These steps have been broken out by platform:

2. Getting StartedΒΆ

This section explains how to install the Anaconda MFiX packages on Linux, Mac, or Windows. There are four steps overall to the MFiX install process:

  1. Create an account at

  2. Download and install Anaconda

  3. Create a new Conda environment

  4. Install MFiX in the Conda environment

Step 4 requires registration and a login account. MFiX is an open-source multiphase flow solver and is free to download and use. A one-time no-cost registration is required prior to downloading the software. To register, go to and submit your account information. Your application will be manually reviewed and accepted, so please allow for 2-3 business days for your registration to be processed. You will receive a confirmation email when you can login.


The MFiX solver can still be used from a source tarball (as in previous releases). See Build from Source (for Developers) for more information.

For further details, see the install section for your platform.