STKO for OpenSees


Academic & Educational Licenses

FREE Trial License: A full unlimited license for 30 days provided to everyone for the purpose of evaluating the software. To learn more, please see the Download Page.

FREE Learning License: A free license provided to individuals, students, and teachers for learning purposes. Go to the Download Page to download your FREE STKO Trial. All Trial licenses will automatically convert to the Free Learning License after the 30 days expire. See the Comparison Table to learn more about whats included in the Free Academic License.

Academic/Research License (*): Provided to accredited researchers, research institutions, universities, colleges, or technical schools, either public or private. The licenses may only be used for personal or research purposes. Academic licenses include all available features and modules of the software at a favorable price.

*NOTE: an online declaration of your academic status will be required during the purchase process.


Educational Pack License(*): Includes 1 academic/research (unlimited) and 30 educational (limited) licenses (see the Comparison Table for more info on the limits). Provided to accredited research institutions, universities, colleges, or technical schools, either public or private. The licenses may be used only for educational purposes. This license is not intended for governmental or commercial use, nor is it intended for profit or revenue-generating activities. The license may be used by students and teachers and includes all available features and modules of the software with some limitations.

*NOTE: an online declaration of your academic status will be required during the purchase process.


NEW! Perpetual License(*): Provided to accredited research institutions, universities, colleges, or technical schools, either public or private. The licenses may be used only for educational or personal purposes. This license is not intended for governmental or commercial use, nor is it intended for profit or revenue-generating activities. This license gives you perpetual access to the software. Updates and technical support are included for the first year, after which, an active maintenance license is needed for these features. See the maintenance table below for more information.

*NOTE: an online declaration of your academic status will be required during the purchase process.

Choose the Right License!

Mix and match license types, durations, and maintenance packages to find the best fit

Academic and Educational License Types

Trial Free Learning* Academic-Research Educational Pack Perpetual Licenses
Yearly price One Month
Free

Free

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Features
Free updates and new features as they become available with active maintenance pckg
Access to Pre and Post Processor**
Max number of line elements

Unlimited

20

Unlimited

40

Unlimited

Max number of surface elements

Unlimited

100

Unlimited

200

Unlimited

Max number of solid elements

Unlimited

150

Unlimited

300

Unlimited

Support and Training
***Free online training and support
****Maintenance Package ✔ Bronze Level ✔ Bronze Level ✔ Silver Level ✔ Silver Level ✔ Silver Level first year included
Personalized Training Quote on Request Quote on Request Quote on Request
Webcall and Email Support Quote on Request Quote on Request Quote on Request


* The Trial and Free Learning versions are intended to support students and professors in the learning/teaching process. They are not intended for commercial development or use in research.
Users wishing to publish research using STKO should purchase the Academic/Research license.

** Unlimited access to all elements and parts of the pre and post processor, except for the limitations listed in the above table.

*** Access to our Webinars, the PDF manual, our YouTube tutorials, University courses, example files, and other various multimedia materials.

**** See maintenance packages below for more information




Maintenance Packages

Bronze Silver Gold
Yearly price

Included in Free and Trial Licenses


Included in all one, two, and three-year licenses. Included in first year of Perpetual Licenses


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Features
Forum Access ✔(answers not guaranteed) ✔ (Priority forum access and guaranteed responses to questions related to STKO and OpenSees) ✔ priority responses
Modelling Support on Forum ✔ Direct support for small simple models ✔ Direct support for all models, email support also included

If your software license is not covered by active maintenance, you may still access our extensive self-support resources, including our YouTube channel, user manual, tutorials, etc. Please note that maintenance is not required to renew or continue using your license at the version and level at which you purchased it. A purchased license may be renewed in perpetuity regardless of maintenance status, so long as your hardware and operating systems support its use.





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