Product Overviews

Overview of Altair Simulation products.

Modeling and Visualization

Integrated user environment for modeling and visualization.
Product Description
Altair HyperMesh High-fidelity finite element modeling
Altair HyperView CAE results visualization and reporting
Altair HyperGraph 2D / Altair HyperGraph 3D Engineering plotter and data analysis tool
Altair MotionView Multibody dynamics pre-processor
Altair TableView Spreadsheet capabilities
Altair TextView HTML-based text editor
Altair MediaView Media viewer
Altair HyperWorks Collaboration Tools Suite of tools for collaboration, data management
Altair HyperView Player Plug-in and stand-alone utility to share and visualize 3D CAE models and results
Altair HyperStudy Multi-Disciplinary Design Exploration, Study and Optimization software
Altair BasicFEA Simple analysis
Altair HyperCrash Crash and safety evaluation
Altair HyperLife Fatigue life and durability prediction workflow
Altair Virtual Wind Tunnel External aerodynamic studies
Altair SimLab Multiphysics workflows with CAD associativity
Altair HyperWorks Altair finite element modeling and visualization tools
Altair ConnectMe Allows users to conveniently start and update Altair Simulation and Partner Alliance products from one GUI


Suite of finite element and multibody dynamics solvers for design and optimization.
Product Description
Altair OptiStruct Optimization-enabled structural analysis solver for linear and nonlinear simulation under static and dynamic loadings
Altair Radioss Crash, safety, and impact solver for highly nonlinear problems under dynamic loadings
Altair MotionSolve Multi-body system simulation
Altair HyperXtrude A suite of solvers for manufacturing process simulation
Altair Manufacturing Solver A state-of-the-art solver suite for manufacturing applications that is built on a parallel, modular and extensible framework that is suitable for simulations of manufacturing processes
Altair AcuSolve General, all-purpose finite element computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solver
Altair Feko + WinProp Comprehensive computational electromagnetics (CEM) code used widely in the telecommunications, automobile, space and defense industries
Altair Flux Electromagnetic and thermal simulations of electromotors, actuators, sensors, cables, induction heating, and much more
Altair FluxMotor Electric rotating motor design
Altair nanoFluidX Particle-based (SPH) fluid dynamics simulation to predict fluid flow around complex geometries under complicated motion
Altair ultraFluidX Ultra-fast solver to predict aerodynamic properties of vehicles, buildings, environmental and motorsport applications
Altair Multiscale Designer Used for seamless integration of modeling, simulation, testing, uncertainty quantification and optimization of composite materials and structures at multiple spatial and temporal scales
Altair Seam Provides high frequency vibro-acoustic solutions to the automotive, aerospace, naval and heavy equipment industries

Manufacturing Solutions

Unified environment for manufacturing process simulation, analysis, and design optimization.
Product Description
HyperXtrude An easy to use interface for HyperXtrude solvers to simulate metal extrusion, polymer extrusion, and metal rolling.
HyperForm A unique finite element-based sheet metal forming simulation software solution
HyperMold A highly efficient and customized environment for setting up models for injection molding simulation with Moldflow and Moldex3D, and resin transfer molding simulation with HyperXtrude RTM solver
HyperWeld An efficient interface for setting up models and analyzing friction stir welding with the HyperXtrude solver
Results Mapper HyperCrash-based tool that provides a framework to initialize a structural model with results from a forming simulation

Engineering Solutions

Unified environment for vertical engineering disciplines for simulation, analysis, and design optimization.
Product Description
Crash Tailored environment in HyperWorks that efficiently steers the Crash CAE specialist in CAE model building, starting from CAD geometry and finishing with a runnable solver deck in both solvers Radioss and LS-DYNA
CFD High quality tools for CFD applications enabling the engineer to perform modeling, optimization and post-processing tasks efficiently
NVH HyperWorks environment customized for automotive full vehicle NVH modeling and analysis needs
Aerospace This profile is aimed to help to capture the aerospace model building process and tools needed for process automation
Durability Director Solver-neutral, process-oriented customization of HyperWorks that addresses many of the challenges associated with assessing the fatigue life of mechanical components
Suspension Director Industry specific solution that is integrated with MotionView and utilizes many aspects of HyperWorks to assist with the engineering of vehicle suspensions
AcuConsole GUI-Based Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) pre-processor for AcuSolve

Simulation-Driven Design

Altair Simulation includes a full set of design tools helping designers and engineers in the early stages of the product development cycle. Applications include system-level simulation, concept and generative design, industrial design and rendering.
Product Description
Altair Activate For multi-disciplinary system simulation (1D)
Altair Compose For math calculations, scripting, data analysis and visualization (0D)
Altair Embed For embedded system development (code generation)
Altair Inspire Innovative morphogenesis form generation technology
Altair Inspire Cast Fast, easy, accurate and affordable casting simulation environment
Altair Inspire Extrude Metal Simulation environment for metal extrusion
Altair Inspire Extrude Polymer Simulation environment for polymer extrusion
Altair Inspire Form Stamping simulation environment to optimize designs, simulate robust manufacturing and reduce material costs
Altair Inspire Friction Stir Welding For simulating friction stir welding
Altair Inspire Mold Provides a modern integrated approach to streamline design for manufacturing of injection molded components
Altair Inspire PolyFoam A modern integrated approach to design for manufacturing (DFM) for polyurethane molding and foaming processes
Altair Inspire Render 3D rendering and animation application that enables users to quickly generate photo-realistic renderings and animations of their products
Altair Inspire Resin Transfer Molding Used to simulate the process of resin transfer molding and its variants such as vacuum-assisted resin transfer molding
Altair Inspire Studio Software solution that enables designers, architects, and digital artists to create, evaluate and visualize design ideas faster than ever before
Altair SimSolid Simulation application that performs statics, dynamics, and thermal analyses of structural systems without use of a mesh