PTV Vissim Installation Instruction

This page guides you through the PTV Vissim installation process. If you need assistance, please contact us at


Before you start

1. Make sure you have received an email with the ticket code for retrieving the license information and have it available.

2. Check system requirements for PTV Vissim from the link below:

3. Download the latest PTV Vissim setup file(s) from the link below:;product=PTV Vissim
As shown in the figure below, you will need to download setup file.

– Download page will not work with Internet Explorer. Please use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome or Firefox to download.
– You will only need to download Setup file (as shown above) to complete this installation process.

<Installation of PTV Vissim>

1. Run setup file (i.e. Setup_VISSIM_2020.00-09_x64_Full.exe) that you have downloaded.

2. When the “Select Setup Language” window opens, select “English” and click “OK”:

3. Read the “License Agreement” and select “I accept the agreement” option. Then click “Next” button.

4. Read the “Data Privacy Policy” and select “I have read the data privacy policy” option. Then click “Next” button.

5. Select the directory where you want to install PTV Vissim and click “Next” button.

6. Select components that you want to install including the language and click “Next” button.

  • Tasks recommended to add:
    • Register as COM server: PTV Vissim is registered for automation through scripts.
    • Associate files with PTV Vissim: PTV Vissim network files (*.inpx) will be associated with PTV Vissim installation so that they can be opened with a double-click in the Windows explorer.
    • Create a desktop shortcut
    • Install Codemeter Runtime: Codemeter runtime (license administration application) will be installed automatically. If you already have Codemeter runtime installed, you should unselect it.
  • Tasks NOT recommended to add:
    • Select license and set as default for all users: License management window will be prompted during the installation process. It is highly recommended to work on license management task separately after the completion of the installation process.

7. Specify in which folder of the Windows start menu or in which group of the start screen the PTV Vissim shortcuts shall be created and click “Next” button.

8. Select the task to be performed in the installation and click “Next” button.

9. Verify your selection and click “Install” button.

10. A window with messages and progress bar indicating the installation process will be prompted.

11. Once it is complete, click “Finish” button without selecting any additional options.

11. Once it is complete, click “Finish” button without selecting any additional options.