Getting started#

PyFluent-Parametric provides for scripting parametric studies using Ansys Fluent.

To run PyFluent-Parametric, you must have a local copy of Ansys Fluent 2022 R2 or later licensed on your machine.

For more information, see the Ansys Fluent page on the Ansys website.

Install package#

The ansys-fluent-parametric package supports Python 3.9 through Python 3.11 on Windows and Linux.

Install the latest release from PyPi with:

pip install ansys-fluent-parametric

Alternatively, install the latest release from GitHub with:

pip install git+

For a local development version, install with:

git clone
cd pyfluent-parametric
pip install -e .

Any changes that you make locally are reflected in your setup after you restart the Python kernel.

If you want to interact with the Fluent graphical user interface, set the following environment variable:

export PYFLUENT_SHOW_SERVER_GUI=1 # Linux (bash)

If you want to print the debug information for development, set the following environment variable:

pyfluent.set_log_level('DEBUG') # for development, by default only errors are shown