Pointwise V16.02 Will Be Last Release Available for IRIX

FORT WORTH, TX (19 December 2008) – Pointwise announced today Pointwise Version 16.02 will be the last release available for the SGI IRIX operating system. It will continue to be available on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X operating systems.

The company's other meshing software product, Gridgen, will continue to be supported on IRIX as well as Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, HP-UX, and Sun Solaris.

Pointwise, Inc. is solving the top problem facing engineering analysts today: mesh generation for computational fluid dynamics (CFD). Pointwise, Inc.'s Gridgen and Pointwise software generate structured, unstructured, and hybrid meshes; interface with CFD solvers such as FLUENT, STAR-CD, and ANSYS CFX as well as many neutral formats such as CGNS; run on Windows (Intel and AMD), Linux (Intel and AMD), Mac, and Unix; and have scripting languages that can automate CFD meshing. Large manufacturing firms and research organizations worldwide rely on Pointwise for their complete CFD preprocessing solution. More information about Gridgen and Pointwise is available on Pointwise's website, www.pointwise.com.

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