Comparison Chart for Vensim Configurations

PLE, PLE Plus, Professional, DSS, Model Reader and Venapp Runtime

FeaturePLEPLE PlusProDSSRead
FeaturePLEPLE PlusProDSSRead
SyntheSimXXXXX
Ability to cut feedback links on the fly in SyntheSim modeXXXX
Sketch Editor with Undo/RedoXXXX
Causal Loop DiagramsXXXXX
Stock and Flow DiagramsXXXXX
Tree DiagramsXXXXX
Document ToolXXXXX
Loop IdentificationXXXXX
Equation EditorXXXX
Built-in FunctionsXXXX
Units CheckXXXX
Causal Tracing®XXXXX
Reality Check®XXXXX
SimulationXXXXX
GraphsXXXXX
Tabular Output (Tables)XXXXX
Run Comparison (between two simulations)XXXXX
On-line HelpXXXX
Multiple Views (pages or sectors of a model)XXXXX
Input and Output Sketch ObjectsXXXXX
GamingXXXX
Sensitivity Simulations (Monte Carlo)XXXX
External Data Import/Export (spreadsheet etc.)XXXX
Live Data ConnectionsXXXX
Discrete Event FunctionsXXX
Editable Sketch ToolsetsXX
Hide Sketch ElementsXXXX
Simulation Control DialogXX
Partial Model SimulationXX
User-configurable ToolsXX
HistogramsXXX
Password ProtectionXXX
Model Calibration (optimization)XXX
Policy OptimizationXXX
Kalman FilteringXX
Subscripts (Arrays) - up to 8 dimensionsXXX
Bar GraphsXXX
Gantt ChartsXXX
Summary StatisticsXXX
Text EditorXX
User defined MacrosXXX
ODBC CapabilitiesXX
Packaged Applications (Venapps, flight simulators)XX
Graphical Venapp BuilderX
Dynamic Data ExchangeX
External FunctionsXX
Compiled Models (C language)XX
DLL ConfigurationXX