The current production release of Pointwise and its license manager (RLM, Reprise License Manager) can be downloaded from this page with options for downloading the software, the license manager, or both.
Note that a valid license is required to run the software. Current customers do NOT need to update their V18.4 license.
Pointwise currently supports Windows, Linux, and macOS 64-bit systems. For more information about the minimum requirements for each of those platforms, please see our Supported Platforms page.
The Tutorial Workbook is automatically included with each Pointwise installation and is accessible through the Pointwise interface via the Help menu. We recommend that you follow the beginner, intermediate, and advanced tutorials within the workbook to learn about common Pointwise commands and workflows.
Most tutorials in the workbook use at least one initial file - typically either a CAD file (e.g. .iges, .stl) or a Pointwise project file (.pw). Some tutorials also offer intermediate and final Pointwise project files that allow you to compare your work with the intended tutorial results. All tutorial files can be downloaded in .tgz format by clicking below.
Glyph is Pointwise's scripting language. It is an extension to the Tcl scripting language that allows access to the commands and entities of the Pointwise application.
The Glyph documentation is available on our website. For our users with limited internet access, you can now download these files in a .tgz format by clicking below.