ANSYS Workbench Vs CALtools

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jul 28, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - ANSYS Workbench or CALtools?

CALtools is more expensive to implement (TCO) than ANSYS Workbench, ANSYS Workbench is rated higher (82/100) than CALtools (62/100). Both tools offer the same amount of features.

Looking for the right Engineering solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How ANSYS, Inc. compares with Abacus?

ANSYS, Inc.: At ANSYS, we bring clarity and insight to customers' most complex design challenges through fast, accurate and reliable simulation. Our technology enables organizations to predict with confidence that their products will thrive in the real world.

Abacus: Abacus offers a variety of Enviroquant and Excel Enhancements designed to increase the productivity, quality, and efficiency of data processing. CHROMsuite is designed for analysts but can also be a helpful tool for quality assurance. Analysts will enjoy the increased speed and accuracy CHROMsuite provides. Quality assurance, quality control ch...

Who's more expensive? ANSYS Workbench or CALtools?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Engineering software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for ANSYS Workbench and CALtools.

ANSYS Workbench price starts at $30,000 per license , on a scale between 1 to 10 ANSYS Workbench platform is rated 6, which is similar to the average cost of Engineering software. CALtools price starts at $500 per license , when comparing CALtools to their competitors, the software is rated 6 - similar to the average Engineering software cost.

Bottom line: ANSYS Workbench cost is around the same cost of CALtools.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared ANSYS Workbench Vs. CALtools based on some of the most important and required Engineering features. ANSYS Workbench: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support. CALtools: Data Import/Export, Basic Reports, Online Customer Support.

Target customer size

ANSYS Workbench's typical customers include: Small, medium and large size businesses, and CALtools's target customer size include: Small, medium and large size businesses.

ANSYS Workbench

ITQlick rating
(3.2/5)

starts at $30,000 per license

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.

Categories: Engineering.

CALtools

ITQlick rating
(3/5)

starts at $500 per license

CALtools is an award-winning cloud-based Engineering software, it is designed to support small, medium and large size business. CALtools received a rating of 3 from ITQlick team. The software cost is considered...

Categories: Calibration, Chemical.

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ANSYS Workbench: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support

CALtools: 3 Features

Data Import/Export
Basic Reports
Online Customer Support
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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ANSYS
ITQlick rating
3.2/5
Score
82/100
Pricing
6.4/10
License pricing
$30,000 per license
Functionality
4
Review
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CALtools
ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
62/100
Pricing
6.6/10
License pricing
$500 per license
Functionality
5
ETAP
ITQlick rating
4.4/5
Score
90/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$700 per license
Functionality
5
Review
GAGEtrak
ITQlick rating
5/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
6.6/10
License pricing
$1,999 per license
Functionality
4
GEOPAK
ITQlick rating
3.9/5
Score
78/100
Pricing
5/10
License pricing
Pricing not available
Functionality
4
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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.