switching to ANSYS AIM - Join the revolution, dare to be different.

ANSYS Student - ANSYS Workbench based bundle of ANSYS Mechanical, ANSYS CFD, ANSYS Autodyn, ANSYS SpaceClaim, and ANSYS DesignXplorer.

  • Choose ANSYS Student if: You are not keen on change and are already familiar with the ANSYS Workbench platform from your college courses. ANSYS Student is used by hundreds of thousands students globally. ANSYS Student is a safe bet if your professor is already using it for your course.

Choose Both - For the best of both worlds!

Product Data Sheet: ANSYS Student Data Sheet (PDF)

The ANSYS Student and ANSYS AIM Student product licenses are for personal educational purposes. The analysis work performed with either of these products must be non-proprietary, and the products may not be used for competitive analysis (such as benchmarking) or for any commercial work.

Terms of Use

By selecting “Agree” below, you agree that: (1) The software license you are downloading is an Educational License and will be used solely by you for personal educational purposes; (2) The analysis work performed with the program(s) must be non-proprietary work; (3) The program(s) may not be used for competitive analysis (such as benchmarking) or for any commercial activity, including consulting; (4) The license does not include any Technical Enhancements or Technical Support beyond the self-guided support material provided on the Support Resources webpage; (5) U.S. export laws apply to this software and you are responsible for complying with those laws; (6) The Click Wrap Software License Agreement that will appear during installation of the software will govern this and any subsequent licenses downloaded through this student web page.

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