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FastFrame is a native Win95 32 bit app I believe. You should try the Beta
(5.0.8) version and let me know what you think.

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> From: Ecengrs(--nospam--at)aol.com
> To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org
> Subject: Re: GOOD STRUCTURAL PROGRAMS
> Date: Friday, March 21, 1997 9:54 AM
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Bill Allen wrote:
> 
> >>
> >>I've seen RISA, the input is fairly cumbersome.
> >>
> 
> Bill, you obviously looked at an old version of RISA-2D. I'm running the
> current 2.1d beta of RISA-3D which is 32-bit with complete graphical
editing
> (drawing) of the model. This is combined with RISA's tried and true
> spreadsheet.
> 
> We also have STAAD3 Ver. 22  and VisualAnalysis Ver 3.0 in our office and
> RISA-3D (2.1d) solves problems about 30% faster than STAAD and 300%
(that's
> not a typo) faster than VisualAnalysis.  RISA's graphics also blow away
any
> other analysis program I've ever seen. The only drawback as far as I'm
> concerned is that RISA is a DOS program, but I'm having no trouble 
running
> it under Windows95. The guys at RISA promise a windows version this
summer,
> but you know how that goes.
> 
> Incidentally, according to the RISA web site, the guy who wrote RISA also
> wrote part of FastFrame.
> 
> Earl Conroy
> 
> 
> 


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