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30 + VAT
for academic staff and students



270 + VAT
10 lab licenses for institutions


License Validity

1 year license

2 year license*

Perpetual license

Licensing Options

Cloud or Network


Cloud or Network


Free: Limited components / Trial: 20 beams & 50 shells

Commercial Use

Commercial License

We accept payment via credit card, Paypal & wire transfer.
Licenses will be processed and issued electronically within 1-2 working days of successful payment.
They are hosted on McNeel’s Cloud/LAN Zoo platform.

Companies who are eligible for VAT refunds, please proceed to our online store to make your purchase where you can enter your VAT information.

*Validate your education status by sending us an email from your educational email or by sending us a photo of your institution id after completing the purchase.
Licenses can be renewed free of charge by validating your educational status (within one month of expiration).
Licenses include free upgrades for up to one year after purchase.


Fast linear interpolation between the geometry of multiple models





Nodal forces, equivalent nodal forces from distributed forces on meshes, gravity, uniformly distributed line-loads, axial pretension 





Multiple load cases





Arbitrarily oriented supports, display of support reactions





Predefined displacements at supports





Circular tubes, I-sections, box-sections, trapezoid-sections of variable shape





Cross section library for steel sections





Variable material properties, material library





Springs between nodes





Hinges at the endpoints of beams

Free: – / Trial:




Eccentricities of beams with respect to the line connecting their end-points

Free: – / Trial:





Calculation of small deflections





Second order theory analysis 

Free: – / Trial:




Global buckling calculation

Free: – / Trial:




Nonlinear Analysis WIP





Calculation of large deflections (for form-finding)





Determination of natural vibration modes and frequencies, consistent mass, user-defined point masses





Calculation of eigen-modes of the structure





BESO for Beams or Shells





Cross section optimization

Free: – / Trial:




Reinforcement optimization of concrete shells

Free: – / Trial:




Tension/Compression Eliminator

Free: – / Trial:






Display of strains, stresses, utilization and section forces/moments





Normal force and resultant moment per element





Section forces, moments and displacements at arbitrary positions along elements





Internal bending- and axial deformation energy per element





Approximation of principal strain fields on grid shells for force flow lines





Nodal displacements: translations and rotations





Utilization of elements

Free: – / Trial:




Reaction forces and moments

Free: – / Trial:




Displacements along elements

Free: – / Trial:






Export to DStV – Rstab5-8 or Robot

Free: – / Trial:




Fast topological manipulation of models: stitching and felting with beams

Free: – / Trial:




See the System Requirements for running Karamba3D.

View the license agreement.

We offer temporary licenses for teaching and workshops.