3DSSPP: Download

Download the 3D SSPP Version 7.1.0

The current version of 3D SSPP can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. It has been successfully tested on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10 systems. We will post updates of this release as available. See the features page for release changes and known issues.

Trial Version: This version will function for evaluation for 14 days after installation. For continued use, you must enter a registration number which can be purchased from the University of Michigan. See the Purchase Information link.

Download 3D SSPP 7.1.0 Setup File  **Note registration codes prior to Version 7.0.3 will not work for Versions 7.0.3 and beyond.   Request new codes from um-software@umich.edu **

Download the Installation Instructions

Download 3D SSPP 7.1.0 Manual

Download 3D SSPP Version 7 Select Features

The three latter files are Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files and Adobe Acrobat Reader must be installed to read them.

Hardware Requirements

Due to the complexity of the interactions between the 3DSSPP program and the Windows environment as well as the computations that are performed by the posture prediction, inverse kinematics, human modeling graphics, and 3D back optimization routines, the minimum hardware configuration recommended to run the program consists of the following:

  • A Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 computer Pentium or greater processor running at least 1.6 GHz.
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 10 MB of available hard disk space
  • VGA monitor and graphics card, 256 colors minimum
  • Windows compatible mouse
  • A printer supported by Windows


Download the 3D SSPP Version 6.0.10 (must already own Version 6 license)

Version 6.0.10 (Released December, 2017) – This release corrects an error in the shoulder humeral rotation strength equation when the elbow is behind the torso.

**Version 7 upgrade is highly recommended as Version 6 will no longer be supported**

Download 3D SSPP 6.0.10 Setup File

Download the Installation Instructions

Download 3D SSPP 6.0.8 Manual (same manual for version 6.0.9, 6.0.10)

Copyright and Disclaimer

The 3DSSPP program is the sole property of The Regents of The University of Michigan. NO part of the program or this manual may be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of The Regents of The University of Michigan, with the exception that you may transfer copies of the original program to a hard disk to run or to a disk for backup purposes only.


The entire risk as to the performance of the program and interpretation of the output from the program is with the user. The University of Michigan assumes no responsibility or liability of any kind for errors in the program, errors in the output from the program, or for any consequential or incidental damages that may arise from use of the program.

All display screens used by the program are copyrighted by the University of Michigan. No screen or part thereof may be used in any publication or promotion without the express written consent of The Regents of The University of Michigan.

U.S. GOVERNMENT RESTRICTED RIGHTS. The PROGRAM and documentation are provided with restricted rights. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the Government is subject to restrictions as set forth in subdivisions (c)(1)(ii) of the Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software clause at 252.227-7013. Contractor/Manufacturer is The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 48109.

Copyright 2019 The Regents of the University of Michigan

Terms, conditions and disclaimers can be reviewed in the license agreement.