Difference between revisions of "Windows"

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(Sorted lists, improved descriptions (or so I hope) and added to the list more known commercial solutions, mostly the ones provided indirectly through their products)
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OpenFOAM doesn't run on Microsoft Windows out of the box because it relies on a [[Main_FAQ#Why_isn.27t_there_a_Windows_port_of_OpenFOAM_.3F|case-sensitive file system]]. With some work however it is possible to run OpenFOAM on Windows.
 
OpenFOAM doesn't run on Microsoft Windows out of the box because it relies on a [[Main_FAQ#Why_isn.27t_there_a_Windows_port_of_OpenFOAM_.3F|case-sensitive file system]]. With some work however it is possible to run OpenFOAM on Windows.
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'''Note''': None of these solutions are officially supported by the [http://www.openfoam.org OpenFOAM Foundation].
  
 
==Do it yourself==
 
==Do it yourself==
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==Commercial solutions==
 
==Commercial solutions==
*[http://www.building-engineering.de/index.php/software/shop/product/of-2-2-x-for-windows-64bit Tian Building Engineering] OpenFOAM Version 2.2.x for Windows 64bit
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* [http://www.sim-flow.com Atizar Limited] - Provides OpenFOAM for Windows 64-bit in their product [http://www.sim-flow.com simFlow]
*[http://www.symscape.com/openfoam-on-windows Symscape]
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* [http://www.bluecape.com.pt blueCAPE] - Provides OpenFOAM for Windows 64-bit as the main feature of their product/service [http://bluecfd.com/Core blueCFD-Core]
*[http://joomla.bluecape.com.pt/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=18&Itemid=30&lang=en#blueCFD blueCFD]
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* [http://www.ods-engineering.com ODS Engineering] - Provides OpenFOAM for Windows 64-bit for their product [http://www.ods-engineering.com/tools/ods-studio/ ODS Studio]
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* [http://www.symscape.com Symscape] - Provides OpenFOAM for Windows 64-bit in their product [http://www.symscape.com/product/caedium Caedium]
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* [http://www.building-engineering.de TIAN Building Engineering] - Provides builds of OpenFOAM for Windows 64-bit in their [http://www.building-engineering.de/index.php/en/products-k2/shop online shop]
  
 
==Community solutions==
 
==Community solutions==
*[http://sourceforge.net/projects/openfoam-mswin/?_test=b OpenFOAM-MsWin]
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*[http://code.google.com/p/bluecfd-singlecore/ blueCFD]
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; [http://code.google.com/p/bluecfd-singlecore/ blueCFD-SingleCore]
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: Provides the modified source code of OpenFOAM, as well as binary installation with a limited feature-set from [http://bluecfd.com/Core blueCFD-Core]. Is updated with a similar frequency to [http://bluecfd.com/Core blueCFD-Core].
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: Last Update: 3rd of April 2013
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; [http://sourceforge.net/projects/openfoam-mswin/ OpenFOAM-mswin]
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: Provides a port of OpenFOAM 1.5, built natively on Windows. It also provides a GUI for editing case files and launching ParaView. It seems to have been a proof-of-concept project for a master thesis.
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: Last Update: 28th of May, 2009
  
 
[[Category:OpenFOAM on Windows OS]]
 
[[Category:OpenFOAM on Windows OS]]

Revision as of 00:47, 12 April 2014

OpenFOAM doesn't run on Microsoft Windows out of the box because it relies on a case-sensitive file system. With some work however it is possible to run OpenFOAM on Windows.

Note: None of these solutions are officially supported by the OpenFOAM Foundation.

1 Do it yourself

2 Commercial solutions

3 Community solutions

blueCFD-SingleCore
Provides the modified source code of OpenFOAM, as well as binary installation with a limited feature-set from blueCFD-Core. Is updated with a similar frequency to blueCFD-Core.
Last Update: 3rd of April 2013
OpenFOAM-mswin
Provides a port of OpenFOAM 1.5, built natively on Windows. It also provides a GUI for editing case files and launching ParaView. It seems to have been a proof-of-concept project for a master thesis.
Last Update: 28th of May, 2009