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Altair Compose

Math, Programming, Data Analysis, and Visualization


Analyzing data, developing algorithms, or creating models – Altair Compose is designed to bring your ideas forward.

Altair Compose is an environment for doing math calculations, manipulating, and visualizing data, programming, and debugging scripts useful for repeated computations and process automation. Altair Compose allows users to perform a wide variety of math operations including linear algebra and matrix manipulations, statistics, differential equations, signal processing, control systems, polynomial fitting, and optimization.


About Altair Compose

Why Altair Compose?

Why Altair Compose?

Better Engineering Decisions

Perform useful engineering calculations based on first principles, either one-time or repeatedly (when archivable as reusable scripts), and with pre-or-postprocess data. Then easily plot results and make informed decisions.

Affordably All-in-One

All capabilities are available in a single, multi-functional tool with a user-friendly integrated development environment (IDE), with no additional toolboxes required.

Easily Accessible

Can be used on its own or with other Altair products, which are accessible through Altair’s innovative unit-based licensing system.


Personal Edition

Recommended for usage by hobbyists, everyone

Personal edition features include:

  • Altair Compose core product including IDE for scripting, executing, debugging, and visualizing
  • Extensible OpenMatrix Language (OML) with bridges to Python and TCL provided
  • Built-in tools for signal processing, control systems, system identification, optimization, and more
  • Ability to import and execute scripts from Octave and MATLAB®

Business Edition

Recommended for commercial usage

All features from Personal edition are included, plus:

  • CAE Readers
  • Altair® HyperWorks® integration (via function registration and reuse)
  • Special-purpose toolboxes
  • Technical support

Student Edition

  • All features of the Business edition are included
  • Intended for use with project-based learning
  • Useful for student competitions
  • Requires validation of student enrollment at academic institution



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