Design Exploration for Every Engineer

ANSYS Discovery Live delivers instantaneous 3D design simulation with direct geometry modeling, for interactive design exploration and rapid product innovation. You can easily manipulate geometry, material types or physics inputs to see real-time changes in performance.

Use Discovery Live to test more design iterations in a shorter amount of time, perform feasibility studies on new concepts and bring products to market faster.



  • Structural Analysis

    See instant stress distribution data regardless of model complexity.

  • Internal Fluid Analysis

    Instantly find flow trends — even while changing geometry characteristics.

  • Topology Optimization

    Unlock the potential of generative design utilizing topology optimization in ANSYS Discovery Live design software.

  • Thermal Analysis

    Instantly know how changes to models, heat input or new materials will affect the thermal performance of your design.

  • External Aerodynamics

    Change input parameters or make geometry updates, and see Discovery Live’s instant feedback of your design’s performance.

  • Modal Analysis

    Observe different modes of vibration, make changes to geometry and instantly evaluate performance.