AutoPIPE CONNECT Release Notes ( -

Product Version




Date Posted

English - April 2022


Microsoft Windows 8 Professional or higher
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Professional or higher (with KB2919355 Update)
Microsoft Windows 10 Professional or higher

.NET Framework



Subscription Entitlement Service


Supports OPIM CONNECT Edition Update 10 -


Bentley AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition v12 (v12.08.00.063) - English, Japanese, Polish, and Chinese

Bentley AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition is a stand-alone, engineering application for the calculation of piping stresses, fatigue stresses, fluid transient, bowing or thermal transient analysis, flange or pipe support design, and equipment nozzle loading analysis under static and dynamic loading conditions. In addition to 30+ piping codes, AutoPIPE incorporates ASME, JSME, British Standard, European, API, NEMA, ANSI, ASCE, AISC, UBC, GOST and WRC guidelines and design limits to provide a comprehensive analysis of the entire system.

Subscription Entitlement Service:
This product version utilizes Subscription Entitlement Service, which is not supported by SELECT activation key(s). Subscription Entitlement Service features new behavior to enhance your organization's user administration and security with mandatory user sign-in via CONNECTION Client to access the application. If you are already signed in to the CONNECTION Client, you have met this prerequisite. If you have not, please refer to the Administrator's Resource Center and/or contact your administrator for assistance in the registration and sign-in process.

Support Services and the Bentley Support Policy

The Bentley Support Policy describes the phases of eligibility for specific support services, and provides the current and planned support status for all versions of Bentley desktop applications , ProjectWise servers and services, and License Administration Services. Understanding the benefits and the support status for your software will help you to proactively manage your licenses for your organization.

AutoPIPE, version
Support Status: Continuous Support

What is New & Changed in AutoPIPE

The following outline identifies new features and enhancements in the AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition version 12.8: 

The following outline identifies new features and enhancements in the AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition version

Detailed Readme: 


1. Readme file contains limited amount of information about errors / enhancements, only QA&R members have access to detailed Error Reports

Download, Install, and License Procedure:

See procedure here

Validation Certificate:

The above computer program has been validated by both manual and automated testing procedures as part of a comprehensive product test plan consisting of more than 700 verification and validation test cases. Software quality metrics are defined against a quality standard established by existing and historical commercial versions of the program. Bentley Systems, Inc. maintains a quality assurance program t hat controls the life cycle activities of this computer program for the design of nuclear safety related piping in compliance with ASME NQA-1-2008/ 2009a, 10 CFR Part 50 Appendix B, and 10 CFR Part 21 quality standards. Test plans and validation data are on file at Bentley's Walnut Creek, California, USA office. 

Support for this computer program is described in Bentley SELECT Program Agreement and includes 24/7 telephone, email, and web based support along with free upgrades and updates as they become available.

See copy of Software Validation Certificate by starting AutoPIPE, select Help Ribbon, Software Validation certificate icon. 

See Also

AutoPIPE CONNECT Release Notes (10.00.xx.xx - higher)

How do I download, install, and license AutoPIPE?

Bentley AutoPIPE