ANSYS Workbench Review - why 3.2 stars?

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Dec 21, 2020

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What is ANSYS Workbench?

Main category: Engineering

ANSYS is an engineering software that offers products that help companies create portable and customizable apps, automate simulation workflow, and integrate other external tools and data. The software is responsible for reducing production costs while improving engineering productivity. With ANSYS, students can learn more about physics principles, while researchers can solve challenging engineering problems.

The software has several features, including engineering simulation, data and process management, Multiphysics, and high-performance computing. ANSYS company was founded in 1970, and it has employed over 4,400 professionals over the years. The company is headquartered in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. ANSYS won the Pittsburgh Business Times Innovator Awards in 2018.

ANSYS Workbench rating -

The rating of ANSYS Workbench is 3.2 stars out of 5 and the total score is 82 out of 100. The rating and score are based on ITQlick expert review. We publish unbiased reviews, learn more in our score and rating methodology page

Typical Customers

The typical customers include the following business size: Small business, Medium business, Large business.

ANSYS Workbench 4 Pros

  • ANSYS offers a wide variety of technologies for its users
  • It supports all types of simulations
  • The software makes solving complex equations easier
  • It also offers a free version for students

ANSYS Workbench 2 Cons

  • A user once reported a crash within software during simulations
  • For complex analysis, the software requires high computational power

Competitors & Alternatives

Popular alternatives to ANSYS Workbench: ETAP, GAGEtrak Calibration Management, GEOPAK Civil Engineering Suite, Formatta Software, Calibration Control, PRO 2000 Series, The Calibration Toolbox ADO Web Portal, CALtools, HP NonStop computing, Cisco MDS 9148. The full list of competitors can be found here.. The full list of competitors can be found here.

ANSYS Workbench Pricing Information

The cost of license starting from $30,000 per license. On top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate - what is the REAL total cost of implementation? You need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 6.4 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). Find here the REAL total cost breakdown for ANSYS Workbench

Questions to ask the vendor during a demo

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Is it the right software for you?

The software is fit for small, medium, and large-sized businesses in various industries like manufacturing, engineering, education, and healthcare. Apart from electrical engineering companies, ANSYS is used by aerospace, mechanical, and chemical engineering companies. Some of this software users include Elecon Engineering Company Limited, Eaton Corporation, Medtronics and Cornell University.

ANSYS Workbench Categories

Engineering

ANSYS Workbench specifications

ITQlick Score: 82/100
ITQlick Rating: (3.2/5)
Company: ANSYS, Inc.
Address: Canonsburg, PA 15317
Pricing: Starting from $30,000 per license
Typical customers: Small business, Medium business, Large business
Platforms: Desktop
Operating Systems: Mac OS, Windows, Linux

ANSYS Workbench Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.