System Requirements - 5.1 Interfacing Product Suite
CAD Import Module and Design Module Requirements
|Windows® 7 or later are supported. Vista is supported but functionality may be limited.
|Mac OS X
|Mac OS X 10.8 or later supported.1
|General Linux requirements as specified under COMSOL Multiphysics Requirements1.
1File import of the NX® file format is available only on a supported Windows® or Linux® operating system. File import of the AutoCAD®, Inventor®, SOLIDWORKS® file formats is available only on a supported Windows® operating system.
The bidirectional interface functionality of the product suite detailed in the table below is only available for Windows® 7 and higher operating systems. For other included functionality, such as file import and geometric operations, see the CAD Import Module and Design Module Requirements.
|LiveLink™ for AutoCAD®
|AutoCAD® 2014, 2015, and 2016
|LiveLink™ for Inventor®
|Inventor® 2014, 2015, and 2016
|LiveLink™ for PTC Creo Parametric™
|PTC Creo Parametric™ 2.0 and 3.0
|LiveLink™ for PTC Pro/ENGINEER®
|PTC Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire® 4.0 and 5.0, and PTC Creo® Elements Pro 5.0
|LiveLink™ for Revit®
|Revit® 2015 and 2016, and Revit® Arcithecture 2015
|LiveLink™ for Solid Edge®
|Solid Edge® ST6 and ST7
|LiveLink™ for SOLIDWORKS®
|SOLIDWORKS® 2014 and 2015
File Import for CATIA® V5
The File Import for CATIA® V5 add-on to the CAD Import Module is only available for Windows® 7 and higher.
LiveLink™ for Excel®
LiveLink™ for Excel® is compatible with Excel® 2007, 2010 and 2013 on Windows®. Excel® 2010 Starter is not supported.
LiveLink™ for MATLAB®
LiveLink™ for MATLAB® is compatible with MATLAB® R2015a and R2014b, on all operating systems. For Linux® Operating Systems, the programs
csh are required.
NOTE: This information is provided for your benefit but should not be used as a substitute for your own investigation of the system requirements that may be appropriate for your use of COMSOL® software or other software, given your particular circumstances. Systems and hardware change regularly, which may impact any determination of what system requirements are appropriate you.