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  • Node limit increased to 10,000 nodes for free version.
  • Graphical fonts can be drawn with even smoother edges using lcd subpixel rendering on preferences --> fonts panel.
  • Each GiD version stores its own copy of user preferences, instead of being shared by all versions.
  • Problemtypes allow extra folder inside user preferences folder.
  • Register GiD menus separed separated by type of licence:

  • New New GiD variable WarnLineHeight also in preferences window (General->Interface->Number of message lines).
  • GiD inner code preferences and variables re-structured, and only saved the non-default ones.
  • Video: added new mp4 format (and others avi, webm, transparency), added quality (bitrate) control and up to 200 fps.
  • macOS : gid projects (folders with extension .gid) display GiD project icon and can be double-clicked to be openned opened with GiD.
  • Internet retrieve : Fonts and message catalogs for other languages can be downloaded from internet retrieve:


  • Graphs window: new clipboard copy option in contextual menu (e.g. to allow to paste graph values in MS Excel).
  • Graphs labels as in postprocess view.
  • Line graphs: added 'Line projection' and '2d constraint' options.
  • Animation of complex vectors: harmonic animation.
  • Create results window: allow results 'on gauss points' with more than 1 gauss point.
  • Create statistical results window: root mean square.
  • Selection allow be inverted.
  • Show Min Max: Now the values are drawn with a legend, instead of using labels, if lots of nodes have mininum minimum or maximum values.
  • Add to default macros toolbar the GraphGaussResult to create graph of gauss point results.
  • Label Gauss Points: new option to display gauss point id and result on gauss points.
  • Added three simple model animations in the results animation window:


  • MessageBoxGetFilename directory, new option to allow select a folder.
  • GiD_Geometry get line|surface <id> ?-force? render_mesh, to obtain the information of the render mesh of the line or surface.
  • GiD_Geometry get point|line|surface|volume <id> new sub-option mesh to get the simulation mesh.
  • GiD_Geometry get volume new options has_holes|index_boundaries.
  • GiD_Geometry list Tcl command new filter -allowed_types.
  • GiD_EntitiesLayers assign_front_layer ?-also_lower_entities? geometry|mesh points|lines|surfaces|volumes|nodes|elements <selection> .
  • Groups edit|get allowed_element_types to restrict types of elements.
  • GiD_EntitiesGroups get, new -visible flag to get only visible entities.
  • GiD_EntitiesGroups unassign, new -element_type <types_allowed> option to unassign only some element types.
  • GiD_MeshData size | size_by_cordal_error | size_background_mesh | size_correct | unstructured | mesher | num_divisions | element_type | mesh_criteria | reset .
  • GiD_Mesh list new filter -element_type <list_of_types> .
  • GiD_Mesh getelement, more sub-options: from_edge, num_faces, edge_linear, num_edges .
  • GiD_Mesh get element <num> normal|tangent|center|connectivities .
  • GiD_Info mesh nodes|elements new options -layer <layer_name> -group <goup_name> .
  • New subcommand to calculate inertia tensor: GiD_Tools mesh mass_properties $tetrahedra_ids | -boundary_elements $triangle_ids .
  • GiD events, updated nomenclature, and now can register multiple procs to be called .
  • GiD_Info events -args <event_name> .
  • New events: GiD_Event_AfterInsertGIDProject, GiD_Event_AfterRepair, etc.
  • GidUtils::PickEntities allow filter selection by element type, curve type, etc.
  • GidUtils::PickEntities "faces ?FaceParentType Triangle Quadrilateral...?" .
  • GiD_Raster interpolate ?-closest? , new option to map discrete integer-coded values, returnig returning the value of the closest grid node.