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The software BASEMENT is downloadable from this page for free. There is only the actual and previous version available on this site. If you need anything concerning earlier versions, see contact for earlier versions.

Please enter your name and email address to download the software. This gives us an overview about our user base and we can inform you about further updates.


General Notice

The software BASEMENT is subject to continuous development. Because of the ongoing improvement of the models included, results of simulations produced by different minor or major versions may differ (bugfix releases should not be affected). Especially in the case of simulations with sediment transport, care should be taken. This is due to the complex dependencies of the underlying models.
Thus it is adviced to finish work in progress with the same version of the software or to calibrate your model again for a new version.

System Requirements

Microsoft Windows

Version 2.7 is available for the following MS Windows systems:

- Windows XP and XP64
- Windows Vista
- Windows 7 (recommended)
- Windows 8
- Windows 10

BASEMENT needs .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1 to be installed. (On most machines, this is already installed by the use of other software)

Linux (64bit - amd64)

Version 2.7 is available for LINUX (64bit - amd64) systems. The binary was compiled and tested on the following Linux-Distribution:

Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS), alias “Trusty Tahr”

- Kernel version 3.13
- GNU C Library (glibc) version 2.19
- VTK-version 5.8

Ubuntu 16.04 (LTS), alias “Xenial Xerus”

- Kernel version 4.4
- GNU C Library (glibc) version 2.23
- VTK-version: 5.10 

Hardware Configuration

We recommend the following hardware configuration:

- single- or multi-core processors (x86/x86-64)
- Intel or AMD
- dual socket
- RAM: 1 GB (per core on multi-core systems)
- shared memory architecture

BASEMENT has not yet been compiled as 64-bit version (large address space > 4 GB) for Windows.

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