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Products: Simile and add-on tools

The latest version of Simile, our award-winning simulation and modelling software, is version  7.1 and was released on  11th Jun 2024. It is available with three licences to meet all requirements, from evaluation to enterprise-wide model development. It is available in 32 or 64 bit versions for all supported platforms.

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New user? Check out our introduction to Simile at a glance or take the guided tour to learn all about where we’re coming from. Browse the model gallery for a quick visual introduction, or download example models from the earth, environmental and life sciences. Finally, you might be curious why it’s called Simile?


Simile runs on a wide range of operating systems.

  • Simile for Windows supports Microsoft Windows 95 or later.
  • Simile for Mac supports MacOS 10.13 and later, running natively on Intel hardware.
  • Simile for Linux will run on all graphics-based Linux and FreeBSD platforms (x86, amd64 or 32- or 64-bit ARM architecture), and is compatible with all popular desktops. DEB and RPM install packages are available. If neither of these suit please contact us.

Simile can be built to order for other Unix architectures.


Available to download with three licences

Enterprise licence

Our developer licence, designed for those who want to distribute their models to other users who have not bought a licence. Models built under the Enterprise licence will run under the Evaluation licence.

Standard licence

Our personal licence, designed for individual use or groups with each member creating or editing models under a Standard licence.

Evaluation licence

Our free licence, designed specifically for people new to Simile modelling. Featuring the full functionality available under the the Standard licence, it is only limited in the size of models it can open or save. The current version (7.1) expires on 1st Mar 2025

Display tools

Add-on displays for specialised models

Over the years, many people have contributed to the development of Simile, and we would like to offer our thanks and acknowledgement to them.