System Requirements - 4.3b Interfacing Product Suite

CAD Import Module Requirements

The CAD Import Module is available for all operating systems. File import of the Inventor®, and SOLIDWORKS® file formats is available only on Windows® operating systems.

File Import for CATIA® V5 Requirements

The File Import for CATIA® V5 add-on is available on Windows® operating systems only. This add-on requires the CAD Import Module, or one of the LiveLink™ products listed in the table under LiveLink™ Requirements.

LiveLink™ for MATLAB® Requirements

LiveLink™ for MATLAB® is compatible with the following versions, on all operating systems*.

COMSOL® Version Supported MATLAB® versions
COMSOL 4.3b R2012b + R2013a
COMSOL 4.3a R2012a + R2012b
COMSOL 4.3 R2011b + R2012a
COMSOL 4.2a R2011a + R2011b
COMSOL 4.2 R2010b + R2011a

*For Linux® Operating Systems, the programs xterm and csh are required. Please refer to the installation instructions for OS specific instructions.

Livelink Requirements

The bidirectional interface functionality of the product suite detailed in the table below is only available on Windows® operating systems. For other included functionality, such as file import, see the CAD Import Module Requirements.

Livelink™ Compatible Software
LiveLink™ for SOLIDWORKS® SOLIDWORKS® 2012 and 2013
LiveLink™ for SpaceClaim® SpaceClaim® 2012 or 2012+, and the Data Exchange II module available from SpaceClaim
LiveLink™ for Inventor® Inventor® 2013 and 2014
LiveLink™ for AutoCAD® AutoCAD® 2013 and AutoCAD® 2014
LiveLink™ for PTC® Creo® Parametric™ PTC® Creo® Parametric™ 1.0 and 2.0
LiveLink™ for PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® PTC® Pro/ENGINEER® Wildfire® 4.0, 5.0 and PTC® Creo® Elements Pro 5.0
LiveLink™ for Solid Edge® Solid Edge® ST5

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.