IES products run on Windows. Please download them on your PC.

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Download and Install

Click a setup file to download or use the IES Updater. Works for licensed or free-trial installations, licensing is handled within the product. See also the end-user license agreement. Get setup help if you experience a blocked download or error.

Product Released Build Notes Setup File
General frame, truss, and FEA with Design VisualAnalysis 18.0 May 21, 2019 setup-va18.exe
Geometric and structural section properties calculator ShapeBuilder 11.0 May 3, 2019 setup-sb11.exe
Mat and combined foundations or pile cap design VisualFoundation 9.0 May 21, 2019 setup-vf9.exe
Concrete floor slab design ConcreteBending 5.0 Nov 9, 2018 setup-cb5.exe
Reinforced concrete section capacity ConcreteSection 2.0 May 21, 2019 setup-cs2.exe
Four independent quick products for concrete and masonry design QuickSuite 5.0, 32-bit
(installs all four utilities: QRW, QF, QM, QCW)
Jan 16, 2019 setup-quicksuite5.exe
Steel base plate and connections VAConnect 4.0, New May 14, 2019 setup-vx4.exe
Analysis of plate bending problems in any material VisualPlate 5.0 Jun 27, 2019 setup-vp5.exe
Shear wall analysis VisualShearWall 3.0, 32-bit Oct 25, 2018 setup-vsw3.exe

Supplementary Downloads

Utility Build Notes Setup File
Revit Link IES Updater 3.0
Free utility to manage installation of all your IES products. Checks for updates, displays release-notes, and more.
Revit Link VA-Revit Link 2019
Free add-in for Autodesk Revit for BIM through VisualAnalysis (.vap) files.
Icon ManageIT
Simplifies management of network licenses.

Beta Tests and Previews

Product Comments Setup File
VX VAConnect 4.0
First Beta Test. Adds Welded Flange moment connection. See help for more new features.
Expires 5/29/2019

Software & Hardware Requirements

  • Most products require a 64-bit version of Windows 7+
  • 32-bit products will run on Windows 32 or 64-bit
  • Internet connection (free trial, licensing, documentation, updates, etc.)
  • 4GB RAM or more
  • 3-button wheel mouse (wheel 'button' configured as a 'middle click')
  • All IES products take up less than 1GB on your hard drive
Windows 7 Windows 8 Windows 10

IES Product Integration

IES products play nicely with Windows and can export graphics to the clipboard, or text reports to various file formats like PDF, text, or Excel. They can also work together in the following ways.

VA VisualAnalysis

  • Imports/Exports model geometry with CAD (DXF or DWG)
  • Model member elements using shapes from ShapeBuilder
  • Exports column and wall loads to VisualFoundation
  • Exports column loads to QuickFooting
  • Exports connection forces to VAConnect, for base plate or shear tab
  • BIM Import model, export member sizes through VA Revit Link
  • Import models from VisualFoundation, ConcreteBending, or VisualPlate
  • Used custom cold-formed shapes from RSG Software's CFS

SB ShapeBuilder

  • Imports/Exports shape geometry with CAD, STEP/IGES, Text
  • Exports custom shapes as member elements in VisualAnalysis
  • Customize the IES shape database

VF VisualFoundation

  • Imports/Exports model geometry with CAD
  • Exports column loads to VAConnect, for steel base plate design