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Depending on your development needs, you have three options to access this library.

Intel® MPI Library with Community Support

Download the stand-alone product free. It supports Windows* and Linux*, and includes support via the Intel® oneAPI HPC Toolkit community forum.



Intel MPI Library with Priority Support

A paid version includes Priority Support for one year from the date of purchase. This gives you direct and private interaction with Intel engineers about your technical questions, free access to product updates, continued access to older versions, and extended support at a reduced rate.


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See what Intel® MPI Library can do for your code when combined with a comprehensive tool suite for technical, HPC, enterprise, and cloud developers.


Try it today for 30 days. You then have the option to convert to a paid license, which provides Priority Support for one year. Students and classroom educators may qualify for a free version of the suite.




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