Company News
16th January 2015:

HELYX-OS v2.2.0 released by ENGYS®. An open-source GUI for OPENFOAM®.

ENGYS is delighted to announce the release v2.2.0 of HELYX-OS, an open-source graphical user interface designed to work with the current version of OPENFOAM® v2.3.1. The GUI is free to download from SourceForge for Linux systems and is delivered to the public under the GNU General Public License.


HELYX-OS v2.2.0 incorporates a number of improvements and bug fixes over HELYX-OS v2.1.0. The new features in HELYX-OS v2.2.0 include among other things:

  • Support for OPENFOAM® v2.3.1
  • New terminal manager (maximise, minimise, stop, kill, scroll lock)
  • New base mesh import from external blockMeshDict
  • New delete mesh option

A version of HELYX-OS v2.2.0 with OPENFOAM® v2.3.1 for Windows is also available as a single installation file for support customers only.


For further information about HELYX-OS features, available support packages and download please visit



About ENGYS®:

ENGYS develops, supports and delivers best-in-class CAE software solutions based on proven open-source technologies, offering a variety of expert products and services focused around the OPENFOAM® library for CFD and DAKOTA for MDO. ENGYS involvement with FOAM and OPENFOAM® dates back to 1999, providing unparalleled knowledge and experience in the development, integration and application of this tool to deliver open-source based CFD software solutions worldwide, featuring HELYX® and ELEMENTS. The company operates globally through a network of offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, USA and Australia, and local distributors in Japan, Korea, Benelux and China.