UNITED STATES
                             Washington, D.C. 20549

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT

                     PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
                         SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

          Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported): May 3, 2007


                                   ANSYS, INC.
             (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

        Delaware                  0-20853                    04-3219960
    (State or Other       (Commission File Number)        (I.R.S. Employer
    Jurisdiction of                                       Identification No.)
    Incorporation or

           275 Technology Drive, Canonsburg, PA              15317
         (Address of Principal Executive Offices)          (Zip Code)

       (Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code) (724) 746-3304


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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition

      On May 3, 2007, ANSYS, Inc. issued an earnings release announcing its
financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2007. A copy of the
earnings release is attached as Exhibit 99.1

      In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information in
this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to
be "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as
amended (the "Exchange Act"), or otherwise subject to the liability of that
section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration
statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended,
or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific
reference in such filing.

Item 9.01  Financial Statements and Exhibits

  (d)  Exhibits

       Number     Description
       -------    -------------------------------------------------
       99.1       Press Release of the Registrant dated May 3, 2007


      Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

                                       ANSYS, INC.

Date:    May 3, 2007                   By: /s/  MARIA T. SHIELDS

                                          Maria T. Shields - Chief Financial
                                          Officer, VP of Finance and

                                          (Ms. Shields is the  Principal
                                          Financial and Accounting Officer
                                          and has been duly authorized to
                                          sign on behalf of the Registrant)

                                INDEX TO EXHIBITS

Exhibit Number     Description of Exhibit
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99.1               Press Release of the Registrant dated May 3, 2007