PyMechanical attempts to maintain compatibility with legacy archives generated by older versions of Mechanical. However, PyMechanical only supports recent releases of Mechanical directly.

PyMechanical remote sessions#

Mechanical 2023 R1 and later support the remote session interface, allowing for remote management of Mechanical. With the applicable license, you can install and use Mechanical with Docker, enabling you to run and solve even on platforms that are not officially supported, like the Mac operating system. For more information, see Using Mechanical through Docker.

PyMechanical embedded instances#

On Windows, you can use an embedded instance in 2023 R1 and later. On Linux, you can use an embedded instance in 2023 R2 and later.