GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner for ArchiCAD 15
The hardware/software requirements for using GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner are identical to those of ArchiCAD 15. For more details, see System Requirements .
How to try GRAPHISOFT EcoDesigner
- Check if you have a valid ArchiCAD 15, ArchiCAD 15 TRIAL, or ArchiCAD 15 DEMO installation on your computer.
- Locate the desired language and OS version in the list below (EcoDesigner Download Packages) and download the installer.
- Start the Installer.
Important: When installing EcoDesigner, you must be logged on as a member of the Administrator Group.
For Windows users: Java 6 is required to run installer/uninstaller. If you do not have Java 6 on your system, it will be automatically installed when you start installing EcoDesigner.
- The EcoDesigner installer wizard will help you through the installation. You will need to define a location on your computer's hard drive for installing EcoDesigner. You can either point to an existing folder or create a new folder.
- In order to try EcoDesigner without a license under a licensed ArchiCAD 15, you need to run ArchiCAD 15 in DEMO mode. Unplug the WIBU dongle prior to launching ArchiCAD to switch to DEMO mode, where all EcoDesigner functions are available with the exception that the Energy Balance Evaluation sheet cannot be saved.
How to obtain an EcoDesigner license
If you decide to purchase an EcoDesigner license, please contact your local ArchiCAD reseller. Product licenses may be uploaded to the ArchiCAD protection key via the internet. After obtaining the license to the EcoDesigner you have already installed, it is going to work under your licensed ArchiCAD 15 with full functionality.