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Here you will find the latest news on the development of OrcaFlex. Alongside our LinkedIn page, it is a valuable source of information about what we are up to!

OrcaFlex 11.2d released

We have just released a minor upgrade to OrcaFlex, version 11.2d. Version 11.2d fixes a number of bugs. Full details of the changes are described in the documentation. Note that there are no changes to OrcaWave in this release. We recommend that all users of 11.2 upgrade to 11.2d. To upgrade to OrcaFlex 11.2d from […]

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32 bit operating system end of support in OrcaFlex

Microsoft stopped offering 32 bit versions of Windows 10 to computer manufacturers in early 2020, and Windows 11 is only available for 64 bit systems. OrcaFlex and OrcaWave require 64 bit processes for efficient performance and from our own experience we cannot remember the last time we came across a user running on a 32 […]

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Windows 8 end of support in OrcaFlex

Windows 8.1 reached the end of mainstream support on January 9, 2018, and will reach end of extended support on January 10, 2023. OrcaFlex 11.3 will be released towards the end of 2022 and this will be the last release of OrcaFlex that supports Windows 8.1. Future releases of OrcaFlex, after 11.3, will support Windows […]

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Distributed OrcaFlex 6.2a released

We have just released Distributed OrcaFlex 6.2a which you can download from the Distributed OrcaFlex web page. This is a relatively minor update containing the following changes: Previously, when submitting jobs, you specified whether you wanted both statics and dynamics to be performed, or just statics. Starting in OrcaFlex 11.1 the input data specifies whether […]

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Python 2 end of support in OrcaFlex

Support for Python 2 ended at the start of 2020. OrcaFlex has continued to support Python 2 in the releases that we have made since then, but future releases of OrcaFlex will not support Python 2. This means that 11.2 will be the final version of OrcaFlex with support for Python 2. This means that […]

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OrcaFlex 11.2c released

We have just released a minor upgrade to OrcaFlex, version 11.2c. Version 11.2c fixes a number of bugs. Full details of the changes are described in the documentation. Note that there are no changes to OrcaWave in this release. We recommend that all users of 11.2 upgrade to 11.2c. To upgrade to OrcaFlex 11.2c from […]

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OrcaFlex 11.2b released

We have just released a minor upgrade to OrcaFlex, version 11.2b. Version 11.2b introduces some minor new functionality and fixes a number of bugs. Full details of the changes are described in the documentation: OrcaFlex OrcaWave We recommend that all users of 11.2 upgrade to 11.2b. To upgrade to OrcaFlex 11.2b from any previous version, […]

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OrcaFlex 11.2 UGM videos

We have now finished our series of OrcaFlex 11.2 user group meetings! These were once again held online, which provided an opportunity for many people to participate who may otherwise have not been able to get to an in-person event. Of the nearly 500 people who attended over the four meetings, we had 26 countries […]

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OrcaFlex 11.1e released

We have just released a minor upgrade to OrcaFlex, version 11.1e. Version 11.1e introduces some new functionality and fixes a number of bugs. Full details of the changes are described in the documentation. We recommend that all users of 11.1 upgrade to 11.1e. To upgrade to OrcaFlex 11.1e from any previous version, download the install […]

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OrcaFlex 11.2 user group meetings

Update: videos of the meetings are now available. Following the release of OrcaFlex 11.2, we can now announce our OrcaFlex 11.2 user group meetings. Once again we are running these as virtual webinars. These webinars will cover all the new features introduced in version 11.2 of OrcaFlex and OrcaWave. We will split the content into […]

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