As explained on the download page, this is an intermediate and partially validated release. The production version will be released every two years whereas the intermediate version (or testing version) will be released every six months.
Numerous improvements and new features are available in this version, as described in the page dedicated to this version.
The distribution format remains identical:
- An installer which contains a python script for automatic installation of the Code_Saturne elements and associated routines,
- An archive contains Code_Saturne.
Code_Saturne development team.