Step 1: Register and Download
In order to get Educational license for ARCHICAD, register on MyARCHICAD.com website. After the registration, the installer can be downloaded from the My Products menu of the site.
Step 2: Start Installation Process
After downloading ARCHICAD installer, run installation file and install ARCHICAD.
Step 3: Enter username and serial number
The username is the email address you have registered with. After registration, a serial for 30 days is generated automatically. Navigate to the My Products menu of MyARCHICAD.com to get it. Without these, the ARCHICAD Educational license cannot be activated!
Start ARCHICAD and select the proper choice to activate the Educational license with the serial number.
Please be aware that you must enter the serial number exactly as it appears in your personal page on MyARCHICAD website.
We suggest that you use the Copy ( Ctrl-C) and Paste ( Ctrl-V) method to enter your serial number.
Once you entered the User ID and Serial Number click on Restart ARCHICAD.
Step 4: License renewal
When your 30 days Educational license is about to expire, every time you launch the program, you will see a dialog box that prompts you to progress through the registration process.
Please follow these steps in order to convert your trial version to a free 1-year license or apply for another 1-year license. You should be redirected to a website where you can submit information which will be used in order to evaluate your student/teacher status. You may be contacted by one of our GRAPHISOFT partners in order to verify your student/teacher status.
Please be sure to check all of your email folders, including your Spam/Bulk Folders.