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Saving to an earlier version? ARCHICAD 26


How to save Archicad to the previous version?

I have a trial version of Archicad 26 and I need to save a file of it to a previous version. I searched all over the internet to find a way, but there is no ARCHICAD 25 Project option in the save format list dialog

The method you know:

Project (.pln) in the format of the latest version of Archicad

Archicad 26 can save project files only in Archicad 25 format (among all previous Archicad formats).

To reverse save:

1. Activate the menu command File > Save as...

2. In the opened Save dialog box, select the Archicad 22 Project option from the Format drop-down list.







Might be disabled in the trial version.

Lucas Becker | AC 27 on Mac | Editor at SelfGDL | Developer of the GDL plugin for Sublime Text |
«Furthermore, I consider that Carth... yearly releases must be destroyed»
Markus Denzlinger
Graphisoft Partner
Graphisoft Partner

Maybe it's because of the trial version. You need a commercial license (perpetual or subscription).




You can only back save one version at a time so from AC26 to 25 or 25 to 24. I don’t believe the feature of back saving is available in the trial version of AC 26.

Lee Hankins
ArchiCAD 4.5 - Archicad 27UKI Apple Silicon 27.1.1
macOS Sonoma (14.2)

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