Simulation Moldflow

Moldflow® plastic injection molding simulation software to improve plastic part designs, injection mold designs, and manufacturing processes.

Desktop Subscription for Moldflow Flex gives you access to the latest updates and releases, 1-on-1 web support, priority support in the forums, flexible licensing, as well as local and cloud solving options for additional capacity.


System requirements for Simulation Moldflow 2016 products

For 32-bit and 64-bit Autodesk Simulation Moldflow Adviser 2016

  • 32-bit: Windows® 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate edition; or Windows® XP Professional edition (SP3) operating system
  • 64-bit: Windows® 8 operating system; Windows 7 Professional, Enterprise, or Ultimate edition; or Windows XP Professional (SP2)
  • 1 GHz CPU speed or faster
  • 2 GB RAM or higher
  • 1 GB or higher virtual memory/swap space
  • 4 GB or higher free disk space (750 MB free disk space for installation)
  • 512 MB DRAM or higher OpenGL®-capable graphics card
  • 24-bit color setting at 1,280 x 1,024 or higher screen resolution
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 7.0 or higher web browser
  • Ethernet card
  • DVD-ROM drive*
  • Microsoft® Mouse-compliant pointing device
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9
  • Internet connection for web downloads




  • Surface defect traceability
  • Induction heating
  • Controlled valve gate opening
  • Thermoplastics injection molding
  • Shrinkage and warpage
  • Mold cooling
  • Best gate location
  • Fiber orientation
  • Thermoplastics and thermosets
  • Molding defects
  • Manufactured material properties (FEA)
  • Defect visualization
  • From art to part
  • Two-shot sequential overmolding
  • Birefringence
  • One-directional core shifts
  • Export results to structural package
  • Runner balancing
  • Parametric Study
  • 3D microcellular injection molding
  • Gas-assist injection molding
  • Lightweight manufacturing validation
  • Compression and injection compression molding with 3D
  • Orthotropic part inserts
  • Bi-injection molding simulation
  • Microchip encapsulation
  • SimStudio Tools for Moldflow
  • Flexible cloud solving options
  • Fast and easy use
  • Meshing flexibility
  • Material databases
  • Simultaneous solving
  • Automatic Programming Interface (API)
  • Integration with Simulation products
  • nteroperability