Tecplot 360 (Network License)

Software Information

Tecplot 360 is Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and Numerical Simulation Visualization software used to analyze complex data, arrange multiple layouts, and quickly plot and animate data.

Available To:

Note: Your primary affiliation as listed in the Tufts White Pages must be Faculty, Staff, or Student

Arts & Sciences
Central Administration
Friedman School of Nutrition, Science and Policy
Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences
Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Tufts School of Dental Medicine
Tufts School of Medicine
  • Use of Tecplot 360 on the Tufts Research Cluster requires an active Tufts Research Cluster account
  • Tecplot 360 is licensed for use on Tufts-owned or leased computers.
  • Licenses may only be used on computers which are actively connected to the Tufts network either locally or via Tufts' Network Connect
  • Network concurrent licenses may be accessed from a university desktop/laptop or from a High Performance Research Cluster account.
  • Tufts' Tecplot 360 software may not be used for any commercial purposes. 
  • Licenses are term licenses which the university renews annually
  • Tecplot 360 license is a limited, shared license (network concurrent) and not a site license.  If no licenses are available, it may be necessary to try to connect to the application at a later time. 
Operating System: 
Benefits & Features: 

Available for use through both the Tufts High Performance Research Cluster or as a desktop application on Tufts-owned computers,  Tecplot 360 is a complex data and numerical visualization program that provides the full range of XY, 2D, and 3D (360) capabilities, multi-frame workspace, and high-quality output for use in analysis, presentation, and publication.


  • Visualize output from programming languages such as Fortran
  • Permits graphical post-processing of data from other software products, including Ansys and Fluent

Obtain Software: 

For Desktop/Laptop Use

Contact the TTS Service Desk by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing it@tufts.edu to request the installation of the Techplot 360 network concurrent license distribution on your desktop or laptop.

For Tufts High Performance Research Cluster (HPC) Use

  1. If you don't already have an account on the Tufts Research Cluster, go to https://research.uit.tufts.edu/ to complete and submit an account request form.
  2. Contact the TTS Service Desk by calling 617-627-3376 or emailing it@tufts.edu for an assessment of whether your computer’s display configuration meets Tecplot 360 X-Windows support requirements. On occasion, display configuration changes may need to be made for Tecplot 360 compatibility.