IDEAS simulation software

IDEAS simulation software downloads

For current users of IDEAS

IDEAS is the leading dynamic simulator for the global kraft pulp industry, oil sands operations, potash operations, and hard rock mining, helping industrial operations reduce risk.


Operators learn new processes via the IDEAS simulator

Current users of IDEAS are welcome to use the downloads on this page to keep their software up-to-date. If you are interested in purchasing IDEAS, please contact us.

Please note:

IDEAS v6.0.0 dynamic simulation software: Release notes and installations instructions are available. If you are upgrading from a previous version, please follow the worksheet upgrade procedure to upgrade your existing models.

The Mineral Processing product (in addition to IDEAS Bronze) will be needed for users to complete the Steady State tutorial.

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  • IDEAS v.6.0.0


    ZIP : 219 MB
  • IDEAS license server v2.1.2


    ZIP : 6.3 MB
  • OPC server for IDEAS v1.1.0


    ZIP : 10.1 MB
  • VMGThermo property package system v6.0


    ZIP : 30.8 MB
  • aa-ideas-v600-release-notes.pdf
    Release notes PDF : 161 KB
  • Installation instructions PDF : 1.2 MB
  • User manual PDF : 1.6 MB
  • IDEAS Steady State Modeling PDF : 2.1 MB
  • IDEAS Dynamic Modeling PDF : 1.7 MB