This is the final blog in our eight-part series for getting started with Altair Inspire Cast! We’ve solved meshing issues, element size queries, added custom materials to the database, and much more. In this final quick tip, you’ll learn how to gain solidThinking unit access and portal.
Here is a step-by-step tutorial for accessing your solidThinking units.
First and foremost, you should have received an email that looks like the one shown below.
You’ll need to accept the invite by following the blue “Accept Invite” hyperlink at the bottom of the screen. Once you do this you’ll be prompted to enter a new password.
Once you create a new password, you’ll be ready to use the solidThinking portal! You’ll be automatically redirected there, but in case you aren’t, just follow this link.
All that’s left to do is to log into the portal. You’ll just need your username (your email address) and the password you just created.
After you log in, you’ll be redirected to the main Dashboard. This is where you can see relevant information regarding your account, such as total number units, days left of your subscription, and additional sales and support contact buttons.
Clicking the Downloads button takes you to the downloads window where you’re able to access all your software. Select the download button for whatever software you need and it will automatically begin to download.
About Drew Tucker
Drew Tucker is an Application Engineer for Manufacturing Solutions at Altair. He is the lead for Altair's explicit manufacturing simulation solutions in the Americas, and is heavily involved in metal casting & prototyping. Drew is a graduate from Western Michigan University's Engineering College and has over 10 years experience in manufacturing sector. Drew is focused on bridging the gap between additive and traditional manufacturing technologies specifically, through the use of simulation software.
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