Desktop Tools Downloads

 Rubicon Installer

This download comprises a zip file that contains the installer for Rubicon Toolbox. After installing, please download and install the available upgrade. Note that you must have the Microsoft .NET Framework Ver 1.1 installed BEFORE you run the installer. The .NET Framework Ver 1.1 can be run with later versions of the .NET framework on the same computer.

Please read these Installation Instructions before you start with the installation process

 Recent Upgrade

This upgrade contains several small bug fixes and improvements. The download is a self-extracting zip file (extension .exe). Run the file and follow the steps to perform the upgrade. Note that in some cases (depending on your computer setup) you will need to run the upgrade installer as 'administrator' for the upgrade to succeed.

When installing the upgrade, if you have a 64 bit operating system you will need to change the default search location from 'C:\Program Files' to 'C:\Program Files (x86)'

 Excel Templates: Desktop Tools

Many tools in Rubicon Toolbox require data import from Excel in a template format. To download all available templates as a zip file, please use the link below.

 Latest Upgrade

Ver 4.6

This upgrade is available only for maintenance paying customers. You will need to obtain a code from Rubicon Solutions to download this upgrade, which contains several small bug fixes and improvements. The download is a zip file. Extract the setup, run the file and follow the steps to perform the upgrade. Note that in some cases (depending on your computer setup) you will need to run the upgrade installer as 'administrator' for the upgrade to succeed.

 Defaults Database

The defaults settings database (contained in a zip file) contains some predefined defaults or settings (e.g. Materials and Failure Criteria) that you can import and use in your projects.

Please read these instructions on how to import these settings into your existing defaults database

 Tutorials: Desktop Tools

Rubicon Solutions have prepared several informative tutorials to walk you through the use of some of the tools in Rubicon Toolbox. Click on the link below to open the tutorials page where you can see a summary of available tutorials and download those you are interested in.

 Price List

Click on the link below to download the current Rubicon Toolbox price list for an anual subscription. We are in the process of upgrading and migrating the Desktop Tools to the Online Tools, therefore some tools are available in the Desktop Tools and some in the Online Tools. Any tools subscribed to as a Desktop Tool will be automatically available as an Online Tool when it is migrated. Special discounts apply to educational instituation. Please contact us for a quatation.

User Guides

Rubicon Solutions have prepared comprehensive user guides to walk you through downloading the latest upgrade as well as registering for and using the Online Tools. Click on the link below to open the user guides page and download those you are interested in.