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You are about to download Z-set, the non-linear material and structure analysis suite. The suite gathers the Z-mat, Z-post, Z-sim, Z-opt, Z-cracks and Zébulon modules. Z-set provides industry proven solutions for modeling strongly non-linear material behaviors, lifetime assessment and crack analysis.

Z-set is available for Linux (64 bits), Windows XP (64 bits) and Windows 7 (64 bits) platforms.
The latest version is 8.6.8, released on 2017-05-11.

The downloadable archives contain the binaries, user guides and examples.

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Installation and licensing guide

This guide details information about the installation and licensing of Z-set products on all of the platforms listed below.
The user does not need to have administrator rights to perform the installation.

Z8.6 installation and licensing guide (256 Ko)

How to purchase a license

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Current release

Please choose your favorite platform to download the current version.
Older versions are available at the bottom of this page.

Z-set version 8.6

Linux version

Linux (64 bits)

Technical details for Linux 64 releases:
compatible with all Linux distributions providing glibc 2.5 (or any later version)
compiled with gcc-4.1.2

Version Z8.6.8| Released 2017-05-11 | 168 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Many crack propagation laws in Z-cracks
Parallelization of Conjugate Gradient solver + coarse grid preconditioner
Z-mat, Z-post and Z-cracks interfaces to Abaqus 2017

Version Z8.6.7| Released 2017-01-09 | 158 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Interface for user-defined crack propagation laws in Z-cracks
Interface to MeshGems suite for adaptive surface/volume remeshing 
Various improvements and enhancements to Z-cracks GUI

Version Z8.6.6| Released 2016-08-05 | 120 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Z-mat, Z-post and Z-cracks interfaces to Abaqus 2016
Various improvements and enhancements to Z-cracks GUI

Version Z8.6.5 | Released 2016-04-08 | 117 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Extension of Z-cracks for Ansys to non-linear problems (non-linear material models and contact)
Various improvements and enhancements to Z-cracks GUI

Version Z8.6.4 | Released 2015-11-23 | 116 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Various improvements and enhancements to Z-cracks
New material behavior bricks to Z-mat

Version Z8.6.3 | Released 2015-06-30 | 116 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Extension of Z-cracks for Abaqus to non-linear problems
Various improvements to lifetime prediction models

Version Z8.6.2 | Released 2015-03-30 | 123 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Z-cracks for Abaqus and Ansys
Advanced plastic correction models

Version Z8.6.1 | Released 2015-01-19 | 121 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Z-cracks for Abaqus
Compatible with Abaqus v6.14

Version Z8.6.0 | Released 2014-10-22 | 115 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Z-cracks for Ansys

Technical details:

compatible with all Linux distributions providing glibc 2.5 (or any later version)
compiled with gcc-4.1.2
compatible with: Abaqus v6.8-v6.13, Ansys v11-v15

Windows version

Windows XP & 7 (64 bits)

Version Z8.6.8| Released 2017-05-11 | 132 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Many crack propagation laws in Z-cracks + interface for user-defined crack propagation laws
Interface to MeshGems suite for adaptive surface/volume remeshing
Various improvements and enhancements to Z-cracks GUI
Parallelization of Conjugate Gradient solver + coarse grid preconditioner

Version Z8.6.6| Released 2016-08-05 | 77 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Z-mat, Z-post and Z-cracks interfaces to Abaqus 2016
Various improvements and enhancements to Z-cracks GUI

Version Z8.6.5 | Released 2016-03-25 | 74 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Extension of Z-cracks for Ansys to non-linear problems (non-linear material models and contact)
Various improvements and enhancements to Z-cracks GUI

Version Z8.6.4 | Released 2016-01-14 | 74 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Various improvements and enhancements to Z-cracks
New material behavior bricks to Z-mat
Compatible with SAMCEF v15-v17

Version Z8.6.3 | Released 2015-07-21 | 79 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Extension of Z-cracks for Abaqus to non-linear problems
Various improvements to lifetime prediction models
Compatible with Abaqus v6.10-v6.14

Version Z8.6.2 | Released 2015-03-30 | 77 Mb
Main improvements and new features:

Z-cracks for Abaqus and Ansys
Advanced plastic correction models

Version Z8.6.0 | Released 2014-07-30 | 75 Mb
Technical details:
compatible with Windows XP and Windows 7 (64 bits)
compiled with MSVisual10.0
compatible with:
Abaqus v6.8-v6.13
Ansys v11-v15

Older versions

Z-set version 8.5

Linux version

Linux (64 bits)

Version Z8.5 | Released 2014-05-12 | 102 Mb

Technical details:
compatible with all Linux distributions providing glibc 2.5 (or any later version)
compiled with gcc-4.1.2
compatible with:
Abaqus v6.8-v6.11
Ansys v11-v13

Windows version

Windows XP (32 bits)

Version Z8.5 | Released 2013-02-25 | 69 Mb

Technical details:
compatible with Windows XP 32 bits
compiled with MSVisual10.0
compatible with:
Abaqus v6.8-v6.11
Ansys v11-v13

Windows version

Windows XP & 7 (64 bits)

Version Z8.5 | Released 2014-01-20 | 69 Mb
Technical details:
compatible with Windows XP and Windows 7 (64 bits)
compiled with MSVisual10.0
compatible with:
Abaqus v6.8-v6.11
Ansys v11-v13