• STAAD.Pro V8i (SELECTseries 2) v20.07.07 Released

    We are pleased to announce the release of the new commercial build of STAAD.Pro v8i, SELECT series 2.

    Enhanced Integration has been a major focus of this new release. Manage all your Bentley Structural applications using the free new Structural Dashboard. Plant engineers get a major boost with the integration with AutoPIPE. Speed up foundation design with the new integration of STAAD.foundation as a new mode in the…

  • Is there a backup?

    With most of the structural applications, automatic backup files are created periodically and they can easily be restored should anything bad happen to your main file.  Here’s a summary of how they work by programs.
    RAM Elements
    Periodically the program makes a copy of the main file, filename.etz and saves it in the same folder with the file extension .bak.  Just rename the file with a .etz extension and…