Self-guided technical support for the ANSYS Student is provided through the Support Resources web page here. The support includes installation videos, an FAQ for troubleshooting help and several introductory tutorials that show you how to perform basic simulations. Please note that we do not provide online or face-to-face technical support for this free product. We advise you to follow our download and installation instructions very carefully.
The ANSYS Student product license provides access to problem-size, limited versions of ANSYS Multiphysics, ANSYS CFD, ANSYS AUTODYN, ANSYS Workbench, ANSYS DesignModeler and ANSYS DesignXplorer. The product is only supported on MS Windows 7, 8, 8.1 64-bit machines. The current release is 16.1 and has the same general simulation capability as our Academic Teaching Mechanical and CFD product with the following exceptions:
- Lower node/element limits
- No bi-directional geometry interfaces or MCAD readers.
Our academic product Features Table shows the ANSYS Student product compared to our other academic Teaching and Research products.
ANSYS Student Data Sheet (PDF)