FLAC3D Version 5.01 runs faster and has an updated user-interface. The underlying calculation engine remains robust and reliable, but the user-experience is altered and enhanced.
The list of new or improved features provided below gives an overview:
Speed increases overall due to improved code optimizations
Interactive 2D extruder, user-defined geometry, improved mouse controls for view manipulation, and more modeling features
New plot export options, profile lines, improved quality of printed output and more plotting features
New command-line UNDO and more command line features
Improvements to handling of FISH scripting and new FISH functions for greater coding flexibility
New or Improved Features
Up to 20% faster overall.
Improved compiler optimizations.
Structural element logic runs 30x faster, or more.
Updated implementation, 10x faster on a single thread.
Multithreaded, for a 3x speed increase if running on a 4-core processor.
Product:ITASCA FLAC3D 5.0