Installation Vectorworks

Vectorworks is the powerful CAD system for crafts, wood and architecture.

ElementsCAD is a plug-in for the CAD program Vectorworks.


The current system requirements can be found on our homepage:


Log in to our shop and download the latest version of Vectorworks. Please pay attention to the correct operating system. Translatiuon Test

You will need your serial number to download international versions. For German versions, the serial number is only necessary for installation.

What is my serial number for?

The first two characters of your Vectorworks serial number define your version number. Vectorworks serial number (example): EHXUSZ-XXXXXX-XXXXXX-123456
The first letter E stands for an E-series (dongle-free version). Older versions often start with a B (dongle version).
The second letter H stands for the version of your Vectorworks license:
H: 2022 – G: 2021 – F: 2020 – E: 2019 – D: 2018 C: 2017 – B: 2016 – A: 2015 – 9: 2014 – 8: 2013

Installation Vectorworks

  1. Double-click the DMG or .ZIP file to extract it.
  2. For example, start the installer “Install Vectorworks 2022
  3. In the installer startup window, click Next.
  4. Click Install Vectorworks.
  5. Enter your serial number and click Next.
  6. Read and accept the license agreement and click Next.
  7. If desired, read the “Please read” text and click Next.
  8. Select the location where you want to install Vectorworks and click Start.

Other necessary programs: In order for all the functions of Vectorworks to be available to you, an Internet browser (e.g. Safari, Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Edge) and Adobe’s Acrobat Reader should be installed on your computer.