• October 13, 2017. Release 17.8.5. Mid-year release that adds new elements (bar2, link2), new surfaces for rigid contact, user-defined initial stresses, periodic bouncary conditions, crystal plasticity material model now works for MPI + threads version on Linux, limit on number of nodes removed, smaller memory footprint at start up and on each MPI rank, extensive source code updates to error checking and reliability improvements.
  • April 21, 2017. Release 17.8.0. This is the annual major release. See Revision History on the Downloads page for a quick overview of all new features. All capabilities in the code work on all three platforms Linux, Windows, MacOS. The source code on GitHub is updated frequently with changes between these twice yearly release packages. Be sure to scan the main README file and the README_... file for each platform to get the latest breaking news on changes.