Download and Install Finite Element Software  - WELSIM


April 15, 2018

Recently, we received many questions about obtaining and installing WELSIM software. Today’s small simulation and everyone has come to download, install, and use this simulation software. This example is based on the Windows version. The use of the Linux version can be found at the link at the end of the article.

1. Download software installer

Enter in a web browser to visit the WELSIM download page.

Here we choose WELSIM v1.7 version to download.

2. Installation

The download file name is WelSim17Setup.exe. Double-click to start the installer. Installation Wizard Welcome Screen shows:

Now, license agreement description shows. Click “I Agree.”

Here, you can set the installation directory, at the same time you can see the installed files require nearly 400MB of hard disk space.

Click “Install” button, and it will start the installation. During the installation process, it will prompt whether to install Visual C++ 2015, Intel Fortran 2017, and Microsoft MPI dependent packages, these libraries are required for WELSIM software runtime. If your computer does not have installed these dependent libraries, click “Yes.”

After installing the required third-party dependencies, the installation is complete.

Click the “Finish” button to end the installation.

3. Start the application

Now, you can start the WELSIM program from the desktop shortcut, or from the Start menu.

Click New Project or read a Save Project. You will see the primary user interface:

4. Registration

If the software is run for the first time, a window with message “License file not found” will be popped up when starting a new project.

After clicking OK, a license manager interface will pop up.

If you don’t want to activate WELSIM for the moment, just click on the “Evaluate” button to continue the trial. If you want to activate the software, click on the “Generate Computer ID” button to generate a string of characters. Send this string to [email protected], and you will receive the license key file.

After receiving the license key file, click “Enter Code” to import the key for registration. The registration interface is as follows. After clicking OK, it shows that the software has been activated successfully.

Is it easy to download, install, and use WELSIM? If you have any question, please send us an email.

About the installation and use of software under Linux OS can see this article: Install finite element analysis software WELSIM on your Linux OS.


WelSimulation LLC ( is an engineering simulation technology provider, located in the Pittsburgh, PA, USA. The flagship product WELSIM is general-purpose engineering simulation software with an all-in-one graphical user interface and self-integrated features.