QuickField is a Windows software with very modest operating requirements, which will work on virtually any computer where Windows is running.
All three QuickField Editions - Student, Lite and Professional - share the same user interface, analysis options, documentation and are fully supported by the QuickField Support team. So to become acquainted with QuickField you may start from free Student Edition.
Minimal hardware configuration for all editions of QuickField is a Pentium grade processor, 1GB of RAM, 200 GB of free HDD space, USB port for copy-protection device (Single User Professional edition), or network card for Lite Edition or floating network installations of Professional edition.
4GB RAM will be sufficient for solving 2D problems of any size.
Higher clock speed is more important for QuickField performance than other hardware parameters. For the parametric analysis with LabelMover and QuickField Professional Edition you may benefit from more powerful computer (4 core processor).
Latest edition QuickField 6.5 is compatible with 64-bit versions of these operating systems: Windows 7SP1, Windows 8.1, Windows 10.
|Student Edition||Lite Edition||Professional Edition|
|2D Mesh size limit||255||about 4000||unlimited|
|3D Mesh size limit||4000||Practical upper limit for the interactive simulation session is about 100 000 nodes. Larger problems may be solved in offline mode.|
|Cost||free||Calculate quotation online||Calculate quotation online|
|License term||permanent||per year||per year or permanent|
|Network licensing availability||single-user only||License permits unlimited number of concurrent QuickField sessions within a campus||Single-user and agreed number of floating network licenses are available|
|Licensing requirements||no restrictions||Academic only||No restrictions, however, commercial and academic licensing terms are different|