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Binaries (16.08.0)

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The SOFA Consortium, Inria.

Linux

Before downloading the binaries, make sure you have Qt5 on your system.

sudo apt-get install qt5-default qttools5-dev-tools libqt5opengl5-dev

sudo apt-get install freeglut3
(if necessary)

Windows

Make sure you have Qt5 on your system or download it.

Download the Visual C++ Redistributable for Visual Studio 2015:

MacOS

All dependencies are already included in the DMG package.

Source Code

You can get SOFA by cloning the Git repository hosted on GitHub.

Get the current stable version on the v16.08 branch:
git clone -b v16.08 https://github.com/sofa-framework/sofa.git sofa/v16.08/src/

Or get the development unstable version on the master branch:
git clone -b master https://github.com/sofa-framework/sofa.git sofa/master/src/

Next, follow step by step the guidelines:

  • Build SOFA: get help on how to build SOFA on your system
  • Get Started with a video introduction to SOFA.

Licences

SOFA is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the following licenses. SOFA can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
The SOFA “applications” folder can be redistributed and/or modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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