How to Get PRE-Stress?2024-06-04T09:52:12+02:00

Design & Analysis Software for
Prestressed Concrete Elements

How to Get PRE-Stress?

We have made the downloading and installation of PRE-Stress as easy and as fast as possible for you, no matter if you are an existing Customer, a Student, or if you are trying out the software for the first time. Please follow the instructions below to explain how you can get PRE-Stress.

All StruSoft software programs can be downloaded through the StruSoft Installer. This program takes care of all you installation files (including previous version of the program), updates and licenses.

Free Trial Version (Commercial Only)

StruSoft now offer an automated, hassle free, 2 week trial of PRE-Stress.

Simply apply through our website using the Trial license option to enjoy a faster response time and the flexibility to evaluate PRE-Stress at your own convenience.

Click on the Free Trial Button to the right, select the Trial license option, fill out the form and select “PRE-Stress” from the software list.

You will receive an automated email with everything you need to get started including the software download link, Trial license activation key and video guides.

The trial is with the full version of PRE-Stress so you can explore all the modules and features.

If you need any help or assistance, we can also provide you with support during the trial.

Please note this option is only for Commercial Trials, for Student/Educational Free Licenses see next section below.

Free Student Version

The PRE-Stress Student version gives students free and full access to the software without any analysis or design limitations. It consists of all the standard design modules.


  • It can only be used for educational purposes. Any commercial use of this version is strictly prohibited.
  • A watermark with „Educational version” is displayed on the background of printed pages.
  • Update / upgrade functions are disabled.

Expiry date

We release a new Student version twice a year, so you will need to check the expiry date of your version.

You can check this in the program by clicking on Help > About.

How to apply

Any Student can apply for the Free Student version of PRE-Stress using the Student License form on the website.

You will need to upload a copy of your Student ID.

You will get an automated email and help regarding installation, licensing and support using the program.

Click here for the Free Student Version of PRE-Stress!

Existing Customer

If you are a Customer with an existing license that is already setup in the StruSoft Installer, you can also find the latest version of the program from the PRE-Stress WIKI Release Notes by clicking here.

Get Started with PRE-Stress

If you are a new User to PRE-Stress, we have provided you with some information guides to help you get started: –

  • Learn the basics
  • Practice your skills
  • Extensions and plug-ins
  • How to use StruSoft Support

Please go to the StruSoft Support Portal for some guides by clicking here.

Watch the Introduction to PRE-Stress Webinar

This 50 minute webinar gives you a good introduction and details regarding the basic functions in PRE-Stress. You will learn more about what you can do in the program with some useful tips & tricks too.

Why wait?  Apply below to download a trial license of PRE-Stress and get started on your journey today!

PRE-Stress Wiki

Full details about every aspect of PRE-Stress and all the theory behind it can be found on the PRE-Stress Wiki by clicking here.

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