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COMSOL Multiphysics

Simulation software for physics-based modeling

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COMSOL Multiphysics Alternatives

How do COMSOL Multiphysics alternatives compare?

SimScale and SIMUL8 stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing COMSOL Multiphysics to its top 40 alternatives, MATLAB has the highest rating, with Unreal Engine as the runner-up, and COMSOL Multiphysics ranking 10th place. MATLAB has the most reviews with a total of 1,552, while COMSOL Multiphysics has 21. Users say MATLAB tops the list for value for money followed by Unreal Engine, while COMSOL Multiphysics comes in 13th. Users also say MATLAB and Unreal Engine are the easiest to use, while COMSOL Multiphysics takes 11th place.

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Top 40 Alternatives & Competitors to COMSOL Multiphysics

SimScale

4.5
(104)

Cloud-based CFD, FEA and thermal simulation via web browser.

Features

Total

10

24

23

features in common

10

features in common

SimScale's unique features

  • Projections

  • Dynamic Modeling

  • Civil

  • Mechanical

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Discrete Event Modeling

  • Product Data Management

  • Monte Carlo Simulation

Value for money

4.5

0.3

4.2

What users say about SimScale's value for money

SimScale was extremely easy to use, had a nice user interface, and for my purposes, was free. I liked that it was web-based because I didn't have to use my computing power on my machine.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Good software that do not required powerful computer as it is based on the cloud. Easy to use for someone who knows CFA software, and you can download your cad from other softwares like catia.

BA

Benjamin A.

SIMUL8

4.5
(59)

Business process modeling and simulation tool

Features

Total

16

36

23

features in common

16

features in common

SIMUL8's unique features

  • Data Connectors

  • File Management

  • Access Controls/Permissions

  • Customizable Reports

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Design Analysis

  • 3D Imaging

  • Product Data Management

Starting from

$290/month

Value for money

4.7

0.5

4.2

What users say about SIMUL8's value for money

My overall experience is very good, and is important to note that there is a free license for students which is an amazing opportunity.

BS

Bruno S.

I have enjoyed using Simul8, it has helped on a project within my Company, I was especially impressed by the customer service when looking for help from [SENSITIVE CONTENT HIDDEN.

JH

Joseph H.

Features

Total

16

40

23

features in common

16

features in common

FlexSim's unique features

  • Drag & Drop

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Scenario Planning

  • Industry Specific Database

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Ad hoc Analysis

  • Configurable Workflow

  • Product Data Management

Value for money

4.4

0.2

4.2

What users say about FlexSim's value for money

I have been using FlexSim for 3 years and impressed with the progress of their development team that kept coming up with new features that make the software getting better.

AK

Atipol K.

The ability to program the software to work in any industry. The capability of being universal yet customize to be very specific is fantastic.

BF

Brian F.

Ansys SpaceClaim

4.6
(123)

Cloud-based tool for engineering simulation and 3D designing

Features

Total

11

38

23

features in common

11

features in common

Ansys SpaceClaim's unique features

  • Template Management

  • CAD Tools

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Scenario Planning

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Discrete Event Modeling

  • Product Data Management

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Monte Carlo Simulation

Value for money

4.2
4.2

What users say about Ansys SpaceClaim's value for money

Esasy to use, great flexibility, many function in analysis good for desgin and enginnering task great 3d engine.

GV

Giampiero V.

Being able to integrate existing SolidWorks files seamlessly was a great feature that saved the team a lot of time creating new models.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Solid Edge

4.3
(26)

3D design and simulation

Features

Total

12

48

23

features in common

12

features in common

Solid Edge's unique features

  • Self Service Portal

  • Industry Specific Database

  • For Manufacturers

  • Bill of Materials Management

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Ad hoc Analysis

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Visual Analytics

Starting from

$75/month

Value for money

4.2
4.2

What users say about Solid Edge's value for money

It is easy to understand, the user interface is wonderful and is very easy to use. It gives an in depth knowledge of designing of products.

GA

Godwin Appiah K.

Solid Edge is Simple yet Advanced CAD Software, It is best for beginners because its interface is simple and features are also easy to learn. You can easily Perform 2D to 3D designs.

Revanth S.

