Interactive, Hands-on Learning for Students

Are you a full-time student? You may qualify for free access to TotalView Express Student Edition, the industry-leading code debugging tool for high-performance computing (HPC) applications.

This easy-to-use tool not only helps you debug code quickly and easily, but it will also help you learn to write better code while you’re doing it.

To qualify for a student license, you are:

  • A full-time student at a college or university – Undergraduate, Masters, PHD.
  • Using the license to support classroom assignments. No commercial or paid projects.

Licenses are granted for a term of 1-year. The license can be renewed for additional time provided the qualifications of the program are still met.

We hope TotalView helps you on your journey to acquire new skills.

Want to Use TotalView Out of the Classroom?

If you would like to use TotalView for a project outside the classroom, you can request a TotalView trial for your project today.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I qualify for the free license?

A free TotalView student license is available to any full-time student actively enrolled at a college or university.

What kind of support to I get with a student license?

Customer support for the student edition is provided under no obligation via the online ticketing system in the Perforce Customer Support Portal only. The student edition is not eligible for phone support. Documentation can be found at

What’s the difference between the student version and the full version?

TotalView Express Student Edition has all the basic features and functions of the full TotalView version, with these exceptions:

  • Single instance: Only run one (1) instance at a time on your computer.
  • Node-locked: License is tied to a single machine.
  • No remote debugging.
  • Maximum of four (4) threads/processes.
  • No display (X) redirection.