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Problem Description

This article walks you through installing COMSOL Multiphysics.


This article summarizes the installation process. For complete installation and operating instructions, see the COMSOL Multiphysics® Installation and Operations Guide.

To install COMSOL Multiphysics® you must have a trial passcode or a license file. If you do not have one, first contact your COMSOL Sales Representative.

To generate a license file, we will need to know the HostID of your computer, see: KB 828: Obtaining a HostID for licensing. For recommendations about what kind of computer to install on, see: KB 866: What hardware do you recommend for Multiphysics®?

Download the installer from the Product Download page. If you run into difficulties downloading, see: Knowledgebase 1149

Instructional Videos and Articles

The resources below are organized by license type. To learn more about license types, see License Options.

Common Errors

Floating Network License Administrative Issues

Installing Interfacing Products

The following articles address issues that may arise when installing interfacing products.

Linux and Mac Specific