OnScale Solve

5.0
(1)

Cloud-based engineering CAD and simulation software

Features

Total

12

30

23

features in common

12

features in common

OnScale Solve's unique features

  • File Management

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Customizable Templates

  • Projections

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Project Workflow

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Presentation Tools

  • Discrete Event Modeling

HSC Chemistry

5.0
(5)

Cloud-based thermodynamic data simulation & processing tool

Features

Total

12

21

23

features in common

12

features in common

HSC Chemistry's unique features

  • Monitoring

  • Agent-Based Modeling

  • Data Storage Management

  • Chemical Process Simulation

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Configurable Workflow

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Visual Analytics

Simcad Pro

4.9
(11)

Next Generation Simulation Software

Features

Total

18

37

23

features in common

18

features in common

Simcad Pro's unique features

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Real Time Data

  • Industry Specific Database

  • Process Control

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Product Data Management

  • Project Workflow

Starting from

$4,950

Value for money

5.0

0.8

4.2

What users say about Simcad Pro's value for money

The technical support from the company has been excellent which has been important in order to take full advantage of the capabilities.

JR

Jack R.

The SW is pretty easy to use (particularly for standard functions) and very well supported. The CAS staff are very responsive, knowledgeable, and friendly.

CS

Caitlin S.

SimSolid

4.3
(3)

Structural analysis software for rapid design iterations.

Features

Total

2

5

23

features in common

2

features in common

SimSolid's unique features

  • Civil

  • Mechanical

  • CAD Tools

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Data Import/Export

Features

Total

3

5

23

features in common

3

features in common

Ansys Discovery's unique features

  • Annotations

  • 3D Design & Modeling

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Continuous Modeling

Fusion 360

4.6
(136)

Cloud enabled 3D CAD & collaboration platform for designers

Features

Total

4

9

23

features in common

4

features in common

Fusion 360's unique features

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Task Management

  • Version Control

  • Project Management

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Mathematical Modeling

  • Reporting/Analytics

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Continuous Modeling

Starting from

$40/month

Value for money

4.6

0.4

4.2

What users say about Fusion 360's value for money

Fusion 360 had been really easy to learn and easy to use. The ability to have updated geometry transfer to existing geometries is super helpful.

MO

Michael O.

I loved that it worked on my mac. I wound up winning two national awards while in school with designs I created on Fusion 360.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Simio

4.7
(103)

Facility design simulation & production scheduling

Features

Total

11

32

23

features in common

11

features in common

Simio's unique features

  • Scenario Planning

  • Data Replication

  • Drag & Drop

  • Content Library

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Product Data Management

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Stochastic Modeling

Value for money

4.5

0.3

4.2

What users say about Simio's value for money

Additionally, the company has been great to work with and the staff is very knowledgeable, friendly and accessible. You can tell they have a great company culture.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

It is a good simulation software with easy to understand charts and reports. Its visuals are very good and easy to use.

TP

Tanmay P.

CONSELF

4.3
(12)

Web-based CFD and FEA simulation tool

Features

Total

7

10

23

features in common

7

features in common

CONSELF's unique features

  • Collaboration Tools

  • Estimating

  • Multiple Format Support

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Motion Modeling

  • Graphical Data Presentation

  • Workflow Management

  • Continuous Modeling

Starting from

$250/month

Value for money

4.3

0.1

4.2

What users say about CONSELF's value for money

I was curious about the cloud after the try I'm happy. I recommend you to give it a chance.

EB

Enrico B.

This software is very easy to use and the support that the team gives you is one of the best on the market. They are available pretty much all the time and their resolution time is very acceptable.

EB

Erica B.

Seebo

4.5
(2)

Predict and prevent losses in production yield and quality.

Features

Total

2

35

23

features in common

2

features in common

Seebo's unique features

  • Monitoring

  • Remote Monitoring & Management

  • Data Synchronization

  • Reminders

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Design Analysis

  • Data Import/Export

AnyLogic

4.5
(267)

Simulation software with 2D and 3D modeling

Features

Total

18

35

23

features in common

18

features in common

AnyLogic's unique features

  • Charting

  • Image Library

  • AB Testing

  • "What If" Scenarios

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Ad hoc Analysis

  • Product Data Management

  • Project Workflow

Value for money

4.2
4.2

What users say about AnyLogic's value for money

I liked the design, it's modern. I liked the functionality and the help team, they do their best to help me get what I wanted.

Leiel b.

I am impressed by the vast libraries the software has for different functionalities and the applications these have between themselves. Using the software for my research project has been a pleasure.

KL

Kieran L.

solidThinking suite

4.7
(3)

3D designing & rendering solution

Features

Total

7

24

23

features in common

7

features in common

solidThinking suite's unique features

  • Manufacturing Design Data

  • For 3D Printing

  • CAD Tools

  • Modeling & Simulation

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Motion Modeling

  • Workflow Management

  • Reporting/Analytics

  • Project Workflow

PaleBlue

4.6
(5)

Cloud-based AR/VR and 3D simulators for training

Features

Total

14

76

23

features in common

14

features in common

PaleBlue's unique features

  • Work Order Management

  • Incident Management

  • Superimposed Objects

  • Chatbot

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Product Data Management

  • Data Visualization

  • API

  • Ad hoc Analysis

CAESES

4.8
(8)

CAD solution for automated shape optimization

Features

Total

11

37

23

features in common

11

features in common

CAESES's unique features

  • Data Mapping

  • CAD Tools

  • Assessment Management

  • File Transfer

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Discrete Event Modeling

  • Product Data Management

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Design Analysis

Ingrid Cloud

4.6
(7)

Wind load simulation for designers, architects & engineers

Features

Total

11

24

23

features in common

11

features in common

Ingrid Cloud's unique features

  • Data Transformation

  • Geolocation

  • Process Control

  • Secure Data Storage

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Project Workflow

  • Monte Carlo Simulation

  • Presentation Tools

CAEplex

4.3
(13)

Thermo-mechanical analysis platform for engineers

Features

Total

6

16

23

features in common

6

features in common

CAEplex's unique features

  • Data Capture and Transfer

  • Guided Problem Solving

  • Problem Management

  • Multiple Format Support

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Graphical Data Presentation

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Data Import/Export

Starting from

$25/month

Value for money

4.8

0.6

4.2

What users say about CAEplex's value for money

It's very simple, easy to use, and the results are so good. I thnik it would be a very good tool for the autoparts industry.

SB

Simon B.

It’s really affordable and offers easy integration with Onshape, plus it’s super quick and doesn’t slow me down.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

iGrafx

4.7
(33)

The Power of Process Knowledge

Features

Total

13

110

23

features in common

13

features in common

iGrafx's unique features

  • Business Process Automation

  • Document Generation

  • Consolidation/Roll-Up

  • Forms Management

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Continuous Modeling

  • 3D Imaging

  • Configurable Workflow

  • Visual Analytics

Value for money

4.4

0.2

4.2

What users say about iGrafx's value for money

IGrafx works great for us to meet regulatory compliance requirements with their great software and the great support team with an extensive knowledge on the features and capabilities of their product.

NB

Nicolas B.

I love the features and product support. For my company, the experience has been very positive.

SA

Steve A.

VR-Design Studio

(0)

VR, simulation, and modeling software for urban planners

Features

Total

10

19

23

features in common

10

features in common

VR-Design Studio's unique features

  • Dynamic Modeling

  • Real Time Data

  • Built-In Database

  • 3D Visualization

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Workflow Management

  • Project Workflow

  • Monte Carlo Simulation

Aras Innovator

3.4
(7)

Enterprise PLM software with dynamic product navigation

Features

Total

6

22

23

features in common

6

features in common

Aras Innovator's unique features

  • Search/Filter

  • Audit Trail

  • Quotes/Estimates

  • Configuration Management

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Mathematical Modeling

  • Reporting/Analytics

  • Data Visualization

  • Continuous Modeling

iPhysics

(0)

iPhysics is a software package for virtual commissioning

Features

Total

2

5

23

features in common

2

features in common

iPhysics' unique features

  • Performance Testing

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Projections

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Data Visualization

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Continuous Modeling

Dive

(0)

Software for particle-based simulation of liquids

Features

Total

3

5

23

features in common

3

features in common

Dive's unique features

  • Graphical Workflow Editor

  • Projections

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Data Import/Export

nextnano

(0)

Simulation software for nano-semiconductor components

0

uCrowds

(0)

Simulation software to analyze movements of crowd

Features

Total

9

15

23

features in common

9

features in common

uCrowds' unique features

  • Real Time Data

  • Data Verification

  • Agent-Based Modeling

  • Dynamic Modeling

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Discrete Event Modeling

  • Motion Modeling

  • Workflow Management

  • Project Workflow

drag&bot

(0)

drag&bot enables robot control via an app

Features

Total

5

10

23

features in common

5

features in common

drag&bot's unique features

  • Drag & Drop

  • Performance Management

  • Graphical Workflow Editor

  • Real Time Monitoring

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Data Visualization

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Continuous Modeling

OpenFOAM

4.0
(1)

Simulation software for the automotive industry

Features

Total

8

9

23

features in common

8

features in common

OpenFOAM's unique feature

  • Activity Dashboard

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Motion Modeling

  • Graphical Data Presentation

  • Workflow Management

  • Project Workflow

XLOPTIM

(0)

XLOPTIM, the leading optimization solver for MS Excel®

Features

Total

5

17

23

features in common

5

features in common

XLOPTIM's unique features

  • Strategic Planning

  • "What If" Scenarios

  • Financial Analysis

  • Project Management

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Data Visualization

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Continuous Modeling

CHEMCAD

4.1
(16)

Chemical management and process simulation software

Features

Total

0

2

23

features in common

0

features in common

CHEMCAD's unique features

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Chemical Process Simulation

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Design Analysis

  • Data Import/Export

Value for money

3.7

0.5

4.2

What users say about CHEMCAD's value for money

Furthermore, in case of any errors or unexpected results, you have to sort out for the problems manually as the program won’t do itself.

Aayush A.

I love how easy it was to learn how to use this software -- modeling the chemical reactions/components we need took very little time.

TU

Teodora U.

MIMIC Simulator

(0)

Solution for duplicating test labs or production networks

Features

Total

2

14

23

features in common

2

features in common

MIMIC Simulator's unique features

  • Real Time Analytics

  • Configuration Management

  • Monitoring

  • Real Time Reporting

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Data Visualization

  • API

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Continuous Modeling

VOLTA

(0)

Simulate. Any process, anytime, anywhere.

Features

Total

7

11

23

features in common

7

features in common

VOLTA's unique features

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Real Time Data

  • Predictive Analytics

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Motion Modeling

  • Graphical Data Presentation

  • Mathematical Modeling

  • Data Import/Export

Unreal Engine

4.8
(254)

Game development, simulation, and virtualization software

Features

Total

0

13

23

features in common

0

features in common

Unreal Engine's unique features

  • In-App Purchase

  • 2D Drawing

  • Animation

  • Prototype Creation

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Turbulence Modeling

  • Stochastic Modeling

  • Design Analysis

  • Data Import/Export

Value for money

4.7

0.5

4.2

What users say about Unreal Engine's value for money

Super excellent graphics:- the game engine is meant for this. And even better, this will become more better in the future.

AT

Abhishek T.

I am dedicated to everything that has to do with multimedia design, so any medium that can generate growth in my experience is always welcome.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

IVRESS

(0)

Simulate, Create, Innovate

Features

Total

10

14

23

features in common

10

features in common

IVRESS's unique features

  • Customization

  • Predictive Analytics

  • Third Party Integrations

  • Industry Specific Database

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Discrete Event Modeling

  • Project Workflow

  • Presentation Tools

Hevacomp

5.0
(1)

Simulation and Energy Analysis

Features

Total

8

19

23

features in common

8

features in common

Hevacomp's unique features

  • CAD Tools

  • Real-time Updates

  • Graphical Workflow Editor

  • Scenario Planning

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Workflow Management

  • Mathematical Modeling

  • Reporting/Analytics

  • Project Workflow

MATLAB

4.6
(1.5K)

Programming and numeric computing platform

Features

Total

8

25

23

features in common

8

features in common

MATLAB's unique features

  • Search/Filter

  • File Storage

  • CAD Tools

  • Modeling & Simulation

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Discrete Event Modeling

  • Motion Modeling

  • Workflow Management

  • Continuous Modeling

Value for money

4.1

0.1

4.2

What users say about MATLAB's value for money

MATLAB is super great as it is so intuitive to use. Literally used it in so many of my courses like Orbital Mechanics and Compressible flow.

CC

Cloency C.

MATLAB is one of the great feature which is helps in documentations. I really like it because It is very easy to learn.

KU

KALIM U.

Maple

(0)

Math problem-solving software

Features

Total

8

50

23

features in common

8

features in common

Maple's unique features

  • Data Management

  • Pipeline Management

  • Portfolio Management

  • Customization

COMSOL Multiphysics' unique features

  • Motion Modeling

  • Graphical Data Presentation

  • Workflow Management

  • Project Workflow

Maple Flow

(0)

Let your calculations flow!

0

CCOSTAT

(0)

Software for estimating values (cost) from sample data

0