Abaqus 2017 quick installation instructions

March 1st, 2017
Ian McCarthy

Download the “tar” files from Simulia using the link provided in their automated email. The contents of these tar archives must be extracted in a way that allows them their contents to overlap directories. One way to do this is by using 7-zip: select all files, right click, 7-zip “extract here”. This should produce a single subdirectory named “AM_SIM_Abaqus_Extend.AllOS” containing the installation software within.

If using fe-safe, extract and install it first so you can later tell Tosca where to find it. Use 7-zip again to “extract here” the file:


Then run as administrator:


Finally, run the master setup program to optionally install the documentation, license, and remaining applications in their proper order: