Yes, students and teachers can request a free license. That way they can use the BuildSoft software for educational purposes during the entire academical year.

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Yes. You can download and install a free 30-day trial version of Diamonds PowerConnect, PowerFrame and ConCrete. The 30-day trial period starts when you launch the program for the first time. The trial version is identical to the full version, there are no limitations. You can download the trial versions from the section 'Downloads'. Registration or login is required.

During your trial period you can freely contact our support service desk via support@buildsoft.eu or +32 (0)9 252 66 28.

After 30 days, the trial version will expire into a demo version with limited functionalities.

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No.  BuildSoft software is developed for Windows operating system. However, our software runs fine in virtualized Windows on MAC. Software like Parallels or VMware allow you to do this.

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All languages are by default included in the software, without extra charge.

Diamonds PowerConnect PowerFrame ConCrete 1•2•Build
English
French
Dutch
German -
Spanish - -
Polish - -
Portuguese
- - - -
Chinese
- - - -

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We offer 3 different formulas which you can choose from:

  • purchase with optional service contract
  • subscription
  • lease

More information about these formulas can be found on following page: Product formulas

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[Diamonds|PowerConnect]


As from Diamonds 2013 & PowerConnect 2013 we recommend a 64 bit device with multiple cores.

  • Operating system: one of following MS Windows versions - 32 or 64 bit
    • Windows 7
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 10
  • Minimum RAM:
    • 2 GB, for MS Windows Vista, 7 or 8
    • 3 GB, for MS Windows 10
  • Processor
    • minimum recommended clockspeed 1.7 GHz
    • an Intel or AMD processor – recommended Intel, since the Diamonds solver is optimized for Intel
  • Graphics
    • graphics card with minimum 128 RAM 'on-board'
    • preferably an ATI or nVidia graphics card
    • graphics card must support OpenGL 2.0

[PowerFrame|ConCrete|ConCrete Plus|12Build]

  • Operating system: one of following MS Windows versions - 32 or 64 bit
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows 7
    • Windows 8
    • Windows 10
  • Processor
    • Intel Pentium 4
    • minimum 128 MB RAM

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All our software is being developed in Belgium (Ghent) by Construction Engineers (MEng).

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The final choice depends on what exactly you want to calculate. We, at the BuildSoft company, have an excellent view on the capabilities of each program. We are happy to assist you with advice for an optimal choice of functionality and budget. Please contact us for a free personal advice: support@buildsoft.eu or +32 (0) 9 252 66 28.

 

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