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Ansys 2024 Product Release and Updates

Elevating Interface and Experience

Ansys 2024 R1 distinguishes itself through a unified interface that simplifies complexities and enhances efficiency. Our native integration breaks down barriers in collaborative engineering environments, fostering real-time interactions and elevating project outcomes. The inclusion of a visually appealing Dark Mode and a modern design demonstrates our commitment to innovation, providing users with an aesthetically pleasing and more productive experience.


Seamless and Simplified User Experience

Consistency and ease of use help ensure a seamless and predictable experience across all Ansys products. The updated user interface simplifies your workflow and reduces learning curves.


Connect, Collaborate, Create

Collaboration is essential in modern workplaces. Native integration facilitates seamless collaboration among team members, breaking down communication barriers and improving project outcomes.


Visual Brilliance, Functional Excellence

The visually appealing Dark Mode and consistent design not only provide a highly functional interface, but also enhance the overall user experience.

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Product Highlights

2024 R1 enables distributed engineering teams with new technologies and improved performance to drive industry innovation forward. It combines an exceptional range of enhanced numerics capabilities, performance improvements, and cross-disciplinary engineering solutions to equip organizations with advanced physics solvers, scalable GPU-based computing, and seamless workflows.

3D Design

Ansys Discovery's latest release focuses on effortless precision, smart model preparation, and accelerating design exploration. Effortless precision enhances simulation accuracy up to 10X with local fidelity refinement, reducing GPU memory requirements. Smart Model Prep cuts setup time by 50X with automated weld creation and associative physics transfer. Accelerating design exploration introduces the optiSLang plug-in for optimization, sensitivity studies, and one-click burst to cloud capability, allowing up to 100 parallel simulations on Ansys Cloud.

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Ansys Acoustics 2024 R1 gives all Mechanical enterprise users access to Sound Analysis and Specification (SAS) to perform acoustic analyses and create more pleasing sounds quickly. Data Processing Framework (DPF) Sound now includes psychoacoustics indicators, enabling users to estimate how humans perceive sound.


Ansys' latest Additive Manufacturing (AM) release enhances 3D printing through Fidelity, Usability, and Optimization. Focusing on Fidelity, it ensures precision in capturing process parameters like LPBF and DED. Usability enhancements include streamlined workflows and tools like LPBF Setting Template Save/Load, simplifying job setup. Optimization features like Distortion Compensation restart and DED Auto-dwell time boost productivity by automating complex processes. This release underscores Ansys' commitment to advancing additive manufacturing. 

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Autonomous Vehicle Simulation

Continuing the momentum for Autonomous Vehicle Simulation from our last release, 2024 R1, takes the innovations one step further. Keeping safety as the first and foremost objective, most improvements in this release deliver on the critical aspects that elevate the development of ADAS/AD features. With notable enhancements in overall integration and connectivity, radar sensor simulation, and industry-mandated virtual headlamp regulation, this release covers many innovations to help our users design the most robust industry solutions.  


Ansys 2024 R1 introduces AI-powered optimization, MBSE connectivity, and sustainable Material Intelligence to simulate earlier in design, enabling faster product development to Ansys Connect. The system allows engineering analysis of verified requirements using ModelCenter, connected to the Ansys Systems Architecture Modeler. The new sustainability add-on, Granta MI, helps make earlier material decisions. The enhanced UI/UX accelerates collaboration and integrates process and data management, requirements verification, optimization, and materials management capabilities into the everyday simulation UI. 

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Digital Missions Engineering

The 2024 R1 release of Digital Mission Engineering (DME) introduces new features for mission-level simulation, including enhanced subsystem and sensor payload modeling, updated tools for large platforms, asset grouping, and Python scripting and API enhancements. These improvements improve workflows, fidelity, and performance analysis and align with space mission design and operation needs. 

Digital Twin

Ansys 2024 R1 Digital Twin offers simplified optimization algorithms for parameter calibration, improved fusion workflow with multi-file selection, transient response for static parameters, visualization in SRB interface, and support for new Mechanical applications through LS-DYNA.


This release includes significant advances in simulation performance, meshing, and automated workflows. It covers various applications such as combined chip-package-PCB simulation, RF, HPC, 3D IC, and electric motors. New capabilities include ECAD-MCAD integration in Ansys Maxwell for flex and rigid PCBs, adaptive templates in Ansys Motor-CAD, and multi-solver interoperability for multiphysics and multiscale solutions. 

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Embedded Software

Ansys is launching a new product called Scade One, a model-based solution for developing embedded applicative software. Scade One enables a seamless Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) process thanks to its openness and reliance on standards. Building on decades of experience in safety-critical systems development, Scade One is accessible to any company developing safe and reliable embedded software, thanks to this brand-new, entry-level offering. Accessible to system designers and embedded programmers, Scade One bridges the gap between the ease of use of model-based tools, with an intuitive user interface, and the power of generic-purpose programming languages to develop applications from traditional control software to complex mission and autonomy software.  

Ansys 2023 R1 Fluent Highlight

Ansys Fluids 2024 R1 updates include enhancements across solver performance, end-user productivity, and complex application workflows. The Fluent GPU solver now supports new physics and a new Fluent web UI that allows you to view post-processing in real time via a web browser. Ansys CFX and Turbo Tools have improved blade modeling features, while Ansys Rocky offers enhanced DEM simulations and improved SPH capabilities. 


Design for sustainability with material intelligence. The new sustainability add-on for Ansys Granta MI offers a rich toolset and the data to support sustainability experts, materials experts, and designers in their engineering efforts to reduce product environmental footprint early in the design phase.


2024 R1 Ansys Optics enhances simulation capabilities for optics and photonics designers. The release includes new features for high-efficiency multiscale optics simulation and analysis, including metalens simulation, streamlined straylight analysis, and compatibility with other Ansys products. 

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Safety Analysis

Ansys Medini analyze includes two new components for the 2024 R1 release: the Digital Safety Manager (DSM) and a Digital Collaboration Server. The DSM is a web application for safety managers, while the Digital Collaboration Server provides a centralized project management platform. The scripting API is improved for easier customization. 

Ansys Mechanical 2023 R2

For 2024 R1, the structures product line introduces new features, enabling users to solve more complex problems efficiently. Mechanical introduces new dark and light user interface themes to increase flexibility and maintain a consistent user experience across Ansys products. Mechanical also has significant enhancements to streamline vibro-acoustics workflows, including a dedicated noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH) meshing workflow and expanded product packaging capabilities. The fast Lanczos solver in LS-DYNA drastically improves speed and accuracy for large models with many computed modes. With PySherlock, Python programming is made easy, and Sherlock is now compatible with Linux.