on 2019-12-0602:00 PM - edited on 2023-09-2704:52 PM by Katica
Thanks for your interest in exploring Graphisoft solutions! This article explains how to start your trial journey with us.
Step 1: Register for Trial
Use the trial license* to try out the full functionality of Archicad for up to 1 month on a single computer, free. Get the trial license by registering at https://www.graphisoft.com/archicad/try-archicad-for-free/ . We automatically detect your current location, but you can also manually select a different country, using the list at the top left corner of our website.
*In your region, the trial version is currently available with key-based licensing.
Select ‘Try now’ to start your trial registration.
Select ‘Free trial’.
Read about our trial license types, then select ‘Professional user’.
Once you have signed up for your Archicad trial license, we will email you with a coupon code for your trial license.
Step 2: Download and install Archicad
Follow the instructions in the email and visit https://store.graphisoft.com. We will guide you through the purchase process for your free trial license.
Select the Archicad subscription and click Next.
Select ‘Monthly’ as your billing period and enter the coupon code you received by email.
Proceed by filling out the form. You can also learn more about your local Graphisoft service partner.
Configure your payment method and place your order.
Select ‘Download now’.
Select the Archicad version based on your operating system.
Download the Archicad installer and run it to install Archicad. See the step-by-step installation description here.
Step 3: Sign in with your Graphisoft ID in Archicad
When you first launch Archicad, the start-up dialog prompts you to to sign in with your Graphisoft ID. Once you sign in, your 1 month trial license is automatically downloaded to your computer, in the background.
Trial licenses are valid for 1 month. Please note that trial licenses cannot be renewed. Once the trial license has expired, it is automatically converted to a monthly subscription for a full commercial license of Archicad. You can cancel your subscription any time.