Licensing

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ArchiCAD license types

All available GRAPHISOFT license types, file compatibility between Full, Solo, Educational, Trial and Start Edition versions

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Emergency License

What’s coveredWhat is Emergency License?Key features of the emergency license:EligibilityContent of Emergency LicensesWorkflowForwarding Activation CodesSupported ArchiCAD versions What is Emergency License? Emergency License is a 5-day temporary license that users…

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Software Key FAQ

Software-Based Protection Keys – or Software Keys for short – have the same functionality as Hardware-based Protection Keys, but instead of storing software licenses on an USB stick, the licenses are stored in a software container file on your computer.

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WibuKey software protection for GRAPHISOFT products

WibuKey features About the available protection systems About WibuKey software protection How to set up a WibuKey server How to manage users on the server side Troubleshooting Troubleshooting guide How to report errors Useful links ArchiCAD license…

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Remote Key Upgrade

WIBU hardware protection keys (WibuKey and CodeMeter) for GRAPHISOFT products can be remotely programmed via: https://upgrade.graphisoft.com If you have recently purchased a GRAPHISOFT product (ArchiCAD, BIMx, MEP modeler, license borrowing option), you…

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Accessing an ArchiCAD Protection key remotely

Note: This article describes how to set up the ArchiCAD client computer to remotely access a ProtectionKey shared via the Internet. The server-side setup is described in these articles: Sharing a WibuKey Sharing a CodeMeter key To be able to remotely…

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Education License Renewal

Note: this issue is fixed in ArchiCAD 15 Hotfix #1 (3267) Issue After the education license has expired there is no way to renew the license on ArchiCAD. ArchiCAD starts with a protection key error such as No valid License key found (111) or No WIBU-KEY…

ArchiCAD Protection Key Compatibility

ArchiCAD Protection Key Types ArchiCAD requires a hardware protection key to run in unlimited “full” or “commercial” mode. The following protection key types exist to date:   Make Connection type Introduced With Version Compatible With Version…