AutoPIPE CONNECT Release Notes (

Product Version




Date Posted

English - May 2021


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

.NET Framework

3.5 SP1


Subscription Entitlement Service


Supports OPIM CONNECT Edition Update 9 -


Bentley AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition v12.6 (v12.06.00.48) - English

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.

This new release provides new features, critical code updates, and enhanced product interoperability. This is a product generation update for AutoPIPE CONNECT (v12.06.00.48) which includes several bug fixes plus the following new features:

What is New & Changed in AutoPIPE

The following outline identifies new features and enhancements in the AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition version 12.6: 

Piping Codes



Security Release Notes

 Technology Previews - Provide users preliminary access to features currently in development but not yet ready for production. These features are provided at no additional charge to promote awareness of a feature or technology to be deployed in a future release. Users are encouraged to provide feedback and suggestions. Now all Technology previews are available in the application. These commands have '[Technology Preview]' displayed in the tool tip. 

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:

Program Name: AutoPIPE CONNECT Edition v.12.06

Revision or Version Number: v12.06.00.48

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