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Simile 6.6 hanging on a Mac


I am currently running an ecological modelling class of 4th year undergrad students. A couple of students with Macs are having issues with Simile hanging.

Below is an error report from one computer and here is the information about the system.

Are there any known bugs causing this beghaviour, and is there a work around that I can give to the students affected?

All the best



OS X El Capitan

Version 10.11.2

MacBook Pro (13-inch, Late 2011)

Processor 2.4 GHz Intel Core i5

Memory 4 GB 1333 MHz DDR3

Wed, 03/02/2016 - 17:56
Fri, 26/02/2016 - 13:32

Unable to compile models with Simile 6.6


I installed the last version of Simile Enterprise 6.6 32 bit on my computer under Windows 7 and I cannot run any model anymore. An error occurs systematically when compiling the model. It seems there is a problem with the installation of mingw.

Here is an example of the reported error (your example forest.sml):

The compiler raised a problem with the code generated for this model.

It may help to try the 'Debug' option.

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 22:57
Mon, 08/02/2016 - 18:37

Download blocked

Dear administrator,

I was trying to download the last version of Simile Enterprise 6.6 from my update page, but I received the following message:

"You have downloaded this file from too many different locations. Please contact the site administrator if this message has been received in error."

Is it due to the fact that I have a new laptop or that I am working from different locations with it? I did not give my account details to anyone else...

In any case, please give me access again to my download page.

Best regards,

François Gillet

Mon, 11/01/2016 - 14:00
Mon, 25/07/2016 - 16:04

Simile version 6.6.Released

Ths version has two main purposes:

  • To incorporate new functions allowing Simile to conform to the core XMILE standard
  • To improve memory management, enabling very large models to be edited and executed more easily.


XMILE is a new standard, currently under development, enabling system dynamics models to be exchanged between a variety of modelling tools. It will also allow models to be processed by a range of data presentation and comparison tools.

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Cannot Download v 6.5

I have been using another modeling package for a few months and now need to return to Simile.  I noted the release of 6.5, but am only now in need of the new version.  When attempt to download v 6.x  on the my files page (is this even 6.5?), which i have never downloaded, I get a message that I have downloaded this in "too many locations"?  I am downloading to the same computers (a laptop and a desktop) I have always used.  I am however on sabbatical and am working from home.   Can you please help me to access the new version?   Thanks!   -- Steve Hodges




Thu, 08/10/2015 - 17:17
Fri, 23/10/2015 - 14:44

Model error closes Simile as it is opening.

When i try to open the my most recent model it prematurely terminates Simile 6.5.  We had a lot of weather problems with our electricity and the powere was going off and on. I don't Know if that made a difference.

John E. Rogers04
Tue, 29/09/2015 - 16:06
Wed, 30/09/2015 - 14:19

Simile 6.5 crashes often under Mac OSX Yosemite (10.5)

Email report. 

The particular actions that cause Simile to freeze or to quit unexpectedly are: 1) almost every time I save and 2) when I add simple elements to my model (sometimes it works okay for around 5 minutes, but I never really get to complete my model) and 3) sometimes when I hit "run". The error message I get is simply: "Simile has quit unexpectedly" and then there is a 100+ page error report attached that suggests I send it to Apple or report to you. After I have to kill the program or when it crashes unexpectedly,

Thu, 17/09/2015 - 13:45
Thu, 17/09/2015 - 14:04

Simile 6.5

Release notes

Teaching Club Download Page downloaded is non-executable (apparently)

what gets downloaded is non-executable. what good is this? where is the .exe file?

Fri, 21/08/2015 - 19:22
Thu, 17/09/2015 - 14:44

Simile version 6.5 Released

This version has two main purposes:

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