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Installation & update
Read articles about program installation and update, hardware, operating systems, setup, etc.


macOS 14 Sonoma

Apple released the new macOS 14 Sonoma on September 26, 2023. According to our tests with the public beta version Archicad is compatible with some known issues detailed below. There are no known issues regarding BIMx and existing BIMcloud setups. Kno...

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Random crashes with macOS 10.15 or newer

Affected versions: Archicad 23, 24 | Severity: workaround applicable | ID: DEF-376, DEF-345, DEF-373 A small number of customers with AMD video cards from macOS 10.15 Catalina may experience heap corruption crashes in different scenarios while workin...

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Altering ARCHICAD behavior - Registry or Preferences?

In some cases, the only way to activate a feature, or change the behavior of ARCHICAD is by editing software configuration keys maintained by the operating system. On a PC this configuration system is called the Registry. On macOS, these configuratio...

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How to collect Event logs/Console logs

Normally, users rarely have to deal with the Event logs and Console logs. The Technical Support team will only ask for them in some rare situations. What is Event logs/Console logs? There will always be a tool for collecting messages from application...

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macOS X 10.11 El Capitan

Apple has released MAC OS X 10.11 on the 30th of September, 2015. You can see the list of compatibility of different ARCHICAD versions and the schedule of Compatibilty Updates below. Compatible ARCHICAD versions Summary by versions ARCHICAD 22: Compa...

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Using & Identifying Missing Fonts in ArchiCAD

ArchiCAD uses operating system fonts. Some default fonts vary between Windows and macOS. Make sure you are using a common font which is present on all workstations. The standard fonts are usually the most reliable: Arial, Times New Roman, etc. It is,...