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2. What platforms does VisIt run on?

VisIt can run on a variety of platforms from PCs running Windows or Linux all the way up to supercomputers running AIX. The following operating systems are supported:

  • Windows XP, Vista, 7
  • Linux (x86, x86_64, Itanium, Altix)
  • MacOS X 10.4 through 10.6 (PowerPC and Intel)
  • AIX 5.3

VisIt is known to work on other platforms as well but no binary distributions for these platforms are available due to machine retirements at LLNL.

  • SunOS 5.7
  • IRIX 6.5, IRIX64 6.5
  • Tru64 V5.1