Framework: GUI & USABILITY

Intuitive GUI And Workflow

The Sim4Life GUI efficiently facilitates all steps in complex multiphysics modeling, from defining the problem, discretizing, simulating, and analyzing to visualizing the results, with clarity and flexibility. The unobtrusive user interface reduces redundant tasks by presenting a clear overview of the model with context adaptive menus and natural user-interaction paradigms. Dedicated tools are available to further reduce user effort for specialized tasks.

User-friendly and robust workflow in Sim4Life: Patient specific hyperthermia treatment of a neck carcinoma.

The streamlined user interface minimizes the number of required processing steps.

Supports drag-drop-based assignments and features powerful interactive handling, e.g., in geometric modeling, simulation coupling, and material assignment.

Context-dependent menus, options, and functions optimally streamline tasks.


 Key Features - Platform


  • Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 & Windows 10,
    64 bit
  • OSX via Parallels, VMWare




  • Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1 & Windows 10
    64 bit
  • RedHat 5 Linux 32 bit, 64 bit




  • Mandrake, SuSE, Mac OS X, SUN Solaris V8, SG, HP, etc. (all Linux versions on special request)

 Key Features - GUI

  • Integrated Modeling/ Simulation/Analysis environments
  • Drag & drop-based assignments and powerful interactive handling
  • Tree-based access to all simulation parts (settings, solids, materials, grids, results, postprocessing, etc.)


  • Context dependent menus, options, and functions
  • Easy copy-paste of entire simulations or settings parts
  • 3D or 2D planar views
  • SnagIt® integration for easy image/video capturing


  • Selection, zooming, 3-D mouse-only based handling, light rendering
  • Calculator tools for various functions
  • Fully native 64 bit support (large models, voxel numbers, and results)