FlexBeam Pro


FlexBeam is a user-friendly calculator for beam analysis: calculate beam deflection and column buckling. Just enter the data and FlexBeam instantaneously provides you with the outcome. You can immediately see, on one window, which load is calculated, the second moment of area and the resulting stress, deflection and slope. Buckling calculations are done for central load (Euler-formula) and for eccentric load (Secant-formula). You can also try the free version first.



Key Features of FlexBeam

There are two versions of FlexBeam for calculating beam deflection and buckling: FlexBeam Pro and FlexBeam Lite. FlexBeam Pro has full functionality. The most important features of FlexBeam Pro and Lite are:

Features Lite Pro
Calculate beam deflection OK OK
Calculate buckling (new in release 2.0) NO OK
four different types of beam support OK OK
automatic calculation of the second moment of area for various beam cross-sections 4 23
various standard profiles (IPE, HEA, HEB, HEM, UBP, UB, ASTM, UC, PFC, UPN (UNP), UPE, HD and square, rectangular and circular hollow sections) NO 17
entering a known second moment of area OK OK
managing a materials selection list OK OK
simultaneous loads 1 3
metric units and imperial units OK OK
calculation of maximum beam deflection, stress and slope OK OK
calculation of the beam deflection, stress and slope at any desired position OK OK
calculation reaction forces NO OK
buckling calculation around X- and Y-axis with central load and with eccentric load NO OK
diagram of the deflection and slope OK OK
diagram of the stress and shear force NO OK
copying all entered data and calculation results to the Windows clipboard OK OK
saving the last calculation OK OK
printing of the load case and results, including diagrams OK OK
help function OK OK
languages English and Dutch OK OK
Free € 9.50*

* There is a discount for multiple users:

  • 5 users; € 2.50 discount;
  • 10 users; € 10.00 discount;
  • 20 users; € 25.00 discount;
  • 50 users or more; € 65.00 discount.

FlexBeam most recent release is version 2.6.0. See the release notes.

Screenshot of FlexBeam Pro calculating buckling:

Main Window of FlexBeam Pro for Buckling
Screenshot of FlexBeam Pro calculating deflection with an example of the deflection diagram:

Main window of FlexBeam Pro for beam deflection

Diagram, graph of deflection


Order FlexBeam Pro

The price of FlexBeam Pro with its extensive functionality is € 9.50 per user, all future updates are free. There is a dynamic discount (5% .. 15%) for 5, 10, 20 en 50 users. FlexBeam Lite is free. You can pay safe and securely with you credit card via PayPal or via iDeal, MrCash and SOFORT Banking. After payment you will receive an email with a download link.

System requirements

You can find the system requirements here.


Some anti virus programs block the installation of FlexBeam and mark it as suspicious. This is a so called ‘false positive‘. FlexBeam is 100% virus free.

FlexBeam Lite

Do you want to try FlexBeam first, or you don’t need the functionality of the Pro version? Then download the free version FlexBeam Lite. You can download and use FlexBeam Lite for free after registration. Via the registration we will keep you informed about program updates and new developments.

The functionality of FlexBeam Lite is more limited than that of the Pro version, see the table above. The FlexBeam Lite version, just as the HertzWin and FlexHinge programs, will always remain free and will be continuously updated.

FlexBeam Lite Download after Registration

You can download and use the beam deflection calculator FlexBeam Lite for free after registration.  You will receive an email with a download link to the software.

Please check the software programs about which you want to receive news. You will be informed about program updates and new developments.

You can always edit preferences and personal data or remove all personal data. See the privacy policy


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