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Latest release (2.5):

Type File SHA-1 checksum Download counter
Sources ec505af2ffca93e937e47720916df692940ef9ad
Linux binaries (x86_64) oofem_2.5_x86_64.tar.gz 5cb28277f19e897b3087be56cc65820bea4d82f6
Linux deb package (x86_64) oofem_2.5_x86_64.deb 79b1b32bc45933daab951d6216a5925f08a80556
Windows AMD64 binary a270b31aaf0b4a0b6d239bf76eec5c64d2795e90

Note: The binary packages contain only solver (serial version, with iml and dss solvers).

The older OOFEM versions (source packages only):

See also the ChangeLog for detailed information.

To grab a copy of the latest version of OOFEM using anonymous git access, you need git installed. Read more about git repository access here. In order to clone a git repository, enter:

git clone

After downloading and unpacking please read the included README file. The installation instructions are available also on OOFEM wiki.
Documentation is included within the distribution.

The graphical postprocessor (oofeg) requires the ELIXIR and Ckit library by Petr Krysl, to be installed. It provides X-windows graphics support. The original sources to the ELIXIR and Ckit libraries are available from the Petr Krysl The version designated to be used with OOFEM is likely to be not compatible with the original version maintained by the author and can be downloaded here:

Other useful links to the external software:

  • Open MPI – a high-performance, freely available, and portable implementation of MPI.
  • PETSC – Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computation.
  • ParaView – ParallelVisualization Application
  • IML++ (template library for numerical iterative methods)

Parallel version of OOFEM (poofem) requires MPI library. If it is not available on your system, we recommend to install Open MPI – a high-performance, freely available, and portable implementation of MPI (

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