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Supported platforms

DEVSIM is compiled and tested on the platforms in Table 12. If you require a version on a different software platform, please contact us.

Table 12 Current platforms for DEVSIM.
Platform Bits OS Version
Microsoft Windows 32, 64 Microsoft Windows 7, Microsoft Windows 10
Linux 64 Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS), Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS), Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (Centos 6 compatible)
Apple macOS 64 macOS 10.13 (High Sierra)

Binary availability

Compiled packages for the the platforms in Table 12 are currently available from The prerequisites on each platform are described in the linux.txt, macos.txt, and windows.txt.

Source code availability

DEVSIM is also available in source code form from

Directory Structure

A DEVSIM directory is created with the following sub directories listed in Table 13.

Table 13 Directory structure for DEVSIM.
bin contains the devsim tcl binary
lib/devsim contains the devsim interpreter modules
lib/devsim/python_packages contains runtime libraries
doc contains product documentation
examples contains example scripts
testing contains additional examples used for testing

Running DEVSIM

See User Interface for instructions on how to invoke DEVSIM.