Free CPLEX Trials
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You would like to try CPLEX before making any investment decision and don't know where to start? There is an easy way, using the free evaluation available on our developerWorks site. The evaluation period for this trial is 90 days. All of the product's features are enabled. After the trial period is over, you can get an extended evaluation. When you download this trial, you are entitled to submit technical problems and questions through our IBM Optimization forum.
Before detailing how to get it, let me remind you that you can also leverage the IBM
Back to developerWorks trials, you can download the fully functional version of CPLEX starting with this page. You can also find the page by opening the Evaluation software tab at the top of developerWorks site. CPLEX is near the bottom of the page.
You will be asked to register on developerWorks if you're not already registered. More information on how to register can be found here.
Once registered and logged on developerWorks, the steps are straightforward. You get on a page containing this
Click on the download button which brings a second page, where you should select the latset release, 12.6 as I write this blog:
and click on the continue button at the bottom.
You will be asked to provide some information about you, as well as an agreement to our license terms (nothing fancy here). Clicking on the confirm button brings you to the download page. I recommend you download using download director rather than http. Your last step it to select the package that correspond to your target platform. For instance, I've selected the one for a 64 bit version on Windows 8 laptop in the screenshot below.
Click on download, then run the installer once the download is completed. You're then all set.