In this video, it has been shown how you could download Ansys software for free.ANSYS Inc. Is providing free student version software for ANSYS Beginners.In.

How to install Ansys 20 R2 on your PC

Note: This is a teaching license and should be used only for demonstration and classroom instructional purposes. It cannot be used for research.

How to install Ansys Student 2020 R2 on your PC

1. To install the student version of Ansys 2020 R2, you must first download it by visiting

2. Scroll down and click on “ANSYS Student”

3. After clicking ANSYS student, a downloadable version of ANSYS STUDENT 2020 R2 should appear below. Click the download button. A 'terms of use' pop up will appear. Click “Agree” to continue the download. The download may take a while, and will appear as an .msi file.

4.Select the downloaded file to open.

5. Select 'next'

6. Read and accept the license agreement, select 'next'

7. Click the 'next' button to accept the default installation.

8. Select 'Install' and wait for the program to install.

9. Select 'Finish' to complete the installation. The ANSYS Student software is now installed.

Reboot your machine and then run the ANSYS Student product from your Start menu by selecting Workbench


Bundled Applications & Features:

  • ANSYS Workbench
  • ANSYS Multiphysics
  • ANSYS Mechanical
  • ANSYS Autodyn
  • ANSYS Forte
  • ANSYS Chemkin-Pro
  • ANSYS Meshing and Extended Meshing
  • ANSYS DesignModeler
  • ANSYS DesignExplorer
  • ANSYS SpaceClaim

Workbench Analysis Systems/Physics:

  • Design Assessment
  • Electric
  • Explicit Dynamics
  • Fluid Flow (CFX)
  • Fluid Flow (Fluent)
  • Harmonic Response
  • Linear Buckling
  • Magnetostatic
  • Modal
  • Random Vibration
  • Response Spectrum
  • Rigid Dynamics
  • Shape Optimization
  • Static Structural
  • Steady-State Thermal
  • Thermal-Electric
  • Transient Structural

Geometry Import:

  • Neutral format import IGES, STEP
  • Parasolid (native within ANSYS DesignModeler)


The ANSYS Student license:

ANSYS Student is an introductory software package for engineering students who are interested in learning the fundamentals of simulation while gaining exposure to our state-of-the-art ANSYS Workbench simulation workflow, pre-processing, post-processing and solver products.

The renewable six-month product license is free and can be downloaded and used by students anywhere in the world. It provides access to versions of ANSYS Mechanical, ANSYS CFD, ANSYS Autodyn, ANSYS Workbench, ANSYS DesignModeler and ANSYS DesignXplorer that are limited only in the size of the problems that can be solved. The product can be installed on any supported MS Windows 64-bit machine.

The ANSYS Student license is for personal educational purposes. The analysis work performed with ANSYS Student must be non-proprietary, and the product may not be used for competitive analysis (such as benchmarking) or for any commercial work.

ANSYS Student software is free for download from ANSYS at

The ANSYS Full Version license:

Ansys Workbench Student Download

Engineering has acquired the ANSYS Full Version license for students, tenure track faculty and non-research staff in the School. ANSYS is only licensed to run on HSSEAS networks and require a static IP address issued by SEASnet.

ANSYS Full Version can be downloaded at

  • You must have a valid SEASnet account to download the software.
  • You must be in the Engineering networks and have a static IP address to run the software.

Ansys Software Download

For those who have previously downloaded ANSYS, to upgrade to the newer version you must:

  • Un-install the License Manager from your computer
  • The newer version will NOT work unless the License Manager is removed