Step 1: Go to the Academic Software page of FluidSIM and click the green button on the right to start the download.
Step 2: Extract all the files in the folder you just downloaded and open the file '..HomeUseSetup.exe'.
Step 3: Choose a language and click on 'Install FluidSIM 5 Home Use'.
Step 4: Close all open applications on your computer and click Next.
Step 5: If you have not yet installed .NET Framework on your computer, you will get a message. Choose to download and install the software. FluidSIM needs .NET Framework to work. Already have it installed? Then go straight to step 7.
Step 6: Click on Close once .NET Framework is installed.
Step 7: Choose whether to install FluidSIM for each user or only for the user who is logged in.
Step 8: Choose where the circuit diagram files should be stored.
Step 9: Indicate whether you want to download additional didactic material.
Step 10: Click Next.
Step 11: Accept the licence agreement and click Next.
Step 12: Choose where to install the software.
Step 13: Click Install.
FluidSIM will be installed.
Step 14: Click Finish once the installation is complete.
Note: If you get the message that your firewall has disabled parts of the app, click 'Allow access'.
Step 15: Register to receive news and offers from Festo, or click on Skip.
Step 16: Open FluidSIM 5 Home Use and log in with the account details provided by your teacher. If you have not received any, please contact him/her.
Once you have logged in, FluidSIM is ready to use.