Company News
17th March 2014:

HELYX-OS v2.0.1 released by ENGYS. An open-source GUI for OPENFOAM®.

ENGYS is pleased to announce the release v2.0.1 of HELYX-OS, an open-source graphical user interface designed to work with the current version of OPENFOAM® v2.2.x. The GUI is free to download from sourceforge and is delivered to the public under the GNU General Public License.
HELYX-OS v2.0.1 incorporates a set number of minor improvements and bug fixes with respect to HELYX-OS v2.0.0. The main features available in HELYX-OS v2.0.1 at present includes:
  • General: new installation script for easy deployment

  • General: new tree and look and feel

  • General: new Save As case option

  • General: new terminal window

  • General: new Browse case functionality

  • General: improved 3D capabilities

  • General: new zoom to box option

  • Mesh: re-mesh of existing case

  • Mesh: check mesh control

  • Mesh: Advanced Option panel, including general, geometry, snapping, layers and quality mesh controls for snappyHexMesh

  • Mesh: visualisation of discretisation elements for user-defined bounding box

  • Mesh: addition of plane primitive shape

  • Case Setup & Run: support for Volume of Fluid (VOF) solvers

  • Case Setup & Run: support for cyclic AMI boundary condition type

  • Case Setup & Run: new fields initialisation methods, including cellSet

  • Case Setup & Run: case decomposition (hierarchical and scotch) functionality

  • Case Setup & Run: direct link to ParaView for post-processing of results

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 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 solutions worldwide. The company operates globally through a network of offices in the UK, Germany, Italy, USA and Australia, and local distributors in Japan and Benelux.