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Pointwise CFD Meshing Software Compatible with Windows 7

Posted By: J Batts
Date:Tue, 23 Mar 2010, 3:07 p.m.

FORT WORTH, TX (23 March 2010) — Pointwise today announced the release of its flagship computational fluid dynamics (CFD) mesh generation software for Windows 7, Microsoft Corp.’s newest operating system. Pointwise Version 16.03 is available for workstations running Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP (both 32-bit and 64-bit) in addition to other platforms.

“Windows represents the most popular platform among our customers,” said Pat Baker, Pointwise’s manager of product development. “Therefore, it was a no-brainer to add support for Windows 7. By working with Microsoft, we feel confident that Pointwise Version 16.03 will provide a robust user experience and make our customers’ lives easier.”

Pointwise, Inc. is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today – mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). The company’s Gridgen and Pointwise software generates structured, unstructured and hybrid meshes; interfaces with CFD solvers, such as ANSYS FLUENT, STAR-CD, ANSYS CFX and OpenFOAM as well as many neutral formats, such as CGNS; runs on Windows (Intel and AMD), Linux (Intel and AMD), Mac and Unix, and has scripting languages that can automate CFD meshing. Large manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide rely on Pointwise as their complete CFD preprocessing solution. More information about Gridgen and Pointwise is available at

Pointwise and Gridgen are registered trademarks and Pointwise Glyph, Gridgen Glyph and T-Rex are trademarks of Pointwise, Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owner.

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