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GLVis is a lightweight tool for accurate and flexible finite element visualization.


GLVis is based on the MFEM library and is currently used in the BLAST, hypre and XBraid projects. See also our Gallery and project news updates.


Date Message
Dec 11, 2020 Version 4.0 released.
May 29, 2018 Version 3.4 released.
Jan 28, 2017 Version 3.3 released.

Latest Release

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For older releases see the download section.


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New users should start with the options and general use tutorial.

We also recommend reading the MFEM project documentation.


Use the GitHub issue tracker to report bugs or post questions or comments. See the About page for citation information.