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Tecplot is licensed to faculty, staff, and students for use on personal and institute-owned machines on the main MIT campus only. Our site license also includes Tecplot Chorus, (now included with Tecplot, Linux and Windows) and Tecplot RS.

  • Any copies of the software installed on personally-owned machines must be deleted when users graduate or are no longer employed by MIT.
  • Whitehead and Lincoln Lab are not included in the site license.

How to Obtain


alert icon Important: Tecplot licensing distribution has changed. All licenses now activate through IS&T's Network license server via MITnet. If a user is off-campus, they must be continually connected to the MITnet via Cisco VPN or have a Roaming license (see Installation below).  Activation keys are not available.




About this Version 

Tecplot 360 is numerical simulation and CFD visualization software that combines vital engineering plotting with advanced data visualization.

  • Quickly plot and animate your data.
  • Analyze complex data.
  • Arrange multiple layouts.
  • Communicate results with professional images and animations.
  • Automate routine tasks.

Tecplot 360 is perfect for those requiring the highest quality CFD visualizations:


IS&T offers limited support on a best-effort basis.

  • Check the support forum first.
  • If you can't find an answer in the forum, send a support request to Software Distribution.
    Note: Do not contact the vendor directly as our license does not allow this.