[Gmsh] Exporting Mesh to other software

Tebogo Masaka tmasaka at gmail.com
Sat Mar 9 13:01:33 CET 2019

Thank you for the swift response.

It is an older version of USGS Modflow, a finite difference model, using a
GUI ModelMuse that does not support USGS-USG.



On Sat, 09 Mar 2019, 07:45 G. D. McBain, <gdmcbain at protonmail.com> wrote:

> > I wanted to know if it is possible to export an unstructured grid
> created from the software to another software that does not have the
> ability to create an unstructured grid.
> Yes indeed, there are many examples: FreeFem++, PETSc (and hence libMesh
> and Firedrake), meshio (and hence scikit-fem), OpenFOAM, and FEniCS, can
> all read the MSH format (at least version 2). Other packages can read in
> other formats that Gmsh exports; I've found the MEDIT .mesh format useful
> for its simplicity, where applicable, for example.
> You may need to be more specific about the other software though. It
> doesn't have the ability to create an unstructured grid, but what is it
> expecting?
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