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OpenFOAM Version 4.1

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OpenFOAM is the leading free, open source software for computational fluid dynamics (CFD), owned by the OpenFOAM Foundation and developed by a team of contributors, most notably from CFD Direct.

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OpenFOAM Development

OpenFOAM is developed by contributors led by Henry Weller, creator of OpenFOAM and Director of CFD Direct & The OpenFOAM Foundation

Contributors to OpenFOAM

Discover the people behind OpenFOAM and how they contribute to the project.

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Report a Bug

Help identify, report and fix bugs through the OpenFOAM issue tracking system

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How to Contribute

Requirements for making effective, sustainable and meaningful contributions to OpenFOAM 

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OpenFOAM Core Support

We are committed to sustainable growth of OpenFOAM.  With OpenFOAM Core Support we grow OpenFOAM to meet your needs.

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Learn to use OpenFOAM

Access documentation, and enrol for training, from the OpenFOAM experts.

User Guide

General information about running OpenFOAM, compilation, solvers, models, mesh generation and post-processing.

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OpenFOAM Training

CFD Training based on features to simplify use, and accelerate learning, from the main developers at CFD Direct.

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C++ Source Guide

The C++ Source Guide, generated by Doxygen has links to source code, inheritance and collaboration diagrams, and more.

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OpenFOAM is free and open source, distributed only under the
GNU General Public Licence v3

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Latest News

Download v4.1 | Linux

OpenFOAM 4.1 for 64 bit distributions of Linux including Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) v7+, CentOS…

6th January 2017

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OpenFOAM 4.1 Released

OpenFOAM version 4.1 is a patch release of version 4.0 with approximately 50 commits that fix critic…

13th October 2016

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