Metsim International is always striving to deliver the best customer experience possible. This resource page contains the latest update for your METSIM® software; just follow the instructions below to update. Alternatively, this page also contains the information you need for a free-trial download of METSIM®.
METSIM® Installation Instructions
(All Steps MUST be carried out with Administrator Privileges)
For a free 14-day trial of METSIM®, please CONTACT US and complete the form to register.
1a) For Windows 8 and older, download: USB Key Driver (will save as a .zip folder)
1b) For Windows 10 and newer: Windows 10 USB Key Driver (will save as a .zip folder)
2) Extract/Run: USBKeyDriver.exe
3) Download: METSIM® Software version 2023.08 (will save as a .zip folder)
NOTE: Google Chrome 17 and later reports all executable applications (.exe) as potentially harmful; we have confirmed our files are safe for download.
For older METSIM® versions and update logs, Contact an Agent near you.
4) Extract/Run: METSIMvvvvvvvv.exe
Following METSIM® installation, you will be prompted to Restart your computer; please do so.
NOTE: Some security settings will block the installation of the required font files which may cause problems when utilizing METSIM® math tools. To remedy, simply copy the font files located in (…)/METSIM/Fonts and paste into the C:/Windows/Fonts directory.
5) Insert: USB Key
6) Wait for USB Key to be located and activated, the light should come on.
7) Run METSIM® from Start Menu/Programs/METSIM
System Requirements: METSIM® requires at least 100MB of free space on the hard drive and it is recommended to have at least the equivalent of an Intel Core i5 processor. Windows versions 7, 8 and 10 are compatible, either 32 or 64 bit. All installation steps must be carried out with Administrator Privileges.
Note: Once the appropriate key drivers have been installed, only steps 3 and 4 will need to be repeated for future updates
Software Keys require activation which may be accomplished online or offline. Instructions for software key activation are provided by our local sales representatives at the time of purchase.
METSIM® Brochures & Publications
A) METSIM® General Brochure
B) METSIM® Tri-Fold Brochure
C) Society of Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration, Denver 2013
“Life of Mine Process Simulation from Drill Holes to Net Present Value”
D) Heap Leach Solutions, Vancouver 2013
“Development of Accurate Metal Production Forecasts for a Heap Leach Project using METSIM® Dynamic Simulation and Defensible Column Leach Testing Data”