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sanjibdsharma May 25, 2009 05:57

Conversion of Data file to FLUENT

I am new to OpenFoam, actually today is my first day. Howwever, I have been using FLUENT for almost 10 years now and know the software very well. It would be a huge plus for me if the OpenFoam data can be exported to FLUENT for post-processing. I tried using the command "foamDataToFluent", but the conversion did not take place. Is there any other way to do the conversion ? By the way, I tried to use Paraview initially. It looks too complicated to even for simple post-processing.



isabel July 21, 2009 05:21

I have the same situation as you. I know very well Fluent, but OpenFOAM since a couple of months.
foamDataToFluent works. You have to type

foamDataToFluent fluent.msh

maysmech April 20, 2011 16:44


I need convert Fluent results to the format which can be continue its simulation by OpenFOAM.

Any idea?

elvis April 21, 2011 02:37


what can you get from Fluent with "CFD General Notation System" (CGNS)?
If you can export the Fluent results to CGNS?!

maysmech April 21, 2011 06:58

Hi and thanks,

Fluent can export cgns format.

Are you sure cgnsToFOAM works with OpenFOAM 1.7?

jignesh_thaker2007 September 9, 2011 06:13

hello every one

I m new user of openfoam 200 so i have some problem arise when i write foamDataToFluent it cant run so how can i convert my foam data in to fluent file

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