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Moldflow Flex, Moldflow Insight, Moldflow Adviser

Compare features of Moldflow plastics simulation software. Moldflow Adviser, available in 3 versions, provides manufacturability guidance and directional feedback for standard part and mold designs. Moldflow Insight, also available in 3 versions, provides definitive results for flow, cooling, and warpage along with support for specialized molding processes. Moldflow Flex, available by annual subscription, provides a complete set of simulation tools with both local and cloud-based solving options.

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All Moldflow simulation capabilities with both cloud and local solving options.

Quick manufacturability advice for your plastic part designs.

3D mesh support and design advice for runner systems and cavity layouts.

Directional feedback for standard injection part, mold, and process designs.

Definitive results for polymer flow, mold cooling, and part warpage.

Efficient optimization techniques and advanced mold heating and cooling processes.

Simulation for specialized molding processes and optical properties.

At a glance

  • Flexible solving options locally or in the cloud
  • Solve multiple simulations simultaneously
  • Work locally while solving in the cloud
  • Directional feedback for part manufacturability
  • Defect identification
  • Injection location optimization
  • Simulation and design advisers
  • Includes Moldflow Adviser Standard, plus:
  • 3D analysis for parts with varying thickness
  • Runner balancing and cavity layout
  • Includes Moldflow Adviser Premium, plus:
  • Mold filling, packing, and cooling guidance
  • Causes of warpage
  • Fiber orientation
  • In-depth plastic injection molding simulation
  • Polymer flow, mold cooling, and part warpage prediction
  • Meshing and process parameter control
  • Includes Moldflow Insight Standard, plus:
  • Simultaneous solving capacity
  • Advanced mold heating and cooling processes
  • Process optimization
  • Includes Moldflow Insight Premium, plus:
  • Simulation for specialized molding processes
  • Optical performance prediction

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One-time license

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One-time license    

Get upgrades, 1-on-1 web support, previous version rights, and access to select cloud and software services for your one-time license. Learn more.

One-time license with 1-year Maintenance Subscription    


Simultaneous local solving (max)    




Cloud solving    

Dual Domain    



CAD solid models    



Design adviser    

Results adviser    

Cost adviser    



Surface defect prediction    

Molding window    

Venting analysis    

Crystallization analysis    

Gate location    

Cold and hot runners    

Runner balancing    

Design of experiments (DOE)    


Transient mold cooling or heating    

Conformal cooling    

Rapid temperature cycling    

Induction heating    

Heating elements    

Fiber orientation    


Insert overmolding    

In-mold label    

Two-shot sequential overmolding    

Core shift    

Wire sweep, paddle shift    

Thermoplastic injection molding    

Gas-assisted injection molding    

Injection-compression molding    

Co-injection molding    

Bi-injection molding    

Microcellular injection molding    


Structural reaction injection molding (resin)    

Rubber, liquid silicone injection molding    

Multiple-barrel reactive molding    

Reaction injection molding    

Microchip encapsulation    

Underfill encapsulation    

Compression molding    

Thermoplastic materials    

Thermoset materials    

Molding machines    

Coolant materials    

Mold materials    

Simulation Mechanical (FEA)    

Autodesk Nastran (FEA)    

Abaqus (FEA)    



CODE V (Birefringence)    

VRED (defect visualization)    

Showcase (defect visualization)    

CADdoctor for Autodesk Simulation    


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