Is it possible to save a file in a previous version of RFEM 5 or RSTAB 8?


No, this is unfortunately not possible.

If you save the last position of your model in RFEM or RSTAB, it is done in the currently used version.

However, you can also open the RFEM 5 files in RFEM 4 and the RSTAB 8 files in RSTAB 7. In this case, please pay attention to the notes in FAQ 004112 under the link below.


Previous version RSTAB 7 RFEM 4 Save Compatibility


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RFEM Main Program
RFEM 5.xx

Main Program

Structural engineering software for finite element analysis (FEA) of planar and spatial structural systems consisting of plates, walls, shells, members (beams), solids and contact elements

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RSTAB 8.xx

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The structural engineering software for design of frame, beam and truss structures, performing linear and nonlinear calculations of internal forces, deformations, and support reactions

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