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Easy Structural Engineering Tools

Thousands of engineers rely on IES software for simple tools that provide accurate results. Free trials are fully functional and come with email support. Browse individual tools here, then learn more about discount suites and product integration.

Solve Your Analysis and Design Problems

New Release! Analyze and design just about any structure, in any material. The power of FEA you need. Very easy to learn and apply to your next job. Learn more...

building model
building results

The fastest way to find section properties for any cross section. Calculates shear and torsion properties as well as stress distribution. Learn more... 

extruded shape
extruded results

Simplified analysis and design of concrete foundation systems. Handles complex mats, grade beams, pile caps and more. Learn more...

footing model
foundation results

Steel and wood connection design. Handles base plate with concrete anchorage checks. Integrates with other IES products. Learn more...

base plate model
base plate breakout

Flexural design of concrete slabs, beams, and walls. Model buildings, industrial, or environmental components. Learn more...

slab model
slab results

Four great design utilities for concrete and masonry components. Hand calculation like reports with everything a checker needs to see. Learn more...

retaining wall model
QuickRWall Retaining Walls
QuickFooting Spread Footings
QuickMasonry Masonry Components
QuickConcreteWall Shear Walls
(available separately or bundled)

Discover cracked behavior, section properties, and load capacity of reinforced concrete shapes. Includes interaction diagrams. Learn more...

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cracked beam results

Plate bending analysis for any material, complex geometry, stiffeners and holes. Powerful FEA in a simplified tool to keep you productive. Learn more...

stiffened plate
plate results

Free Utilities

VARevitLink TM Free add-in for Autodesk Revit® to provide BIM services with VisualAnalysis. Create VisualAnalysis models from Revit, and export design changes back for seamless coordination with others. Learn more...

LoadHelper TM Free utility program to Manage ASCE 7 loading. Create or calculate loads for dead, live, wind or seismic. Learn more...

Find everything on the downloads page!

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Sales & Service

Buy with Confidence

For over 25 years IES has been serving professional engineers.  If you are not completely satisfied with your software purchase, you may return it within 30 days for a complete refund. Get pricing or order now.

Licenses & Maintenance

We offer convenient and budget-friendly single-user or network annual subscriptions. We also offer single-user perpetual licenses with an annual maintenance at 8-16% of the new cost. Licenses are activated over the Internet, without any hardware lock. Network licenses are LAN or VPN accessible.

Customer Support

Self-Service Portal

  • Find your license IDs and passwords
  • Manage activations and expiration dates
  • Change licensee names and email
  • Update your credit card for payments
  • View payment history & billing
  • Add new products or licenses
  • Change VisualAnalysis level
  • Upgrade expired licenses

Payment Methods

IES accepts all major credit cards for online orders. We also accept purchase orders from existing customers, government agencies, academic institutions, and ENR top 100 firms within the USA or Canada.

Latest News

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About IES, Inc.

Since our start in 1994, IES engineers have helped thousands of people, just like you, with innovative structural analysis and design tools. We are experienced engineers with advanced degrees and a passion for software development.

When we started, engineering software was a black-box tool that required you to write scripts in arcane formats and interpret tables of numbers. Our goal is to create reliable tools that are engineer friendly.

Versatile Tools

We deliver products that speak your language, display your work graphically, prevent errors, and help you succeed. We validate our tools to provide you with the highest quality software. We strive to make the best FEA software available.

Our programs help you solve very complex problems with confidence while streamlining day-to-day jobs so you meet your deadlines.

Our Mission

"Structural software designed for your success."

IES structural engineers create and support quality software for structural engineers.  We develop products with advanced technology to help engineers work productively - including the first day our software is installed.



Our Customers

IES customers are professionals in a wide variety of structural practice and fields. This includes self-employed structural engineers, small consulting firms, large design-build firms, government agencies, manufacturers, construction specialists, and more. 

Customers tell us we offer excellent value. Try before you buy, and without hassles or sales calls. Tell us what YOU need!

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