To obtain an upgrade...

1. Verify your current version by starting BeamChek. The version is stated in the title of your opening screen. 

2. To receive an upgrade you must have a valid BeamChek registration number. If you are an employee of a registered company, please have the original licensee apply for the upgrade. If you did not mail in your registration card, you will have to verify your BeamChek purchase by mailing or emailing a scan of the purchase receipt or registration card to us.

3. If you currently have v2016, you may download version 2017 for FREE (about 7 MB) by clicking the link below, or if you wish, you may order a CD-ROM for $8 plus $8 shipping via U.S.P.S. priority mail. (See information below)

4. If you own a version PRIOR to 2016 you will need to purchase the upgrade on our "ORDER" page. You may purchase online, scan an order form and attach it to an email an order form with credit card info, or mail an order form with a check. We no longer accept faxes. A CD-ROM of the latest version will be mailed to you via U.S.P.S. priority mail. We do not provide 'overnight' mailing services.

5. Registered Building Departments and Academic Instructors can order the CD-ROM version for only the $8 shipping cost. If you order online, please include a note in the "special instructions box" that you qualify for the building official or academic discount and only the $8 shipping cost will be charged for your order. A receipt with the correct amount will be mailed with the CD.   Please no telephone orders for upgrades.

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The download version is password locked. To receive your personal unlock code, you must email us at acsoftware@beamchek.com with the following information:

Subject Line:  BeamChek Upgrade Unlock Code

1. Licensee Name and Company Name

2. Current Address and Telephone Number

3. BeamChek Registration Number (looks similar to this: xxx-xxxx) and the current version you are running.You'll find it on your original diskette, CD-ROM envelope, or on your BeamChek opening screen, if it is a recent version.

To prevent your request from getting lost with the Spam, please state in the email subject line: BeamChek Upgrade Unlock code

Your unlock will normally will be sent via return e-mail within 48 hours. If you are not in our database or we do not have you listed as an owner of version 2016, we may request additional information showing proof of purchase, or ask you to purchase the appropriate upgrade.  Please note that the unlock code will expire in about a week. If you need another code, email us again.  Once the software is unlocked it stays unlocked.

We recommend that you save the download file to your desktop. When the download is complete, double-click it to start the installation. The first time BeamChek runs you'll be asked to enter your registration number and the current unlock code. 

 "Great product!"
AA in Washington

"Install was fast, program is a dream come true" 

DM in Maine

"Very impressed - life has just become much easier"
ML in Washington
"The building department loved the printout and now they use BeamChek for their plan checking."
RJ in California
"This is terrific software"
LK in Vermont
Click Here to Download BeamChek 2017 Upgrade

ORDER A CD-ROM (optional): To have a CD-ROM of the upgrade mailed to you via USPS Priority Mail, order online on the 'Order' page or mail in a check with an Order Form. The cost $8 plus $8 shipping and handling. Washington State residents please add 10% sales tax.
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AC Software, Inc.

330 Dayton St. Suite 6 Edmonds, Washington 98020

Telephone 1-425-776-7373     E-mail: acsoftware@beamchek.com