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Vectorworks 2018

upgrade pricing for December 2017

As of 14th September 2016,
upgrade options for licences older than three years have been discontinued


Artlantis 6

Trimble SketchUp

AutoDesSys form·Z

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Vectorworks 2018

upgrade frequently asked questions

December 2017

eligibility for upgrade pricing is dependent on ownership of qualifying existing licence, serial number and hardware lock or dongle

  1. what versions of Vectorworks can be upgraded...
  2. licences which are three versions behind the current version...

    • Vectorworks 2017, Vectorworks 2016 and Vectorworks 2015.
  3. how to identify your version from your Vectorworks serial number...
  4. Key: M = Mac; W = Windows; X = cross platform, Mac or Windows; B = B-series, requiring a dongle, E = E-series, internet activated, G= G-Series network licence

    Vectorworks 2018

    • Vectorworks 2018 serial numbers starts BDX or EDX (D = Vectorworks version 23; marketed as 2018)

    Vectorworks 2017

    • Vectorworks 2017 serial numbers starts BCX or ECX (C = Vectorworks version 22; marketed as 2017)

    Vectorworks 2016

    • Vectorworks 2016 serial numbers starts BBX or EBX (B = Vectorworks version 21; marketed as 2016)

    Vectorworks 2015

    • Vectorworks 2015 serial numbers starts BAX or EAX (A = Vectorworks version 20; marketed as 2015)

    Vectorworks 2014

    • Vectorworks 2014 serial numbers starts B9X or E9X (9 = Vectorworks version 19; marketed as 2014)

    Vectorworks 2013

    • Vectorworks 2013 serial numbers starts B8X or E8X (8 = Vectorworks version 18; marketed as 2013)

    Vectorworks 2012

    • Vectorworks 2012 serial numbers starts B7X or E7X (7 = Vectorworks version 17; marketed as 2012)

    Vectorworks 2011

    • Vectorworks 2011 serial numbers starts B6X or E6X (6 = Vectorworks version 16; marketed as 2011)

    Vectorworks 2010

    • Vectorworks 2010 serial numbers starts B5X or E5X (5 = Vectorworks version 15; marketed as 2010)

    Vectorworks 2009

    • Vectorworks 2009 serial numbers starts B4X

    Vectorworks 2008

    • Vectorworks 2008 serial numbers starts B3X

    Vectorworks 12

    • Vectorworks 12 serial numbers starts B2X

    Vectorworks 11

    • Vectorworks 11 serial numbers starts B1M or B1W and are platform specific

    Vectorworks 10

    • Vectorworks 10 serial numbers start B0M or B0W

    Vectorworks 9

    • Vectorworks 9 serial numbers starts 1900M or 1900W

    Vectorworks 8

    • Vectorworks 8 serial numbers starts 1800M or 1800W

    MiniCAD 7

    • MiniCAD 7 serial numbers starts 1700
  5. what format are serial numbers...
    • Vectorworks 2015 back to Vectorworks 10 serial numbers are in the format of four segments of six alpha-numeric characters
      xxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxx-xxxxxx
      E series are internet activated, the last segment of six characters is the licence ID
    • B series requires a dongle, the last segment of six characters matches the last six characters of the internal dongle ID
    • Vectorworks 9 serial numbers and are in the format of 4 segments of 5, 2, 7 and 6 characters
      1900x-xx-xxxxxx-xxxxx
    • Vectorworks 8 serial numbers and are in the format of 4 segments of 5, 2, 7 and 6 characters
      1800x-xx-xxxxxxx-xxxxxx
    • MiniCAD 7 serial numbers and are in the format of 3 segments of 4, 8 and 6 characters
      1700-xxxxxxxx-xxxxxx
  6. if you have say, 10 copies of Vectorworks 2014 or 2015 or 2016, and you need one more licence, what are your options...
    1. Upgrade all your licences to the latest version Vectorworks 2018, refer to the relevant upgrade pricing page
    2. Buy a new standalone licence for Vectorworks 2018 and at the time of ordering from faCADe make a special request for a legacy version serial number to work with your new standalone licence

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*prices and specifications subject to change without notice eligibility for reduced upgrade or subscription pricing dependent on ownership of qualifying existing licence and serial number all systems come with 90 days teletech support as standard terms and conditions apply