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Updating your key for ARCHICAD 20

ARCHICAD 20 is almost here so it is time to think about what you need to do to use it. The one thing you absolutely definitely MUST do is upgrade your key so that ARCHICAD 20 will run!

If you already have ARCHICAD 18 or 19 installed, you can go straight to launching the GS License Manager Tool - but if not, you will need to install the latest Codemeter drivers which you can find at this link(link is external). All you need to do is download the Windows or Mac OS version and install it on your system. That will allow your computer to recognise your key when it is plugged in.

Launch the GS License Manager Tool

With the drivers installed (recently or with a previous ARCHICAD) you need to run the GRAPHISOFT License Manager Tool. This enables you to manage your ARCHICAD Licenses and any changes or updates to them.

The GS License Manager Tool can be found in the usual places you find Programs or Applications on your computer (Start menu or Launchpad) or in the following locations:

Windows - C:\Program Files\GRAPHISOFT\License Manager Tool

Mac OS - Applications/Graphisoft/GRAPHISOFT License Manager

If you cannot find the Tool, you will need to install it.

Install the GS License Manager Tool

Please follow these steps to install the Tool...

STEP 01: Unplug

If any keys are connected to your computer they need to be unplugged for the installation of the GS License Manager Tool