Windows 98/ME/NT/2000/XP evaluation version
The evaluation version of FDS is fully functional apart from the simulation duration, which is limited to 5 minutes.
FDS is splitted in two parts 'FDS-Simulator' and 'FDS-Preprocessor'. In any case you have to download 'FDS-Simulator'. You only need to download additionally 'FDS-Preprocessor', if you want to change aircraft parameters or scenery components.Firstly go to the FDS1.2-Simulator DOWNLOAD page
Simply double click the FDS1.2-Simulator.zip file icon, which unzips the file with WinZip or similar program. You can save the files in a temporal directory and start Setup, which will install FDS1.2-Simulator on your computer. You can also start Setup directly in , for example, the WinZip-Window.
Double click the icon FDS1.2-Simulator on your desktop and run the simulator.You have to do the same procedure with the FDS1.2-Preprocessor DOWNLOAD page
For 10 dollars
Registered users will get by e-mail the file 'license.dat', which have to be put by the user in
the sub-directory 'Basis_Dat' of his FDS main-directory. Now FDS has unlimited run time.